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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 02/05/24

Applications Due03/31/24

Vacancy ID150144


AgencyHuman Rights, Division of

TitleDirector of Training

Occupational CategoryNo Preference

Salary Grade662

Bargaining UnitM/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary RangeFrom $120000 to $120000 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Exempt Class

Travel Percentage 35%

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? No

County Bronx

Street Address One Fordham Plaza

4th Floor

City Bronx


Zip Code10458

Bachelor’s degree and five years of relevant experience. *
*Substitutions: four years of specialized experience or associate’s degree and two years of specialized experience may substitute for bachelor’s degree; J.D. or master’s degree may substitute for one year of specialized experience; Ph.D. may substitute for two years of specialized experience.
• Self-motivated with the ability to work collaboratively;
• Demonstrated project management, critical thinking and problem solving skills;
• Regular travel throughout the State of New York;
• Driver’s license required.
• Authentic passion for DHR’s mission;
• Experience designing and delivering NYS agency training;
• Familiarity with the NYS Human Rights Law and knowledge of New York State government and processes is a plus;
• Experience delivering training in-person, hybrid and virtually;
• Knowledge of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging principles;
• Ability to produce high-quality work under tight deadlines;
• Ability to perform well in a fast-paced and dynamic environment;
• Strong verbal, writing, editing and proofreading skills;
• Excellent management and organizational skills;
• Strong proficiency in instructional design and adult learning principles;
• Desire to take initiative and be proactive;
• Excellent listening, speaking and writing skills;
• Knowledge of effective and creative learning techniques

The Director of Training will develop and present training programs to improve and maintain the knowledge, skills, and abilities of DHR employees and to better enable those employees to carry out the agency's mission. Reporting to the First Deputy Commissioner the Director of Training will design curriculum that provides a clear progression path for advancement within agency in alignment with our business priority to build and strengthen our talent pipeline. In partnership with the Human Resources team, this role oversees the orientation experience, including onboarding for all new hires, in a way that familiarizes the employee with the agency’s priorities and goals.

• Plan, organize, and direct training programs to improve performance of agency operations.
• Meet with agency executive staff, program managers, and employees to identify and analyze training and development needs in the context of agency programmatic goals and objectives.
• Provide EEO and Sexual Harassment Training as well as participate in the agency Policy Day Training
• Oversee curriculum development.
• Develops performance standards for programs and instructors and methods for evaluating results
• Will provide advice and assistance to managers and supervisors to help improve employee performance and productivity.
• Keep up to date on learning concepts and evolve the instructional design of the curriculum to support the development of a myriad of learning styles
• Incorporate Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging principles into all trainings
• Collaborate with the Human Resource Team on new hire orientation and onboarding for new employees.
• Design and implement all trainings associated with new openings to ensure new employees are connected culturally and technically to the agency’s mission
• Represent the agency with professional training associations and develop/ maintain working relationships with other training organizations, educational institutions, consultants, and labor/management groups.
• Coordinate training activities with other State agencies and organizations.
• Participates in State Agency Training Director’s Roundtable and become a NYS certified trainer
• Monitor training compliance and evaluate reports from web-based learning management systems.
• Employ metrics to evaluate training effectiveness and provide updates to leadership
• Prepare and monitor budget and expenditures; and supervise professional and support staff.

Additional Comments Downstate employees receive an additional $3,087 in location pay annually.

Please forward cover letter and resume, if interested.

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

Name Janaire Malloy, Director of Human Resources


Fax (718) 741-3214

Email Address


Street One Fordham Plaza, 4th Floor

City Bronx

State NY

Zip Code 10458


Notes on ApplyingPursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via e-mail at

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