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Minimum Qualifications Current New York State employee with one year or more of permanent, contingent-permanent, or 55b/c service as an Administrative Assistant 1 (formerly Secretary 1); OR current New York State employee with one year or more of permanent, contingent-permanent, or 55b/c service in a position allocated to a Grade 6 and above and eligible for transfer under Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law to Administrative Assistant Trainee 1.*
*Note: Appointment may be made at either the Trainee 1 or Trainee 2. A new two-year traineeship, (Administrative Assistant Trainee 1, NS=Grade 8 starting salary $38,073 & Administrative Assistant Trainee 2, NS=Grade 10 starting salary $42,493) leading to Administrative Assistant 1, Grade 11, has been approved effective October 31, 2019. Trainees will be required to take four mandatory courses the first year of the traineeship and four elective courses in the second year of the traineeship in four competency areas through the CSEA Partnership, or equivalent offerings through another entity as determined by the agency. Trainees having completed the mandatory coursework prior to appointment may be eligible for appointment to the Trainee 2 level with appropriate approvals. All trainees are required to successfully complete all courses before advancing to the Administrative Assistant 1, G-11.
Preferred Qualifications: The Division is seeking an individual with excellent organizational and customer service skills and the ability to prioritize and meet multiple deadlines. Someone with a strong ability to work independently and share innovative ideas in a collaborative team structure. Someone dedicated to ensuring the health and safety of our aging New Yorkers and promoting aging in place with dignity and independence.
Duties Description Reporting directly to the Deputy Director, Division of Adult Care Facility and Assisted Living Surveillance, the Administrative Assistant 1 will provide office support and perform clerical duties including, but not limited to: accepting calls, retrieving messages and routing calls/messages appropriately; maintaining the Division’s supply inventory; coordinating schedules and scheduling meetings; typing, proofreading and generating reports, letters, documents, and other communication on behalf of the Division; filing and recordkeeping consistent with the Department’s established protocols; accepting, tracking, and routing all incoming and outgoing postal mail consistent with established Division policies and procedures; data entry; coordinating travel and serving as a Travel Proxy for Division leadership; and other duties as assigned.
Additional Comments This position includes a 2-year traineeship. The first year is equivalent to a grade 8, the second year is a grade 9. After successful completion of the traineeship, the employee would be at a grade 11.
For new State employees appointed to graded positions, the annual salary is the hiring rate (beginning of the Salary Range) of the position. Promotion salaries are calculated by the NYS Office of the State Comptroller in accordance with NYS Civil Service Law, OSC Payroll rules and regulations and negotiated union contracts.
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Notes on ApplyingPlease submit your resume and cover letter as one (1) document, preferably in PDF format, by email to firstname.lastname@example.org, with Reference SM/AA1/46206 included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, SM/AA1/46206, 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.