Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 08/09/22
Applications Due: 08/18/22
Vacancy ID: 110179

Position Information

AgencyCivil Service, Department of

TitleDiversity and Inclusion Specialist 1

Occupational CategoryAdministrative or General Management

Salary Grade18

Bargaining UnitM/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary RangeFrom $61423 to $76218 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class 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? Yes


County Albany

Street Address Core 1 Swan Street, Empire State Plaza

City Albany


Zip Code12239

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications SG-18: Eligible for a 52.6 transfer or 55-b/c eligible (Must have Bachelor’s Degree, 55-b/c designation letter to qualify, and two years of experience* in diversity and inclusion, equal opportunity, or human rights. OR
Provisional: Bachelor’s degree and two years of experience* in diversity and inclusion, equal opportunity, or human rights.
Candidates who accept a provisional appointment must take the next competitive examination and be reachable on the resultant eligible list in order to be considered for permanent appointment to the position.
*Qualifying experience includes work with community service organizations concerned with diversity and inclusion, equal opportunity, civil rights, training, and upgrading the educational and job qualifications of protected class members; and human resources or labor relations experience directly related to diversity and inclusion.

Duties Description The Diversity & Inclusion Specialist 1 will be responsible for participating in the design and implementation of diversity and inclusion and equal opportunity programs as well as conducting research in support of program development and equal opportunity activities. Illustrative duties include but are not limited to the following:

• Participating in meetings with state agencies, community groups, businesses, employee organizations, professional organizations, and others to explain, promote, and help facilitate diversity and inclusion.

• Organizing and participating in outreach and recruitment activities; and publicizing employment opportunities to increase diversity in the State workforce.

• Gathering, monitoring, and analyzing data related to employment actions (e.g., recruitment, hiring, promotion, retention, discipline, etc.) and agency initiatives; developing reports and appropriate action plans as needed.

• Providing technical assistance to agencies to comply with reasonable accommodation laws of the State and federal government.

• Organizing various events to promote and celebrate diversity and inclusion.

• Developing and conducting training regarding diversity and inclusion and the creation and maintenance of a diverse and inclusive work environment.

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.

Contact Information

Name Elizabeth Rotundo

Telephone 5184734306


Email Address


Street Office of Human Resources and Administrative Planning

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12239


Notes on ApplyingIf interested please send a resume and a cover letter indicating how you meet the posted qualifications. Please include the vacancy number in the subject line of your email.