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Position TitleJob NumberJob DescriptionPay Scale
Case Manager/Financial Aide Specialist - ProvisionalJP5287

Position: Case Manager/Financial Aide Specialist - Provisional

Division: Workforce Development and Community Learning

Supervisor: Principal for CTE/Workforce Development and Community Learning

Provisional Appointment: The successful candidate will be hired pending the appropriate examination and results. Permanent appointment requires successful competitive testing and placement, thru the Civil Service examination process.

Distinguishing Features of the Class: The work involves assisting with the intake procedures for GED students, communicating workforce development and community learning with program participants and reviewing financial aid opportunities available for those students. The incumbent will be required to attend trainings by the NYS Department of Education and stay current with their credentials as a Financial Aid Specialist. The work is performed under the administrative direction of the Principal for Career and Technical Education/Workforce Development and Community Learning Office. A CASE Manager/Financial Aide Specialist Does related work as required.

Typical Work Activities:

  • Complete intake procedures with all students attending GED Test Prep programs based on NYSED requirements.
  • Perform periodic check-ins with High School Equivalency (HSE) students to assess any challenges they are facing attending classes and offer solution (transportation, other class times/locations, etc.
  • Perform exit interviews with GED participants and help the students with planning for the future.
  • Work with adult students in person, classroom settings and via phone and email
  • Communicate job opportunities to students periodically during the program but especially near the end of the program.
  • For longer programs (e.g. Adult CTE, Dental Assisting), perform periodic check-ins with each individual student to discuss the program and any challenges they are experiencing and help find solutions to those challenges.
  • Meet with students to discuss Financial Aid and other funding opportunities.
  • Assist students with completing the required information to submit for financial aid.
  • Provide the Business Office the information they need to drawdown financial aid for each student.
  • Complete required paperwork for student drops or additional funding as needed.
  • Attend required trainings for Case Manager and similar programs and stay current with credentials as a Financial Aide Specialist.
  • Assist with the compilation of data for the annual reporting for adult students.

Full Performance Knowledges, Skills, abilities, and Personal Characteristics: The individual must have strong written and verbal communication skills, must have a willingness to learn, must be able to get along with people and must have a customer service mindset.

Keyboard SpecialistJP5292

PosItion: Keyboard Specialist 

Location: CTE Center Olean

Division:  Career and Technical Education

Supervisor: Building Principal

Please Note: Only individuals who have received a canvassing letter or phone call, or who are presently employed in a comparable Civil Service title, should apply for this position.

Description:  This position involves responsibility for the performance of standardized clerical tasks and the full-time or substantial part-time operation of equipment requiring the manipulating of an alphanumeric keyboard to produce printed copy. Specific duties vary with the needs of the department. Supervisors are available for consultation concerning new or difficult assignments. Work is reviewed by immediate observation, checking completed work, periodic or spot checks, cross-checking or other steps in the clerical process. Supervision over the work of others is not a responsibility of employees in this class. A Keyboard Specialist does related work as required


  • Receives and organizes work to be typed determining document format;
  • Types correspondence, documents, records and other written material in final or draft form using handwritten, rough drafts, marked copy, oral recordings or data from various equipment as the source material;
  • Proofreads and corrects work producing accurate, clean and complete typed copy;
  • Makes arithmetical computations, compiles and types simple statistical reports;
  • Prepares, stores and retrieves lists and documents;
  • Answers telephone and gives out routine information or relieves at switchboard;
  • Updates and stores department forms on word processor;
  • Orders office supplies and maintains inventory of supplies and equipment;
  • Sorts, date stamps and distributes mail and packages;
  • Performs routine equipment maintenance tasks;
  • Serves as receptionist and greets clients and/or visitors;
  • Maintains alphabetic, numeric and/or chronological files of correspondence, documents and materials by coding and filing new material, searching for requested material and periodically purging obsolete material;
  • Schedules meetings and appointments;
  • May collect fees and account for monies received;
  • May prepare and maintain time records and payroll data

Minimum Starting Salary:  $29,689 per year



The Cattaraugus-Allegany-Erie-Wyoming Board of Cooperative Educational Services does not discriminate on the basis of an individual’s actual or perceived race, color, religion, creed, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship status, age, marital status, partnership status, disability, predisposing genetic characteristics, sexual orientation, gender (sex), military status, veteran status, domestic violence victim status or political identity, gender expression, and religious practices or any other basis prohibited by New York State and/or federal non-discrimination laws in employment or its programs and activities. The District provides equal access to community and youth organizations. Inquiries regarding the District’s non-discrimination policies should be directed to: Non-Discrimination / Anti-Harassment