Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 05/13/22
Applications Due: 05/28/22
Vacancy ID: 104855

Position Information

AgencyChildren & Family Services, Office of

TitleAssociate Director of Human Resources 1

Occupational CategoryAdministrative or General Management

Salary Grade661

Bargaining UnitM/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary RangeFrom $82383 to $104135 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%


Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 6 AM

To 6 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes


County Rensselaer

Street Address Capital View Office Park - Bureau of Personnel

52 Washington Street, North Building

City Rensselaer


Zip Code12144

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications This position is only available to current State employees.

One year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service in this title or in a title eligible for 52.6 transfer.

Preferred Qualifications: Comprehensive knowledge of the principles and practices of personnel administration as practiced under the provisions of the New York State Civil Service Law and Rules and Regulations, knowledge of the State Classification and Compensation plan, and proven ability to provide leadership to an organization. Familiarity with the theories and concepts of process analysis is desired. Understanding of and demonstrated commitment to employee and organizational development is also preferred. Strong oral and written skills, interpersonal skills, and computer automation experience.

This position may be designated 55 b/c and is subject to verification of applicant eligibility.

Duties Description Responsible for the day-to-day management of the Recruitment/Classification and Reasonable Accommodation Units of the Office of Children and Family Services’ Bureau of Personnel.

Act as the agency’s Designated Reasonable Accommodation Officer, to ensure compliance with the New York State Human Rights Law by directing and monitoring the day-to-day efforts of the Reasonable Accommodation section’s staff as they implement the agency’s policy of providing reasonable accommodations to disabled employees and job applicants, and to employees who require accommodations to attend religious services.

Additionally supervise Human Resources Specialists on how to plan, organize, conduct and coordinate personnel activities for the agency.
• Supervise, train and act as a resource for Human Resources Specialists in the performance of staffing and recruitment activities.
• Supervise and train staff in the evaluation and preparation of documentation to (re)classify agency positions.
• Analyze staffing needs for new or expanded agency programs.

Additional duties will be discussed in detail during the interview.

Additional Comments Background Investigation Requirements:

1) All prospective employees will be investigated through a Criminal Background Check (CBC), which includes State and federal Criminal History Record Checks. All convictions must be reported; conviction of a felony or misdemeanor, or any falsified or omitted information on the prospective appointee’s employment application, may bar appointment or result in removal after appointment. Each case will be determined on its own merits, consistent with the applicable provisions of State and federal laws, rules, and regulations. Prospective employees will be fingerprinted in order to obtain a record of their criminal history information, and may be required to pay any necessary fees.

2) All prospective employees will be screened against the Statewide Central Register of Child Abuse and Maltreatment (SCR). Prospective employees will be required to pay any necessary fees.

3) For Division of Juvenile Justice and Opportunities for Youth (DJJOY) prospective appointees will be checked against the Staff Exclusion List (SEL) maintained by the Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs. Prospective employees whose names appear on the SEL as having been found responsible for serious or repeated acts of abuse or neglect will be barred from appointment and may have their names removed from the eligible list(s) for the title(s) if applicable.

Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. OCFS is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. OCFS is committed to ensuring equal opportunity for persons with disabilities and workplace diversity. It is the policy of OCFS to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants and employees with disabilities to enable them to perform the essential functions of the position for which they are applying or for which they are employed. OCFS does not discriminate on the basis of disability in its hiring or employment practices and complies with all regulations promulgated by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission under title I of the ADA.

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

Contact Information

Name New York State Office of Children and Family Services

Telephone 518-473-7936

Fax 518-474-0017

Email Address


Street Bureau of Personnel, MEM

52 Washington Street, 231 North

City Rensselaer

State NY

Zip Code 12144


Notes on ApplyingQualified candidates should e-mail their resume and letter of interest to You MUST include the Vacancy number of the position in the subject line of your email and/or cover letter to ensure receipt of your application. 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.