Research Scientist 1, NYS Office of Alcoholism & Substance Abuse Services

Posted: 05/10/18 | SHARE:


The primary function of this position is to provide data analysis and reporting support to OASAS staff and other State and Local government agencies.  Duties include conducting analyses of the OASAS Client Data System and Provider Directory System; using SAS and/or SPSS in the analysis and management of large datasets; conducting geographical information systems (GIS) analyses and data management using ArcGIS, and providing analytical support to projects such as Opioid Quarterly Reports, Open NY, and state and local planning.



Minimum Qualifications:

Permanent status as Research Scientist 1, G-18 and interested in reassignment; OR possess a Bachelor’s degree and two years of professional research experience in the appropriate field, OR a Master’s degree in the appropriate field and one year of professional research experience in that field.

Preferred Qualifications: 

Experience using SAS or SPSS and experience with ArcGIS.

Additional Information:

Salary: $56,604 Hiring Rate - $71,980 Job Rate

Hours/Pass Days: 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM with Sat/Sun Pass Days

Location: Division of Outcome Management & System Information (OMSI), 1450 Western Ave, Albany, NY  12203

The New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  Women, minority group members, disabled persons and Vietnam era veterans are encouraged to apply.  Upon request, reasonable accommodations will be provided for the disabled.

In compliance with Public Law 99-603, candidates selected for appointment must provide an original copy of documentation proving citizenship and/or legal right to work within 3 days of effective date of employment.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation.  If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at    

To Apply:

SUBMIT RESUME/LETTER OF INTEREST BY:  5/17/18 To: Tracy Milanese, Human Resources Specialist 2,

NYS Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services, 1450 Western Avenue, Albany, NY  12203 Phone: 518-457-2963, Fax: 518-457-4880         

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