Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 05/18/22
Applications Due: 05/28/22
Vacancy ID: 105115

Position Information

AgencyCriminal Justice Services, Division of

TitleAdministrative Specialist 1/Trainee

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade18

Bargaining UnitPS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary RangeFrom $46529 to $77912 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

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? Yes


County Albany

Street Address 80 South Swan Street

Alfred E. Smith Building

City Albany


Zip Code12210

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications Administrative Specialist 1, SG-18: Permanent service in this title or one year of permanent competitive or 55-b/c service in a title SG-16 or higher and otherwise eligible for transfer under Civil Service Law.

Administrative Specialist Trainee: Reachable on the current PATT or PCO eligible list; OR one year of permanent service in a title allocated to G-11 or higher and otherwise eligible for transfer; OR to qualify for a 70.4 transfer, one year of service in a title allocated to SG-11 or higher and a bachelor’s degree in addition to a current or past standing on the PATT, PCO, PCT or PMI eligible lists.

Duties Description The Administrative Specialist 1/Trainee will be assigned to the Office of Youth Justice (OYJ) and will report to the Chief of Policy and Implementation. The Administrative Specialist 1/Trainee will provide general administrative support to OYJ’s professional staff. Additional duties will include, but will not be limited to, preparing OYJ’s annual budget and reconciling expenditures; maintaining procurement and travel records, and processing travel vouchers; facilitating and procuring several annual training programs on various topics including implicit bias, racial and ethnic disparities, and restorative practices; liaising with Human Resources to assist with the recruitment, interview, and onboarding processes; ensuring new and existing staff’s hardware and software needs are met; attending and taking meeting notes for the Juvenile Justice Advisory (JJAG) meetings; maintaining training records and shared documents for OYJ staff; and special assignments as instructed by the Deputy Commissioner and the Chief of Policy and Implementation.

Additional Comments Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. DCJS is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to workplace diversity, equity, and inclusion.

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION: The NYS Division of Criminal Justice Services provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify Kimberly Carr, Equal Opportunity Specialist at (518) 457-2409.

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

Contact Information

Name Theresa Scrodanus

Telephone 518-457-3875

Fax 518-457-4000

Email Address


Street 80 South Swan Street

Alfred E. Smith Building

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12210


Notes on ApplyingPlease send a cover letter and resume to the email address above. Please reference posting # 105115 on your cover letter.

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