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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 05/09/18

Applications Due05/30/18

Vacancy ID53171

AgencyEducation Department, State

TitleRehabilitation Provider Specialist 2, Box ACS-2057/40752

Occupational CategoryNo Preference

Salary Grade18

Bargaining UnitPS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary RangeFrom $56604 to $71980 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 50%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5

Workday

From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address Adult Career and Continuing Education Services

City Albany

StateNY

Zip Code12234

Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Reassignment: Candidates must have one year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service as a Rehabilitation Provider Specialist 2.

Provisional Appointment: Candidates must possess a bachelor’s degree AND two years of experience in:

Either 1. The development of standards and purchasing practices covering products and services for disabled persons;

Or 2. The monitoring of the provision of products and services purchased on behalf of disabled persons.

Duties Description The New York State Education Department’s Office of Adult Career and Continuing Education Services – Vocational Rehabilitation (ACCES-VR) is seeking candidates to fill a Rehabilitation Provider Specialist 2 position in the Albany Central Office, Quality Assurance and Monitoring unit. The incumbent of this position will report to the Manager of Vocational and Educational Services Coordination 1 in the Quality Assurance and Monitoring unit. Duties of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Respond to inquiries and complaints from participants and work with participants and District Office staff to ensure participants are receiving quality services within necessary timeframes;
• Participate in Provider Agency case reviews to ensure participants are receiving quality services as specified in ACCES-VR vendor contracts;
• Participate in District Office case reviews to ensure staff members are meeting Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA) regulations when serving participants;
• Send findings to Provider Agency, District Office staff and Central Office staff, as needed;
• Assist Sr. Vocational Rehabilitation Counselors with the development and implementation of a corrective action plan if necessary;
• Conduct site visits for new vendors;
• Review Impartial Fair Hearing transcripts and ensure participant and District Office staff are aware of the decision and comply with the decision; and
• Review outgoing information to ensure participant confidentiality is maintained.

Additional Comments CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: This will be a permanent or provisional appointment. Promotions and transfers may change appointee’s negotiating unit. Applicants should be aware that changes in negotiating units may affect their salary, insurance, and other benefits. Verification of degree and/or transcripts will be required for all candidates at the time of interview. Extensive statewide travel will be required.

*Leads to a maximum salary of $71,980 based on annual performance advances.

APPLICATION: Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest by May 30, 2018 to accesjobs@nysed.gov (email submissions preferred). You must include the Box number (ACS-2057/40752) of the position in the subject line of your email and cover letter to ensure receipt of your application.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Office of Human Resources Management

Telephone (518) 474-5215

Fax (518) 486-5631

Email Address accesjobs@nysed.gov

Address

Street NYS Education Department

89 Washington Avenue, OHRM Room 528EB

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12234

 

Notes on ApplyingAPPLICATION: Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest by May 30, 2018 to accesjobs@nysed.gov (email submissions preferred). You must include the Box number (ACS-2057/40752) of the position in the subject line of your email and cover letter to ensure receipt of your application.

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