52 Washington Street, North Building
One year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service in this title or in a title eligible for 70.1 or 52.6 transfer.
This position may be designated 55 b/c and is subject to verification of applicant eligibility.
Duties Description The incumbent in this position will oversee the Bureau of Domestic Violence Prevention and Victim Support. This incumbent will oversee a unit of six staff and the day-to-day operation of domestic violence services in New York State and will provide leadership and support for the implementation of federal funds received by OCFS and allocated to over 90 domestic violence programs across the state. This position is responsible for the development of the contracts and the monitoring of the programs. Additionally, the incumbent oversees monies that are provided to the counties for DV services. The incumbent will work closely with the state Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence and the NYS Coalition against Domestic Violence and represents OCFS on task forces and in meetings.
The incumbent will be responsible for:
· Providing leadership, promoting staff development and productivity, and monitoring quality assurance and personnel management;
· Maintaining knowledge of all applicable laws and regulations;
· Preparing Administrative Directives and Local District Memorandums;
· Building and maintaining relationships with stakeholders, verbally and in writing, to ensure the timely delivery of services in protecting children and supporting the due process rights of citizens of New York State;
· Using metrics to monitor performance and assign appropriate resources to meet operational needs; and,
· Ensuring adequate resource allocation to achieve all defined service level requirements and legal mandates.
Additional duties will be discussed in detail during the interview.
Additional Comments 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.
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52 Washington Street, 231 North
Notes on ApplyingQualified candidates should e-mail their resume and letter of interest to email@example.com 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.