Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 05/16/22
Applications Due: 06/03/22
Vacancy ID: 104955

Position Information

AgencyPeople With Developmental Disabilities, Office for

TitleDirector Human Resources 3

Occupational CategoryAdministrative or General Management

Salary Grade663

Bargaining UnitM/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary RangeFrom $101403 to $128142 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 40%


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 To Be Determined

Street Address TBD

City TBD


Zip Code12229

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications There is no Civil Service Eligible List for this title.

Transfer: Candidates must have one year of permanent competitive or 55-b/c status in the posted title and be eligible for lateral transfer; OR be eligible to transfer via Section 52.6 of Civil Service Law. The transfer cannot be a second consecutive transfer resulting in an advancement of more than two salary grades.


Promotion/Provisional: Candidates must have one year of service in a position graded M-1 or higher in a human resources, training, or labor relations title.

Duties Description The Director Human Resources 3 will serve as a Regional Director and is responsible for managing and coordinating human resources activities within the catchment area (Finger Lakes and Western NY). The major functions of OPWDD’s Bureau of Human Resources include Human Resources / Personnel, Employee Relations, Talent Development and Training, and Workforce Transformation to prepare the workforce for emerging directions of services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

- Act as a liaison between State Operations, Regional and Central Offices.
- Act as a liaison between the Central Office and regional staff.
- Represent the Bureau in internal and external meetings as required.
- Ensure effective responsiveness to requests and initiatives.
- Create a divisional knowledge base and effective cross trained teams.
- Manage geographically dispersed staff.
- Provide leadership, direction, motivation, supervision and performance evaluation to staff within the assigned region.
- Design and develop strategies to ensure that agency objectives and metrics are met in the catchment areas assigned.
- Proactively manage implementation timelines for Projects.
- Ensure communication flow and consistency of practice.
- Generate reports, analyze data, summarize progress and recommend improvements.
- Maintain real-time information on Bureau responsibilities, including but not limited to:
Labor relations work;
Hiring and staff management processes;
Staff availability: leaves, etc.;
Status of training compliance, implementation of statewide New Employee Orientation;
Implementation of emerging workforce transformation initiatives;
Reviewing processes and provide recommendations to streamline and create efficiencies across disciplines of the Bureau;
Participating in the research, development and implementation of policies and procedures;
- Position requires approximately 40% travel within the assigned region and statewide travel, as deemed necessary.

This position may be located at these locations:
Monroe-620 Westfall Rd, Rochester
Erie-1200 East & West Rd, West Seneca

Additional Comments Please note:
•As of 10/12/2021 all OPWDD employees must be vaccinated against COVID-19 or submit to mandatory weekly testing for COVID-19.
•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.
•In order to be eligible for appointment and to maintain employment, you cannot be listed as an excluded individual or entity on any of the Federal and/or State Medicaid and Medicare exclusion lists (or excluded from any other Federal or Federally assisted program). If you are appointed and subsequently listed as an excluded individual or entity on any of these lists (or excluded from any other Federal or Federally assisted program), you may be terminated from your employment.
•OPWDD is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
•*This location requires the candidate to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by the time of appointment.

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

Contact Information

Name Chelsea Williams

Telephone 518-473-4785

Fax 518-474-9902

Email Address


Street 44 Holland Avenue

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12229


Notes on ApplyingPlease submit cover letter and resume by 5/30/22. Please reference the EOA #2022-182 in all correspondence.

This position may be located at these locations
Monroe-620 Westfall Rd, Rochester
Erie-1200 East & West Rd, West Seneca