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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 11/30/18

Applications Due12/10/18

Vacancy ID62014

AgencyHigher Education Services Corporation

TitleProject Assistant

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary GradeNS

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

Salary RangeFrom $73284 to $92693 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Temporary

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.50

Workday

From 8 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address 99 Washington Avenue

City Albany

StateNY

Zip Code12255

Minimum Qualifications Seven years of business analysis experience, where at least 50 percent or more of your duties included experience in at least three of the five knowledge areas below:
• Using recognized business analysis methodologies to elicit requirements from business users as the foundation for the solution to the organization’s business needs;
• Describing in a comprehensive written document (e.g., business case, fit-gap analysis document, or functional specification) what the system, process, or product/service must do to fulfill the business requirement(s);
• Using recognized business analysis methodologies (e.g., business process flows, fit-gap analyses, or functional designs) to design solutions to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the business processes;
• Documenting, communicating, and validating requirements throughout the system, process, or product/service development lifecycle for all changes to processes that would enable the organization to achieve its goals;
• Developing test scenarios, scripts, and data; reviewing test results; and assessing the implementation of appropriate solutions to ensure they perform to the required specifications and achieve the design capabilities.

Duties Description 1. Plan and lead requirement-gathering activities for the agency’s grant and scholarship programs business process outsourcing (BPO) request for proposal (RFP) while adhering to established standards.
2. Conduct studies, analyze and evaluate all required “as-is” and “to-be” processes and flows needed for a new system.
3. Develop recommendations to assist management in identifying and solving administrative and management problems hindering the effectiveness and efficiency of the RFP process.
4. Review and write requirements for the “to-be” system.
5. Design and implement quality metrics to analyze project performance. Ensure that project resources are used effectively.
6. Work with the selected vendor, agency staff and stakeholders to collect, analyze, define and document business and functional requirements.
7. Perform business process analyses, business process reengineering and develop workflow processes.
8. Identify user roles.
9. Create and maintain requirement traceability documents.
10. Validate solutions that meet business needs by developing, maintaining and executing test plans, test cases and test data.
11. Develop the Quality Management Plan, participate in the quality reviews and deliverable acceptance, write the test plan and test scripts and participate in functional and user acceptance testing.
12. Define deliverable acceptance criteria and participate in deliverable acceptance reviews.
13. Participate in risk identification, risk mitigation, issue escalation activities, schedule development and management, and change process management.
14. Provide on-going business support to participating entities in system use.
15. Perform unit testing and document results.
16. Analyze the impact of changes to IT system requirements or business processes.
17. Evaluate project timelines and priorities.
18. Train users on new IT system.
19. Perform other duties as assigned.

Additional Comments NOTE: The hours of this position require working between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.

Please be sure to include a valid daytime telephone number and e-mail address on your resume and/or cover letter.

To apply for this position, eligible individuals must send a resume and cover letter via e-mail to resumes@hesc.ny.gov with "Project Assistant- Vacancy 3715" in the subject line. Resumes and cover letters must be received by December 10, 2018.

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Name Bureau of Human Resources Management

Telephone (518) 474-7556

Fax (518) 473-6685

Email Address resumes@hesc.ny.gov

Address

Street 99 Washington Avenue

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12255

 

Notes on ApplyingPlease be sure to include a valid daytime telephone number and e-mail address on your resume and/or cover letter.

To apply for this position, eligible individuals must send a resume and cover letter via e-mail to resumes@hesc.ny.gov with "Project Assistant- Vacancy 3715" in the subject line. Resumes and cover letters must be received by December 10, 2018.

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