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Capital District Region Openings

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Position TitleJob NumberJob DescriptionPay Scale
School Lunch Director2020-260

Location:    Management Services - Berne-Knox-Westerlo & Schoharie School District

Basic Function:

This is administrative work involving responsibility for directing the activities of Capital Region BOCES’s Shared Food Service Programs. Work is performed under the direction of the Director of Shared Food Service Programs (BOCES) and involves carrying out policies and establishing procedures for the effective operation of the program.  Supervision is exercised over the work of several school lunch managers and/or cook-managers, and other school lunch program personnel.  Does related work as required.


1. Directs the operation of the school lunch program for school districts that participate in the service.
2. Serves as technical advisor to the school administration in the formulation of policies, procedures and plans for the operation of the school lunch program and carries out the established policies.
3. Coordinates the purchase of foods, supplies and equipment for school districts that participate in the service.
4. Assists participating school districts in the execution of the school lunch program budget for current long-range expenditures and advises the administration on capital outlay for equipment.
5. Participates in selection of school lunch personnel and is responsible for evaluating work performance.
6. Executes the training of employees.
7. Establishes accounting procedures and maintains records necessary for sound financial control.
8. Prepares and analyzes reports relating to school lunch program activities.
9. Consults with individuals and groups in the school and community and provides information which will contribute to a better understanding of the program.
10. Thorough knowledge of the fundamentals of nutrition and their application to the health of children.
11. Thorough knowledge of all phases of the school lunch program.
12. Thorough knowledge of institution administration including purchasing, sanitation, safety, equipment selection and operation.
13. Thorough knowledge of office management, personnel selection and training.
14. Good knowledge of school business procedures.
15. Ability to develop effective employee training, supervisory techniques, personnel relations and community relations.
16. Ability to express ideas clearly and to write reports effectively.
17. Initiative.
18. Neat personal appearance.
19. Tact and good judgment.
20. Courtesy.
21. Resourcefulness.
22. Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.

Teacher-Career Education-Certified Nursing Assistant2020-270

Basic Function:

To instruct high school students in the proper practices, procedures and skills associated with nursing assistant and patient care.  To instruct students to meet entry level skills allowing them to enter the job market that pays them a living wage; or to continue their education at the post-secondary level.  To be involved in developing partnership programs with local businesses, colleges and universities.


1. The classroom instructor will be responsible to develop in each student an awareness and understanding of the basic skills and knowledge associated with the nursing assistant field.
2. Evaluate student progress and instruct students in theory as per curriculum.
3. The instructor will be responsible for developing and evaluating student progress, instilling safe work habits and stressing the importance of reliability, competence, loyalty, and dependability in clinical areas as well.
4. In addition to classroom, the instructor will be responsible for supervising and evaluating student progress in the clinical areas.
5. The instructor will work within the facilities to provide the clinical portion of the health care program.

Dependent upon step of current contract

Position:     Teacher-Mathematics

Location:     Educational Support Services-P-Tech Program (location TBD)

Basic Function:

To instruct high school students in a program setting and function as a vital member of a dynamic student-centered team.


1. Teach Mathematics to high school students.
2. Curriculum instruction, supervision and evaluation of students in need.

Dependent upon step of current contract
Teacher-Physical Education (.20 FTE)2020-272

Position:    Teacher-Physical Education-Pathways Academy (.20 FTE)

Location:    Pathways Academy located @ CTE Albany Campus

Basic Function:

Enforcement of previously introduced skills and implementation of daily classroom routines.  To function as a vital member of a dynamic student-centered team.


1. Teach Physical Education in an alternative education program high school setting.
2. Curriculum instruction, supervision and evaluation of students in need.
3. Students will require content and skills that will assist them in being successful throughout their school experience.
4. The successful candidate will work as part of a team of educators to teach activities using the co-teaching model set forth by the NYS and the BOCES Services.

Dependent upon step of current contract
Deputy Director-Risk Mitigation & Compliance (NERIC)2020-273

Location:    Northeastern Regional Information Center – 900 Watervliet Shaker Road
Basic Function:    
Reports to the Assistant Superintendent of the NERIC.  The work involves serving as a key member of the NERIC Executive Leadership Team which oversees all instructional and administrative technology services, including the provision of quality instructional, technical, educational programs and services in response to the needs of school districts, BOCES and municipalities, and the school-aged children and adult students served.  Work is conducted in a “Team Leadership” environment with general supervision of the Assistant Superintendent of the NERIC along with input from the Deputy Directors–NERIC, Chief Technology Officer–CRB, and other team members as assigned.
1.    As a part of the NERIC Executive Leadership Team, meets regularly with all NERIC Program Managers in order to provide general supervision, evaluation, and guidance on the day to day operations of the RIC.
2.    Serves as the Data Protection Officer for the Capital Region BOCES.
3.    Directly supervises data security and privacy staff.
4.    Researches and directs the development of professional learning for districts and BOCES leaders and staff related to technology and data privacy and security.
5.    Assists with the activities of the Office of the Chief Information Security Officer.
6.    Provides support to districts, BOCES and municipalities related to policies and procedures regarding information technology and compliance with information and data security laws, regulations and best practices.
7.    Supports and manages vendor partner relationships.
8.    Supports the Assistant Superintendent in statewide and local government collaborative work with other RICs and the New York State Department of Education.
9.    Directs the assessment of risks for districts and BOCES related to information technology and coordinates the development of plans for mitigation. 
10.    Assesses needs, proposes, and directs the development of new programs and services to meet the emerging needs of districts, BOCES and municipalities.
11.    Coordinates activities with designated staff from multiple BOCES on a continuous basis.
12.    Assists in the development and administration of an annual budget for the division in conjunction with the Director of Finance, Assistant Superintendent of NERIC, Deputy Directors, and Program managers and staff to ensure student and district needs are being met.
13.    Participates in relevant national, state, and regional associations.
14.    Provides input and may participate in the BOCES negotiations process.
15.    Performs other tasks as assigned by the Assistant Superintendent of NERIC.
16.    Acts as an advisor to BOCES in the event of a data breach or security breach.
17.    Thorough knowledge of risk assessment and mitigation.
18.    Thorough knowledge of systems analysis.
19.    Thorough knowledge of applicable education laws and regulations.
20.    Thorough knowledge of integration of technology in the educational and professional learning settings. 
21.    Good knowledge of Curriculum and Instructional Support principles and methods.
22.    Good knowledge of educational budgeting methods and procedures.
23.    Good knowledge of educational and technology issues and trends.
24.    Ability to develop and to effectively deliver presentations to a variety of audiences including district and BOCES leaders, teachers, staff, and local governments or municipalities.
25.    Ability to supervise certificated and non-certificated staff personnel.
26.    Ability to develop and administer a budget.
27.    Ability to establish and maintain good relations with representative of various groups such as school district, BOCES leaders, local governments, municipalities, state agencies, area educators, and the general public.
28.    Ability to write in a clear, concise, and creative manner.
29.    Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.

Salary commensurate with experience

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, (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: