44 Holland Avenue
Minimum Qualifications Candidates must have permanent status as an Office Assistant 1, Grade 6, and be eligible for a lateral transfer, OR be eligible for transfer under Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law.
Individuals certified eligible for the 55b/c program under the Governor's Program to Hire Persons/Veterans with Disabilities pursuant to Section 55b/c of the Civil Service Law will also be considered. Please provide a copy of your letter of eligibility with your response.
**Candidates reachable on the Office Assistant 1 Civil Service eligible list will be canvassed as appropriate and should not respond to this posting. This vacancy posting is for the purposes of notifying individuals about transfer opportunities.**
All OMH Central Office employees who are vaccinated for COVID-19 must show proof of vaccination. Fully vaccinated means that two (2) or more weeks have elapsed since receiving either the second dose in a two-dose COVID-19 vaccination series (e.g., Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna) or the first and only dose of a single-dose vaccine (e.g., Johnson & Johnson [J&J]/Janssen). Those not vaccinated must indicate this. Vaccination is required for many OMH positions but not all. Those not vaccinated for COVID-19 are ineligible for appointment to positions that require vaccination.
Duties Description The New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH) is recruiting to fill an Office Assistant 1, Grade 6, position assigned to the Office of Prevention and Health Initiatives (OPHI). OPHI is charged with proposing new policy and programs emphasizing primary and secondary prevention efforts. OPHI oversees initiatives targeting individuals across the lifespan, with the goal of advancing a robust and comprehensive prevention agenda. The Office also works to actively incorporate and address social determinants of mental health that are increasingly recognized as critical to overall health and wellness of individuals. The incumbent will be responsible for providing general clerical support the Office including administrative support for senior leadership. Specific duties to be performed include, but are not limited to, the following:
Schedule meetings and maintain staff calendars.
Prepare and route routine correspondences on behalf of the senior leadership team.
Answer the main phone line and refer calls to appropriate staff member.
Create, organize, and maintain paper and electronic files.
Scan, fax and/or photocopy documents.
Assist with obtaining senior staff signatures for document approval.
Assist with travel arrangements and collect travel documentation.
Assist with daily tasks and project tracking.
Serve as backup for other administrative staff in the Office as needed.
Perform other clerical duties as assigned.
Additional Comments Specific scheduled hours for this position will be discussed during the interview process.
The Mission of the New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH) is to promote the mental health of all New Yorkers, with a focus on providing hope and supporting recovery for adults with serious mental illness and children with serious emotional disturbances. Applicants with lived mental health experience are encouraged to apply. OMH is deeply committed to supporting underserved individuals, organizations and communities. To this end, OMH is focused on implementing activities and initiatives to reduce disparities in access, quality, and treatment outcomes for underserved populations. A critical component of these efforts is ensuring OMH is a diverse and inclusive workplace where the unique attributes and skills of all employees are valued and utilized to support the mission of the Agency. OMH is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
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44 Holland Avenue
Notes on ApplyingTo be considered for this position, interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume in Microsoft Word or PDF format to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include the title of the position and Vacancy ID #109354 in the subject line of your email when applying.
You are advised that, should you accept a job offer with the Office of Mental Health, you may be required to be fingerprinted and pay a fingerprint fee.