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Minimum Qualifications Budget Fellow must possess a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree. Starting salaries depend upon level of education and type of work experience, and annual salary increases are dependent on satisfactory performance:
• Budget Fellow I: $47,900. A Bachelor’s degree. Advances to Budget Fellow II after one (1) year of satisfactory service.
• Budget Fellow II: $52,451. A Master’s degree in public administration, economics, business administration, public policy, public affairs or a closely related administrative or managerial field; or, a Bachelor’s degree and two (2) years of professional work experience including one (1) year in a directly-related policy area or one (1) year in public administration. Advances to Budget Fellow III after one year of satisfactory service.
• Budget Fellow III: $56,745. A Doctoral degree as specified for a Budget Fellow II; or a Master’s degree as specified for Budget Fellow II and one (1) year of professional budgeting experience within a governmental jurisdiction; or, a Master’s degree in any field and two (2) years of professional work experience including one (1) year in a directly-related policy area or in public administration; or, a Bachelor’s degree and four (4) years of professional work experience including one (1) year in a directly-related policy area or in public administration. Eligible for annual salary increases based on performance.
Candidates should also demonstrate the ability to:
• develop and defend rational budget recommendations;
• independently evaluate complex proposals and identify core fiscal and programmatic issues;
• write clearly and prepare effective presentations suitable for senior management;
• identify and solve problems;
• think creatively and strategically; and
• work closely and cooperatively with colleagues within the unit, in other units, and at State agencies.
Duties Description This position has primary responsibility for all aspects of budgeting for the Office of Indigent Legal Services (ILS) and the Judiciary.
Responsibilities of the Budget Fellow for the Office of Indigent Legal Services and the Judiciary would include, but are not limited to:
• participating in the development and implementation of gubernatorial initiatives, including the statewide expansion of caseload relief, counsel at arraignment and initiatives to improve the quality of indigent defense provision;
• monitoring and analyzing revenue and spending for all agencies including a large Aid to Localities portfolio;
• planning for capital projects and financing for New York State Office of Court Administration (OCA) initiatives;
• reviewing and analyzing the Judiciary’s yearly budget submission for impacts on current financial plan assumptions;
• participating in the development and implementation of policy initiatives; and
• collaborate with other examiners and agencies on broader criminal justice topics, budgetary and policy matters.
Additional Comments To be considered for a current or future position with the Budget Division, please complete the Online Employment Application at https://www.budget.ny.gov/resume/ and select "Criminal Justice" on the Professional Interests and Skills page.
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Notes on ApplyingTo be considered for a current or future position with the Budget Division, please complete the Online Employment Application at https://www.budget.ny.gov/resume/ and select "Criminal Justice" on the Professional Interests and Skills page.