Minimum Qualifications Current New York State employee with one year or more of permanent, contingent-permanent, or 55b/c service as an
Administrative Assistant 1 (formerly Secretary 1); OR current
New York State employee with one year or more of permanent,
contingent-permanent, or 55b/c service in a position allocated to
a Grade 6 and above and eligible for transfer under Section 70.1
of the Civil Service Law to Administrative Assistant Trainee 1.
*Note: Appointment may be made at either the trainee 1 or trainee 2. A new two-year traineeship, (Administrative Assistant Trainee 1, NS=Grade 8 starting salary $34,831 & Administrative Assistant Trainee 2, NS=Grade 10 starting salary $38, 875) leading to Administrative Assistant 1, Grade 11, has been approved effective October 31, 2019. Trainees will be required to take four mandatory courses the first year of the traineeship and four elective courses in the second year of the traineeship in four competency areas through the CSEA Partnership, or equivalent offerings through another entity as determined by the agency. Trainees having completed the mandatory coursework prior to appointment may be eligible for appointment to the Trainee 2 level with appropriate approvals. All trainees are required to successfully complete all courses before advancing to the Administrative Assistant 1, G-11.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience with purchasing. Experience processing travel requests. Personnel experience. Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
Duties Description The Administrative Assistant will provide administrative support to the Wadsworth Center's New Scotland Administration Unit. The incumbent will perform a wide variety of administrative duties including, but not limited to: reviewing, preparing and processing travel and purchase requests for staff across multiple divisions, track personnel transactions; schedule interviews; maintain workload tracking systems and equipment inventories. The incumbent will also monitor office supply inventory and facilitate the procurement of supplies and equipment; and perform other appropriate related duties.
Additional Comments Transfer candidates may be asked for SSN to verify title history and eligibility. Transfer candidates in certain titles will also be required to successfully pass a keyboarding test in order to qualify for appointment.
"Benefits of Working for NYS
Generous benefits package, worth 65% of salary, including:
Holiday & Paid Time Off
• Thirteen (13) paid holidays annually
• Up to Thirteen (13) days of paid vacation leave annually
• Up to Five (5) days of paid personal leave annually
• Up to Thirteen (13) days of paid sick leave annually for PEF/CSEA
• Up to Eight (8) days of paid sick leave annually for M/C
• Up to three (3) days of professional leave annually to participate in professional development
Health Care Benefits
• Eligible employees and dependents can pick from a variety of affordable health insurance programs
• Family dental and vision benefits at no additional cost
• New York State Employees’ Retirement System (ERS) Membership
• NYS Deferred Compensation
• Access to NY 529 and NY ABLE College Savings Programs, as well as U.S. Savings Bonds
• Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
• And many more.. "
Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.
Notes on ApplyingPlease submit your resume and cover letter, preferably in PDF format, by email to firstname.lastname@example.org, with Reference NMH/AA1/12634 included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, NMH/AA1/12634, Rm 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12237-0012, or by fax to (518) 473-3395. Failure to include the required information may result in your resume not being considered for this position. Resumes will be accepted until August 19, 2022