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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 02/27/24

Applications Due03/08/24

Vacancy ID152251

NY HELPNo

AgencyUniversity at Albany

TitleAdministrative Assistant 1; Trainee 1 & 2 (NY HELPS)

Occupational CategoryClerical, Secretarial, Office Aide

Salary Grade11

Bargaining UnitASU - Administrative Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $44957 to $55093 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Other (see below)

"Other" Explanation Academic Year: 8:30am-4:30PM<br />Summer: 8:00am-4:00pm

Hours Per Week 37.5

Workday

From 8:30 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County New York

Street Address University at Albany (Office of Strategic Initiatives, Data Assessment &amp; Technology (SDAT) / Office of Regulatory and Research Compliance (ORRC)

City Albany

StateNY

Zip Code12222

Minimum Qualifications This title is part of the New York Hiring for Emergency Limited Placement Statewide Program (NY HELPS).

For the duration of the NY HELPS Program, this title maybe filled via a non-competitive appointment, which means no examination is required but all candidates must meet the minimum qualifications of the title for which they apply. At this time, agencies may recruit and hire employees by making temporary appointments. In May 2024, if a temporary NY HELPS employee is satisfactorily performing in the position, the appointment will be changed from temporary pending Civil Service Commission Action to permanent non-competitive and the official probationary period will begin.

At a future date (within one year of permanent appointment), it is expected employees hired under NY HELPS will have their non-competitive employment status converted to competitive status, without having to compete in an examination. Employees will then be afforded with all of the same rights and privileges of competitive class employees of New York State. While serving permanently in a NY HELPS title, employees may take part in any promotion examination for which they are qualified.

NON-COMPETITIVE MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (NY HELPS):

Administrative Assistant Trainee 1 (Non-Statutory Equated Salary Grade 8) 2 YEAR Traineeship / coursework requirements:
Six months of experience in administrative support, which includes use of office software (e.g., email, word processing), provision of customer service, business writing, and/or office administration. The selected candidate must pass a keyboarding test that demonstrates the ability to enter text at a rate of at least 30 words per minute with at least 96% accuracy by completion of probation.

Administrative Assistant Trainee 2 (Equated Grade 10) 1 YEAR Traineeship / coursework requirements:
One year of experience in administrative support, which includes use of office software (e.g., email, word processing), provision of customer service, business writing, and/or office administration. The selected candidate must pass a keyboarding test that demonstrates the ability to enter text at a rate of at least 30 words per minute with at least 96% accuracy by completion of probation.

Administrative Assistant 1, (Salary Grade 11) NO Traineeship / no coursework requirements:
Two years of experience in administrative support, which includes use of office software (e.g., email, word processing), provision of customer service, business writing, and/or office administration. The selected candidate must pass a keyboarding test that demonstrates the ability to enter text at a rate of at least 30 words per minute with at least 96% accuracy by completion of probation.

Substitution:
Certification (e.g., IAAP Certified Administrative Professional) or associate's degree* in office administration, secretarial science, administrative assistance, paralegal, business technology, or office technology substitutes for two years of experience.

*Your degree must have been awarded by a college or university accredited by a regional, national, or specialized agency recognized as an accrediting agency by the U.S. Department of Education/U.S. Secretary of Education. If your degree was awarded by an educational institution outside the United States or its territories, you must provide independent verification of equivalency. This information can be found at http://www.cs.ny.gov/jobseeker/degrees.cfm. Candidates are responsible for the evaluation fee.

COMPETITIVE MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (NON-NY HELPS):

Administrative Assistant 1, SG-11:

Successful completion of 52 weeks of service as an Administrative Assistant Trainee 2 and completion of the four core administrative support courses AND completion of the four elective administrative support courses, as designated by the agency OR

Reachable on an appropriate eligible list and / or eligible to transfer and successful completion of the four core administrative support courses AND completion of four elective administrative support courses, as designated by the agency. Proof of passing a keyboarding test will be required for those who have not previously served in a keyboarding title or have not yet taken a keyboarding test. OR

Have a current permanent appointment with 1 year of service as an Administrative Assistant 1 OR

Be a former state employee eligible for reinstatement consideration (previous permanent service in the Secretary 1 title eligible for reinstatement to the title of Administrative Assistant 1; previous permanent service in other qualifying titles requires completion of core and / or elective administrative competency coursework prior to appointment above Trainee level 1). Proof of passing a keyboarding test will be required for those who have not previously served in a keyboarding title or have not yet taken a keyboarding test.

Administrative Assistant Trainee Level 1, Equated Salary Grade 8: 2 Year Traineeship leading to SG-11

Reachable on an appropriate eligible list and / or be a current state employee eligible to transfer to the grade 8 traineeship AND, if transferring from a non-keyboarding title, proof of passing a keyboarding test.

Administrative Assistant Trainee Level 2, Equated Salary Grade 10: 1 Year Traineeship leading to SG-11

Successful completion of 52 weeks of service as an Administrative Assistant Trainee 1 AND completion of the four core administrative support courses; OR Reachable on an appropriate eligible list or eligible to transfer AND completion of the four core administrative support courses and, if transferring from a non-keyboarding title, proof of passing a keyboarding test.

May be filled from a mandatory reemployment list if one is in effect at the time of appointment.

Any resumes received that do not meet the above requirements as described will be deemed unqualified.

Duties Description Job Description
The Administrative Assistant I will support the Office of Regulatory and Research Compliance (ORRC) and the Office of Strategic Initiatives, Data, Assessment, and Technology (SDAT). The incumbent will be serving as the receptionist for both Offices and ensuring efficient operation and smooth workflow in both offices. The ideal candidate will be highly organized, detail-oriented, and possess excellent communication and multitasking skills. The Administrative Assistant I will interact with university faculty, staff, students, and potentially external stakeholders and will be responsible for managing office operations, scheduling appointments, preparing documents, and maintaining records.
Duties include, but not limited to:
o Provide administrative support to both offices, including coordinating office operations for efficiency.
o Maintain office supplies to ensure the office is well-organized, fully supplied, and presentable.
o Schedule and coordinate appointments, meetings, and events for the offices, including arranging logistics, sending out invitations, and preparing materials.
o Edit documents such as reports and presentations to ensure accuracy, grammar, and formatting.
o Maintain office records and files, both physical and electronic, and ensure confidentiality, integrity, and availability.
o Support user on-boarding for electronic submission system.
o Assist with administrative tasks, such as processing invoices, record archiving and other tasks as needed.
o Coordinate travel arrangements for staff, including booking flights, hotels, and ground transportation, and processing expense reimbursements.
o Support special projects and events, such as workshops and training, by coordinating logistics, preparing materials, and providing on-site support.
o Serve as a point of contact for faculty, staff, students, and external stakeholders,
o Answer and screen phone calls and emails in shared mailboxes and provide excellent client services.
o Receive visitors at the front desk by greeting, welcoming, directing and announcing them appropriately.
o Send, receive, sort, and deliver mail.

Additional Responsibility - Perform other administrative.
Perform other administrative tasks as assigned by the Directors of ORRC or SDAT.

Required Qualifications: Able to work on campus Mondays through Fridays from 8:30a-4:30p

Preferred Qualifications:
• Experience ordering office supplies, tracking orders and ensuring supplies are maintained in necessary quantities.
• Experience scheduling meetings and events
• Formatting documents with Microsoft Word
• Experience doing data entry
• Strong attention to detail

Additional Comments To apply for this position, go to the following link: https://albany.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=173046
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Name Office of Human Resources

Telephone 518-437-4700

Fax 518-437-4731

Email Address classifiedjobs@albany.edu

Address

Street University at Albany

1400 Washington Avenue, UAB 300

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12222

 

Notes on Applyinghttps://albany.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=173046

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