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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.
Additional requirements include:
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" 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 "Mental Health" on the Professional Interests and Skills page.