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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 07/06/18

Applications Due07/30/18

Vacancy ID54948

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleAdministrative Assistant-30314

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade18

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

Salary RangeFrom $42986 to $71980 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8:30 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address Division of External Affairs

Corning Tower, Empire State Plaza

City Albany


Zip Code12237

Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM
Current New York State employee with permanent or contingent-permanent status as an Administrative Assistant; OR current NYS employee with one year or more of permanent or contingent-permanent, competitive service in a title eligible to transfer under Section 52.6, Section 70.1, or Section 70.4 of the Civil Service Law to an Administrative Assistant, Administrative Assistant Trainee 1, or Administrative Assistant 2. For more information on the types of transfers, transfer eligibility criteria, and the current transfer determinations for your title, visit the following website.
Preferred candidates will have excellent oral and written communication skills; organization and time management skills; proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel; the ability to effectively manage multiple priorities; and strong attention to detail. This position requires intricate knowledge of the Department’s structure, hierarchy and standards, as well as the ability to make ad hoc, independent decisions, impacting high-level interpersonal communications, on a Department-wide basis.

Duties Description The Administrative Assistant/Trainee will provide overall professional administrative support for staff within the Division of External Affairs. The responsibilities will include, but not be limited to: assigning, tracking, and monitoring correspondence and work assignments through an electronic tracking database (InterTrac); overseeing and proofreading data entry from support staff; editing of draft, high-level correspondences that require senior staff review and approval; liaising with Department staff to resolve correspondence issues/problems, both verbally and in writing; triaging calls and response to constituent issues that may not have been successfully addressed by program; independently reviewing, processing and directing external referrals; assisting with the preparation of reports, as well as analysis of retrieved data, from information housed in the database; recommending and implementing process improvements to increase efficiencies; providing training to new database users; and identifying and maintaining supply and equipment needs.

Additional Comments Permanent, full-time.

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

Name Human Resources Management Group, AS/AA/30314

Telephone 518-486-1812

Fax 518-473-3395

Email Address


Street Room 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12237


Notes on ApplyingSubmit resume, preferably in PDF format, to Human Resources Management Group, AS/AA/30314, Room 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza, Albany, New York 12237- 0012, or fax to (518) 473-3395, or by email to, with Reference Code AS/AA/30314 included in the subject line. Failure to include the required information in the subject line of your email or fax may result in your resume not being considered for this position. Resumes will be accepted until July 30, 2018.

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