Higher Educ Services Program Analyst 3 - Grade 23

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This title exists in Higher Education Services Corp and has approximately 11 positions.

*The number of positions is approximate and represents the number of positions established (both filled and vacant); it is not an indication or reference to position type or duration, or intent to be filled.

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Salary Information for Higher Educ Services Program Analyst Trainee 1
Title Grade Hiring Rate/yr Job Rate/yr
Higher Educ Services Program Analyst Trainee 1 13 $49,363 $63,169
Higher Educ Services Program Analyst Trainee 2 14 $52,198 $66,634
Higher Educ Services Program Analyst 2 18 $65,001 $82,656
Higher Educ Services Program Analyst 3 23 $84,156 $106,454

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Job Duties

As a Higher Education Services Program Analyst, in general, you would assist in the administration of State and federal student financial aid programs (grants, scholarships and guaranteed student loans). You would be assigned to participate in or supervise some or all of the following activities: developing, preparing and editing technical and informational material and publications; preparing and conducting training, workshops and other informational customer service and outreach activities for students and their families, colleges, lending institutions and other organizations; conducting program and compliance reviews; analyzing and interpreting the laws and regulations governing student financial aid programs and communicating the information in written and oral form; responding to requests for information and technical assistance regarding student financial aid; and supervising program operations, including liaison with other organizations and levels of government.

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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.

For qualified employees of New York State on or before the date of the written exam, you must be a qualified employee of the New York State Higher Education Services Corporation and have had three months of permanent competitive or 55-b/55-c service as a Higher Education Services Program Analyst 2 or a Senior Higher Education Services Information Representative.

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.


Please note: qualifications for this position may be subject to change. Job postings on StateJobsNY will contain the most up-to-date qualifications.

How to Apply

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Mobility Options

Career mobility is not just limited to the titles in the Career Ladder, above. Additional movement may be achieved through transfers opportunities or other examinations.

For additional information or clarification of transfer determinations, current State employees should contact the Career Mobility Office at (518) 485-6199 or (800) 553-1322.

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