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Program Aide, Grade 13 (CSEA-Admin)

(Open to current NYS Employees only)

The New York State Education Department’s (NYSED) Office of Education Policy is seeking candidates for a Program Aide position in the Office of Standards and Instruction. This office is responsible for the areas of English Language Arts, Mathematics, Social Studies, Science, the Arts, Physical Education, and professional development initiatives to support these subject areas. Duties of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Assist in monitoring compliance with administrative and programmatic financial requirements;
  • Review and record grant applications, budgets, and budget amendments, monitor use of funds, and coordinate Office purchasing and procurement;
  • Work collaboratively with Office management and the  P-12 HR Liaison to assist with recruitment activities, including, contacting candidates, mailing canvass letters, scheduling interviews, calling references, and organizing recruitment materials for submission;
  • Assist professional Office staff with projects, including collecting, reviewing, and analyzing information and data; drafting and managing project documents; and serving as liaison with other offices and program staff to ensure Office project goals are met;
  • Gather, review and analyze data and information, as assigned to assist professional staff in agency-specific programs; and
  • Supervise clerical Office staff, as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications: 

Reassignment: Candidates must have one year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service as a Program Aide.

Eligible List Appointment: Candidates must be reachable on the Civil Service eligible list for this title. If you are on the Civil Service eligible list for this title, you may receive a canvass letter. You must complete and return it as instructed on the letter.

Section 70.1 Transfer: Candidates must have one year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service in a title SG-11 or above deemed eligible for transfer under Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law. For information regarding the transfer options of your current title, please visit the Civil Service Career Mobility Office Website.

Conditions of Employment: 

This will be a permanent appointment. Promotions and transfers may change appointees’ negotiating unit. Candidates should be aware that changes in negotiating units may affect their salary, insurance, and other benefits.

* Leads to a maximum salary of $57,231 based on annual performance advances.


Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest by September 30, 2022 to (email submissions are preferred). Your resume must clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for this position. You must include the Box number (P12-2246/00861) of the position in the subject line of your email and cover letter to ensure receipt of your application. Links to application materials will not be accepted (i.e., Google Docs). Your social security number may be required to confirm your eligibility.

Grade Level: 
Grade 13
Negotiating Unit: 
Box #: 
Deadline Date: 
Friday, September 30, 2022
Email Address: 
Office of Education Policy

Office Information

Office of Human Resources Management
NYS Education Department
89 Washington Avenue, Room 528 EB
Albany, NY 12234
Fax (518) 486-5631

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