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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 01/27/23

Applications Due04/27/23

Vacancy ID122805

AgencyEmpire State Development, NYS

TitlePolicy Advisor

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary GradeNS

Bargaining UnitNone listed

Salary RangeFrom $65000 to $70000 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 9 AM

To 5:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Albany

Street Address 625 Broadway

City Albany


Zip Code12245

Minimum Qualifications Education Level: Bachelor’s degree in public administration, public policy, business, or related field required.
Experience and Knowledge:
• 3-5 years of relevant full-time professional experience.
• Knowledge of economic development-related fields such as community development, real estate development, economic incentives (loans, grants, tax credits), business development, private sector finance, public-private partnerships, research and development, or commercialization.
• Preferred:
o Familiar with business attraction policies and conditions for economic growth.
o Familiar with community and economic development strategies.
Competencies Required
• Detail orientation: Submits error-free, “zero defect” work products, including on short deadlines and in response to time-sensitive requests.
• Critical thinking: Skilled at providing insightful critiques of policy proposals, identifying unforeseen consequences, proposing remedies to potential issues, and assessing the short-term and long-term impacts of policy decisions, from both an internal and external perspective. Prepares thoughtful and thorough work products that anticipate and address potential questions from management.
• Communicating: Delivers action and results-oriented briefings; communicates in clear, direct language; summarizes key points efficiently and clearly; prepares professionally written, aesthetically appealing materials suitable for public consumption.
• Collaborating: Builds supportive, trusting relationships with colleagues internally and externally.
• Problem-¬solving: Skilled at breaking complex problems into manageable and discrete tasks; willingness to question and revisit the status quo; ability to navigate impediments and competing stakeholder concerns to achieve pragmatic results.
• Time management: Able to manage competing demands and be responsive on short turnaround.

Duties Description BASIC FUNCTION:
Support the analysis, development, and implementation of New York State economic development policies, as well as the implementation and management of special projects.

• Legislative analysis: Collect, review, analyze, and prepare briefings that synthesize the implications of executive, legislative, and stakeholder policy proposals.
• Policy implementation: Help draft operational plans, including step-by-step process documents, to inform the full implementation of new agency policies.
• Project management and support: Update and maintain documents related to tracking the schedule and status of legislation, policy proposals, and special projects.
• Interdepartmental and interagency coordination: Coordinate with other ESD departments and other NYS agencies to inform policy proposals, and to conduct policy analysis.

Additional Comments Position expected to work onsite and/or remote consistent with NYS and ESD guidelines and needs.

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Name Emmanuel Petit-Frere, HR Talent Acquisition Specialist

Telephone N/A

Fax N/A

Email Address


Street 633 Third Avenue

City New York

State NY

Zip Code 10017


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