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NYC Education Analyst
The Mayor’s Office of Management and Budget is the NYC government's chief financial agency. OMB assembles and oversees the budgets that fund the services and activities of ~70 City agencies. The Education task force oversees and manages the budgets of NYC’s Education agencies: the Department of Education (DOE) and the City University of New York (CUNY), with a combined annual budget of more than $38 billion and provide key services to over a million New Yorkers. The primary goal of this project is to provide budget and program analyses, helping clarify decision points impacting the agency’s budget and ability to deliver services effectively to those most in need. The objectives are: 1. Provide budget and policy oversight of Special Education in NYC Public Schools, including researching program areas and funding types to improve decision making and equity. 2. Research all aspects of school level budgeting processes at NYC Public schools, including but not limited to Fair Student Funding, School Allocation Memorandums, and the Panel for Educational Policy. 3. Monitor and forecast expenditure trends in both special education and general education at NYC Public Schools throughout the year. The NYC Vista member will focus on additional, previously unexplored details that will enhance and refine forecasts to help better allocate funds. This VISTA position is a part of the NYC VISTA program, a group of 25+ VISTA members serving in New York City Government agencies supporting their anti-poverty work. The NYC VISTA program is administered by NYC Service, a division of the Office of the Mayor. This position is supervised directly by a city agency staff member and will be a part of the larger NYC VISTA community. For more information about the NYC VISTA program and available positions, please visit
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.

Member Duties : 1. Develop subject matter expertise in Special Education programs and funding that will be used to provide budget recommendations. 2. Research and analyze historical spending, revenue, and program data; quantify and explain the drivers of those trends. This will help ensure funds are allocated correctly and efficiently. 3. Write executive summaries of school budget processes and the rules that constrain them to identify opportunities to improve budget practices for high poverty schools. 4. Analyze budget processes across years and schools to inform and improve decision making. 5. Gather spending data and provide forecast recommendations. 6. Evaluate requests to modify budgets and ensure they are in line with the City’s strategy delivering education services.
Program Benefits : Unlimited Monthly Metro Card ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Living Allowance ,  Training ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Health Coverage* . 
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Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Children/Youth ,  Education . 
Skills :
General Skills ,  Team Work ,  Computers/Technology ,  Education ,  Writing/Editing . 
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NYC Education Analyst

Program Start/End Date
07/31/2023  -   07/30/2024

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations NEW YORK   New York City (inc. Long Island CT NJ NY)  


Accepting Applications
From  04/24/2023  To  06/30/2023 

Contact Aaron Miner
253 Broadway
New York   NY   10007

Listing ID 118433


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