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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 10/26/22

Applications Due12/16/22

Vacancy ID115470

AgencyAddiction Services and Supports, Office of

TitleResearch Scientist 1 (DMRP)

Occupational CategoryHealth Care, Human/Social Services

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 Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address 1450 Western Avenue

Division of Data Management, Research and Planning

City Albany


Zip Code12203

Minimum Qualifications Permanent status as Research Scientist 1, G-18 and interested in reassignment; OR possess a Bachelor’s degree and two years of professional research experience in the appropriate field, OR a Master’s degree in the appropriate field and one year of professional research experience in that field.

Duties Description The Research Scientist 1 will help manage and analyze data containing information for clients and providers servicing individuals with Substance Use Disorder (SUD). This may include matching multiple tables and developing additional data sets to support various projects.


The responsibilities of the Research Scientist 1, will include:
• Responding to data requests and follow-up with requestors to clarify the intent of the request.
• Developing standard reports and dashboards
• Provide training, technical assistance for internal and external agency staff. Create and maintain reports, data manuals, and data dictionaries to assist with this responsibility.
• Provide basic geographic information using ESRI ArcGIS Desktop and ArcGIS Online.
• Work as a liaison with New York State ITS and participate in Data Warehouse project meetings to address issues and develop new enhancements.
o Reviewing and discussing project timelines
o Working with ITS staff directly to address data warehouse errors
o Having and understanding of tables and schemas in Oracle Business Intelligence (OBIEE)

The applicant should have some experience working with one or more of the following analytical tools: SAS, SPSS, ESRI’s ArcGIS, Tableau. Knowledge of Oracle OBIEE and SQL programing language is a plus.

The position requires excellent analytical skill. The applicant should have demonstrated strong written and oral communication skills, be highly organized, and be willing to learn new technologies. The Research Scientist 1 will need to be able to multi-task, prioritize assignments with minimal guidance and work collaboratively with other OASAS divisions and bureaus.

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

Name David Jacobson, Human Resources Specialist

Telephone 5184572963

Fax (518) 457-4880

Email Address David.Jacobson@OASAS.NY.GOV


Street NYS Office of Addiction Services and Supports

1450 Western Avenue, 4th Floor

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12203


Notes on ApplyingPlease submit a resume and cover letter clearly indicating your qualifications to David.Jacobson@OASAS.NY.GOV. Please be sure to note vacancy ID 115470 in your response.

Please submit a Social Security Number if qualifying experience was gained through a State agency.

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