NYS Education Department Building

Associate in Nursing Education, SG-26 (PEF)

SALARY: $84,055*

The Office of the Professions is seeking applicants for the position of Associate in Nursing Education, SG-26, to work in the Division of Professional Education, Professional Education Program Review Unit. The Board of Regents is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as a programmatic accrediting agency for nursing education programs and public postsecondary vocational education (practical nursing). Under the general supervision of the Supervisor of Professional Education programs, the incumbent of this position will be responsible for quality assurance of licensure and post-licensure nursing programs and related professional education programs. The duties of this position will include, but not be limited to, the following:

  • Evaluate proposals for new or modified nursing and related professional education programs for compliance with applicable sections of the Education Law, Regents Rules, and the Commissioner’s Regulations; 
  • Prepare Regents items related to proposals requiring master plan amendment or similar authorizations;
  • Monitor nursing programs performance on licensure examination, including analyzing licensure examination results to ascertain national, state, and individual program trends;
  • Conduct nursing and related professional education program registration and re-registration reviews and site visits;
  • Research, draft, and analyze proposed legislation, regulations, standards, and issues affecting nursing and other health care professions;
  • Interact with national organizations regarding licensure requirements for nursing and related professions;
  • Prepare self-study related to Regents re-recognition as a State agency for approval of nursing education and public postsecondary vocational education (practical nursing);
  • Respond to inquiries from institutional administrators, faculty, students, legislators, and the public regarding nursing and related professional education programs in NYS; and
  • Investigate and respond to complaints about an institution’s adherence to its written academic policies and procedures and compliance with the related Education Law, rules, and regulations.


Reassignment: Candidates must have one year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service as an Associate in Nursing Education.

Eligible List Appointment: Candidates must be reachable on the Associate in Nursing Education eligible list.

NOTE:  If you are on the Civil Service eligible list for this title, you may receive a canvass letter.  You must complete and return it as instructed on the letter.

Provisional Appointment: If the eligible list contains fewer than three acceptors, a non-permanent provisional appointment may be considered. For provisional appointment, candidates must have a master’s degree; AND be licensed and registered by the New York State Education Department as a Registered Professional Nurse; AND have five years of professional administrative or educational experience in a college, university, education agency, or professional association having oversight, regulatory, or coordinative responsibility for higher or professional education.  Three years of this experience must have been related to either the regulation and/or licensure of nurses or to the development, review, or offering of nursing education programs.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: This will be a permanent or non-permanent provisional appointment. Promotions and transfers may change appointees’ negotiating unit.  Applicants should be aware that changes in negotiating units may affect their salary, insurance, and other benefits.  Verification of license and degree or transcripts will be required. Continued employment as an Associate in Nursing Education is dependent upon maintaining a current license and registration in NYS as a Registered Professional Nurse.

*Leads to a maximum salary of $103,609 through annual performance advances.

APPLICATION: Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest to opjobs@nysed.gov (email submissions are preferred).  You must include the Box number (OP-1078/19744) of the position in the subject line of your email and/or cover letter to ensure receipt of your application.

Office of Human Resources Management
Box OP-1078/19744
NYS Education Department
89 Washington Avenue, Room 528 EB
Albany, NY 12234
Fax (518) 486-5631
E-mail: opjobs@nysed.gov

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Last Updated: September 7, 2017