Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 08/03/22
Applications Due: 08/17/22
Vacancy ID: 109847

Position Information

AgencyLabor, Department of

TitleProject Coordinator (Hourly)- Albany

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary GradeNS

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

Salary RangeFrom $45.21 to $45.21 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 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No


County Albany

Street Address 1220 Washington Avenue

Building #12

City Albany


Zip Code12240

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

A bachelor’s degree* AND four years of specialized experience** as described below; OR an associate’s degree AND six years of specialized experience** as described below; OR eight or more years of specialized experience** as described below.
*Your degree must have been 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. This information can be found at Candidates are responsible for the evaluation fee.
**Specialized experience must have been where your duties involved work utilizing the following skills:

• Strong interpersonal and networking skills with the ability to identify, create and develop relationships with key stakeholders
• Experience in community engagement
• 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

Preferred Qualifications: Ability to initiate and maintain relationships across a diverse set of stakeholders.

Duties Description STANDARD DUTIES:

: The Project Coordinator in the Business Engagement Strikeforce Unit will:
• Lead priority initiatives throughout the state, manage large projects and assist with high level service delivery.
• Responsible for working with business, industry, and educational institutions to create and maintain partnerships to align the educational and workforce systems with employers needs and build a foundation strengthening economic development and growth in the state.
• Identify training opportunities as well as public and private funding streams to strengthen the talent pool to meet regional skills demand in critical emerging and expanding industries.
• Work on high-profile, region-specific initiatives that will strengthen connections between businesses and better meet the talent demand in that area, including organizing major recruitment efforts for new and expanding businesses in a region; working closely with regional leaders and other stakeholders related to workforce development initiatives, including; providing initiative oversight; staff development; reporting and monitoring; relationship building with key stakeholders and community leaders.
• Use innovative industry knowledge to broker relationships with organizations, such as universities; community colleges; vocational training centers; WIOA interagency partners; other state and local partner agencies.
• Plan, review and provide oversight on new initiatives in partnership with community organizations and partners.
• Oversee the utilization of DOL’s intense case management model to serve individuals and communities most in need of support and job placement services.
• Develop data driven and narrative progress reports to be delivered to executive leadership.
• Other duties as assigned.

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

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

Contact Information

Name Olivia LaBay

Telephone 518-457-1020

Fax EFax:

Email Address


Street NYS Department of Labor

State Office Campus, Building 12, Room 561

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12240


Notes on ApplyingCandidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Department of Labor is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Department of Labor is committed to ensuring equal opportunity for persons with disabilities and workplace diversity.

To be considered for this position, interested applicants should e-mail a cover letter and resume in Microsoft Word or PDF format to Please include the title, location and vacancy ID# 109847 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.