Civilian Employment

Position Information

Application Due By: February 8, 2014
Title: Principal Administrative Analyst - M2 (SG-27)
Location: Division Headquarters - Planning and Research Section
Albany , NY 12226
Albany County
Grade: 27
Employment Type: Full Time
Work Hours: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Work Days: Monday-Friday
Union Representation: Management Confidential
Duties & Responsibilities: Under the general direction of the Major, assigned to Planning and Research, the incumbent is responsible for assisting with the administrative oversight of the Planning Section for the Division of State Police. In this capacity, the incumbent is responsible for the development, implementation, monitoring and maintenance of new initiatives proposed by the Division.


Provide administrative oversight for assignments involving multiple Planning personnel and other sections within the Division. Make assignments to team members ensuring they understand expectations and that the work is completed in a timely and professional manner.

Coordinate projects involving research into complex issues confronting the Division of State Police and new initiatives proposed by the Division. Ensure that findings are properly documented, develop recommendations and coordinate the production of the final report. Participate in the implementation/monitoring phases for new programs as appropriate.

Provide team members with appropriate guidance and offer suggested courses of action.

Review team member's work to insure that it is well organized and clearly written with realistic recommendations identified and developed.

Represent the Section in meetings with other Division Sections, outside agencies and before professional organizations such as the IACP State and Provincial Police Planning Officers Section (SPPPOS) and the International Association of Law Enforcement Planners.

Coordinate responses to email and surveys received through the Division's website, from SPPPOS and inquiries received electronically.

Oversee/coordinate the preparation of grant applications for funding from the federal government and other sources. Insure that grantor requirements are met and that applications are filed within the funding agency's timetable.

Coordinate the Division's response to suggestions submitted through both the New York State Police Suggestion Program and the Department of Civil Service Suggestion Program.

Review research and statistical reports prepared by staff for other executives and senior managers at Division Headquarters as well as those in the field.

Review/prepare documentation in support of awards for which the New York State Police will apply.

Minimum and/or Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to individuals who meet the following qualifications:

Recognized strong organizational skills, as well as superior written and verbal communication skills.

Demonstrated experience in project management and/or research methods.

Demonstrated experience in information analysis with particular emphasis in crime data.

Demonstrated experience in the grant application and management processes.

Minimum Qualifications:

A Master's Degree in Criminal Justice, Public Administration, Public Policy or related field and one year work experience in an analytical work environment.


A Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice, Public Administration, Public Policy or related field and three years of work experience in an analytical work environment.

Additional Comments: Salary - $74,210.00.

This position does not require that the candidate has taken and passed a NYS Civil Service examination, or currently holds a qualifying position within the NYS Civil Service System. This position will be filled through a resume review and interview process.

Resumes will be evaluated to determine whether candidates will proceed to the interview phase of the process.

Contact Information

Contact Name: MaryEllen Tedesco, Assistant Director of Personnel
Contact Address: New York State Police
Building 22
1220 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12226
Contact Phone: 518/457-3840
Contact Fax: 518/485-2293
Additional Instructions: Kindly submit via U.S. Mail or FAX a letter of intent and complete resume.

Web page posted January 29, 2014.