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New staff openings at NYSID are listed here as they become available.

Available Positions:

Vice President - Compliance

Description

Position Summary:  This position supervises and ensures the efficient operation of NYSID’s Compliance Department as regulated by Preferred Source legislation and oversight agencies. The Compliance Department manages data collection and reporting, and monitors NYSID’s Members and Corporate Partners. The VP, Compliance also acts as Chief Compliance Officer as defined in the NYSID Corporate Compliance Plan, serving as staff liaison to the Ethics and Compliance Committee of the Board of Directors and as administrator of the NYSID Corporate Compliance Program. The oversight of NYSID’s Compliance Department constitutes 80% of Vice President, Compliance duties and the Chief Compliance Officer duties account for 20%.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible and accountable for the oversight, direction and management of all functions of the Compliance Department and responsibilities assigned to NYSID’s Compliance staff.
  • Oversee the administration of NYSID’s Quarterly Employment Reporting (QER) system, including initial contact of member agencies, performance reviews and follow-up, compiling and evaluating responses and reporting results as required.
  • Assist members post QER to help them understand the compliance requirements and put corrective action plans in place if needed.
  • Supervise the oversight of compliance reviews by NYSID of member and corporate partner performance as regulated by Preferred Source Legislation and NYSID’s Designation Agreement with the New York State Education Department and oversee implementation of corrective action as necessary.
  • Work with Compliance staff to identify issues regarding regulatory and reporting compliance with Preferred Source legislation, regulations and guidelines, and implement corrective action as necessary.
  • Perform compliance reviews as necessary and periodically attend compliance reviews with staff.
  • Oversee the development of training materials relevant to the Preferred Source Program and its requirements for members and corporate partners with respect to disability documentation and Quarterly Employment Reports.
  • Complete defined requirements for the NYS Education Department (SED) with consultation from the President/CEO; Annual Report, monitoring visits to NYSID, SED information requests.
  • Foster a team environment with direct reports and Executive Team.
  • Actively participate in the promotion of the NYSID mission as a member of the Executive Team.  This can be accomplished by attending NYSID events, participating in NYSID social media activities, participating in boards of like organizations and attending partner/member functions.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Travel as required.

Qualifications:
The requirements below are representative of the knowledge, skills and abilities required for the position. 

  • Bachelors degree required. Advanced degree in business or related field preferred.
  • 10+ years in quality assurance or similar field.
  • Strong communication (verbal and written), interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Proven problem solving and mathematical ability.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast paced, high volume work environment.
  • Proficiency with various computer software applications including computerized accounting systems (Great Plains Dynamics preferred), databases, spreadsheets and word processing (preferably Microsoft Office Suite).

Physical Requirements:

The requirements below are representative of the knowledge, skills and abilities required for the position. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Nature of job requires considerable CRT, keyboard, and mouse usage, walking around facilities and sitting for long periods of time.  Must have visual acuity and hearing ability for communicating with others and gathering and accessing written and computerized information.  Ability to access any locations where company business is conducted.

Resume and salary requirements to Eileen McCarthy at administrator@nysid.org by February 22, 2019.

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Compliance Specialist

Description

Position Summary: Compliance Specialists conduct Compliance Reviews of NYSID Members and Corporate Partners to ensure compliance with Preferred Source legislation and oversight agency requirements.

Essential Functions, Responsibilities and Primary Duties:

  • Perform field-based Compliance Reviews of Member Agency and Corporate Partner performance against Preferred Source legislation and NYSID’s Designation Agreement with the NYS Education Department (SED).
  • Document observations and gather evidence during compliance reviews to determine compliance with the work performed, labor pool employed, compensation of labor pool and benefits provided.
  • Review medical documentation reflecting the nature and extent of the disability or disabilities to insure individuals qualify as significantly disabled as per SED’s definition of disability.
  • Following all Compliance Reviews, advise Member Agencies and Corporate Partners of findings.
  • Formulate a plan of corrective action for Member Agency and Corporate Partners found to be out of compliance so that they may align business practices with contract and program requirements; follow up to ensure corrective action plans are executed.
  • Recommend trainings for NYSID’s Training and Information Program on topics such as prevailing wage, employment ratios, etc.
  • Recommend changes to policies, procedures, training, and compliance protocols for Compliance Reviews.
  • Provide advice and support to internal stakeholders regarding statutory mandates and program requirements.
  • Participate in the investigation of compliance-related complaints at the request of the Vice President, Compliance.
  • Extensive NYS travel required.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

The requirements below are representative of the knowledge, skills and abilities required for the position. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or related areas of study. Will consider candidates with an Associate’s Degree and 3-5 years’ experience in compliance reviews.
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Strong communication (written and verbal), interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Knowledge of and experience in Preferred Source or the rehabilitative industry preferred.
  • Proficiency with various computer software applications (spreadsheets, pivot tables, word processing, presentation and database), preferably Microsoft Office Suite.

Physical Requirements:

The requirements below are representative of the knowledge, skills and abilities required for the position. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Nature of job requires considerable travel. The position requires an individual to access any location where company business is conducted. Must have visual acuity and hearing ability for communicating with others, and gathering and accessing written and computerized information. Computer and mouse usage, walking around facilities and sitting for long periods of time.

Email cover letter, resume and salary requirements to administrator@nysid.org EOE.

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Accounts Receivable Specialist

Description

Summary:  NYSID is seeking an Accounts Receivable Specialist for data entry of member agency invoices, customer invoice preparation and collection of receivables. Also running daily, weekly or monthly accounting reports. Position is highly detail oriented.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities: 

  • Verify and review member agency and customer invoices, correct discrepancies by customer or member agency contact.
  • Produce and process customer invoices.
  • Post accounts receivables and assist with accounts receivable closing.
  • Establish, prepare and maintain A/R management and reports.
  • Assist with the collection of receivables.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Travel as required.

Qualifications:
The requirements below are representative of the knowledge, skills and abilities required for the position. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

  • Minimum 1 - 3 years exp. in a book keeping or accounting function preferred.
  • High School Diploma or GED. Associates Degree preferred.
  • Strong communication (verbal and written), interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Proven problem solving and mathematical ability.
  • Proficiency with various computer software applications including computerized accounting systems (Great Plains Dynamics preferred), databases, spreadsheets and word processing (preferably Microsoft Office Suite).
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast paced, high volume work environment.

Physical Requirements: 

Nature of job requires considerable CRT, keyboard, and mouse usage, navigating an office and alternatively sitting for long periods of time. Must have visual acuity and hearing ability for communicating with others and gathering and accessing written and computerized information. Ability to access any location where company business is conducted.

Send resume to: administrator@nysid.org

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