Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 04/28/22
Applications Due: 07/21/22
Vacancy ID: 103850

Position Information

AgencyDASNY - Dormitory Authority of the State of New York

TitleAdmin. Asst., Construction Services Specialist- Orangeburg, NY or SUNY New Paltz

Occupational CategoryClerical, Secretarial, Office Aide

Salary GradeNS

Bargaining UnitASU - Administrative Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $44015 to $58639 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Unclassified Service

Travel Percentage 0%


Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No


County Rockland

Street Address Rockland PC | Orangeburg, NY or

SUNY New Paltz | New Paltz, NY

City Orangeburg


Zip Code10962

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications Minimum Qualifications

Associate’s degree plus three years relevant experience or a High School diploma or equivalent plus four years of DASNY relevant experience or five years of relevant experience. Must possess a valid driver’s license.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Business Administration, Construction Technology or related field plus one year relevant experience. Experience with JD Edwards and Contract Manager preferred. Must possess a valid driver’s license.

Essential Skills

Basic knowledge of the construction process.

Excellent oral and written communications skills.

Demonstrated analytical skills.

Strong interpersonal skills.

Proficiency in PC applications such as Outlook, Excel, Word and Access.

Demonstrated ability to work independently and exercise sound judgment.

Duties Description Primary Purpose

The Construction Services Specialist works with various financial and construction systems/applications to assist DASNY personnel and clients in the management of project related data.

Essential Functions

Manage project financial and non-financial information in the systems critical to successful client and management reporting.

Manage, prioritize and/or perform clerical and administrative workload; assign and monitor completion of work.

Review and/or approve documents, reports and other tasks and assignments performed by clerical staff.

Develop, prepare and maintain various reports, documents, spreadsheets, databases, logs and charts of moderate complexity requiring use of intermediate and advanced computer application skills.

Analyze data, detect and correct problems in the financial management and project management systems to insure data integrity within and between systems.

Process various project specific activities in the financial and project management systems including, but not limited to, project set-up requests, budget changes and reallocations, contract amendments and change orders. Working with financial and project management systems and DASNY personnel, analyze project and contract eligibility for close-out.

Coordinate, facilitate and administer project close-out process.

Manage client access to the Project Status Report and other reports on DASNY's Extranet, and establish channels of communication with DASNY's external clients for this purpose.

Conduct project site visits; provide project administration and support to onsite project management at various field sites for extended periods of time.

Train internal and external systems users.

Recommend and develop improvements to unit processes, documents and forms.

Assist in monitoring the unit budget, prepare payment documentation and purchase order requisitions.

Assist in the development, testing and implementation of computerized systems applications

Research information, prepare moderately difficult analysis and present findings.

Confer and/or correspond with internal and external parties to assure proper completion forms, documents and other materials in accordance with applicable requirements, identify and describe potential problems or delays encountered and relay relevant information to unit manager/supervisor

Other Duties and Responsibilities

Manage e-mail distribution lists for internal and external users of Contract Manager, PSR and other reports.

May train and evaluate employees.

Assist with the documentation and implementation of procedures.

Assist with internal controls implementation, review and testing.

Undertake special assignments as directed.

Must maintain regular attendance in accordance with DASNY attendance and leave policies.

Must adhere to the NYS Information Security Policy Standards established and issued by the Office of Cyber Security and Critical Infrastructure Coordination. (Standards can be found on the Intranet).


Supervision of employees may be required.

Physical/Mental/Visual Demands

Frequent travel is required using public transportation, DASNY vehicle, rental vehicle or personal vehicle. This travel may include weekly travel and occasional extended overnight stays at public accommodations and related establishments. Overtime or extended work hours may be required.

Work Environment

Standard office environment, including the use of one or more of the following: PC, telephone, fax machine, printer, copier, scanner, electronic stapler/hole punch/date stamp, shredder.

Additional Comments DASNY provides financing and construction services to public and private universities, not-for-profit healthcare facilities, and other institutions which serve the public good.

We offer a comprehensive benefits plan, which includes:

• Choice of several health insurance plans
• Dental & vision insurance
• Membership in the NYS Retirement System
• Deferred Compensation Investment Plan
• 13 vacation days per year
• 13 sick days per year
• 5 days of personal leave per year
• 12 paid holidays per year
• Tuition reimbursement
• Training & development opportunities

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

Contact Information

Name Tamika Dunnaway



Email Address


Street 515 Broadway

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12207


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DASNY is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to excellence and diversity.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.