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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 05/06/22

Applications Due05/23/22

Vacancy ID104415

AgencyGeneral Services, Office of

TitleAssistant Appointments Officer (Boards)

Occupational CategoryClerical, Secretarial, Office Aide

Salary Grade18

Bargaining UnitM/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary RangeFrom $59038 to $73259 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Exempt Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address Center for Recruitment and Public Service

31st Floor, Corning Tower

City Albany


Zip Code12242

Minimum Qualifications Required Education:
• Bachelor’s degree required; Advanced degree preferred

Required Skills:
• Excellent organizational skills
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Attention to detail
• Research skills
• Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite of programs (specifically O365)

Duties Description The Appointments Officer will carry out duties related to the appointment and/or nomination of candidates to all boards, councils, and commissions. This role requires the Appointments Officer to interact with entities at the Local, State, and National levels and requires a high degree of communication skills, confidentiality, and ability to learn and conduct complex interactions between executive-level entities with a high degree of external visibility.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Act as a point of contact in the New York State Center for Recruitment & Public Service for issues, questions and policies related to Governor appointed boards, commissions, and councils
• Maintain accurate and up-to-date records regarding the status of membership on boards, commissions, and councils and track vacant seats and expired terms
• Evaluate and update data management processes as necessary
• Review NYS statutes, executive orders, and other documents to ascertain the purpose, personnel, membership requirements, and member responsibilities of the various boards, commissions, and councils
• Identify qualified candidates for potential appointment or recommendation to boards, commissions, and councils
• Contact candidates to obtain contact information and send required paperwork necessary for the background check
• Update legislative personnel and agencies on the status of appointments, nominations, and confirmations
• Prepare official correspondence regarding actions taken regarding boards, commissions, and councils
• Works on special assignments as directed

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

Name Leah Primeau

Telephone 518-474-0491


Email Address


Street Center for Recruitment and Public Service

31st Floor, Corning Tower

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12242


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