Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 05/16/22
Applications Due: 05/30/22
Vacancy ID: 104965

Position Information

AgencyState, Department of

TitleCommunity Services Program Analyst 1

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade18

Bargaining UnitPS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary RangeFrom $61270 to $77912 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Provisional

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 50%


Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8:30 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? Yes

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No


County Erie

Street Address 295 Main Street

City Buffalo


Zip Code14203

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications Six years of full-time experience in two or more of the following activities: administering, monitoring or evaluating*** human services programs for economically or socially disadvantaged individuals and families in areas such as health, nutrition, housing, economic development or education. Degrees in business; business or public administration; education; human services; nutrition; psychology; public or non-profit management; social work’ or sociology may substitute for the full-time experience as follows: associate’s, two years; bachelor’s four years; and master’s, five years.

***Administering, monitoring or evaluating human services programs is defined as having responsibility for directing, organizing, AND controlling the program and/or supervising the professional staff who directly implement the program.

NON-QUALIFYING EXPERIENCE: Experience providing direct care to individuals, case work, child protective services or support, determining eligibility benefits for public assistance, social work, counseling, community service worker/liaison, fraud investigator, family support advocate, nurse, teacher, youth aide, psychologist, and welfare or Medicaid examiner/coordinator are NOT considered qualifying experience. This list is not all inclusive.

Duties Description The Community Services Program Analyst 1 (CSPA 1) will perform field monitoring and provide technical assistance to agencies receiving Community Services Block Grant funds, including developing agency monitoring plans; performing on-site visits to assess agency performance and compliance with statutes, regulations, policies and procedures, and provide technical assistance to address identified barriers to program success; reviewing applications, contracts, amendments, reports and other documents; representing the Department of State at agency functions; and preparing various narrative and statistical reports that substantiate observations, findings and recommendations. The CSPA 1 will be required to travel regularly to agencies in different counties, including attendance to board and other meetings on evenings and weekends. Overnight travel is required.

Additional Comments For a provisional pending examination appointment, the incumbent of the position will be required to take a written examination for Community Services Program Analyst 1 and be reachable for appointment from the newly established eligible list.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Contact Information

Name Heidi Hicks

Telephone 518-474-2752

Fax 518-402-3656

Email Address


Street One Commerce Plaza

99 Washington Avenue, Suite 1150

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12231


Notes on ApplyingPlease submit a cover letter, a clear and concise resume detailing how you meet the minimum qualifications for this position along with a copy of your college transcript(s) (if applicable) for this position by the deadline. Please include if your work experience is full-time or part-time inclusive of the number of hours worked per week. Please also include the Vacancy ID number in your response.

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