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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 11/30/18

Applications Due12/13/18

Vacancy ID61976

AgencyPeople With Developmental Disabilities, Office for

TitleDevelopmental Disabilities Operations Director 2

Occupational CategoryAdministrative or General Management

Salary Grade665

Bargaining UnitM/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary RangeFrom $119698 to $151228 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 9 AM

To 5:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? Yes

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address OPWDD - Central Office

44 Holland Avenue

City Albany


Zip Code12229

Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

There is currently no Civil Service eligible list for this title.

Transfer Qualifications: One year of permanent or contingent permanent service in a position allocated to Salary Grade 31, M-4, or higher, and eligible to transfer under Section 52.6 of the Civil Service Law.


The Office for People With Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD) provides high-quality, person-centered services, supports, and advocacy to approximately 140,000 individuals with developmental disabilities in New York State. We are guided in our interactions with the people we serve and each other by compassion, dignity, diversity, excellence and honesty. Our motto is “Putting People First,” and it applies not only to the individuals we serve, but to our employees as well.
The Developmental Disabilities Operations Director 2 will report directly to the Associate Commissioner for Enterprise Solutions. The mission of this Division is to develop and carry out fiscal policy that supports quality business practices for the agency, the Developmental Disabilities State Operations Offices (DDSOO), Developmental Disabilities Regional Offices (DDRO), and non-profit providers in their provision and oversight of a comprehensive and integrated system of person-centered supports and services for people with developmental disabilities. The incumbent of this position will be responsible for Fiscal Services and Central Business Administration within the Division of Enterprise Solutions, including regionally-based fiscal support activities, such as Business Offices and Revenue Support Field Offices.

Function as a key manager in support of OPWDD’s mission.

Oversee fiscal services activities including but not limited to procurement, contract development and management, fleet management, accounts payable, banking, benefits management for State-operated programs, and technical assistance on benefits for OPWDD’s network of non-profit service providers.

Support on-going efforts to centralize certain regionally-based fiscal services activities.

Regularly manage the development and implementation of agency-wide policies, procedural guidelines, and standards related to fiscal services activities to ensure consistency of practice and minimize risk. These activities are performed in support of the agency’s direction and priorities as established by the Commissioner.

Provide technical assistance and advice to Central Office leadership and DDSOO/DDRO staff and/or non-profit provider agencies regarding policy and standards interpretation and implementation.

Additional Comments Please note:
• For CSEA positions: Local Bidding Agreements will be honored.
• Preference will be given to OPWDD employees impacted by closures. If you are being impacted by closure, please indicate this on your resume/cover letter.
• All OPWDD employees must be eligible and maintain eligibility for full and unconditional participation in the Medicare and Medicaid programs. Continued employment will depend on maintaining eligibility.

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

Name Annette Sattinger

Telephone 518-473-9689

Fax 518-474-9902

Email Address


Street OPWDD Human Resources

44 Holland Avenue

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12229


Notes on ApplyingAppointment to this position is pending Division of Budget approval to fill.

Submit cover letter and résumé by December 13, 2018. Please reference the above EOA #2018-176 in all correspondence.

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