Albany, New York - Posted on: Wednesday 11/27/13
The work involves responsibility for coordinating a Comprehensive School Health and Wellness (CSHW) program for component school districts. The incumbent develops training and provides technical assistance to school districts by assisting in developing and coordinating a school health and wellness program to increase the overall health of children. The employee makes referrals to resources and provides information to school staff on health curriculum, learning standards, program development and assessment. The incumbent is the advocate for health and wellness and works closely with school officials and staff to achieve program goals. General supervision is received from a BOCES supervisor with leeway allowed for exercise of independent judgment in carrying out details of the work. Does related work as required.
Graduation from a regionally accredited college or university or one accredited by the New York State Board of Regents to grant degrees with a Bachelor’s Degree in Health, Education, Human Services, or a closely related field and three (3) years of experience in providing and designing training for school professional staff, or working with a school system as an educator, counselor, or administrator.
Vacancies are filled by certified list provided by Albany County Civil Service. Should no certified list be available, candidates appointed to this position will be serving in a provisional appointment in accordance with New York State Civil Service Law. The candidate must successfully complete a competitive examination and be eligible for appointment in accordance with Civil Service Law and the Civil Service Rules for Albany County to obtain a permanent appointment.