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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 11/02/17

Applications Due11/16/17

Vacancy ID44976

AgencyLabor, Department of

TitleStudent Assistant (Hourly) - Albany

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary GradeHourly

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

Salary RangeFrom $21.34 to $21.34 Hourly

Employment Type Part-Time

Part-time Percent 40%

Appointment Type Temporary

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Variable

Hours Per Week 15


From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address NYS Department of Labor

State Office Campus, Building 12,

City Albany


Zip Code12240

Minimum Qualifications Must be matriculated in a post-secondary institution and enrolled or have completed coursework in Economics, Statistics, Mathematics or Computer Science and maintained a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Transcripts showing the name of your college or university, current academic status, coursework and GPA are required for appointment.

Duties Description You will cross match historical unemployment insurance claims information from the Department’s Data Warehouse with data elements used by a contractor hired to provide a predictive model to detect unemployment insurance fraud. You will test the accuracy of the scores assigned by the predictive model; draw conclusions based on the analysis of the cross match; present findings to supervisors; gather findings and feedback from subject matter experts; and analyze the subject matter experts’ input to provide recommendations and suggestions to modify the predictive model to make it more effective.

Additional Comments Student Assistant will work 15 hours per week at the hourly rate of $21.34.

Accepting 55b/55c Candidates. Please provide a copy of your 55b/55c letter when applying.

Weekly work schedule will be discussed during the interview.

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

Name Lin Arbab

Telephone 518 457-1020

Fax 518 485-9495

Email Address


Street State Office Campus - Personnel

Building 12, Room 561

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12240


Notes on ApplyingTo be considered for this position, interested applicants should e-mail a cover letter and resume in Microsoft Word or PDF format to Please include the title, location and vacancy ID #44976 you are applying for in the subject line of your e-mail. Failure to do so may result in the delay of processing your application. In order to qualify you for the position, when you have current or prior New York State employment, you may be contacted by the NYSDOL Personnel Bureau for your social security number to confirm your employment history.

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