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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 02/28/24

Applications Due03/14/24

Vacancy ID152312


AgencyTaxation & Finance, State

TitleProject Assistant

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade23

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

Salary RangeFrom $81705 to $103350 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Temporary

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 5%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.50


From 8:30 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? Yes

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? Yes

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County New York

Street Address W.A. Harriman Campus

City Albany


Zip Code12227

Minimum Qualifications Bachelor’s degree and three years of experience utilizing business systems, processes, and procedures. Experience leading requirements elicitation, documenting as-is processes and coordinating user testing.

Substitution: Seven years of specialized experience; associate’s degree and five years of experience.
J.D. or master’s degree may substitute for one year of specialized experience; Ph.D. may substitute for two years of specialized experience.

These positions are located in Albany, NY.

Duties Description •Act as a liaison between business stakeholders, testing staff, IT staff, and internal and external customers.

•Assist in the development and monitoring of training plans. Evaluate results for consistency with business and system requirements.

•Demonstrate strong, professional, respectful communication skills, both verbally and in writing.

•Ability to analyze complex situations and provide appropriate, logical solutions.

•Monitor completeness, ensuring all issues are resolved in the appropriate time frame.

•Make oral presentations utilizing chars, slide presentations and other visual support devices and techniques.

•Create procedure manuals.

Preferred experience:

•Experience in conducting training for groups of 30 or more.

•Proficient in Cobol programming language.

Additional Comments These positions were approved to 9/15/24. An extension beyond this date will be based on operational needs and Civil Service approval.

These positions are located in Albany, NY.

New York State is an equal opportunity employer. It’s the policy of the state of New York to provide for and promote equal opportunity in employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination on the basis of age, race, color, religion, disability, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, or an arrest or criminal conviction record unless based on a bona fide occupational qualification or other exception.

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

Name Portia Venson

Telephone 518-402-8713


Email Address


Street WA Harriman State Office Campus

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12227


Notes on ApplyingQualified Candidates should submit a letter of interest and resume, including current title and how you qualify. Please reference the vacancy ID number, job title and the Systems Innovation Division with your response.

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