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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 12/05/23

Applications Due12/19/23

Vacancy ID145439

AgencyState, Department of

TitleMinority Business Specialist 1 - Vacancy ID# 145439

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade18

Bargaining UnitPS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary RangeFrom $63108 to $80248 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 5%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5

Workday

From 8 AM

To 4 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? Yes

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address One Commerce Plaza

Suite 1150

City Albany

StateNY

Zip Code12231

Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Six years of experience in the field of contract compliance, human rights, affirmative action, or minority, women-owned, or service-disabled veteran-owned business enterprise, including: planning, developing, implementing, and reviewing programs dealing with minority, women-owned, or service-disabled veteran-owned business enterprise, human rights, affirmative action, minority business program coordination, affirmative action compliance review, or labor relations directly relating to affirmative action; or experience in the development and administration of programs designed to facilitate minority community access to employment or business opportunities in the public or private sector.

Substitution: an associate s degree in in business, marketing, economics, public administration may substitute for two years of experience. A bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, economics, public administration, or public policy may substitute for four years of the experience. A master’s degree in business, marketing, economics, public administration, or public policy may substitute for one year of experience.

It is essential that candidates clearly and concisely indicate exactly how they meet the above minimum qualifications in their resume. Failure to show how you meet the minimum qualifications above may result in disqualification and removal from consideration.

55 B/C QUALIFICATIONS:
Individuals certified eligible for the 55 B/C program under the Governor's Program to Hire Persons/Veterans with Disabilities pursuant to Section 55 B/C of the Civil Service Law will also be considered. To be considered, you must provide a copy of your letter of eligibility with your response.

You must meet the open competitive qualifications from the most recent examination announcement. The open competitive minimum qualifications are:

Six years of experience in the field of contract compliance, human rights, affirmative action, or minority, women-owned, or service-disabled veteran-owned business enterprise, including: planning, developing, implementing, and reviewing programs dealing with minority, women-owned, or service-disabled veteran-owned business enterprise, human rights, affirmative action, minority business program coordination, affirmative action compliance review, or labor relations directly relating to affirmative action; or experience in the development and administration of programs designed to facilitate minority community access to employment or business opportunities in the public or private sector.

Substitution: an associate s degree in in business, marketing, economics, public administration may substitute for two years of experience. A bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, economics, public administration, or public policy may substitute for four years of the experience. A master’s degree in business, marketing, economics, public administration, or public policy may substitute for one year of experience.

It is essential that candidates clearly and concisely indicate exactly how they meet the above minimum qualifications in their resume. Failure to show how you meet the minimum qualifications above may result in disqualification and removal from consideration.

Duties Description DUTIES:
The Minority Business Specialist 1 in Fiscal Management oversees the participation of minority, women-owned, and service-disabled veteran-owned businesses in receiving contracts from publicly funded programs or projects; encourages and recruits eligible businesses to apply for public contracts and business opportunities; provides guidance and assistance to eligible businesses seeking opportunities for commerce in the public sector; and monitors the compliance of publicly funded projects with mandates requiring the participation of minority, women-owned, and service-disabled veteran-owned businesses. Day to day duties will include but are not limited to:
• Reviewing new procurements and contracts prior to execution to set Minority-Women-Owned Business Enterprises (MWBE) and Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Business Enterprises Programs (SDVOB) goals.
• Preparing quarterly MWBE and SDVOB reporting
• Ensuring full use of the New York State Contract system by agency staff and grantees including utilization reporting
• Reviewing and approving utilization plans submitted by grantees and vendors.
• Reviewing and processing waiver requests and in-year exclusions
• Assisting grantees and vendors in finding eligible MWBE and SDVOB subcontractors
• Participating in and/or attending training for MWBEs and SDVOBs
• Meeting with Program staff to review system requirements and related reporting duties and addressing problems associated with gathering compliance data as well as generating reports.
• Maintaining contract records in the New York State Contract System
• Providing support and assistance to agency staff and grantees with use of the New York State Contract System
• Engaging program areas and grantees/vendors to ensure their understanding of compliance system requirements.

Additional Comments The Department of State is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We encourage women, people of color, LGBTQ individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents, and veterans to apply. We celebrate diversity and do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, veteran status, disability status, arrest record or criminal conviction history, or any other category protected by law.

We are happy to provide reasonable and religious accommodations during the hiring process for those in need. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please send a request to HRM.Recruitment@dos.ny.gov.


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

Name Cherise Watson

Telephone 518-474-2752

Fax 518-402-3656

Email Address HRM.Recruitment@dos.ny.gov

Address

Street 99 Washington Avenue

Suite 1150

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12231

 

Notes on ApplyingIf you are interested and meet the minimum qualifications above, email your cover letter, resume, and New York State Part 1 Application (https://dos.ny.gov/employment-opportunities) to HRM.Recruitment@dos.ny.gov. Please include Title, Location and Vacancy ID # you are applying for in the subject line of your email.

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