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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 05/16/22

Applications Due05/25/22

Vacancy ID104995

AgencyCivil Service, Department of

TitleManager, Diversity & Inclusion

Occupational CategoryAdministrative or General Management

Salary Grade664

Bargaining UnitM/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary RangeFrom $112155 to $141538 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class 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 Core 1 Swan Street, Empire State Plaza

City Albany


Zip Code12239

Minimum Qualifications Transfer: Eligible for 52.6 transfer
Non-competitive Promotion: If three or fewer interested promotional candidates respond to this notice, the agency may, at its discretion, nominate a qualified employee for non-competitive promotion under the provisions of Section 52.7 of the Civil Service Law. To apply for this position, candidates must be current New York State Department of Civil Service employees and must have one year of competitive service as a Diversity & Inclusion Specialist 3 (M-2).

Provisional: Bachelor’s degree and seven years of experience* in diversity and inclusion, equal opportunity, or human rights. Two years of the experience must have been at a managerial level.

*Qualifying experience includes work with community service organizations concerned with diversity and inclusion, equal opportunity, civil rights, training, and upgrading the educational and job qualifications of protected class members; and human resources or labor relations experience directly related to diversity and inclusion.
The ideal candidate will possess the following competencies:

• Cultural competency that encompasses all aspects of equal opportunity and non-discrimination as it relates to under-represented groups – including but not limited to LGBTQ+ individuals, people and veterans with disabilities, and women.
• Excellent oral, written, and presentation skills.
• Ability to build strong interpersonal relationships at all levels of an organization.
• Expertise in using data in decision-making processes.
• Demonstrated ability to effectively analyze complex issues and problem solve

Duties Description Reporting to the Director of Diversity & Inclusion Management, the duties of the Manager of Diversity & Inclusion will include the following:

• Working with the Director to advance statewide initiatives related to the development and implementation of statewide diversity and inclusion policies, targeted outreach and recruitment, and diversity, equity, and inclusion-related training.

• Managing the Division’s day-to-day activities and assignments, including overseeing multiple teams responsible for the execution of policy related to diversity and inclusion and equal employment opportunity programs for agencies.

• Supervising staff in conducting diversity and inclusion surveys and performing a review and analysis of the resultant data.

• Managing the production of reports that analyze State workforce management trends and working with the Director to operationalize recommendations based on the findings.

• Evaluating agencies’ progress in meeting objectives and recommending any corrective action.

• Providing expert advice to internal and external customers on diversity and inclusion, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation issues.

• Reviewing proposed legislation or programs related to merit system activities to assess their impact on diversity, inclusion, and equal employment opportunities; and making appropriate recommendations.

Additional Comments NOTE ON TELECOMMUTING: DCS Employees are required to apply and obtain approval through management to telecommute according to DCS Telecommuting Pilot Program Guidelines.

NOTE ON COVID-19 VACCINATION/WEEKLY TESTING: All State employees in Executive controlled agencies who are not subject to a mandatory vaccination requirement shall be tested for COVID-19 weekly unless they are fully vaccinated.

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

Name Elizabeth Rotundo

Telephone 15184734306


Email Address


Street NYS Department of Civil Service

Office of Human Resources and Administrative Planning

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12239


Notes on ApplyingIf interested please send a resume and a cover letter indicating how you meet the posted qualifications. Please include the vacancy number in the subject line of your email.

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