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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 11/30/18

Applications Due12/10/18

Vacancy ID62017

AgencyHigher Education Services Corporation

TitleProject Assistant

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary GradeNS

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

Salary RangeFrom $81446 to $102661 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 Eight 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. Oversee studies, analyze and evaluate all required “as-is” and “to-be” processes and flows needed for a new system.
3. Review recommendations to assist management in identifying and solving administrative and management problems hindering the effectiveness and efficiency of the RFP process.
4. Analyze, review and revise requirements for the “to-be” system.
5. Direct implementation of 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, use cases and standards.
8. Identify user roles.
9. Review the Quality Management Plan, quality reviews and deliverable acceptance, test plan and test scripts, and functional and user acceptance testing.
10. Participate in risk identification, risk mitigation, and issue escalation activities.
11. Provide on-going business support to participating entities in system use.
12. Prioritize system requirements to gain stakeholder agreement.
13. Analyze the impact of changes to IT system requirements or business processes.
14. Prepare presentations to justify and explain system or business process requirements.
15. Train users on new IT system.
16. 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 3717" in the subject line. Resumes and cover letters must be received by December 10, 2018.

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

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 3717" in the subject line. Resumes and cover letters must be received by December 10, 2018.

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