Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 07/14/22
Applications Due: 09/14/22
Vacancy ID: 108510

Position Information

AgencyEmpire State Development, NYS

TitleDirector of Programs, ConnectALL

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary GradeNS

Bargaining UnitNone listed

Salary RangeFrom $80000 to $90000 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%


Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8:30 AM

To 5:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes


County New York

Street Address 633 Third Avenue

City New York


Zip Code10017

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications EDUCATION & REQUIREMENTS:
Education Level required: Bachelor’s Degree in Public Policy/Administration, Business, or relevant area of study. Experience required: Five years of experience in program design, broadband and telecommunications, or grant-making.
Experience preferred:
• Experience with and understanding of state policymaking, regulations, and procedures;
• Experience strategically engaging with diverse stakeholders;
• Experience in program design and/or the development of Requests for Proposals, Requests for Information and other public-facing documents;
• Experience with government procurement and contracting.

Knowledge preferred:
• Management of or direct experience with wireline or wireless broadband, telecommunications, or public safety networks;
• Understanding of how broadband access fosters community and economic development;
• Understanding of the historic and current barriers to broadband deployment access in New York State;
• Knowledge of federal programs that provide financial and other assistance for further deployment of broadband services;
• Strong communication skills, verbally and in writing and the ability to synthesize work products into executive summaries;
• Ability to work effectively under pressure with competing priorities;
• Must have excellent computer skills and be proficient with Excel, Word, and Power Point.

Duties Description BASIC FUNCTION:
Manage the design and implementation of the ESD ConnectALL Office (CAO) portfolio of universal broadband access initiatives. Lead the development of public-facing documents and processes. Assist with management of the day-to-day implementation of CAO programs, including office operations. Advise CAO on intergovernmental issues and liaise with the State Legislature, other New York State agencies, and the private sector as needed.

• Design CAO universal broadband access initiatives, including technical and legal requirements.
• Author and/or lead creation of high-level, public-facing and internal documents such as Requests for Information, Requests for Proposals, and Grant Disbursement Agreements.
• Engage with stakeholders relevant to the design and implementation of universal broadband initiatives, including private industry, local governments, government permitting and regulatory authorities, and community/non-governmental organizations;
• Conduct research, prepare analyses, and suggest strategies for advancing CAO’s mission;
• Assist with the procurement of necessary professional services, including outside consulting support;
• Collaborate closely with CAO staff overseeing outreach, project management, compliance, budget, and data.
• Work with the Executive Chamber and across State agencies on universal broadband access initiatives to advance program performance and efficiency;
• In consultation with relevant State and local regulatory and permitting entities, develop proposals and build partnerships necessary to improve regulatory policies and processes to advance CAO’s mission.
• Develop written deliverables in support of the functional responsibilities described above, including reports and presentations for internal and external audiences;
Special assignments as determined by the department head.

Position expected to work onsite and/or remote consistent with NYS and ESD guidelines and needs.

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

Contact Information

Name Leah Schanke, SPHR - Assistant VP, Human Resources

Telephone N/A

Fax N/A

Email Address


Street 633 Third Avenue

City New York

State NY

Zip Code 10017


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