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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 09/13/21

Applications Due09/22/21

Vacancy ID91143

AgencyCivil Service, Department of

TitleDirector Testing Services

Occupational CategoryAdministrative or General Management

Salary Grade666

Bargaining UnitM/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary RangeFrom $137883 to $173431 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 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Albany

Street Address Agency Building 1, ESP

City Albany


Zip Code12239

Minimum Qualifications Eligible for a Section 52.6 transfer

Non-competitive Promotion - If three or fewer interested promotional candidates respond to this notice, the agency may, at its discretion, nominate a qualified employee for non-competitive promotion under the provisions of Section 52.7 of the Civil Service Law. Candidates must be current New York State Department of Civil Service employees to apply for this position. To apply for this position, candidates must be current New York State Department of Civil Service employees and must have one year of competitive service as an Assistant Director Testing Services (M-5).

Duties Description Reporting to the Deputy Commissioner for Diversity, Inclusion & Merit Operations, the Director Testing Services has the following responsibilities:
• Broad oversight of employment testing programs for State and local governments, including overseeing the design, development and implementation of exam creation, policies/procedures regarding test administration, scoring, reporting and test security.

• Initiating and implementing change management within the Division.

• Collaborating on projects with the goal of maximizing the use of technology to create efficient processes in testing programs.

• Ensuring the work of the Division meets professional and legal standards and expectations for quality, quantity, and timeliness.

• Consulting with Department executive and other managers on Departmental policies, programs, and operations.

• Leading and/or serving on committees and project teams and completing special assignments as needed to support and realize the goals of the Division, Department, and State.

Additional Comments NOTE ON TELECOMMUTING: DCS Employees are required to apply and obtain approval through management to telecommute according to DCS Telecommuting Pilot Program Guidelines.

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

Name Meghan Louden

Telephone 518-473-4306


Email Address


Street Office of Human Resources & Administrative Planning

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12239


Notes on ApplyingPlease send a cover letter and resume and include the vacancy number in the subject line of your email.

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