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Minimum Qualifications This position is open to candidates who have one year of permanent competitive service as a Budget Examiner, G-18. The position is also open to NYS employees at or above G-16 who are eligible for transfer under Section 52.6 of the Civil Service Law. The transfer cannot be a second consecutive transfer resulting in an advancement of more than two grade levels. In order to qualify for Section 52.6 transfer, candidates must have one year of permanent competitive service in an administrative title as defined by Section 52.6. Examples of qualifying Section 52.6 titles include Senior Administrative Analyst, G-18 and Business Systems Analyst 1, G-18.
Applicants must have demonstrated strong quantitative, analytical, writing, research and interpersonal skills; perform well independently and as part of a team; communicate clearly and concisely; and have significant experience in Microsoft Excel and Word.
Duties Description The incumbent will serve on a three-person team in the Mental Hygiene Unit responsible for development, negotiation, and execution of the $1.3 billion Local Assistance budget for the Office of Mental Health (OMH).
OMH is responsible for planning and operating an integrated system of care that provides services and supports to 700,000 individuals with mental illness. The service delivery system is undergoing significant transformation as individuals are transitioned out of State-operated institutions and into community-integrated settings.
Responsibilities of the Budget Fellow for the Office of Mental Health Team would include, but are not limited to:
In addition to managing spending in support of this effort, the successful candidate will also be involved in several key initiatives including:
• Ensuring appropriate community-based programs are available to individuals with mental illness transitioning from an institutional setting to more integrated community-based support systems;
• Assisting with the review of appropriate payment mechanisms and rates for NFP-delivered community services; and
• Evaluating the impact of various public policy initiatives on OMH’s NFP sector, including recent minimum wage increases, options for delivering services through a Managed Care network, and ensuring appropriate Conflict Free Case Management opportunities.
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 "Mental Health" in the Professional Interests Section.
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