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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 04/10/24

Applications Due06/28/24

Vacancy ID155899


AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleStudent Assistant - 07037, 32386

Occupational CategoryClerical, Secretarial, Office Aide

Salary GradeHourly

Bargaining UnitPS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary RangeFrom $16.02 to $19.94 Hourly

Employment Type Part-Time

Part-time Percent 50%

Appointment Type Temporary

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 20


From 8 AM

To 4 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address Office of Public Health

Empire State Plaza

City Albany


Zip Code12237

Minimum Qualifications Candidates must be a matriculated undergraduate or graduate college student. Documentation of current matriculation and enrollment in the current semester must be submitted with your resume.

Preferred Qualifications: PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• College or graduate student interested in exploring a career in public health administration
• Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
• Ability to work on multiple projects with various staff, prioritize assignments and meet deadlines
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team
• Ability to problem solve effectively
• Flexible and responsive
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Proficient with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint) and other computer programs as needed

Duties Description The Department of Health is seeking individuals to work in one of a variety of administrative areas including: finance, public outreach and education, and/or operations in a public health program. Depending on assignment, tasks may include, but are not limited to:

• Support research projects, develop written documents and contribute to shaping programs that advance health equity
• Prepare documents and reports, including correspondence to various stakeholders
• Design queries and reports using various software programs
• Collect data
• Conduct data analysis
• Develop statistical summary reports on identified performance indicators
• Create, build and maintain databases
• Update spreadsheets
• Respond to inquiries via email, mail and phone
• Work with various systems to intake and track data
• Assist with special projects
• Other duties as assigned

Additional Comments Temporary, part-time, non-competitive. Salary determined by academic level. Hours worked and schedule are flexible and dependent upon assignment. Must maintain matriculated student status to retain employment.

• Accounting/Auditing
• Business Administration
• Advertising, Marketing, Media & PR
• Customer Service/Technical Support
• Contract Management/Grants
• Data Analytics
• Finance/Budget
• Healthcare Administration
• Health Records Management/Conversion
• Information Technology
• Operations
• Project Management
• Research/Writing/Editing
• Training

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Elizabeth Rivera

Telephone 518-474-4542

Fax (518) 473-3395

Email Address


Street Room 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12237


Notes on ApplyingPlease submit your resume and cover letter, preferably in PDF format, by email to, with Reference code ER/SA/07037-32386/OPH included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, ER/SA/07037-32386/OPH, Rm 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12237-0012, or by fax to (518) 473-3395. Failure to include the required information may result in your resume not being considered for this position.

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