New York State has approximately 57 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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There is currently no Career Ladder information available for this title.
As an Institution Steward, at the Department of Corrections and Community Supervision, you would plan and direct the general business activities at a correctional facility and supervise the work of the business office. You would monitor the facility's appropriations, payroll, supervise purchasing and receiving activities, and in some facilities oversee personnel activities. You would also maintain full responsibility for the fiscal operations of the facility Commissary, Inmate Accounts, and in some facilities, Employee Mess (or similar dining room service).
As an Institution Steward, at the New York State Education Department, under the general direction of the Superintendents of the New York State School for the Blind and the New York State School for the Deaf, you would assist in the oversight and direction of the schools as it relates to their fiscal, business management, and administrative operations. The Institution Steward serves as an active member of School Leadership Teams and advises and trains staff on business, fiscal, and administrative matters.
View the classification standard for this title, on the Classification and Compensation webpage.
The NYS Title and Salary Plan provides additional information regarding other titles. If there is a classification standard available there will be a link under the column labeled STD. NO. If no link is available there is no classification standard available at this time for that title.
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 to be considered for appointment to this position. There are two examinations used to fill this position. Please note: New York State employees may qualify for both.
For employees of New York State: On or before the date of the examination, you must be a qualified employee of the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision and have had permanent competitive or 55-b/55-c service as follows:
Either 1. three months as a Calculations Clerk 5, Correctional Services Internal Auditor 2, Head Account Clerk, Payroll Examiner 3, Purchasing Agent, Senior Accountant, or Senior Budgeting Analyst;
Or 2. one year as an Assistant Purchasing Agent, Office Assistant 3 (Calculations), Payroll Examiner 2, or Principal Account Clerk.
For all other candidates: On or before the date of the examination, you must have:
Either 1. a bachelor's degree in accounting, business administration, business management, economics, marketing, or public administration AND three years of experience in the administration of a business office or program with primary responsibility for all of the following areas: budgeting, personnel, and purchasing. This experience may be in one position or a combination of positions;
Or 2. a master's degree in accounting, business administration, business management, economics, marketing, or public administration AND two years of experience in the administration of a business office or a program with primary responsibility for all of the following areas: budgeting, personnel, and purchasing. This experience may be in one position or a combination of positions.
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.26-705 38-473
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 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.