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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 11/23/22

Applications Due12/09/22

Vacancy ID117364

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleProgram Aide - 11017

Occupational CategoryClerical, Secretarial, Office Aide

Salary Grade13

Bargaining UnitASU - Administrative Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $48881 to $59542 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8:30 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Albany

Street Address Wadsworth Center

Empire State Plaza - Biggs Laboratory

City Albany


Zip Code12237

Minimum Qualifications Current New York State employee with one year of permanent or contingent-permanent service as an Administrative Aide (G-13); or one year of permanent or contingent-permanent service in a title allocated to G-11 or above eligible for transfer under Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law.

Preferred Qualifications: Ability to work in a fast-paced environment in a professional manner; manage multiple activities and meet deadlines; have strong organizational and communication skills; and the ability to work independently and as part of a team. The preferred candidate will also have a high level of competence using the following computer programs: Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, Power Point and Access, Visio; Adobe Pro, 0365 and Share Point. Experience with the Statewide Financial System (SFS) and eBudget Applications (B1184s); and experience with State and HRI procurement, travel, and fiscal guidelines.

Duties Description This position is assigned to the Biggs Administration Office. The unit serves as a centralized administrative office providing purchase, contract, fiscal and human resources support to the staff and programs of the Wadsworth Center's Biggs Laboratory. Biggs Administration serves five divisions with over 400 staff. The incumbent will respond to inquiries from program staff regarding procurement regulations, processes, policies, procedures and practices; process procurement and travel requests according to federal, state and agency policies; evaluate and monitor program budgets; assist with database management and other data systems; collect, tabulate, analyze and monitor data; assist in the preparation, review and monitoring of grant funding; assist in staffing exercises, prepare ad hoc reports, conduct on-line research and disseminate findings internally in written reports; as well as other miscellaneous duties as assigned.

Additional Comments Dependent upon the initial assignment or subsequent reassignment of this position satisfactory background checks may be required.

Full-time, contingent-permanent. Transfer candidates may be asked for their social security number to verify eligibility.

Benefits of Working for NYS
Generous benefits package, worth 65% of salary, including:
Holiday & Paid Time Off
• Thirteen (13) paid holidays annually
• Up to Thirteen (13) days of paid vacation leave annually
• Up to Five (5) days of paid personal leave annually
• Up to Thirteen (13) days of paid sick leave annually for PEF/CSEA
• Up to Eight (8) days of paid sick leave annually for M/C
• Up to three (3) days of professional leave annually to participate in professional development

Health Care Benefits
• Eligible employees and dependents can pick from a variety of affordable health insurance programs
• Family dental and vision benefits at no additional cost

Additional Benefits
• New York State Employees’ Retirement System (ERS) Membership
• NYS Deferred Compensation
• Access to NY 529 and NY ABLE College Savings Programs, as well as U.S. Savings Bonds
• Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
• And many more.

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Name Human Resources Management Group, AL/PA/11017

Telephone 518-486-1812

Fax 518-473-3395

Email Address


Street Room 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12237


Notes on ApplyingPlease submit your resume and cover letter, preferably in PDF format, by email to, with Reference AL/PA/11017 included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, AL/PA/11017, Rm 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12237-0012, or by fax to (518) 473-3395. Failure to include the required information may result in your resume not being considered for this position. Resumes will be accepted until December 9, 2022.

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