Capital District YMCA Human Resources (HR) Coordinator

Under the direction of the Vice President of HR, the HR Coordinator is responsible for various administrative functions to support the Human Resources functions and the Administration office of the YMCA.


AAS in Business, Human Resources or related field preferred. High School degree required. Prior HR or administrative experience helpful; Demonstrated computer knowledge of Microsoft Office software; Mathematical aptitude and attention to detail required; Must place a high priority on confidentiality, attention to detail communication and
professional demeanor; Must be able to work cooperatively with management, staff and volunteers at all levels
of the Association; Knowledge of and commitment to the mission of the YMCA and its capacity to build
strong kids, families and communities. The ability to articulate and model YMCA’s four core values of Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibilities are essential.

Pay Range: $12.50 – 14.50 per hour Application deadline: September 5, 2014 Please forward all resumes and applications to:

John J. Hayden, Vice President of Human Resources Capital District YMCA
465 New Karner Road
Albany, NY 12205
Telephone: 518-640-1940
Fax: 518-640-1998

Executive Director – YMCA Troy Family branch

The Capital District YMCA, one of the 35 largest YMCAs in the US is seeking to fill the position of Executive Director at its Troy Family branch. This position administers the business operations and programs of the Troy Family branch of the Capital District YMCA. We are looking for an Executive Director who can create a culture of excellence within the YMCA, guide us into the future, help us support our membership and strengthen our position as the largest membership-based, community service organization in the area. The Troy Family branch has a budget of $1.5 million, a dedicated full-time staff of 18 and part-time staff of 85.

We seek an enthusiastic, well-organized, self-motivated individual capable of developing and providing visionary leadership and mobilizing community resources. Highly motivated volunteers want a dynamic leader capable of assuming a high-visibility role in the community and moving the Branch to the next level. Position requires demonstrated success with operations and fiscal management, membership and program planning and development, annual campaign, staff development, board and volunteer relations, and the development of strong community relationships.

Flexibility and the ability to think analytically and critically, multi-task, work independently, and problem solve are imperative. Relationship building and fundraising skills are critical along with excellent written and verbal communication skills.

This position requires a minimum of 3-5 years in a leadership position, a 4-year degree is preferred, and YMCA Senior Director, Multi-team or Branch Leader Certification. Experience with growing and retaining membership, background in program development and proven record of building community support through fundraising is necessary.
The Troy Family branch is focused on Membership, Wellness, Aquatics, School Age Child Care, Youth and Teen programs & sports, and summer day camp. The branch currently has 4,250 members.

If you have a desire to serve; proven experience in operations management and have what it takes to develop a willing and eager staff, create a compelling vision for the future while maintaining a fiscally sound management approach, this position may be right for you. A strong commitment to the YMCA mission and values is a must.

Salary: $Mid 60’s to low 70’s.

To apply, mail resume and cover letter to:

John J. Hayden, Director of Human Resources
Capital District YMCA
465 New Karner Road
Albany, NY 12205
Apply By Email

Resumes accepted until September 8, 2014.

New York State United Teachers (NYSUT) – Assistant in Educational Services

Department: Research and Educational Services
Category: PSA Category B
Salary: To be determined, commensurate with experience

The NYSUT Research and Educational Services Department is seeking an individual with extensive experience in the education of English language learners (ELL).

Job Responsibilities: Assist with reviewing and analyzing policy, laws, and regulations regarding current educational issues including those related to English language learners, special education, and early childhood education; Provide technical assistance to NYSUT members on issues related to English language learners and early childhood education; Assist NYSUT’s English Language Learners and Early Childhood Committees: prepare committee reports, including recommendations, and prepare materials for committee meetings; Prepare briefing papers, reports, and correspondence on educational issues; Assist in developing and conducting professional development related to ELLs and early childhood education.

Job Qualifications: At least five years experience in the area of programs and services for English language learners; (Preference will be given to candidates with dual language/bilingual program experiences); Experience with statewide organizations related to the education of ELLs and early childhood education; Detailed knowledge of ESEA assessment and accountability systems involving ELLs; Detailed knowledge of New York State’s learning standards especially in the areas of reading and language arts and their application to ELLs; Solid understanding of early childhood education; Strong skills in written and oral communication; Ability to work collaboratively as a team member; Ability to exercise professional judgment in coordinating multiple assignments with varying deadlines in a fast-paced environment; and Solid understanding of union organizations and activities.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume by September 2, 2014 to NYSUT Human Resources via electronic submission.

The Schenectady County Working Group on Girls – Part-time Administrator

The Schenectady County Working Group on Girls (Working Group on Girls of Schenectady) is seeking a part-time administrator to work with a group of dedicated volunteers who provide programs to middle and high school girls in the Schenectady City Schools. The programs are designed to support girls and encourage them to develop healthy relationships, create future visions for their lives and complete school.

The administrator will work with volunteers on the implementation of Girls’ Day Out, Girls’ Circles, Celebration Dinner program, and other events to support girls in the Schenectady City School system. The administrator will work approximately 20 hours per week (more in late summer, fall/early winter, and less in winter/spring/summer). We are seeking someone who is inclusive and friendly, flexible and a team player; understands and supports our mission; has data base management experience, good writing and speaking skills, strong organizational ability, budget experience; and is timely, responsible and attentive to detail. Additional details about the duties of this position are available at WGG’s website.

Interested applicants, please submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references by E-mail no later than August 29, 2014.

The WGGS mission: “Working together to put the spotlight on girls, facilitate programs on their behalf and educate the community about their needs, challenges, opportunities and successes.”

Schenectady County Civil Service Opportunities

Exam Title: Employment And Training Counselor
Exam Number: 61-651
Salary Range: $45,455 – $53,740 (2014)
Last Date For Filing: September 8, 2014
Date Of Examination: October 25, 2014

Exam Title: Support Investigator
Exam Number: 61-654
Salary Range: $32,692 – $38,417 (2014)
Last Date For Filing: September 8, 2014
Date Of Examination: October 25, 2014

City of Schenectady Police Officer Exam

Filing Deadline: September 29, 2014
Exam Date: November 15, 2014
$15.00 Examination Fee

The City of Schenectady Police Department will be holding a Police Officer Exam in November. The results of the examination will be used to establish an eligible list to fill vacancies for the City of Schenectady Police Department as needed.

TO APPLY: Applications will be accepted from September 2nd to September 29th

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION: Must be a high school graduate or possess a GED equivalency and have completed 30 College credit hours (transcript must be included when applying).

EXAMINATION SUBJECTS: The test is divided into four sections. The specific skills tested are applying written information in police situations, memory for facts and information, reading, understanding and interpreting written information and preparing written materials in a police setting.

Please read the announcement poster thoroughly for more information. Download the attached forms to apply.