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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 10/16/20

Applications Due10/30/20

Vacancy ID82984

AgencyLabor, Department of

TitleProject Coordinator (Hourly) - Buffalo

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary GradeHourly

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

Salary RangeFrom $35.10 to $35.10 Hourly

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Temporary

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 20%

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 Erie

Street Address 77 Goodell Street

City Buffalo


Zip Code14203

Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

A bachelor’s degree* or higher and three years of progressively responsible management experience in one of more of the following areas:
Management experience; could include experience with the development and implementation of projects; OR Human Resources management experience.

A Master’s degree* may be substituted for up to one year of management experience.

*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.

Preferred Qualifications:
• A Master’s degree in business administration, industrial/organizational psychology, or other relevant master’s degree program
• Strong interpersonal and networking skills with the ability to identify, create and develop relationships with key stakeholders
• Experience in manufacturing industry
• Excellent communication and presentation skills with experience in developing and delivering PowerPoint presentations
• Knowledge of workforce development and planning
• Highly organized, proven analytical skills and track record in creative problem solving
• The ability to work independently and to plan, prioritize workload in a fast-paced environment, especially under tight deadlines
• Technology savvy with superb skills in using various computer applications to deliver PowerPoint presentations, prepare charts, graphs and visual reports, etc.
• Experience with the development and implementation of employee training programs in order to meet the workforce needs

Duties Description STANDARD DUTIES:

The Department of Labor seeks an innovator with management experience in industry/manufacturing, business/relationship development or human resources management skills to lead a new initiative to strengthen economic growth specifically in the area of training and skills development in New York State’s Western Region.

Under the direction of the Deputy Commissioner or designee, the Project Coordinator will:
• work with business, industry and educational institutions to create and maintain a partnership to align the educational and workforce systems with employers needs and build a foundation strengthening economic development and growth in the Western Region.
• use management skills to work in partnership with employers to identify training and education needs and programs that build skills in demand by employers and coordinating with educational institutions to develop programs that meet those needs;
• identify public and private funding streams that align the education and training systems with career pathways in critical emerging and expanding industries;
• develop a work plan that includes timelines and goals and measuring results/outcomes of their efforts and preparing various reports for senior level management.

Additional Comments Position specific job duties may include occasional altered work schedule or job assignments which require availability and willingness to work occasional evening and/or out-stationed assignments.

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

Name Ben Norero

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 e-mail a cover letter and resume in Microsoft Word or PDF format to Please include the title, location and vacancy ID # 82984 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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