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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 08/08/22

Applications Due08/29/22

Vacancy ID110137

AgencyEducation Department, State

TitleEducation Finance Specialist 1, Education Finance Specialist Trainee 1, Box OHE-972/40336

Occupational CategoryNo Preference

Salary Grade18

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

Salary RangeFrom $61270 to $77912 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5

Workday

From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Albany

Street Address Office of Education Policy

Deputy Commissioner’s Office

City Albany

StateNY

Zip Code12234

Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Reassignment: Candidates must have one year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service as an Education Finance Specialist 1.

Eligible List Appointment: Candidates who are reachable on the New York State Education Department’s Public Administration Trainee Transition (PATT) eligible list, the Professional Career Opportunities (PCO) eligible list or the Professional Career Opportunities (PCO) Select Titles eligible list may be considered for appointment. If you are on the Civil Service eligible list for this title, you may receive a canvass letter. You must complete and return it as instructed on the letter. For a description of the minimum qualifications that candidates must possess to be appointed from the PCO Select Education Finance Specialist 1 eligible list, please visit https://www.cs.ny.gov/pco/pco-title-details/title-info.cfm?jobcode=0213100.

Section 70.1 Transfer to Education Finance Specialist 1: Candidates must have one year of permanent competitive or 55 b/c service in a title SG-16 or above deemed eligible for transfer under Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law. For information regarding the transfer options of your current title, please visit the Civil Service Career Mobility Office Website.

Section 70.1 Transfer to Education Finance Specialist Trainee 1: Candidates must have one year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service in a title SG-11 or above deemed eligible for transfer under Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law. For more information regarding the transfer options of your current title, please visit the Civil Service Career Mobility Office Website.

Section 70.4 Transfer to Education Finance Specialist Trainee 1: Candidates may be eligible for nomination for transfer under Section 70.4 of the Civil Service Law to Education Finance Specialist Trainee 1 if they are a current NYS employee with one year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service in a title SG-11 or higher AND have standing on the Professional Career Opportunities (PCO) eligible list or the Public Administration Traineeship Transition (PATT) eligible list AND possess a Bachelor’s or higher degree.

Section 70.4 Transfer to Education Finance Specialist 1: Candidates may be eligible for nomination for transfer under Section 70.4 of the Civil Service Law to Education Finance Specialist 1 if they are a current NYS employee with one year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service in a title SG-16 or higher AND have standing on the Professional Career Opportunities (PCO) eligible list or the Public Administration Traineeship Transition (PATT) eligible list AND possess a Bachelor’s or higher degree.

55b/c Appointment: This position is eligible for 55b/c designation and is subject to verification of applicant eligibility. Candidates must possess the minimum qualifications and a current 55b/c eligibility letter.

Duties Description The New York State Education Department’s (NYSED) Deputy Commissioner’s Office is seeking candidates to fill an Education Finance Specialist 1 position. The Office of Higher Education (OHE) provides dynamic leadership to achieve excellent results in higher education, enhance outcomes in the elementary and secondary schools, and forge partnerships among higher education and other institutions to serve the educational needs of all New Yorkers. OHE currently consists of four organizational units, including the Office of Teaching Initiatives, Office of School Personnel Review and Accountability, Office of College and University Evaluation, and the Office of Educator Quality and Professional Development.

The incumbent of this position will assist the OHE Director of Operations to provide the oversight necessary for monitoring compliance with the Department’s operational and accountabilities policies, State procurement and other regulations, local assistance Requests for Proposals, as well as other statutory mandates. More specifically, this person will assist in the administration, oversight, and implementation of OHE fiscal programs and policies, and serve as a liaison between/among the OHE Deputy’s office, OHE program offices, and SED’s Bureau of Budget Coordination and Contracts Administration Unit. Duties of this position include, but are not limited to:

• Assist the OHE Director of Operations in allocating, monitoring, and tracking funds and expenditures related to the annual base budget;
• Assist to ensure appropriate usage of funds and compliance with various laws, rules, regulations, and other requirements;
• Assist with the coordination of aid, local assistance funding, and/or grant activities involving various programs, entities, or stakeholders;
• Assist in database systems development and/or maintenance activities, including the Statewide Financial System (SFS);
• Develop and implement various fiscal-related processes and procedures;
• Provide technical assistance and training to internal customers;
• Develop, analyze, and reconcile financial data; and
• Prepare financial recommendations and reports.


Additional Comments CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: This will be a permanent appointment. For 55b/c appointment, candidates must possess the minimum qualifications, a current 55b/c eligibility letter and is subject to verification of applicant eligibility. Promotions and transfers may change appointees’ negotiating unit. Candidates should be aware that changes in negotiating units may affect their salary, insurance, and other benefits. Verification of degree will be required at the time of interview for all candidates.

This position may be filled as a traineeship. The salary above applies to candidates appointed to Education Finance Specialist 1, SG-18. The salary for candidates appointed to Education Finance Specialist Trainee 1 starts at $46,529 and, for current New York State employees, is based on the candidate’s salary at the time of hire. Candidates appointed at the trainee level will be required to successfully complete the traineeship in order to advance to the journey level title and salary.

* Leads to a maximum salary of $77,912 based on annual performance advances.

APPLICATION: Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest by August 29, 2022 to ohejobs@nysed.gov (email submissions are preferred). Your resume must clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for this position. You must include the Box number (OHE-972/40336) of the position in the subject line of your email and cover letter to ensure receipt of your application. Your social security number may be required to confirm your eligibility.






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Name Office of Human Resources Management

Telephone (518) 474-5215

Fax (518) 486-5631

Email Address ohejobs@nysed.gov

Address

Street NYS Education Department

89 Washington Avenue, OHRM Room 528EB

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12234

 

Notes on ApplyingAPPLICATION: Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest by August 29, 2022 to ohejobs@nysed.gov (email submissions are preferred). Your resume must clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for this position. You must include the Box number (OHE-972/40336) of the position in the subject line of your email and cover letter to ensure receipt of your application. Your social security number may be required to confirm your eligibility.


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