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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 10/12/18

Applications Due11/02/18

Vacancy ID60653

AgencyEmpire State Development, NYS

TitleAssociate Certification Analyst

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade23

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

Salary RangeFrom $73284 to $92693 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 15%

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 Albany

Street Address 625 Broadway

City Albany


Zip Code12245

Minimum Qualifications EDUCATION & REQUIREMENTS:
Five years’ experience in the field of minority and women’s business enterprise, contract compliance, OR affirmative action. This experience must include the following:

• The review, investigation, and/or evaluation of compliance with Equal Employment Opportunity laws, rules and regulations;

• The planning, development, implementation, and review of programs dealing with affirmative action, minority and women’s business program coordination and/or labor relations relating to affirmative action; and/or

• The development and administration of programs to facilitate minority and women’s access to employment or business opportunities in the public or private sector.

At least one year of the above experience must have been in a management or supervisory capacity.

Substitution: The following substitutions for the experience described above may be applied as follows:

• An associate’s degree may substitute for two years of the experience described above.

• A bachelor’s degree may substitute for three years of the experience described above.

• A J.D. or master’s degree may substitute for four years of the experience described above.

Promotion: One year of experience as a Senior Certification Analyst.

Duties Description Under the general direction of the Executive Director and/or Deputy Director, the incumbent will be involved in the management of the Certification and Operations Unit, including, but not limited to, supervision of staff; certification processing and file caseload management; analyst and program staff productivity; and customer service. The Associate Certification Analyst will develop Certification and Operations Unit protocols, operating procedures, guidelines and initiatives, training programs, New York State Contract System (NYSCS) data recommendations, and ensure the confidentiality of financial and business records to prevent unauthorized disclosure.

Duties include, but are not limited to the following:

• Supervisory functions over staff in the Certification and Operations Unit;

• Manages and provides training to both staff and the public on certification processes;

• Oversees the Certification and Operations Unit’s usage of the NYSCS, and provides subject matter training to staff, agencies
and the public;

• Investigates and makes Certification and Operations Unit-oriented policy suggestions to the Executive Director and/or Deputy Director;

• Makes recommendations and helps develop Certification and Operations Unit protocols, operating procedures, guidelines and
initiatives, training programs, NYSCS data recommendations, ensures the confidentiality of financial and business records to
prevent unauthorized disclosure;

• Keeps the supervisor apprised on a timely basis of significant problems and analyses, trends or developments, with written
findings, recommendations and management reports;

• Investigates and develops recommendations on the legitimacy of ownership and managerial and operational control of applicants for Minority and Women-owned Business certification;

• Travel is required.

Additional Comments Salary Range: $73,284 - $92,693

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

Name Kaitlyn McCann

Telephone N/A

Fax N/A

Email Address


Street 625 Broadway

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12245


Notes on ApplyingIf interested in this position, please forward a cover letter and resume to the e-mail address above by November 2, 2018. Be sure to indicate the position title, vacancy ID#, the location you are applying for, and specify how you meet the minimum qualifications in your cover letter.

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