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									 Search and apply for jobs in New York State school districts
    using OLAS
   Build a complete online application including background,
    certifications, references, resume and cover letter
   System matches candidate strengths with district needs to
    increase your chances of getting an interview
   Participating NYS districts use OLAS as primary source of
    applications and many no longer accept paper applications
   Some local districts that do not participate in OLAS:
    Albany, Averill Park, Fonda-Fultonville, Schalmont,
    Schoharie, Sharon Springs, Shenendahowa, Voorheesville
 Job vacancies updated daily
 All districts can view application, resume and cover
  letter
 Apply to different jobs and regions using same
  application
 Application remains active for one year
 Instant email confirmation of application receipt
 Select a
  region from
  New York
  State on the
  homepage to
  begin
 New users
  must register
  by creating an
  OLAS
  account,
  username
  and password
 All sections of the application must be completed
  before applying to a job
 Log in to OLAS account using username and password
 You will be redirected to the Applicant Homepage
 Click on each link under the “Application” tab to
  complete the sections of your application
 Personal Info
 Background Info
 Certificates/ Highly Qualified
 Educational Preparation
 Work Experience
 References
 Resume and cover letter
 Other languages
 Extracurriculars
 Application preferences
 Other documents
 Background
  Info
 Additional
  Background
  Info
 Applicant’s
  Background
  Information
  Statement
 Certificate type,
  title and date issued
  for each certificate
  you hold
 If applicable,
  identify area in
  which you are
  “highly qualified”
  according to No
  Child Left Behind
 National Board
  Certification
 Include high
 school, college
 and graduate
 school, if
 applicable
 Current Employment
 Other Educational
  Work Experience
 Years of Teaching
  Experience
 Student
  Teaching/Internship
 Other
 At least 3
  professional
  references
 Be sure to
  ask/inform your
  references prior to
  listing them
 Upload resume
  and generic cover
  letter here
 Set up
  appointment with
  a Career
  Counselor in the
  Career Planning
  Office to have
  resumes and cover
  letters critiqued
  prior to
  submission
 Indicate your
 proficiency in any
 languages other
 than English
 Schools look to
 hire people who
 can also help with
 extracurriculars ,
 so check any
 activities you
 would feel
 comfortable
 coaching/leading
 Willingness to
  relocate, tutor
 Type of employment
  desired
 Check the box to
  allow all districts to
  view application
  (they search by
  certification area)
 Option of blocking
  one district in
  Region from
  viewing application
 Upload
  transcripts, letters
  of
  recommendation,
  certifications and
  your portfolio
 Note: All
  documents
  uploaded here are
  unofficial
 Once application is complete, you can begin applying
    to jobs via “apply for job” link on “applicant home”
   Research districts prior to applying
   Be aware of application deadlines
   You may re-enter OLAS site at any time to update your
    application and apply to new vacancies
   Keep track of current job applications via “Manage My
    Jobs” link on applicant homepage
 Learn more about
  specific districts in
  your region by
  clicking on
  “districts” on OLAS
  homepage (change
  region selection to
  view details of
  districts in other
  regions)
 Select “view details”
  to find contact
  information for a
  district
 Specify a district or
  view all in your
  region
 Click on the link for
  each job to view
  details
 Apply to desired
  job(s) by checking
  the box and clicking
  “apply for job(s)”
 You will receive a
  confirmation email
  after applying
 Click “Apply to
  Other Regions”
 Select region of
  interest from
  New York State
  Region Map
 Follow same
  application
  procedure
 “Manage My
  Jobs” link
  provides a list of
  jobs you have
  applied to
 Select “Upload
  Job Specific
  Cover Letter” to
  upload an
  additional cover
  letter specific to
  this position
 You can deactivate
  your application
  by clicking “Check
  My Application
  Status” on
  applicant
  homepage
 Be sure
  application status
  is active when
  applying for jobs
 See this section
 for further
 guidance in
 completing
 your
 application
 Click on FAQ on
 OLAS homepage
 for answers to
 common
 application
 questions
 If you have any questions or comments regarding
 OLAS, please e-mail olasadmin@pnwboces.org or call
 (914) 248-2358 within the Metropolitan area. Outside
 the Metropolitan area, please call (800) 435-3351.

 The Sage Colleges Career Services
   Albany campus: (518) 292-1793
    Library-3rd floor
   Troy campus: (518) 244-2272
    Hart Hall-2nd floor

								
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