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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 Fiscal Analysis and Research Unit (FARU).  FARU’s mission is to provide quality policy analysis, research, assistance and data products to educators, policymakers and the general public. Duties of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Analyze school district trends in revenues, expenditures, student counts and wealth measures;
  • Check data tables for accuracy and perform validation and quality checks on fiscal data to resolve problems;
  • Conduct fiscal data analyses and prepare reports, as needed;
  • Develop responses to data requests;
  • Assist in modeling and analyzing school aid proposals and formulas;
  • Assist in the production of research publications regarding issues in school finance; 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, 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.

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 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 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 $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. 

All SED employees must be vaccinated against COVID-19 or submit to mandatory weekly testing for COVID-19.

* Leads to a maximum salary of $76,387 based on annual performance advances.

Application: 

Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest by December 13, 2021 to OMSJOBS@nysed.gov (email submissions are preferred). You must include the Box number (CFO-488/04126) 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: 
$60,069
Box #: 
CFO-488/04126
Deadline Date: 
Monday, December 13, 2021
Email Address: 
Office: 
Office of the Chief Financial Officer

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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