Exceptional Learners Division (Instructional/Non-Instructional) » Sr. Information Processing Specialist

Sr. Information Processing Specialist

Position: Sr. Information Processing Specialist (IPS) 
Job Number: WSWN0244948-0000 (Click to apply) 
Program: Exceptional Learner's Division
Category: Non-Instructional
Location: F. Donald Meyers Education Center- OASES, Saratoga Springs
Position Status: Full-Time 
Work Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00AM-3:30PM
Salary: As per SABEA SRP Contract-Based on Experience
Position Start Date: ASAP
Job Posting Start Date: August 25, 2022
Application Deadline: Until filled


(A)       Graduation from a regionally accredited or one accredited by the New York State Board of Regents to grant degrees with an Associate’s Degree or higher and two (2) years of full-time or its part-time equivalent clerical work experience; OR

(B)       Graduation from high school or possession of an equivalency diploma and four (4) years of full-time or its part-time equivalent clerical work experience.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Thorough knowledge of the use and operation of computers and related peripheral equipment used in the processing of information;
  • Proficient in the use of managing a standard database, spreadsheet and word processing software, as well as specialized programs unique to the division or central office department to which the incumbent is assigned;
  • Possess strong analytical skills set and systems approach to problem solving;
  • Ability to plan and supervise the work of others to design complex formats and layouts for work assignments;
  • Ability to verify validity of data;
  • Ability to understand and follow complex oral and written directions; accuracy

*Operation of information processing equipment is defined to mean the operation of a microcomputer or mainframe terminal utilizing word processing, database management, and spreadsheet software and related peripheral equipment including printer, scanner, and modem.


Note: Vacancies are filled by a certified list provided by Washington 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 Washington County to obtain a permanent appointment.




This position involves responsibility at the divisional or central office level of the organization to process or observe the processing of  information using a computer and related programs to record, retrieve and revise correspondence, statistics, reports, accounting and various other forms of data.  This position differs from that of Information Processing Specialist in that the activities performed are moderately difficult, more diverse and involve accessing information at a generally higher level.  The Senior Informational Processing Specialist independently performs complex information processing activities often involving the utilization and manipulation of the information from multifunction relational databases, managing sensitive, business related, school and student related data, as well as consistent proficient use of spreadsheet, word processing, and related application software.  Responsibilities of the position include substantial function in the areas of database management, including definition and modification of tables and fields, permissions and security.  The Senior Information Processing Specialist is responsible for designing, formatting, typing, revising and printing text, reports, budgets, etc.  Additionally, when not engaged in information processing the incumbent performs a variety of clerical duties.  General supervision may be exercised over Information Processing Specialists and other clerical positions.  The work is performed under general supervision of the department head, with leeway for independent decision making.  The incumbent does related work as required.


You can either attach these items to your OLAS application or mail them to the address below:
Office of Personnel/HR
RE: Job Application 
267 Ballard Road, Suite 5
Wilton, NY 12831

 For questions regarding employment, please email: [email protected].     

NOTICE TO ALL CANDIDATES: The Washington-Saratoga-Warren-Hamilton-Essex BOCES does not discriminate in its programs and activities, including employment and admission as applicable, on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, economic status, marital status, veterans' status, political affiliation, domestic victim status, use of a guide dog, hearing dog or service dog, disability, or other classifications protected under federal or state law, and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The designated district compliance officer(s) will coordinate compliance with the nondiscrimination requirements of Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended, the Boy Scouts of America Equal Access Act, and the New York State Human Rights Law. The BOCES Civil Rights Compliance Officer is: Katelynn Attanasio and Michael Varney, Washington-Saratoga-Warren-Hamilton-Essex BOCES, 267 Ballard Road, Suite 5, Wilton, NY 12831. phone: (518) 581-3372, email: [email protected] or [email protected].  Complaints may also be filed with the Office for Civil Rights, New York Office, U.S. Department of Education, 32 Old Slip, 26th Floor, New York, NY 10005- 2500, phone (646) 428-3800, fax (646) 428-3843, email: [email protected].