Minimum Qualifications
A Bachelor’s degree in a related field and four years of experience in the administration of personnel, fiscal, or other related operational activity; OR an Associate’s degree in a related field and six years of such experience; OR eight years of such experience. At least two years of experience must have included supervision of staff and/or program management. A Master’s degree in a related field may substitute for one year of experience in the administration of personnel, fiscal, or other related operational activity.


Health Research, Inc.’s (HRI) mission is building a healthier future for New York State and beyond through the delivery of funding and program support to further public health and research programs. In support of our mission and our commitment to providing a safe workplace, we require employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless approved for a religious or medical exemption.


This position requires that the incumbent will report to the official work location and live within commuting distance to the official work location. Telecommuting may not be available. If telecommuting is available, the incumbent will be required to have a telephone/mobile device, and internet access.

Preferred Qualifications
Master’s degree in Public Health; Public Administration or related field; at least five years of experience in a health, human service, or community-based organization; at least 5 years of experience managing state and/or federal budgets; at least 3 years of experience working with personnel; at least 5 years of contract management; at least 3 years providing technical assistance;  at least 3 years monitoring complex programs and/or services; at least 3 years supervising staff; at least 3 years utilizing NYSDOH AIDS Institute internal processes (CMS, Grants Gateway, Grants Solutions).

The Health Program Administrator II is located in the Office of Sexual Health and Epidemiology (OSHE) and will provide daily oversight and coordination under the Sexual Health Education, Research, Policy, Programming and Administration (SHERPPA) Unit. The SHERPPA Unit within the OSHE provides leadership in STI and other sexual health epidemiology, evaluation, education, research, policy, programming, and Administration. OSHE is committed to ensuring and promoting a sex positive approach, which includes ensuring policies and programs are in place to support this vision.  The Health Program Administrator II will oversee the Administration and Supportive Services section within the SHERPPA. Responsibilities for the Health Program Administrator II will focus on managing the day-to-day implementation and administrative management of the Administration and Supportive Services Subunit; administrative planning and implementation, decision making, and resource allocation; Implementing program and contract management; represent OSHE and the AIDS Institute; and supervising subunit staff. Other related duties as assigned.

Employee Benefits
Health Research, Inc. (HRI) offers a robust, comprehensive benefits package to eligible employees, including:

Health, dental and vision insurance – Several comprehensive health insurance plans to choose from;
Flexible benefit accounts – Medical, dependent care, adoption assistance, parking and transit;
Generous paid time off – Paid federal and state holidays, paid sick, vacation and personal leave;
Tuition support – Assistance is available for individuals pursuing educational or training opportunities;
Retirement Benefits – HRI is a participating employer in the New York State and Local Retirement System and offers optional enrollment in the New York State Deferred Compensation Plan. HRI provides a postretirement Health Benefits Plan for qualified retirees to use towards health insurance premiums and eligible medical expenses;
Employee Assistance Program – Provides educational and wellness programs, training, and 24/7 confidential services to assist employees, both personally and professionally;
And so much more!
Please visit HRI’s web site at (preferred method):  https://careers-healthresearch.icims.com/jobs/ or mail resume to: Health Research, Inc., 150 Broadway – Suite 280, Menands, NY 12204-2719. Please include reference code 2022-6348 on envelope.

HRI has a long-standing dedication to diversity, equity, and inclusion in our workforce. HRI is committed to the principle of non-discrimination in all phases of its employment procedures and practices.

Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/Qualified Individuals with Disabilities/Qualified Protected Veterans




About Health Research, Inc.

Health Research, Inc. (HRI) contributes to the health and well-being of the people of New York State by complementing and enabling the strategic public health goals of the New York State Department of Health (DOH), Roswell Park Cancer Institute Corporation (RPCIC), and other health-related entities.

HRI provides best-in-class resource administration for stakeholders and programs related to the work and priorities of the Department of Health and its other partners. HRI does this through the provision of knowledge, expertise, funding guidance, and fiduciary oversight of sponsored program funding for public health and research programs in concert with community partnerships.