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Position TitleJob NumberJob DescriptionPay Scale
Program Coordinator I-Records Management or Trainee2023-40A3

Location:     Management Services - 900 Watervliet Shaker Road

Basic Function:

This position has responsibility for overseeing the inventory of transferred and archived records of documents for the Capital Region BOCES and component school districts supported by the BOCES. The individual is responsible for the assignment and organization of records as well as the oversight of the records in the automated database. The work is performed under the general direction of the Program Coordinator II (Records Management). The position differs from that of Program Coordinator II (Records Management) in that the Program Coordinator I (Records Management) and/or Trainee does not have responsibility for the technical oversight and development of the BOCES records management database. Does related work as required.

Responsibilities:

1. Checks accuracy and completeness of documents presented for the transmission, retention or disposition of agency records.
2. Assigns appropriate descriptions to incoming records and files according to agency guidelines.
3. Arranges for disposal and destruction of records according to the Retention and Disposition Schedule.
4. Maintains database of the records for the Capital Region BOCES and component schools.
5. May respond to requests for records.
6. Receives and processes new records using the automated database.
7. Assigns file numbers and location codes.
8. Researches questions for agencies regarding status of records.
9. May assist in responding to inquiries for record retrieval.
10. Good knowledge of the current techniques and the equipment involved in the reproduction and storage of records.
11. Good knowledge of the legal requirements for records retention and methods of disposal.
12. Working knowledge of school district activities and procedures.
13. Ability to utilize computer systems available for records management.
14. Ability to read and apply statutes which relate to records management.
15. Ability to keep complex records and prepare reports periodically on such records.
16. Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.

$34,822 - $50,236
Grant Writer (.50 FTE-1.0 FTE)2023-80A4

Location:    Engagement & Development Services - 900 Watervliet Shaker Road

Basic Function:

The grant writer works to locate grant funds for which school districts, municipalities and/or the BOCES is eligible and prepares applications for such grant funds. Performs other duties as directed by the Program Manager.

Responsibilities:

1. Prepares and submits grant applications to funding entities.
2. Researches grant opportunities that fit the school district/municipality/BOCES needs.
3. Receives input either directly or from school district, municipality and/or BOCES personnel concerning priorities for funding.
4. Working with the relevant department(s), researches the information necessary to write grant applications.
5. Determines eligibility for the grant program.
6. Presents workshops to school district/municipality staff as needed.
7. Attends meetings and workshops as needed to maintain an appropriate level of awareness of new funding resources.
8. Deals with funding entities on follow-up material or clarifications as needed.
9. Prepares interim and close-out reports for funding entities on projects undertaken with grant funds.
10. Basic working knowledge of school districts and municipalities.
11. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
12. Ability to conduct research necessary to support grant applications in multiple areas of school district and municipality operations.
13. Capable of handling multiple assignments simultaneously.

$48,199
Grant Writer (.50 FTE-1.0 FTE)2023-106A4

Location:    Engagement & Development Services - 900 Watervliet Shaker Road

Basic Function:

The grant writer works to locate grant funds for which school districts, municipalities and/or the BOCES is eligible and prepares applications for such grant funds. Performs other duties as directed by the Program Manager.

Responsibilities:

1. Prepares and submits grant applications to funding entities.
2. Researches grant opportunities that fit the school district/municipality/BOCES needs.
3. Receives input either directly or from school district, municipality and/or BOCES personnel concerning priorities for funding.
4. Working with the relevant department(s), researches the information necessary to write grant applications.
5. Determines eligibility for the grant program.
6. Presents workshops to school district/municipality staff as needed.
7. Attends meetings and workshops as needed to maintain an appropriate level of awareness of new funding resources.
8. Deals with funding entities on follow-up material or clarifications as needed.
9. Prepares interim and close-out reports for funding entities on projects undertaken with grant funds.
10. Basic working knowledge of school districts and municipalities.
11. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
12. Ability to conduct research necessary to support grant applications in multiple areas of school district and municipality operations.
13. Capable of handling multiple assignments simultaneously.

$48,199
Grant Writer (.50 FTE-1.0 FTE)2023-187

Location:    Engagement & Development Services - 900 Watervliet Shaker Road

Basic Function:

The grant writer works to locate grant funds for which school districts, municipalities and/or the BOCES is eligible and prepares applications for such grant funds. Performs other duties as directed by the Program Manager.

Responsibilities:

1. Prepares and submits grant applications to funding entities.
2. Researches grant opportunities that fit the school district/municipality/BOCES needs.
3. Receives input either directly or from school district, municipality and/or BOCES personnel concerning priorities for funding.
4. Working with the relevant department(s), researches the information necessary to write grant applications.
5. Determines eligibility for the grant program.
6. Presents workshops to school district/municipality staff as needed.
7. Attends meetings and workshops as needed to maintain an appropriate level of awareness of new funding resources.
8. Deals with funding entities on follow-up material or clarifications as needed.
9. Prepares interim and close-out reports for funding entities on projects undertaken with grant funds.
10. Basic working knowledge of school districts and municipalities.
11. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
12. Ability to conduct research necessary to support grant applications in multiple areas of school district and municipality operations.
13. Capable of handling multiple assignments simultaneously.

$48,199
Digital Content Specialist (.60-1.0 FTE)2023-81A5

Location:     Engagement & Development Services - St. Lawrence/Lewis Region

Basic Function:

This is professional communications work with responsibility for developing and implementing a digital communications strategy for school district or BOCES programs in all digital platforms including web applications, intranets, document sharing and standards, social medial and other multi-media platforms. Incumbents may design and produce educational, informational and promotional materials including publications, multimedia and video products to support the mission of the school district or BOCES. Incumbent works collaboratively with other communications staff to enhance the mission of publicizing and distributing information about school district or BOCES news, events, programs, services and facilities. Employees in this class maintain close contact and cooperate with policy-making officials, school staff, local media representatives and the public. Work is performed independently in accordance with established policies and practices. Supervision of program projects and activities may be required. Does related work as required.

Responsibilities:

1. Plans, develops and produces a wide range of digital content strategies and materials for both internal and external audiences, including but not limited to web content, multimedia graphics, audio and digital media, video design and social media strategy.
2. Establishes and maintains social media presence across various channels by creating, publishing and maintaining video, text and image content.
3. Works with appropriate school district and/or BOCES staff to ensure digital content is consistent with subsequent communications strategies and plans.
4. Works closely with school district and/or BOCES administrators and staff to assess digital content needs, opportunities and strategies.
5. Establishes and maintains project production schedules.
6. Evaluates emerging digital communication tools, such as new social media platforms, and makes recommendations on adding these tools to school district/BOCES digital content strategy.
7. Collects and confirms data from within and outside the school district and/or BOCES by conducting interviews, attending events, visiting facilities and reviewing subsequent communications materials.
8. Monitors and tracks feedback related to school district/BOCES programs and initiatives in digital environments and posts appropriate response.
9. Captures and analyzes social and digital media metrics and communicates any issues that require attention to school district and/or BOCES administrators.
10. Maintains familiarity with school district budgets, student testing and achievement data and/or other complex information related to school programs, policies and operations.
11. Attends meetings and maintains records of information released.
12. Good knowledge of the principles and practices of digital content, including video production and storytelling.

13. Good knowledge of the operation and uses of a variety of sophisticated audio and visual media production equipment.
14. Good knowledge of the methods and techniques of design and development of video, audio and multi-image sound/slide programs.
15. Good knowledge of various digital media sources for dissemination of information.
16. Good knowledge of social media platforms and optimization.
17. Good knowledge of English usage, spelling, punctuation and grammar.
18. Ability to conceptualize and create concepts and scripts for digital media projects and coordinate project to completion.
19. Ability to read, interpret, analyze and summarize complex written documents.
20. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
21. Ability to express oneself effectively in both oral, written and digital form.
22. Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.

$48,199
Public Information Specialist or Trainee (.60-1.0 FTE)2023-82A4

Location:      Engagement & Development Services - St. Lawrence-Lewis Region

Basic Function:

This is professional public relations work with responsibility for developing and implementing a program of planned and strategic two-way communication, which also includes publicizing and distributing information about school district or BOCES news, events, programs, services and facilities.  Employees in this class maintain close contact and cooperate with policy-making officials, school staff, local media representatives and the public. Work is performed independently in accordance with established policies and practices.  Supervision of program projects and activities may be required.  Does related work as required. 

Responsibilities:

1. Works closely with school district and/or BOCES administrators and staff to assess communications needs, opportunities and strategies;
2. Plans, develops and produces a wide-range of communications strategies and materials for both internal and external audiences, including but not limited to newsletters, brochures, press releases, news articles, fact sheets, presentations, special reports etc.;
3. Assists in analyzing and explaining school district budgets, student testing and achievement data and/or other complex information related to school programs, policies and operations;
4. Attends meetings and maintains records of information released.
5. Good knowledge of the principles and practices of journalism and public relations;
6. Good knowledge of appropriate media sources for dissemination of information;
7. Good knowledge of English usage, spelling, punctuation and grammar;
8. Ability to read, interpret, analyze and summarize complex written documents;
9. Ability to acquire a knowledge of school district operations and complex educational issues;
10. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others;
11. Ability to express oneself effectively in both oral or written form;
12. Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.

$41,447 - $48,199
Public Information Specialist or Trainee (.60-1.0 FTE)2023-89A4

Location:      Engagement & Development Services - 900 Watervliet-Shaker Road

Basic Function:

This is professional public relations work with responsibility for developing and implementing a program of planned and strategic two-way communication, which also includes publicizing and distributing information about school district or BOCES news, events, programs, services and facilities.  Employees in this class maintain close contact and cooperate with policy-making officials, school staff, local media representatives and the public. Work is performed independently in accordance with established policies and practices.  Supervision of program projects and activities may be required.  Does related work as required. 

Responsibilities:

1. Works closely with school district and/or BOCES administrators and staff to assess communications needs, opportunities and strategies;
2. Plans, develops and produces a wide-range of communications strategies and materials for both internal and external audiences, including but not limited to newsletters, brochures, press releases, news articles, fact sheets, presentations, special reports etc.;
3. Assists in analyzing and explaining school district budgets, student testing and achievement data and/or other complex information related to school programs, policies and operations;
4. Attends meetings and maintains records of information released.
5. Good knowledge of the principles and practices of journalism and public relations;
6. Good knowledge of appropriate media sources for dissemination of information;
7. Good knowledge of English usage, spelling, punctuation and grammar;
8. Ability to read, interpret, analyze and summarize complex written documents;
9. Ability to acquire a knowledge of school district operations and complex educational issues;
10. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others;
11. Ability to express oneself effectively in both oral or written form;
12. Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.

$41,447-$48,199
Public Information Specialist or Trainee (.60-1.0 FTE)2023-134A3

Location:      Engagement & Development Services - Fulton & Montgomery Counties

Basic Function:

This is professional public relations work with responsibility for developing and implementing a program of planned and strategic two-way communication, which also includes publicizing and distributing information about school district or BOCES news, events, programs, services and facilities.  Employees in this class maintain close contact and cooperate with policy-making officials, school staff, local media representatives and the public. Work is performed independently in accordance with established policies and practices.  Supervision of program projects and activities may be required.  Does related work as required. 

Responsibilities:

1. Works closely with school district and/or BOCES administrators and staff to assess communications needs, opportunities and strategies;
2. Plans, develops and produces a wide-range of communications strategies and materials for both internal and external audiences, including but not limited to newsletters, brochures, press releases, news articles, fact sheets, presentations, special reports etc.;
3. Assists in analyzing and explaining school district budgets, student testing and achievement data and/or other complex information related to school programs, policies and operations;
4. Attends meetings and maintains records of information released.
5. Good knowledge of the principles and practices of journalism and public relations;
6. Good knowledge of appropriate media sources for dissemination of information;
7. Good knowledge of English usage, spelling, punctuation and grammar;
8. Ability to read, interpret, analyze and summarize complex written documents;
9. Ability to acquire a knowledge of school district operations and complex educational issues;
10. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others;
11. Ability to express oneself effectively in both oral or written form;
12. Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.

$41,447 - 48,199
Digital Content Specialist (.60-1.0 FTE)2023-145A3

Location:     Engagement & Development Services - Orange/Sullivan Counties

Basic Function:

This is professional communications work with responsibility for developing and implementing a digital communications strategy for school district or BOCES programs in all digital platforms including web applications, intranets, document sharing and standards, social medial and other multi-media platforms. Incumbents may design and produce educational, informational and promotional materials including publications, multimedia and video products to support the mission of the school district or BOCES. Incumbent works collaboratively with other communications staff to enhance the mission of publicizing and distributing information about school district or BOCES news, events, programs, services and facilities. Employees in this class maintain close contact and cooperate with policy-making officials, school staff, local media representatives and the public. Work is performed independently in accordance with established policies and practices. Supervision of program projects and activities may be required. Does related work as required.

Responsibilities:

1. Plans, develops and produces a wide range of digital content strategies and materials for both internal and external audiences, including but not limited to web content, multimedia graphics, audio and digital media, video design and social media strategy.
2. Establishes and maintains social media presence across various channels by creating, publishing and maintaining video, text and image content.
3. Works with appropriate school district and/or BOCES staff to ensure digital content is consistent with subsequent communications strategies and plans.
4. Works closely with school district and/or BOCES administrators and staff to assess digital content needs, opportunities and strategies.
5. Establishes and maintains project production schedules.
6. Evaluates emerging digital communication tools, such as new social media platforms, and makes recommendations on adding these tools to school district/BOCES digital content strategy.
7. Collects and confirms data from within and outside the school district and/or BOCES by conducting interviews, attending events, visiting facilities and reviewing subsequent communications materials.
8. Monitors and tracks feedback related to school district/BOCES programs and initiatives in digital environments and posts appropriate response.
9. Captures and analyzes social and digital media metrics and communicates any issues that require attention to school district and/or BOCES administrators.
10. Maintains familiarity with school district budgets, student testing and achievement data and/or other complex information related to school programs, policies and operations.
11. Attends meetings and maintains records of information released.
12. Good knowledge of the principles and practices of digital content, including video production and storytelling.

13. Good knowledge of the operation and uses of a variety of sophisticated audio and visual media production equipment.
14. Good knowledge of the methods and techniques of design and development of video, audio and multi-image sound/slide programs.
15. Good knowledge of various digital media sources for dissemination of information.
16. Good knowledge of social media platforms and optimization.
17. Good knowledge of English usage, spelling, punctuation and grammar.
18. Ability to conceptualize and create concepts and scripts for digital media projects and coordinate project to completion.
19. Ability to read, interpret, analyze and summarize complex written documents.
20. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
21. Ability to express oneself effectively in both oral, written and digital form.
22. Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.

$48,199
Public Information Specialist or Trainee (.60-1.0 FTE)2023-146A3

Location:      Engagement & Development Services - Orange/Sullivan Counties

Basic Function:

This is professional public relations work with responsibility for developing and implementing a program of planned and strategic two-way communication, which also includes publicizing and distributing information about school district or BOCES news, events, programs, services and facilities.  Employees in this class maintain close contact and cooperate with policy-making officials, school staff, local media representatives and the public. Work is performed independently in accordance with established policies and practices.  Supervision of program projects and activities may be required.  Does related work as required. 

Responsibilities:

1. Works closely with school district and/or BOCES administrators and staff to assess communications needs, opportunities and strategies;
2. Plans, develops and produces a wide-range of communications strategies and materials for both internal and external audiences, including but not limited to newsletters, brochures, press releases, news articles, fact sheets, presentations, special reports etc.;
3. Assists in analyzing and explaining school district budgets, student testing and achievement data and/or other complex information related to school programs, policies and operations;
4. Attends meetings and maintains records of information released.
5. Good knowledge of the principles and practices of journalism and public relations;
6. Good knowledge of appropriate media sources for dissemination of information;
7. Good knowledge of English usage, spelling, punctuation and grammar;
8. Ability to read, interpret, analyze and summarize complex written documents;
9. Ability to acquire a knowledge of school district operations and complex educational issues;
10. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others;
11. Ability to express oneself effectively in both oral or written form;
12. Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.

$41,447 - 48,199
Public Information Specialist or Trainee (.60-1.0 FTE)2023-169A2

Location:      Engagement & Development Services - Steuben County

Basic Function:

This is professional public relations work with responsibility for developing and implementing a program of planned and strategic two-way communication, which also includes publicizing and distributing information about school district or BOCES news, events, programs, services and facilities.  Employees in this class maintain close contact and cooperate with policy-making officials, school staff, local media representatives and the public. Work is performed independently in accordance with established policies and practices.  Supervision of program projects and activities may be required.  Does related work as required. 

Responsibilities:

1. Works closely with school district and/or BOCES administrators and staff to assess communications needs, opportunities and strategies;
2. Plans, develops and produces a wide-range of communications strategies and materials for both internal and external audiences, including but not limited to newsletters, brochures, press releases, news articles, fact sheets, presentations, special reports etc.;
3. Assists in analyzing and explaining school district budgets, student testing and achievement data and/or other complex information related to school programs, policies and operations;
4. Attends meetings and maintains records of information released.
5. Good knowledge of the principles and practices of journalism and public relations;
6. Good knowledge of appropriate media sources for dissemination of information;
7. Good knowledge of English usage, spelling, punctuation and grammar;
8. Ability to read, interpret, analyze and summarize complex written documents;
9. Ability to acquire a knowledge of school district operations and complex educational issues;
10. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others;
11. Ability to express oneself effectively in both oral or written form;
12. Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.

$41,447 - 48,199
Finance Specialist I (BOCES)2023-189

Location:      Central Administration - 900 Watervliet Shaker

Basic Function:

The incumbent in this position performs work under the general direction of the Finance Specialist III for Management Services to assist with workflow related to financial record keeping and financial transactions of the BOCES. Work assignments are received by a superior with major emphasis on tracking and maintaining various financial records and transactions of the BOCES. Does related work as required.

Responsibilities:

1. Processes financial data on a variety of accounts pertinent to the BOCES financial records, including but not limited to payroll records, purchase orders and accounts payable/receivable.
2. Assists in preparation of various financial reports, including but not limited to payroll reports, budget data, federal and state tax filings and purchase orders.
3. Assists in gathering of financial data in support of annual budget preparation and maintenance of fiscal controls.
4. Enters financial information into computerized system.
5. Reviews and checks account keeping records and reports for arithmetical and clerical accuracy, completeness and proper extension.
6. Maintains databases and spreadsheets, performs word processing.
7. Handles various issues and complaints regarding financial matters.
8. Assists in maintenance of a variety of financial records relating to retirement, social security, state and federal withholding taxes.
9. Performs related duties as necessary.
10. Good knowledge of modern methods used in maintaining financial accounts and records.
11. Good knowledge on the use of the computer and software associated with spreadsheets, word processing and account keeping programs.
12. Good knowledge of budget, purchasing and payroll procedures.
13. Good knowledge of office terminology, procedures and equipment.
14. Good knowledge of Business English.
15. Ability to understand and carry out oral and written directions.
16. Ability to make arithmetic computations rapidly and accurately.
17. Clerical aptitude, mental alertness, a high degree of accuracy.
18. Neatness, integrity, tact and courtesy.

$35,000 - $45,000
Vocational Case Manager2023-198

Location:      Career & Technical Education - Adult Education Program @ 900 Watervliet-Shaker Road

Basic Function:

These duties involve the responsibility in providing sound counseling and assistance which help adult education students achieve vocational rehabilitation goals and function successfully in the business world. Incumbent in this position establishes links with vocational/educational service providers in the local community and refers students for these services. The work is performed under the general supervision of the Principal for Adult Education. Supervision is not a responsibility of this class. Does related work as required.

 Responsibilities:

1. Interviews adult education students to obtain vocational/educational background information to identify preliminary vocational/educational needs and develop a plan of services to meet these needs.
2. Conducts a comprehensive educational/vocational assessment, including taking of past history, administering of educational vocational tests, and the evaluation of the adult education students’ capacity to perform.
3. Develops with the adult education student a vocational/rehabilitation plan with short and long range goals and provides and/or coordinates those activities which help student achieve the goals.
4. Explores opportunities to train adult education students in employability and life coping skills to enable them to become successfully involved in community based vocational and employment activities including job searches, resume writing and job interviewing skills.
5. Develops and maintains contacts with community based educational/vocational employment and support services resources.
6. Refers adult education students to appropriate vocational/educational service providers in the community.
7. Provides follow-up and post-placement support services to adult education students.
8. Keeps and maintains accurate records.
9. Maintains contact with BOCES GED & English as a Second Language teachers to ascertain barriers that specific students may be experiencing that prevent them from meeting their educational/vocational goals.
10. Researches and assists students in acquiring related supportive services such as one-stop career counseling, transportation, public assistance and child care.
11. Prepares a variety of records and reports related to adult education students and program activities and outcomes.
12. Good knowledge of vocational career ladders and attainment skills.
13. Good knowledge of labor market trends and requirements and the skills, abilities and experiences required in a wide variety of occupations.
14. Good knowledge of the available educational, training and employment resources.
15. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
16. Ability to establish and maintain effective interpersonal relationships.
17. Tact and understanding.
18. Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.

$43,683 - $50,236
Digital Content Specialist (.60-1.0 FTE)2023-179A2

Location:     Engagement & Development Services - 900 Watervliet Shaker Road

Basic Function:

This is professional communications work with responsibility for developing and implementing a digital communications strategy for school district or BOCES programs in all digital platforms including web applications, intranets, document sharing and standards, social medial and other multi-media platforms. Incumbents may design and produce educational, informational and promotional materials including publications, multimedia and video products to support the mission of the school district or BOCES. Incumbent works collaboratively with other communications staff to enhance the mission of publicizing and distributing information about school district or BOCES news, events, programs, services and facilities. Employees in this class maintain close contact and cooperate with policy-making officials, school staff, local media representatives and the public. Work is performed independently in accordance with established policies and practices. Supervision of program projects and activities may be required. Does related work as required.

Responsibilities:

1. Plans, develops and produces a wide range of digital content strategies and materials for both internal and external audiences, including but not limited to web content, multimedia graphics, audio and digital media, video design and social media strategy.
2. Establishes and maintains social media presence across various channels by creating, publishing and maintaining video, text and image content.
3. Works with appropriate school district and/or BOCES staff to ensure digital content is consistent with subsequent communications strategies and plans.
4. Works closely with school district and/or BOCES administrators and staff to assess digital content needs, opportunities and strategies.
5. Establishes and maintains project production schedules.
6. Evaluates emerging digital communication tools, such as new social media platforms, and makes recommendations on adding these tools to school district/BOCES digital content strategy.
7. Collects and confirms data from within and outside the school district and/or BOCES by conducting interviews, attending events, visiting facilities and reviewing subsequent communications materials.
8. Monitors and tracks feedback related to school district/BOCES programs and initiatives in digital environments and posts appropriate response.
9. Captures and analyzes social and digital media metrics and communicates any issues that require attention to school district and/or BOCES administrators.
10. Maintains familiarity with school district budgets, student testing and achievement data and/or other complex information related to school programs, policies and operations.
11. Attends meetings and maintains records of information released.
12. Good knowledge of the principles and practices of digital content, including video production and storytelling.

13. Good knowledge of the operation and uses of a variety of sophisticated audio and visual media production equipment.
14. Good knowledge of the methods and techniques of design and development of video, audio and multi-image sound/slide programs.
15. Good knowledge of various digital media sources for dissemination of information.
16. Good knowledge of social media platforms and optimization.
17. Good knowledge of English usage, spelling, punctuation and grammar.
18. Ability to conceptualize and create concepts and scripts for digital media projects and coordinate project to completion.
19. Ability to read, interpret, analyze and summarize complex written documents.
20. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
21. Ability to express oneself effectively in both oral, written and digital form.
22. Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.

$48,199
Public Information Specialist or Trainee (.60-1.0 FTE)2023-180A2

Location:      Engagement & Development Services - Onondaga County

Basic Function:

This is professional public relations work with responsibility for developing and implementing a program of planned and strategic two-way communication, which also includes publicizing and distributing information about school district or BOCES news, events, programs, services and facilities.  Employees in this class maintain close contact and cooperate with policy-making officials, school staff, local media representatives and the public. Work is performed independently in accordance with established policies and practices.  Supervision of program projects and activities may be required.  Does related work as required. 

Responsibilities:

1. Works closely with school district and/or BOCES administrators and staff to assess communications needs, opportunities and strategies;
2. Plans, develops and produces a wide-range of communications strategies and materials for both internal and external audiences, including but not limited to newsletters, brochures, press releases, news articles, fact sheets, presentations, special reports etc.;
3. Assists in analyzing and explaining school district budgets, student testing and achievement data and/or other complex information related to school programs, policies and operations;
4. Attends meetings and maintains records of information released.
5. Good knowledge of the principles and practices of journalism and public relations;
6. Good knowledge of appropriate media sources for dissemination of information;
7. Good knowledge of English usage, spelling, punctuation and grammar;
8. Ability to read, interpret, analyze and summarize complex written documents;
9. Ability to acquire a knowledge of school district operations and complex educational issues;
10. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others;
11. Ability to express oneself effectively in both oral or written form;
12. Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.

$41,447 - 48,199

The Capital Region BOCES does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs,
activities, employment, and admissions; and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The
following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies: Director of Human Resources,
at hrdirector@neric.org, (518) 862-4910 or 900 Watervliet Shaker Road, Albany, NY 12205. Inquiries concerning the application of
the Capital Region BOCES nondiscrimination policies may also be referred to the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of
Education, 32 Old Slip, 26th Floor, New York, NY 10005-2500, telephone: 646-428-3900, FAX: 646-428-3843, TDD: 800-877-
8339, email: OCR.NewYork@ed.gov