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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 04/11/13

Applications Due05/02/13

Vacancy ID7339

AgencyEducation Department, State

TitleProject Assistant, Box P12-1086/14871

Occupational CategoryNo Preference

Salary Grade22

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

Salary RangeFrom $63041 to $79819 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Temporary

Jurisdictional Class Exempt Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address Office of Bilingual Education

Race to the Top

City Albany


Zip Code12234

Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must have a master's degree or higher and 3 years of relevant professional experience in the P-16 education field. This includes experience as a teacher/leader with ESL/Bilingual certification; master teacher of ESL/Bilingual; P-12 instructional leader of English Language Learners; human capital manager engaged in professional skill/competency development or career/learning planning of ESL/Bilingual teachers; teacher education instructor for ESL/Bilingual teachers; teacher education administrator involving a large percentage of English Language Learners; professional developer of ESL/Bilingual educators; researcher for English Language Learners; policy developer/analyst for English Language Learners. Two years of full-time classroom teaching experience may be counted toward the three year experience requirement.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: This will be a temporary appointment.

*Leads to a maximum salary of $79,819 with annual performance advances.

Duties Description The Office of P-12 Education is seeking applicants for the position of Project Assistant as part of the “Race to the Top” (RttT) initiative in the Office of Bilingual Education. Duties of this position will include but not be limited to the following:
• Providing assistance to the project coordinator in the management of the RttT Initiatives related to English Language Learners (ELLs); ensuring that vendors are meeting time lines and producing high-quality deliverables for all teachers of ELLs;
• Providing statewide leadership for the development and implementation of curriculum and instruction related to the Bilingual Common Core Progressions;
• Assisting with the development of English language proficiency assessments aligned to the Bilingual Common Core Progressions;
• Assisting in the development and production of curriculum guidance materials, instructional resources and assessment tools and techniques aligned to the Common Core learning standards specifically for teachers of ELLs;
• Undertaking specific tasks related to quality control of vendor contract/MOU deliverables;
• Assisting with the development of professional development to build capacity for all teachers working with ELLs at the State, regional and local levels;
• Collaborating with the Office of State Assessment to ensure that the State assessment system is aligned with the needs of ELLs; and
• Preparing reports required by the Board of Regents, Governor, Legislature, U.S. Department of Education, etc.

Additional Comments APPLICATION: Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest by May 2, 2103 to (email submissions are preferred). Please include the Box number (P12-1086) in the subject line of your email to ensure receipt of your application.

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

Name Ms. Annette Franchini, Director of Human Resources

Telephone (518) 474-5215

Fax (518) 486-5631

Email Address


Street NYS Education Department

Box P12-1086/14871, 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 2, 2103 to (email submissions are preferred). Please include the Box number (P12-1086) in the subject line of your email to ensure receipt of your application. Please like us on Facebook!

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