Management Specialist 3

Grade 27

New York State has approximately 19 positions* in this title statewide. You may view a breakdown of positions by county. This position exists in various agencies statewide. View links to all New York State agencies including agencies that have this title. For more information, New York State employees can contact the Career Mobility Office at (518) 485-6199 or (800) 553-1322. If you are not a current New York State employee, you can use the Department of Civil Service Web site to explore possible employment opportunities.

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Career Ladder

A listing of titles that are most commonly used as steps for upward mobility for this title series. The salary schedule for this career ladder is also available.

  1. Management Specialist Trainee 1

    Similar to Grade 13

  2. Management Specialist Trainee 2

    Similar to Grade 14

  3. Management Specialist 1

    Grade 18

  4. Management Specialist 2

    Grade 23

  5. Management Specialist 3

    Grade 27

  6. Management Specialist 4

    Grade 64

Summary of Job Description

Management Specialist 3 duties include developing and providing staff with audit procedures, guidelines, manuals, training materials and instructions, consistent with State and Federal regulations, to meet the specific requirements of an audit; interprets audit guidelines for staff; interprets Federal and State statutes and regulations as they pertain to the operation of the audit unit; meets with officials of local social services agencies, governmental entities, providers, advocate groups, systems representatives, legal representatives, and others for the purpose of defining agency or office policy and audit procedures; provides technical assistance; supervises subordinate staff performing on-site audits; may determine staffing hours, number, and level of staff required to perform audits and management studies; sets schedules and staffing requirements; prepares correspondence and memoranda to assist and advise on audit progress, problems encountered, and preliminary findings; reviews, edits, and finalizes draft reports of field audits; directs the preparation of the final audit report; manages software development and maintenance of systems; may conduct and oversee technical functions related to data extraction, manipulation and analysis from various legacy systems in support of audit activities, office automation activities including hardware/software inventory, purchase, installation and maintenance; develops and maintains a Statewide system of fraud control processes, coordinates activities with agency level IT staff in support of applications, technical functions and analysis; identifies State and local district expenditures that can be claimed for Federal reimbursement; recovers benefits overpayments; and may testify in administrative hearings and appropriate courts on audit findings and matters involving violations of regulations.

View the classification standard for this title, on the Classification and Compensation webpage.

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Summary of Minimum Qualifications

Please note: qualifications for this position may be subject to change. If substitutions for education and/or experience are allowed, this information would be available on the announcement.

You must take and pass a Civil Service examination in order to be considered for this position.

On or before the date of the examination, the candidate must be a qualified employee of New York State and have had three months of permanent competitive or 55-b/55-c service as a Management Specialist 2, Management Specialist 2 (Spanish Language), Associate Social Services Management Specialist, Data Processing Systems Auditor 1, Associate Medical Facilities Auditor, or Information Systems Auditor 1.

For informational purposes only, click on the examination number(s) listed below to see the current or previous examination(s) that are used to fill this title.


How to Apply

When this examination is scheduled to be held, the announcement can be found on the Department of Civil Service, Examination Announcements web page. If you do not see an examination currently scheduled please check back on a monthly basis or sign up for announcement notification by email so that you will automatically be notified when new examinations are being offered.

Career Mobility

Career mobility is not just limited to the titles in the Career Ladder, above. Additional movement may be achieved through other examinations, additional education and/or work experience or transfer opportunities. For additional information or clarification of transfer determinations, current State employees should contact the Career Mobility Office. Visit ELMS Online to view established open-competitive, promotion, and transition eligible lists. If you are not a current New York State employee, see Employment Opportunities with New York State and find out how to become a New York State employee.

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