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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 11/30/22

Applications Due12/09/22

Vacancy ID117626

AgencyCivil Service, Department of

TitleAdministrative Assistant 2

Occupational CategoryClerical, Secretarial, Office Aide

Salary Grade15

Bargaining UnitM/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary RangeFrom $554733 to $68356 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 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Albany

Street Address Empire State Plaza, Agency Building 1

City Albany


Zip Code12239

Minimum Qualifications Non-competitive: high school diploma or high school equivalency diploma; and three years of experience in administrative support**, which includes use of office software (e.g., email, word processing), provision of customer service, business writing, and management of an office.
Administrative support ** Certification (e.g., IAAP Certified Administrative Professional), diploma, or associate’s degree in office administration, secretarial science, administrative assistance, paralegal, business technology, or office technology substitutes for two years of experience.

Duties Description The incumbent will report to the General Counsel and provide and manage a wide range of administrative support services to the Counsel and Attorney staff. Duties include but are not limited to the following:
Responsibility for administrative tasks related to correspondence, filing, and calendar management for attorney staff of Counsel’s Office.

Serve as liaison for administrative matters between agency executives and Counsel’s Office and other State agency staff at the executive, managerial, and administrative levels.

Assume responsibility for processing and tracking incoming Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) requests; preparing outgoing responses including applying appropriate redactions as directed. The incumbent will be expected to become familiar with the new NYS electronic FOIL management system and gain familiarity with the FOIL and State Personal Privacy Protection Law.

Maintain, compile, and update database of ongoing litigation and investigations.

Maintenance and organization of Counsel’s Office electronic and paper files; logging and tracking of Counsel’s Office reports (Quarterly, Monthly, Bi-weekly to agency leadership and the Executive Chamber).

The successful candidate will also be responsible for receiving, routing, or responding, as appropriate, to mail, telephone, and email requests for information or access to attorney staff.

Manage reimbursements for Counsel’s office staff as needed using the Statewide Financial System (SFS).

Additional assignments will be given by the Counsel based upon project deadlines and office coverage needs.

The ideal candidate should be computer proficient and well-versed in Microsoft Office (i.e., Word, Outlook, Excel) and web conferencing platforms (i.e., Webex, Teams, Zoom).

Must have the ability to establish effective working relationships with a variety of constituents at all levels of the agency.

The incumbent will have access to attorney-client privileged, sensitive and confidential information and will be expected to function with the highest level of confidentiality and discretion.

Additional Comments NOTE ON TELECOMMUTING: DCS employees may be approved for a maximum of 50% telecommuting, however, they are required to apply and obtain approval through management in accordance with DCS Telecommuting Program Guidelines.

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

Name Meghan Louden

Telephone 5184732259


Email Address


Street Empire State Plaza, Agency Building 1

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.

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