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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 05/15/18

Applications Due05/25/18

Vacancy ID53344

AgencyTemporary and Disability Assistance, Office of

TitleProgram Research Specialist 2

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade18

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

Salary RangeFrom $56604 to $71980 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address 40 North Pearl Street

City Albany


Zip Code12243

Minimum Qualifications Eligible for a lateral transfer, a 70.1 transfer or a 52.6 transfer by having one year of permanent competitive service in an appropriate title;

NOTE: Candidates who are currently on the appropriate eligible list for the Program Research Specialist 2 in Albany need not submit an application for this posting unless they are applying directly as a result of the transfer qualifications listed above.

Duties Description Under the guidance of supervisory staff, the incumbent will perform various tasks involving data collection and analysis, as well as the interpretation and reporting of data using various reporting and querying software tools (Cognos, PL/SQL Developer, etc.). Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Access is required. Duties will include, but not be limited to the following: collect and analyze information from available data sources to support operations in the Office of Administrative Hearings, including basic reports of hearings, overdue case reports, and timeliness notifications to assess program effectiveness, identify potential problem areas, trends, program accomplishments, and additional key factors in the hearings system; prepare written reports containing the analysis and interpretation of data collected; identify deficiencies and makes recommendations for improvement; identify new program needs, considering Division goals and other relevant conditions and trends, and the effects of actual or proposed legislation; assist in the development of the Division’s data management system by identifying and analyzing pertinent data to be collected.

Additional Comments A full time, permanent appointment will be made. If certified by Civil Service, mandatory reemployment list candidates must be considered first for appointment to this title.

**Candidates should reference posting #18-101 when submitting your application.**

If submitting electronically, please reference posting #18-101 as part of your subject line.

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

Name Recruitment Unit

Telephone 518-402-3991

Fax 518-474-9374

Email Address


Street 40 North Pearl Street

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12243


Notes on ApplyingTo apply, please send a cover letter and resume. Include a current, Civil Service title and grade level and clearly state how you meet the minimum qualifications.

You may be required to provide acceptable proof of education, experience, credential and/or license to demonstrate that you meet the minimum qualifications for appointment to this position.

Applicants will be required to prove their eligibility for employment based upon acceptance of a position in accordance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.

If you are a retiree currently receiving benefits, indicate this and the name of the retirement system in your response.

In accordance with state law, Governor’s Executive Order No. 6 and Section 504 of the Federal Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, the NYS Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance does not discriminate against disabled individuals. If you are disabled and require reasonable accommodation at the time of the interview, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity Development in Albany at (518) 473-8555 or in New York City at (212) 961-8216.

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