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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 10/06/20

Applications Due10/21/20

Vacancy ID82880

AgencyLabor, Department of

TitleProject Assistant (Hourly) - Albany

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary GradeHourly

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

Salary RangeFrom $27.11 to $27.11 Hourly

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Temporary

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

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 Harriman Office Campus

Building 12

City Albany


Zip Code12240

Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

An Associate’s degree* in English, Communications, or Marketing; focus on digital media preferred and two years of specialized experience as indicated below.


A Bachelor’s degree* in English, Communications, or Marketing; focus on digital media preferred.


Four years of specialized experience as indicated below.

Specialized Experience: copywriter or related role including web content creation; using SEO (Search Engine Optimization); and knowledge of online content strategy and creation.

A writing assignment will be required prior to interview.

*Degree must be awarded by a college or university accredited by a regional, national, or specialized agency recognized as an accrediting agency by the U.S. Department of Education/U.S. Secretary of Education. If your degree was awarded by an educational institution outside the United States or its territories, you must provide independent verification of equivalency.

• Experience working with Drupal
• Excellent writing, editing and proofreading skills
• Demonstrated ability to meet and exceed deadlines and expectations
• Collaborative spirit
• Creativity

Duties Description STANDARD DUTIES:

As a Project Assistant in the Communications Office, the incumbent will perform the following duties:

• Write clear, attractive copy with a distinct voice on multiple different topics;
• Work with graphic designers, program level staff and other communications professionals to research, create and edit content;
• Edit and proofread copy as needed;
• Use SEO principles to maximize copy’s reach;
• Build pages in content management system (training will be provided);
• Assist with tracking and project management as needed.

Additional Comments This position will be 6-9 months in duration

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

Name Eric LaPan

Telephone (518) 457-1020

Fax EFax:

Email Address


Street New York State Department of Labor

Harriman State Campus, Building 12, Room 561

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12240


Notes on ApplyingTo be considered for this position, interested applicants should email a resume, and cover letter which clearly demonstrate how they meet the minimum qualifications for the position. If meeting the degree minimum qualification provide a copy of your unofficial transcripts, equivalency documentation, and/or degree showing receipt of Associates or Bachelor’s Degree to Please include the title, location and vacancy ID #82880 you are applying for in the subject line of your e-mail. Failure to do so may result in the delay of processing your application.

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