New York State Police

Civilian Employment

Position Information

Application Due By: October 10, 2019
Title:Program Research Specialist 2
Location:New York State Intelligence Center (NYSIC)
Albany, NY 12226
Albany County
Employment Type:Full Time
Work Days: Various
Union Representation:PS&T
Duties & Responsibilities:The New York State Intelligence Center (NYSIC) serves as a central repository for numerous intelligence databases currently being used by the New York State Police and other local law enforcement agencies across the State. The NYSIC is a twenty-four hour, seven-day a week operation which will entail working all shifts with varying pass days, including HOLIDAYS AND WEEKENDS. The goals of this facility are to provide for "one stop shopping" for criminal intelligence data that is currently stored in a multitude of automated files, improve and strengthen the NYSIC's intelligence program, and protect the state against future terrorist attacks.

The Program Research Specialist 2 will need to possess the following technical knowledge/skills:

Knowledge of the principles, concepts and methodologies of work in the intelligence field that enables the collection, analysis and dissemination of relevant intelligence information.

Ability to apply analysis to raw information to communicate trends and patterns.

Knowledge in compiling statistics and construction of charts/graphs to correlate with analytical finds.

Understanding of the information contained within and capabilities of relevant databases, and to effectively request and/or retrieve information from the various systems.

Analytical ability to apply advanced techniques to problem solving aspects of work and to make decisions concerning proper approaches for resolution of complex problems.

Ability to deal with counterparts in other law enforcement organizations and intelligence units for the purpose of gathering and sharing information.

Ability to communicate orally and in writing to report the results of research efforts and analytical findings.

Demonstrated skill with various Microsoft applications including Access, Excel, Word & Powerpoint.


Perform research and analytical functions in support of NYSIC initiatives.

Identify relevant data sources, extract and validate relevant data and assemble that information into written communication.

Assemble, collate, analyze and interpret incoming reports, available intelligence and investigative information.

Compose descriptive analytical intelligence reports through analytical techniques and methods to identify links, trends and patterns in intelligence, operational and investigative activities.

Monitor internal database systems and recommend additions and/or modifications.

Establish and maintain contacts with counterparts in other law enforcement organizations and intelligence units for securing, validating and disseminating information.
Minimum and/or Preferred Qualifications:A Bachelor's Degree from a recognized college or university, and at least two (2) years' experience in intelligence research or a related field.


Four years of experience in intelligence research or a related field.


Must be available to work all shifts, including HOLIDAYS and WEEKENDS.
Additional Comments:Starting Salary: $56,604.00.

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

Contact Information

Contact Name:Ms. MaryEllen Tedesco
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 September 19, 2019