Management Specialist 4 Children & Family Services

Grade 64

New York State has approximately 1 positions* in this title statewide. You may view a breakdown of positions by county. This position exists in Children&Family Svcs, Off of. View links to all New York State agencies including agencies that have this title. For more information, New York State employees can contact the Career Mobility Office at (518) 485-6199 or (800) 553-1322. If you are not a current New York State employee, you can use the Department of Civil Service Web site to explore possible employment opportunities.

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Career Ladder

A listing of titles that are most commonly used as steps for upward mobility for this title series. The salary schedule for this career ladder is also available.

  1. Management Specialist Trainee 1 Ch & Fm Svs

    Similar to Grade 13

  2. Management Specialist Trainee 2 Ch & Fm Svs

    Similar to Grade 14

  3. Management Specialist 1 Children & Family Services

    Grade 18

  4. Management Specialist 2 Children & Family Services

    Grade 23

  5. Management Specialist 3 Children & Family Services

    Grade 27

  6. Management Specialist 4 Children & Family Services

    Grade 64

Summary of Job Description

Management Specialist 4 (Children and Family Services) duties include administering and directing the management, program and fiscal audit and eligibility review activities; directs the preparation of work plans and budget proposals; may be directly responsible for the operations and processes relating to prevention, detection and prosecution of fraud and abuse, maximization of State and Federal revenue, recovery of inappropriate payments, and compliance with Federal quality control and data reporting requirements; communicates with the highest level staff in the Federal government, other State agencies, local social services districts, healthcare organizations, and others, on a frequent basis; formulates policy; develops and modifies operational procedures and instruments relating to auditing of agency operated healthcare and contracted program services; directs the development of audit guidelines, manuals, and other training materials; functions as the focal point for policy questions arising in the unit; serves as policy expert and provides policy recommendations to executive staff; responds to complaints or appeals from providers of program services; and may testify in administrative hearings and appropriate courts on audit findings and matters involving violations of regulations.

There is no classification standard available at this time for this title. For additional information regarding other titles this will bring you to the NYS Title and Salary Plan. If there is a classification standard available there will be a link under the column labeled STD NO. If no link is available there is no classification standard available at this time for that title.

Summary of Minimum Qualifications

Please note: qualifications for this position may be subject to change. If substitutions for education and/or experience are allowed, this information would be available on the announcement.

You must take and pass a Civil Service examination in order to be considered for this position.

On or before the date of the examination, the candidate must be a qualified employee of the New York State Office of Children and Family Services and have had three months of permanent competitive or 55-b/55-c service as a Management Specialist 3 (Children and Family Services).

For informational purposes only, click on the examination number(s) listed below to see the current or previous examination(s) that are used to fill this title.


How to Apply

This title is filled via promotion by the agency or agencies which have this title. Candidates must have had appropriate service in the promotional field for this title to be eligible for consideration. Applicants must apply directly to the agency or agencies that have this title.

Career Mobility

Career mobility is not just limited to the titles in the Career Ladder, above. Additional movement may be achieved through other examinations, additional education and/or work experience or transfer opportunities. For additional information or clarification of transfer determinations, current State employees should contact the Career Mobility Office. Visit ELMS Online to view established open-competitive, promotion, and transition eligible lists. If you are not a current New York State employee, see Employment Opportunities with New York State and find out how to become a New York State employee.

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