University at Albany – Action Team Facilitator

The Office of the President invites applications for the position of Action Team Facilitator that will be assigned to support a major public engagement initiative called The Albany Promise. This is a one year term appointment through the University at Albany. The Action Team Facilitator will convene stakeholders around focused outcomes on the cradle to career continuum and work through the continuous improvement process to support collective impact in each of the prioritized areas.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from a college or university accredited by the U.S. Department of Education or an internationally recognized accrediting organization; Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as in a team setting; Experience working in diverse teams and/or in diverse community settings; Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills; Ability to handle confidential matters with discretion; and A minimum of two years of project management experience.

Preferred Qualifications: Proven track record of advancing community-engaged or community-based projects or initiatives; and Experience with data analysis

The partnership has committed to expanding the backbone staff. The job posting for an Action Team Facilitator, including the responsibilities, minimum requirements, and job description, is available online. Applicants must apply online through the website.

New York State Department of Civil Service Examination Announcements

The New York State Department of Civil Service will be offering the following examinations. When filing online applications, be aware there is no technical assistance on weekends, or after 5 PM on weekdays.

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Town of Bethlehem, NY – Utility Service Helper

The Town of Bethlehem, NY – Department of Public Works is seeking candidates with a minimum of one year experience in water distribution and sewer collection systems to work as a Utility Service Helper in our Field Operations Division. Electrical and mechanical experience desired.

Requirements include a valid NYS driver’s license, and must obtain a NYS Class B Commercial Driver’s License with tank and air brake endorsement within 8 months of employment, and maintain CDL license during employment. Must also be able to pass a respiratory clearance test and a respiratory fit test annually.

Benefits include paid vacation, holidays, sick time, full medical and dental insurance, and New York State Retirement Program.

Interested candidates should send their resume, completed employment application, and cover letter by July 24, 2015 to Mary Tremblay-Glassman, Director of Human Resources, 445 Delaware Avenue, Delmar, New York 12054.

NYS Department of Education – Research and Collections Technician (8 positions)

Salary Grade: 14
Bargaining Unit: PS&T – Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)
Salary Range: From $41,993 to $53,606 Annually
Employment Type: Full-Time
Appointment Type: Permanent
Jurisdictional Class: Non-competitive Class
Schedule: Mon-Fri/37.5 hours weekly/9 AM to 5 PM
Location: Office of Cultural Education, New York State Museum, Albany, NY 12230

Qualifications: A Bachelor’s Degree in or one that includes or is supplemented by 18 semester credit hours in archeology, anthropology, history or in one of the natural sciences (biology, zoology, geology) and one year of experience in assisting in scientific or historical research in the field or in artifact/specimen care and maintenance in a laboratory or museum.

Duties Description: The New York State Museum is seeking to fill eight Research and Collections Technician positions to be assigned to the Division of Research & Collections and to the History Unit. Job duties may include: Serve as crew/crew chief for projects; Identify and catalogue individual artifacts, objects or oral histories; Enter catalog and related data into electronic databases; Conduct background research and assist in writing project reports; Photograph objects and scanning of documents, incorporate images into electronic databases; Assist Director and other program staff with exhibits, public programs, tours, researcher visits and requests, and other educational/research activities; Process specimens in the collection, including cleaning, organizing, labeling, rehousing, and incorporating into Museum storage, using NYSM standard practices; Assist with laboratory and/or field research; or Advise the Chief Curator (History), Senior Historian, or Museum Scientist on appropriate collections matters.

Application: Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest by July 30, 2015 via E-mail. Please include the Box number (OCE-910) in the subject line of your email to ensure receipt of your application.

New York State Division of State Police – Program Research Specialist 2

Salary Grade: 18
Bargaining Unit: PS&T – Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)
Salary Range: Starting Salary is $52,293.00.
Employment Type: Full-Time
Appointment Type: Permanent
Jurisdictional Class: Non-competitive Class
Schedule: Variable/37.5 hours weekly/8 AM to 4 PM
Location: Division Headquarters – New York State Intelligence Center (NYSIC), Albany, NY 12226

Minimum Qualifications: For a detailed description of the Minimum Qualifications, please refer to our website.

Duties Description: For a detailed description of the Duties Description, please refer to our website.

Resumes will be evaluated to determine whether candidates will proceed to the interview phase of the process.

This position does not require that the candidate have taken and passed a NYS Civil Service examination, or currently hold a qualifying position within the NYS Civil Service System.

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

Notes on Applying: Kindly submit via U.S. Mail or FAX a letter of intent and complete resume to: MaryEllen Tedesco, Assistant Director of Personnel, 1220 Washington Avenue, Building 22, Albany, NY 12226

NYS Office for People with Developmental Disabilities – Affirmative Action Administrator 3

Bargaining Unit: M/C – Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)
Salary Range: From $69617 to $87998 Annually
Employment Type: Full-Time
Appointment Type: Permanent
Jurisdictional Class: Non-competitive Class
Travel Percentage: 50%
Schedule: Mon-Fri/40 hours weekly/9 AM to 5 PM

Location: To Be Determined – NYS OPWDD, Workforce and Talent Management, New York City Metropolitan Area and Long Island, NYC, NY 10461

Minimum Qualifications: A Bachelor’s Degree and four years of experience in the field of equal employment opportunity, human rights, or affirmative action. Qualifying experience includes experience with community service organizations concerned with affirmative action, equal employment opportunity, civil rights or similar programs; and/or experience in Investigations or labor relations related to affirmative action. At least one year of this experience must have been at a management or supervisory level. Two additional years of such experience may be substituted for a Bachelor’s degree. A Master’s degree in a relevant field may be substituted for one year of general experience, and a Juris Doctor degree for two. The successful candidate must possess excellent organizational and writing skills

Duties Description: The Affirmative Action Administrator 3, reporting to the Director of Diversity Management, provides expertise in maintaining a workplace that is inclusive, respectful and free from discrimination, intolerance, harassment and retaliation. This position will help implement and monitor affirmative action and equal employment opportunity programs, including requests for religious and reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act and other applicable laws or regulations. The responsibilities of this position include: Investigate affirmative action, discrimination and sexual harassment complaints made by or against OPWDD employees. Review and analyze requests for religious and reasonable accommodation. Draft findings and review documentation related to investigations. Prepare administrative reports. Draft policy statements about the program for OPWDD executive staff. Effectively communicate with all levels of employees at OPWDD. Be familiar with existing and revised laws, rules, regulations and policies governing the program and help to assure that OPWDD comply with them. Maintain liaison with other state agencies and authorities relative to EEO and affirmative action issues. Direct and conduct meetings for OPWDD employees and others about EEO and affirmative action programs. Other related duties as assigned.

Additional Comments: Preference will be given to OPWDD employees impacted by closures. If you are being impacted by closure, please indicate this on your resume/cover letter.

A writing sample must be submitted upon request from OPWDD.

Contact Information: Jody Norfleet, Telephone: 518-473-9689, E-mail

Submit cover letter and résumé by July 21, 2015. Please reference the above EOA # 2015-120 in all correspondence.

NYS Office of Children & Family Services – Youth Division Aide 4 (Hourly)

Bargaining Unit: APSU-Agency Police Services Unit (PBA of NYS)
Salary Range: From $21.56 to $21.56 Hourly
Employment Type: Full-Time
Appointment Type: Temporary
Jurisdictional Class: Non-competitive Class
Schedule: Variable/40 hours week/12 AM to 11:30 PM
Location: Columbia County – Brookwood Secure Center, 419 County Route 29, Claverack, NY 12513

Minimum Qualifications: Two years full-time experience in the care and programming of youth under 21 years of age; OR two years of full-time experience in the care, programming and/or secure custody of residential clients in a health care, mental hygiene or correctional institutional setting; OR an Associate’s degree AND six months experience as described above; OR a Bachelor’s degree; OR a satisfactory equivalent combination of the above education and experience requirements; OR a high school graduation or equivalency diploma AND one year of experience. Additionally, all candidates must meet physical and medical standards established for this title, as determined by a strength and agility test and medical examination.

Satisfactory completion of the probation period must include possession of a valid motor vehicle operator’s license and the ability to operate a motor vehicle legally in New York State.

Duties Description: Establish a relationship of confidence and trust, supervise and guide youth under their supervision. Create a safe, healthy and therapeutic living environment that supports the acquisition and utilization of pro-social skills for youth under their care. Develop youths’ positive attitudes towards personal hygiene, appearance, manners, work and study habits. Attend case conferences, community and staff meetings. Establish rapport and attempt to allay anxieties and tensions. Supervise and/or assist youth during various work assignments. Assist in establishing and maintaining relationships with youths’ families. Youth Division Aides are required to attend training in approved Office of Children and Family Services restraint techniques two times a year (4 hours each). Additional duties will be discussed in detail during the interview.

Additional Comments: Please specify in your cover letter and/or resume how you meet the minimum qualifications (as described above) when responding to this posting. For example, you should provide specific date ranges for qualifying experience, qualifying education or certifications, or the age range of individuals served. Non-specific submissions may disqualify you from further consideration if the information you provide does not meet the minimum qualifications.

Qualified Veterans may be eligible for an on-the-job stipend from the Veteran’s Administration, as the training program for this position is an approved program for GI Bill On-The-Job Training Benefits.

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

Notes on Applying: Qualified candidates should send a resume and cover letter giving the Title, Location, and EOA Number of the position being applied for. Please provide your email address and your work, home and cell phone numbers. In order to qualify you for the position when you have current or prior New York State employment, you may be contacted by OCFS Personnel for your social security number to confirm your employment history.

Contact Information: New York State Office of Children and Family Services, Bureau of Personnel, EOA #15-156 TEM, 52 Washington Street, 231 North, Rensselaer, NY 12144.