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Education Finance Specialist 1, Grade 18 (PEF)

Education Finance Specialist Trainee 1, NS (Equated to SG-13)

The New York State Education Department is seeking candidates for an Education Finance Specialist 1 position in the Office of the Director of Operations. The incumbent of this position will report to the Director of Operations and will assist with human resources and fiscal support for the following Office of Management Services (OMS) Offices: Executive, Office of Counsel, Office of the Chief Financial Officer, and Office of Performance Improvement and Management Services.  Duties of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Assist with the recruitment and hiring process for OMS, including providing assistance and direction to Program Offices;
  • Assist with the development of OMS procedures associated with various operations, both personnel and fiscal related;
  • Assist with the review and processing of OMS procurements, with a concentration on procurements for the office of Information Technology Services (ITS);
  • Track expenditures and prepare budget reports for senior management;
  • Assist with the preparation of the annual OMS base budget;
  • Assist with assembling data supporting the annual ITS Cost Allocation Process; and
  • Perform other duties, as assigned.
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 or the Professional Career Opportunities (PCO) 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.

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 55 b/c service in a title SG-11 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 70.4 Transfer to Education Finance Specialist Trainee 1: Candidates may be eligible for nomination for Section 70.4 transfer to Education Finance Specialist Trainee 1 if they possess a bachelor’s degree AND have 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.

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

Conditions of Employment: 

This will be a contingent permanent appointment.  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 and/or work experience will be required at the time of interview for all candidates. Filling of this position is contingent upon Division of the Budget approval.

This position may be filled as a traineeship. The salary above applies to candidates appointed to Education Finance Specialist 1, SG-18.  The hiring rate for candidates appointed to Education Finance Specialist Trainee 1 starts at $42,986 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 $71,980 based on annual performance advances.

Application: 

Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest by August 6, 2021 to OMSJOBS@nysed.gov (email submissions are preferred). You must include the Box number (EXEC-76/00360) of the position in the subject line of your email and cover letter to ensure receipt of your application. In order to qualify for the position when you have current or prior New York State employment, you may be contacted by SED Personnel for your social security number to confirm your State employment history.

Location: 
Albany
Grade Level: 
Grade 18
Negotiating Unit: 
PEF
Salary: 
$56,604
Box #: 
EXEC-76/00360
Deadline Date: 
Friday, August 6, 2021
Email Address: 
Office: 
Executive

Office Information

Office of Human Resources Management
NYS Education Department
89 Washington Avenue, Room 528 EB
Albany, NY 12234
Fax (518) 486-5631

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