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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 09/28/18

Applications Due10/31/18

Vacancy ID60286

AgencyTeachers' Retirement System

TitleAssistant Manager, Human Resources

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary GradeNS

Bargaining UnitM/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary RangeFrom $98167 to $136220 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Unclassified Service

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 10 Corporate Woods Drive

City Albany


Zip Code12211

Minimum Qualifications Minimum Qualifications
A Bachelor’s degree and 7 years of professional level human resources experience, including 5 years at the supervisory level; or an HR related advanced degree (i.e. MBA, MPA) and 5 years of professional level human resources experience at the supervisory level.

Preferred Qualifications

-Ability to Give and Receive Feedback
-Excellent Interpersonal Skills
-Excellent oral and written communication skills
-Commitment to providing exceptional customer service
-Ability to identify new efficiencies and/or improvements to current processes
-Independent managerial experience
-Excellent organizational skills
-Ability to mediate workplace disputes
-Demonstrated ability to effectively analyze complex issues and problem solve
-Experience coordinating staff training and development
-Experience in a Human Resources position in which recruitment was one of your primary responsibilities
-Experience in a Human Resources position in which employee relations was one of your primary responsibilities
-Experience working in a professional HR position in a unionized environment
-Experience administering or overseeing administration of benefits
-Experience interpreting and applying the NY State Civil Service Law
-Experience with the FMLA
-Experience with COBRA
-Experience responding to human rights complaints
-Experience developing formal policies
-HR related advanced degree
-SHRM and/or HRCI Certified
-IPMA Certified
-Experience giving presentations
-Experience working with Microsoft Excel

Duties Description The Assistant Manager of Human Resources is responsible for, but not limited to, the following duties:
- Providing direct day-to-day supervision and oversight of the following units:
Recruitment and Employee Benefits (25%)
Employee Relations (25%)
Training (25%)
- Working with Executives and Managers on day-to-day and strategic human resources issues (15%)
- Acting as the liaison with outside agencies and stakeholders (10%)

Additional Comments This position does not come under the jurisdiction of the Department of Civil Service. It comes under the Manager/Executive Plan. New appointees to Manager/Executive Plan positions must serve a one-year review period.

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

Name Human Resources Department

Telephone 518/447-2906

Fax 518-447-2634

Email Address


Street 10 Corporate Woods Drive

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12211


Notes on ApplyingTo be considered for this position please go to
You will complete the application there. Please note that resumes will not be accepted as a substitute, in whole or part, for a completed application.

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