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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 05/10/22

Applications Due05/23/22

Vacancy ID104592

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleEqual Opportunity Specialist 1 - 00677

Occupational CategoryAdministrative or General Management

Salary Grade18

Bargaining UnitM/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary RangeFrom $59038 to $73259 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 20%

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 Human Resources Management Group

Corning Tower, ESP

City Albany


Zip Code12237

Minimum Qualifications Non-Competitive: six years of experience* in equal opportunity, diversity and inclusion, or human rights. *Qualifying experience includes working with organizations concerned with equal opportunity, diversity and inclusion, civil rights, minority business development, or similar programs; or in recruiting, training, and upgrading the educational and job qualifcations of protected classs members. Substitutions: associate's degree may substitute for two years experience; bachelor's degree for four years; and J.D. or master's degree for five years.

Demonstrated experience speaking to large groups of people; demonstrated experience coordinating and representing employers at in-person and virtual events; demonstrated experience developing content for marketing material for outreach and recruitment events; demonstrated ability to successfully balance multiple priorities and meeting deadlines; demonstrated experience handling confidential information; advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office products.

Duties Description The EOS 1 will assist with diversity and inclusion and equal opportunity efforts for the Department of Health (DOH); coordinate recruitment outreach activities in support of diversity and inclusion efforts; represent DOH at various job fairs, community events, and cultural awareness activities in support of attracting a diverse talent pool to meet DOH’s critical staffing needs; provide diversity, equity, and inclusion training to DOH employees; provide training to supervisors, managers, and directors on equal opportunity issues related to employment. The EOS 1 will also administer DOH’s reasonable accommodation program and follow technical requirements in accordance with Federal ADA guidelines.

Additional Comments "Benefits of Working for NYS
Generous benefits package, worth 65% of salary, including:
Holiday & Paid Time Off
• Thirteen (13) paid holidays annually
• Up to Thirteen (13) days of paid vacation leave annually
• Up to Five (5) days of paid personal leave annually
• Up to Thirteen (13) days of paid sick leave annually for PEF/CSEA
• Up to Eight (8) days of paid sick leave annually for M/C
• Up to three (3) days of professional leave annually to participate in professional development

Health Care Benefits
• Eligible employees and dependents can pick from a variety of affordable health insurance programs
• Family dental and vision benefits at no additional cost

Additional Benefits
• New York State Employees’ Retirement System (ERS) Membership
• NYS Deferred Compensation
• Access to NY 529 and NY ABLE College Savings Programs, as well as U.S. Savings Bonds
• Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
• And many more...

For more information on the NYS Department of Health’s Mission, Vision, Values and Strategic Plan, please visit:

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Name Human Resources Management Group, SC/EOS1/00677

Telephone 518-486-1812

Fax 518-473-3395

Email Address


Street Rm 2217, Corning Tower, ESP

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12237


Notes on ApplyingPlease submit your resume and cover letter, preferably in PDF format, by email to, with Reference SC/EOS1/00677 included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, SC/EOS1/00677, Rm 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12237-0012, or by fax to (518) 473-3395. Failure to include the required information may result in your resume not being considered for this position. Resumes accepted until May 23, 2022.

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