Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 09/16/21
Applications Due: 10/01/21
Vacancy ID: 91323

Position Information

AgencyChildren & Family Services, Office of

TitleAssociate Director Human Resources 3

Occupational CategoryAdministrative or General Management

Salary Grade663

Bargaining UnitM/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary RangeFrom $99415 to $125629 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type 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? No


County Rensselaer

Street Address Capital View Office Park - Personnel

52 Washington Street, North Building

City Rensselaer


Zip Code12144

Job Specifics

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

Provisional: One year of permanent competitive experience as an Associate Director Human Resources 1 or 2

Duties Description
The incumbent will be responsible for planning, directing and evaluatingthe personnel program at the New York State Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS). The incumbent will serve as the overall manager of personnel services for the agency, and, in accordance with NYS Civil Service Law, direct a staff of professional and technical employees in classification, examinations, recruitment, staffing, employee benefits, time and attendance and payroll activities. Additionally, the incumbent will represent the agency with upper management at the other State agencies and control agencies, including the Department of Civil Service, the Governor's Office of Employee Relations and the Office of the State Comptroller. Additional duties will be discussed in detail during the interview.

Additional duties will be discussed in detail during the interview.

Additional Comments
Non-Competitive Promotion: In accordance with section 52.7 of the Civil Service Law, this notice advises all employees of the Office of Children and Family Services of our intention to conduct a non­competitive promotional examination for the position of Associate Director of Human Resources 3, at the Office of Children and Family Services. If three or fewer interested promotional candidates respond to this notice, the agency may, at its discretion, nominate a qualified employee for non­competitive promotion. To qualify, you must be a current OCFS employee and have one year of permanent service as an Associate Director of Human Resources 2 or as an Associate Director Human Resources 1. If certified by Civil Service, mandatory reemployment list candidates must be considered first for appointment to this title.Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email

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

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 518-473-6122

Email Address


Street Bureau of Personnel - TMB

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.