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Capital District Region Openings

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Position TitleJob NumberJob DescriptionPay Scale
Teaching Assistants SPED-Continuous Recruitment2023-2

Location:      Special Education – Multiple Locations (M-F @ 6 hours to 7.5 hours per day depending on location)

Basic Function:

Enforcement of previously introduced skills and implementation of daily classroom routines.

Responsibilities:

1. To carry out the organization of instructional materials and learning centers as planned and directed by the classroom teacher.
2. To monitor and reinforce skills and concepts previously taught by the teacher in individual or small group learning situations within the educational environment and under the supervision and control of the classroom teacher.
3. Sign language skills required for some classrooms.

$17.51 per hour
Teaching Assistants CTE Albany-Continuous Recruitment2023-12

Location:      Career & Technical Education – Albany Campus (M-F @ 6 hours per day)

Basic Function:

Enforcement of previously introduced skills and implementation of daily classroom routines.

Responsibilities:

1. To carry out the organization of instructional materials and learning centers as planned and directed by the classroom teacher.
2. To monitor and reinforce skills and concepts previously taught by the teacher in individual or small group learning situations within the educational environment and under the supervision and control of the classroom teacher.

$17.51 per hour
Food Service Helper Substitutes-Continuous Recruitment2023-124

Position:      Food Service Helper Substitutes 

Location:     Management Services - Shared Food Service Program (various school districts) 

Schedule:     M-F (days and hours will vary depending on location and need)

Basic Function:

Assists in the preparation and service of food and in the cleaning of kitchen equipment. This is routine manual work performed under immediate supervision in connection with the preparation and service of food. On occasion Food Service Helpers may perform cooking duties involving lesser degrees of skill than regularly required of employees in the classification of Cook.  Does related work as required.

Responsibilities:

1. Sets tables and cleans them after meals.
2. Fills sugar bowls and salt and pepper shakers.
3. Works on the tray lines serving designated portions per menus.
4. Fills food carts and delivers foods to designated areas.
5. Polishes silverware, tables and chairs.
6. Cleans dining rooms and dish and linen closets.
7. Cleans, washes and otherwise prepares vegetables and fruit for cooking.
8. Assists in the preparation of salads and desserts.
9. Helps cooks in any phases of their duties.
10. Washes dishes, pots and pans by hand or machine.
11. Sweeps, mops and cleans kitchen.
12. May act as cashier.
13. Working knowledge of the proper methods of serving food and of the care of tableware, glassware, silver, and kitchen appliances.
14. Ability to follow oral and written directions.
15. Good physical condition.

$15.44 per hour
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
Food Service Helper (PT/10M)(3 Positions)2023-58A2

Location:     Management Services - Germantown Central School District 

Schedule:     Part-time - hours will vary

Basic Function:

Assists in the preparation and service of food and in the cleaning of kitchen equipment. This is routine manual work performed under immediate supervision in connection with the preparation and service of food. On occasion Food Service Helpers may perform cooking duties involving lesser degrees of skill than regularly required of employees in the classification of Cook.  Does related work as required.

Responsibilities:

1. Sets tables and cleans them after meals.
2. Fills sugar bowls and salt and pepper shakers.
3. Works on the tray lines serving designated portions per menus.
4. Fills food carts and delivers foods to designated areas.
5. Polishes silverware, tables and chairs.
6. Cleans dining rooms and dish and linen closets.
7. Cleans, washes and otherwise prepares vegetables and fruit for cooking.
8. Assists in the preparation of salads and desserts.
9. Helps cooks in any phases of their duties.
10. Washes dishes, pots and pans by hand or machine.
11. Sweeps, mops and cleans kitchen.
12. May act as cashier.
13. Working knowledge of the proper methods of serving food and of the care of tableware, glassware, silver, and kitchen appliances.
14. Ability to follow oral and written directions.
15. Good physical condition.

$17.15 per hour
Classroom & Clinical Instructors-Adult Health Careers Program (6 positions)2023-156A2

Location:    Career & Technical Education - 925B Watervliet-Shaker Road (Monday & Tuesday 8AM-2:30PM)

Basic Function:

To instruct students in the theory, proper practices, procedures and skills associatd with the Practical Nursing program. To transfer theoretical knowledge in the classroom to practical application in the clinical experience.

Responsibilities:

1. 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.
2. Responsible for supervising and evaluating student progress in the clinical areas.
3. Will work within the facilities to provide health care/nursing experiences which correspond to the current Practical Nurse program.
4. Differential teaching strategies are expected in the clinical areas.

$50.15 per hour
Classroom & Clinical Instructors-Adult Health Careers2023-157A2

Location:    Career & Technical Education - 925B Watervliet-Shaker Road (Wednesday 8AM-2PM & Thursday 8AM-1PM)

Basic Function:

To instruct students in the theory, proper practices, procedures and skills associatd with the Practical Nursing program. To transfer theoretical knowledge in the classroom to practical application in the clinical experience.

Responsibilities:

1. 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.
2. Responsible for supervising and evaluating student progress in the clinical areas.
3. Will work within the facilities to provide health care/nursing experiences which correspond to the current Practical Nurse program.
4. Differential teaching strategies are expected in the clinical areas.

$50.15 per hour
Teacher-Career Education-Certified Nurse Assistant2023-182

Location:    Career & Technical Education – Albany Campus

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.

Responsibilities:

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
Assistant Director of Educational Support Services2023-184

Location: Educational Support Services – 900 Watervliet-Shaker Road

Basic Function:

The work involves responsibility for assisting it the management of the BOCES Educational Support Services Division’s programs and services, including the provision of quality clinical and educational programs and services in response to the needs of school districts and the school-aged children. Work is conducted in a “Team Leadership” environment under general supervision of the Director of Educational Support Services. Performs other work as required.

Responsibilities:

1. Assists the Director of Educational Support Services by working collaboratively to provide leadership for strategic planning and helping with the development and implementation of high quality and comprehensive educational support services programs.
2. Assists with providing direct supervision and evaluation for educational support service programs and staff as assigned by the Director of Educational Support Services.
3. Assists with oversight of the divisional process of personnel administration which includes recruitment, employment, supervision, evaluation, and staff development in accordance with applicable BOCES policies and procedures in conjunction with the Director of Human Resources (BOCES) and the human resources staff.
4. Works with the Director of Educational Support Services to ensure the development and implementation of an ongoing process for assessing districts service needs and student achievement in accordance with all applicable laws, organizational rules, policies, and regulations.
5. Works with the Director of Educational Support Services to ensure that an ongoing process for program evaluation, which is related to annual BOCES goals, is in place.
6. Assists with supporting the District Superintendent and Deputy District Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction with the management of all statewide grants that involve curriculum.
7. Participates in relevant national, state, and regional associations.
8. Performs other tasks as assigned by the Director of Educational Support Services.
9. Thorough knowledge of educational support principles and methods.
10. Thorough knowledge of applicable education laws and regulations.
11. Good knowledge of educational budgeting methods and procedures.
12. Good knowledge of educational issues and trends.
13. Ability to supervise staff.
14. Ability to establish and maintain good relations with representatives of various groups such as school district leaders, state agencies, area educators and the general public.
15. Ability to write in a clear, concise and creative manner.
16. Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.

Salary commensurate with experience
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
Teacher-Visually Impaired (.20 FTE)2023-188

Location:     Special Education - Multiple Locations

Basic Function:

Provide instructional and modified materials for visually impaired students.

Responsibilities:

The assessment and development of curriculum instruction and evaluation of children who are visually impaired and enrolled in regular and/or special education programs.

Dependent upon step of current contract
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
Help Desk Technician2023-95A2

Location:    Northeastern Regional Information Center - 900 Watervliet-Shaker Road

Basic Function:

The Help Desk Technician is the primary contact with employees regarding repair, troubleshooting. Incumbent provides prescribed technical assistance to users via the telephone for problems that are routine in nature. Enters calls into department support call tracking database/system. Troubleshoots technical support requests to determine if problem is caused by hardware/ software, or peripheral equipment.  Incumbent answers multiple line telephone in the performance of the duties. Incumbent may perform duties out of the office at user specific locations. Supervision is not a responsibility of this class. Work is performed under the general direction of Network & Systems Technicians. Does related work as required.

Responsibilities:

1. Receives requests via telephone, e-mail, facsimile, mail, and in person for the support services provided by Division of Information Services.
2. Reviews and resolves computer software and hardware problems of users.
3. Logs requests for technical support into a computer, forwards requests as necessary.
4. Troubleshoots routine and standard personal computer problems, and provides prescribed technical assistance if applicable.
5. Answer telephones and direct calls as necessary.
6. Installs personal computers and peripheral equipment as necessary.
7. Installs/re-installs personal computer operation systems as necessary.
8. Setup personal computer operating systems, third party software, and data/Internet/Intranet access for user specific needs.
9. Provides assistance to Resource Center users regarding the use of peripheral personal computer equipment and software.
10. Maintains computerized files regarding the use of the divisions’ services by other departments and sends billing statements to those departments.
11. Meets with departments to provide technical assistance regarding departmental specific software, and acts as a liaison between the department and the vendor/manufacturer of the third party software in cases of vendor required support and defective software/hardware.
12. Maintain support documentation, files and records, as necessary.
13. Working knowledge of personal computers and the peripheral equipment.
14. Working knowledge of modern office equipment and terminology.
15. Working knowledge of modern information services terminology.
16. Working knowledge of business English.
17. Skill in the use of a personal computer keyboard.
18. Ability to communicate technical information both verbally and in writing.
19. Ability to use a personal computer.
20. Ability to convey prescribed technical procedures via the telephone.
21. Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
22. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
23. Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.

$38,945 - $44,787
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
Help Desk Technician2023-194

Location:    Northeastern Regional Information Center - 900 Watervliet-Shaker Road

Basic Function:

The Help Desk Technician is the primary contact with employees regarding repair, troubleshooting. Incumbent provides prescribed technical assistance to users via the telephone for problems that are routine in nature. Enters calls into department support call tracking database/system. Troubleshoots technical support requests to determine if problem is caused by hardware/ software, or peripheral equipment.  Incumbent answers multiple line telephone in the performance of the duties. Incumbent may perform duties out of the office at user specific locations. Supervision is not a responsibility of this class. Work is performed under the general direction of Network & Systems Technicians. Does related work as required.

Responsibilities:

1. Receives requests via telephone, e-mail, facsimile, mail, and in person for the support services provided by Division of Information Services.
2. Reviews and resolves computer software and hardware problems of users.
3. Logs requests for technical support into a computer, forwards requests as necessary.
4. Troubleshoots routine and standard personal computer problems, and provides prescribed technical assistance if applicable.
5. Answer telephones and direct calls as necessary.
6. Installs personal computers and peripheral equipment as necessary.
7. Installs/re-installs personal computer operation systems as necessary.
8. Setup personal computer operating systems, third party software, and data/Internet/Intranet access for user specific needs.
9. Provides assistance to Resource Center users regarding the use of peripheral personal computer equipment and software.
10. Maintains computerized files regarding the use of the divisions’ services by other departments and sends billing statements to those departments.
11. Meets with departments to provide technical assistance regarding departmental specific software, and acts as a liaison between the department and the vendor/manufacturer of the third party software in cases of vendor required support and defective software/hardware.
12. Maintain support documentation, files and records, as necessary.
13. Working knowledge of personal computers and the peripheral equipment.
14. Working knowledge of modern office equipment and terminology.
15. Working knowledge of modern information services terminology.
16. Working knowledge of business English.
17. Skill in the use of a personal computer keyboard.
18. Ability to communicate technical information both verbally and in writing.
19. Ability to use a personal computer.
20. Ability to convey prescribed technical procedures via the telephone.
21. Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
22. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
23. Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.

$38,945 - $44,787
Help Desk Technician2023-195

Location:    Northeastern Regional Information Center - North Country

Basic Function:

The Help Desk Technician is the primary contact with employees regarding repair, troubleshooting. Incumbent provides prescribed technical assistance to users via the telephone for problems that are routine in nature. Enters calls into department support call tracking database/system. Troubleshoots technical support requests to determine if problem is caused by hardware/ software, or peripheral equipment.  Incumbent answers multiple line telephone in the performance of the duties. Incumbent may perform duties out of the office at user specific locations. Supervision is not a responsibility of this class. Work is performed under the general direction of Network & Systems Technicians. Does related work as required.

Responsibilities:

1. Receives requests via telephone, e-mail, facsimile, mail, and in person for the support services provided by Division of Information Services.
2. Reviews and resolves computer software and hardware problems of users.
3. Logs requests for technical support into a computer, forwards requests as necessary.
4. Troubleshoots routine and standard personal computer problems, and provides prescribed technical assistance if applicable.
5. Answer telephones and direct calls as necessary.
6. Installs personal computers and peripheral equipment as necessary.
7. Installs/re-installs personal computer operation systems as necessary.
8. Setup personal computer operating systems, third party software, and data/Internet/Intranet access for user specific needs.
9. Provides assistance to Resource Center users regarding the use of peripheral personal computer equipment and software.
10. Maintains computerized files regarding the use of the divisions’ services by other departments and sends billing statements to those departments.
11. Meets with departments to provide technical assistance regarding departmental specific software, and acts as a liaison between the department and the vendor/manufacturer of the third party software in cases of vendor required support and defective software/hardware.
12. Maintain support documentation, files and records, as necessary.
13. Working knowledge of personal computers and the peripheral equipment.
14. Working knowledge of modern office equipment and terminology.
15. Working knowledge of modern information services terminology.
16. Working knowledge of business English.
17. Skill in the use of a personal computer keyboard.
18. Ability to communicate technical information both verbally and in writing.
19. Ability to use a personal computer.
20. Ability to convey prescribed technical procedures via the telephone.
21. Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
22. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
23. Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.

$38,945 - $44,787
Physical Therapist (Temporary)2023-196

Position:    Physical Therapist (Temporary-anticipated dates February 1, 2022-May 15, 2023)

Location:    Special Education – Schenectady City School District

Basic Function:

This is a professional position involving responsibility for evaluating, planning and providing physical therapy treatment to residents in accordance with written prescription or referral from a physician who provides medical direction. The Physical Therapist is responsible to the Director. Supervision is exercised over the work of Physical Therapy Assistants. Does related work as required.

Responsibilities:

1. Evaluates the degree of function and disability of residents unless contradicted by a professional judgment or a doctor’s admission notes.
2. Performs physical therapy procedures upon the written order or referral of a licensed physician.
3. Participates with other personnel in the formulation of residents’ total care plans.
4. Develops or assists in the development of physical therapy forms, policies and procedures.
5. Confers periodically with physicians regarding all facets of resident care and related activities.
6. Instructs and participates in the facility in-service education program.
7. Record on residents’ charts all physical therapy evaluations, re-evaluations, progress notes, consultation and discharge summaries.
8. Maintains program records on types of treatment and number of residents treated.

Dependent upon step of current contract
Occupational Therapist (Temporary)2023-197

Location:     Special Education - Berne-Knox-Westerlo Central School District (Temporary anticipated dates March 1, 2023-June 7, 2023)

Basic Function:

This is a professional position involving responsibility for evaluating, planning and providing occupational therapy treatment to residents in accordance with written prescription or referral from a physician who provides medical direction.  The work is performed under the general direction of the Director. The Occupational Therapist assumes the responsibility of the Director in her absence. Does related work as required.

Responsibilities:

1. Performs occupational therapy procedures upon the written prescription or referral from a physician, utilizing a creative activity which may be manual, industrial, recreational or educational designed and/or adapted to correct or remedy any disability.
2. Evaluates the degree of function and disability of patients unless contra-indicated by professional judgment or a physician’s admission notes.
3. Develops a treatment plan based upon his findings, short and long term rehabilitation goals and in accordance with the physician’s diagnosis, prescription or referral.
4. Record on residents’ charts all evaluations, re-evaluations, progress notes, consultations and discharge summaries.
5. Fabricates and applies hand splints, trains patients in the use of adaptive assistive devices and/or self-held techniques to achieve maximum independence.
6. Participates with other facility personnel in the formulation of residents’ total care plans.
7. Confers periodically with physicians regarding all facets of patient care and related activities.

Dependent upon step of current contract
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
Adult Education Instructor-Electrical Trades2023-199

Location:    Career & Technical Education - Adult Education Program Campus TBD

Schedule:    Monday-Thursday evenings @ 3 hours per day 

Basic Function:

To teach adult learners (17 years and older) the proper practices, procedures and skills associated with residential and commercial electric trade. To teach electric theory, code, safety, voltage, conduit, switches, control panels, etc. that will lead to entry level employment opportunities.

Responsibilities:

1. To develop in each adult learner an awareness and understanding coupled with the skills and knowledge in the industry.
2. To be responsible for developing and evaluating course plans.
3. To strive to instill in each adult learner safe work habits, the importance of continuation of his/her education and assets of reliability, competence, loyalty and dependability.

$44.21 per hour
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
School Security Officer (.80FTE/10M)-Albany Campus2023-200

Location:      Career & Technical Education - Albany Campus

Schedule:     M-TH 2:30 PM -8:30 PM

Basic Function:

The School Security Officer is responsible for providing daily security for the school building and property and assists in maintaining the safety and security of students, staff, building and grounds.  This position patrols school property and alerts Administration of all safety and security concerns.  The School Security Officer responds to emergencies, intervenes in interpersonal conflicts, and directs students and staff in crisis situations.  The School Security Officer must be self-motivated and able to complete job assignments without direct supervision.  Does related work as required.

Responsibilities:

  1. Patrols and monitors school buildings and grounds to assist in maintaining the safety and security of the students and campus.
  2. Fosters an optimal learning environment and acts as a deterrent to unsafe or poor behavior by providing high visibility throughout the school.
  3. Establishes and maintains good rapport with students, staff and community members.
  4. Assists in smooth traffic flow of students through the hallways, assisting students with on-time arrival to class and to assigned locations.
  5. Maintains the orderly flow of automobile traffic in the parking lot and campus roadways.
  6. Monitors students during lunch hour inside and outside of the building.
  7. Assists in the removal of disruptive students from classes when needed.
  8. Monitors security cameras to oversee the safety and security of students, staff and school assets.
  9. Assists visitors and checks for visitor passes.
  10. Challenges unauthorized visitors and escorts them to exits.
  11. Assists school administration and police in the investigation of illegal activity within the school.
  12. Assists school administration, staff and students during crisis situations, including emergency drills.
  13. Reports and disciplines infractions, unauthorized visitors and acts of vandalism to the Principal.
  14. Notifies the building administration, police and/or appropriate emergency personnel of any emergency, potentially dangerous or unusual situations.
  15. Notifies immediately appropriate personnel of evidence of substance abuse, child abuse, child neglect, severe medical or social conditions, potential suicide or individuals appearing to be under the influence of alcohol and/or controlled substances.
  16. Participates in appropriate in-service and workshop programs.
  17. Compiles information and prepares professional reports.
  18. Promotes student responsibility for behavior and attitude by serving as a role model and dressing and grooming professionally.
  19. Protects confidentiality of records and information and uses discretion when sharing any such information within legal confines.
  20. Establishes and maintains working relationship with state and local emergency responders.
  21. Assists in development and implementation of the school safety plans.
  22. Participates on the school student support team.
  23. Performs any duties and responsibilities that are within the scope of employment, as assigned by their supervisor, and not otherwise prohibited by law or regulation.
  24. Good knowledge of safety in operation of motor vehicle.
  25. Good knowledge of universal hygiene precautions.
  26. Good knowledge of basic first aid and CPR training.
  27. Good oral and written communication skills.
  28. Good understanding of basic operating knowledge of two-way radios.
  29. Ability to work under stressful situations.
  30. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with school staff, students and the public.
  31. Ability to display ethical and professional behavior.
  32. Ability to apply good judgment when dealing with angry, hostile or uncooperative individuals.
  33. Ability to maintain and project professional appearance as it relates to job performance.
  34. Ability to stand and walk for long periods of time.
  35. Ability to work in outside in hot and cold temperatures.
  36. Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.
$17.29 - $24.13 per hour
Food Service Helper-Troy CSD (FT/10M)2023-201

Location:     Management Services - Troy City School District

Schedule:      M–F / FT hours will vary

Basic Function:

Assists in the preparation and service of food and in the cleaning of kitchen equipment. This is routine manual work performed under immediate supervision in connection with the preparation and service of food. On occasion Food Service Helpers may perform cooking duties involving lesser degrees of skill than regularly required of employees in the classification of Cook.  Does related work as required.

Responsibilities:

1. Sets tables and cleans them after meals.
2. Fills sugar bowls and salt and pepper shakers.
3. Works on the tray lines serving designated portions per menus.
4. Fills food carts and delivers foods to designated areas.
5. Polishes silverware, tables and chairs.
6. Cleans dining rooms and dish and linen closets.
7. Cleans, washes and otherwise prepares vegetables and fruit for cooking.
8. Assists in the preparation of salads and desserts.
9. Helps cooks in any phases of their duties.
10. Washes dishes, pots and pans by hand or machine.
11. Sweeps, mops and cleans kitchen.
12. May act as cashier.
13. Working knowledge of the proper methods of serving food and of the care of tableware, glassware, silver, and kitchen appliances.
14. Ability to follow oral and written directions.
15. Good physical condition.

$17.15 per hour

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