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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 10/08/20

Applications Due10/22/20

Vacancy ID82901

AgencyState Comptroller, Office of the

TitleProject Assistant - Item #08250

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade18

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

Salary RangeFrom $56604 to $71980 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Temporary

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.50


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 41 State Street

City Albany


Zip Code12207

Minimum Qualifications The New York State and Local Retirement System (NYSLRS) has embarked on a multi-year initiative, called the Redesign Project, that will require significant investment to redesign its business processes and legacy systems, replacing them with an integrated, customer focused, information system that facilitates its work.

When the Redesign Project is complete, NYSLRS will possess a modern information system, ready to meet the needs of its customers and stakeholders in a secure, flexible and stable environment.

PLEASE NOTE: Please read this posting in its entirety and follow the specific instructions on applying for this position.

Minimum Qualifications:

The candidate must have at least six (6) years of general experience in outreach, training, help desk, communications or public relations.

This experience must include one of the following, which may be concurrent:

* Two (2) years of experience in development or delivery of training regarding detailed policies, procedures or technology.

An Associate's Degree may be substituted for two (2) years of general experience.

A Bachelor's Degree may be substituted for four (4) years of general experience.

Duties Description Training

· Working with the Outreach & Change Management Team to development and implement a training program that meets the identified needs of the participating stakeholders, including an assessment process for continual improvements of the program;

· Review training provided by the NYSLRS selected implementation vendor and recommend changes based on feedback from bureau staff, as needed;

· Prepare lesson plans and assist in the delivery of training programs by presenting ideas, concepts and factual information in a classroom setting;

· Oversee, draft and disseminate audience-specific training announcements and information concerning educational opportunities for stakeholders;

· Maintain attendance records for participants for all training courses and the issuance of certificates when applicable;

· Evaluate training courses to ensure successful execution and completion of training;

· Coordinating stakeholder input and feedback as related to training through the use of the Change Agent Network meetings and events which have been implemented to meet the needs of both internal and external stakeholders.

Help Desk

· Provide support to stakeholder help desk staff to ensure that appropriate levels of support and resources are provided to stakeholders such as tools and documentation used during training and knowledge transfer;

· Report and monitor the resolution of any issues that stakeholders may experience during the transition process including, but not limited to: new file formatting, not understanding data errors, connectivity, setting up security profiles for their employees, and enrolling system pages.

Additional Comments Desired Competencies

· Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills, including demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and effectively to all levels of staff both over the telephone and in-person.

· Demonstrated ability to work independently, as well as effectively, in a team environment.

· Experience providing instructional assistance and support, over the phone, via webinar, or in person, regarding program specific process and procedures in a “How to” manner.

· Experience working successfully in a deadline driven environment where accuracy and attention to detail is required.

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

Name Brian Vogel

Telephone (518) 474-1924

Fax (518)486-6723

Email Address


Street 110 State Street

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12236


Notes on Applyingnterested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and the attached template ( to no later than October 22, 2020. Please reference Item # O8250-BV-GOER in the subject line of the email and on the cover letter.


All candidates MUST complete this template in full to demonstrate they meet the minimum qualifications.

Candidates will be selected for interview based SOLELY on the contents provided by them on this template.


It is imperative that you provide specific examples to demonstrate your experience for each of the required

qualifications listed in this template. Please ensure that you have fully described how you meet the qualifications

by providing a FULLY DETAILED description of your experience. Any ambiguity, vagueness, or omissions

will not be decided in the candidate’s favor.

When responding, please include the reference number and letters listed in this section. The GOER ID # should not be included.

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