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NY - BUDGET FELLOW 21-29

  • 1.  NY - BUDGET FELLOW 21-29

    Posted 14 days ago
    Edited by Brukie Gashaw 14 days ago

    NYS DIVISION OF THE BUDGET

    BUDGET FELLOW VACANCY

    Public Protection Unit

    Vacancy Notice #21-29

    Office of Indigent Legal Services and the Judiciary

    DIVISION OVERVIEW:

    For more than 80 years, the New York State Division of the Budget has been the primary fiscal advisor to the Governor, developing, negotiating and implementing one of the largest government budgets in the country.  Encompassing criminal justice, economic development, education, energy, environment, healthcare, homeland security, housing, human services, mental health, transportation, and other public policy areas, work at the Division of the Budget is high-impact public service.  The Division is synonymous with challenge, opportunity, responsibility, and quality. 

    We are located in Albany, which has grown over the past four centuries from a small Dutch settlement on the Hudson River to New York State's capital city in the heart of burgeoning Tech Valley. The State Capitol– the historic centerpiece of New York State – is home to the Budget Division.

    The Division's budget examination staff must be able to demonstrate clear thinking, strong writing, and insightful analysis, all in a fast-paced environment.   In developing, negotiating, and implementing the annual Executive Budget, budget examiners:

    • Analyze State agency fiscal operations.
    • Develop budgetary and policy recommendations.
    • Evaluate proposed legislation.
    • Negotiate with legislative staff.
    • Monitor revenue and expenditures.
    • Manage Federal, state and local government relations.

     POSITION OVERVIEW:

    This position has primary responsibility for all aspects of budgeting for the Office of Indigent Legal Services (ILS) and the Judiciary. This position will offer the successful candidate experience in a broad range of issues.

    Responsibilities of the Budget Fellow on the Office of Indigent Legal Service the Judiciary Team would include, but are not limited to:

    • participating in the development and implementation of initiatives, including the statewide expansion of caseload relief, counsel at arraignment and initiatives to improve the quality of indigent defense provision;
    • monitoring and analyzing revenue and spending;
    • planning for capital projects and financing for New York State Office of Court Administration (OCA) initiatives;
    • reviewing and analyzing the Judiciary's yearly budget submission for impacts on current financial plan assumptions;
    • participating in the development and implementation of policy initiatives; and
    • collaborate with other examiners and agencies on broader criminal justice topics, budgetary and policy matters. 

    QUALIFICATIONS & SALARY:

    When filling budget examination positions, the Division looks for candidates who have excellent analytical and problem-solving skills as well as outstanding written and oral communication abilities.  College graduates new to New York State government may apply to join our ranks as Budget Fellows.  Experienced New York State government staff may be eligible for our Budget Examiner title series.

    Budget Fellow I: $49,835. A Bachelor's degree. Advances to Budget Fellow II after one (1) year of satisfactory service.

    Budget Fellow II: $54,570. A Master's degree in public administration, economics, business administration, public policy, public affairs or a closely related administrative or managerial field; or, a Bachelor's degree and two (2) years of professional work experience including one (1) year in a directly-related policy area or one (1) year in public administration. Advances to Budget Fellow III after one year of satisfactory service.

    Budget Fellow III:  $59,038. A Doctoral degree as specified for a Budget Fellow II; or a Master's degree as specified for Budget Fellow II and one (1) year of professional budgeting experience within a governmental jurisdiction; or, a Master's degree in any field and two (2) years of professional work experience including one (1) year in a directly-related policy area or in public administration; or, a Bachelor's degree and four (4) years of professional work experience including one (1) year in a directly-related policy area or in public administration. Eligible for annual salary increases based on performance.

    Experienced New York State government staff may be eligible for our Budget Examiner title series.

    HOW TO APPLY:     

    To be considered for this or future positions with the Budget Division, please complete the Online Employment Application. Applications are held in the Division's resume database for six months, after which candidates may reapply to be considered for future opportunities. When applying, please select "NASBO" in the "How did you hear?" section.

    If you require assistance in applying for employment with the New York State Division of the Budget, or if you have any questions about working for the Division, please contact personnel@budget.ny.gov. 

    Contact Info:

    Human Resources Office
    NYS Division of the Budget
    State Capitol
    Albany, NY 12224
    personnel@budget.ny.gov



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    Mary Groves
    Administrative Specialist Trainee 1
    New York State Division of the Budget
    Albany NY
    518-474-9619
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