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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 04/11/18

Applications Due04/26/18

Vacancy ID51374

AgencyMental Health, Office of

TitleContract Management Specialist 1/Contract Management Specialist Trainee, Central Office;

Occupational CategoryFinancial, Accounting, Auditing

Salary Grade18

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

Salary RangeFrom $56604 to $71980 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address NYS Office of Mental Health

75 New Scotland Avenue

City Albany


Zip Code12208

Minimum Qualifications Candidates must have permanent status as a Contract Management Specialist 1, Grade 18, and be eligible for lateral transfer; OR be eligible to transfer via Section 70.1 or Section 52.6 of the Civil Service Law to the Contract Management Specialist 1 title; OR be eligible to transfer via Section 70.1 or 52.6 of the Civil Service Law into the trainee level (Contract Management Specialist Trainee 1 or 2).

Individuals certified eligible for the 55b/c program under the Governor's Program to Hire Persons/Veterans with Disabilities pursuant to Section 55b/c of the Civil Service Law who also possess a Bachelor’s degree will also be considered. Please provide a copy of your letter of eligibility with your response.

Candidates with the score of 100 or higher on the current 2017 PCO eligible list who are eligible for appointment and possess the preferred experience are encouraged to apply.

Preferred candidates will possess strong skills in the Statewide Financial System (SFS), Crystal Reports and Excel, as well as a desire to work with numbers, an accounting background, and/or experience related to managing funds.

Duties Description The New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH) is recruiting to fill a Contract Management Specialist 1, Grade 18, position assigned to the Administrative Support Services Group (ASSG), Capital Operations. ASSG supervises and manages OMH’s capital planning and construction program and provides direct technical assistance for physical plant operations and maintenance. The incumbent of this position will be responsible for ensuring the Project Management System is maintained for project data integration with the Capital Asset Management System (CAMS), preparation of the annual Capital Budget Request and Commitment Plan, and the monthly Capital Review Committee Reports. Specific duties to be performed may include, but are not limited to, the following:

Review all project expenditures for bondability and provide critical reports to the Dormitory Authority of the State of New York (DASNY) and the OMH Bureau of Costing Services.

Maintain the data integrity of the Project Management System for all capital projects, which includes hundreds of projects valued at over $750 Million.

Coordinate data with the Capital Asset Management System. This includes financial data, project status updates, and on-going and annual project requests.

Compile and generate necessary reports for the Bond Sale Process administered by DASNY and the reports required to determine the non-bondable amounts to Fall-out to Hard Dollar funding sources.

Compile and generate custom reports for specific project data requests in support of the OMH Capital Program.

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

Name Nicole Swankey


Fax (518) 486-3897



Street NYS Office of Mental Health

44 Holland Avenue

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12229


Notes on ApplyingTo be considered for this position, interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume in Microsoft Word or PDF format to Please include the title of the position and Vacancy ID #51374 in the subject line of your email when applying.

You are advised that, should you accept a job offer with the Office of Mental Health, you may be required to be fingerprinted and pay a fingerprint fee.

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