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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 12/01/22

Applications Due12/15/22

Vacancy ID117749

AgencyFinancial Services, Department of

TitleCredit Union Team Leader (Director Financial Services Programs 1, SG-31)

Occupational CategoryAdministrative or General Management

Salary Grade31

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

Salary RangeFrom $120117 to $146225 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? Yes

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County New York

Street Address One State Street

City New York


Zip Code10004

Minimum Qualifications Candidates must meet the minimum qualifications listed below in order to be eligible for appointment.

Non-Competitive: A Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, actuarial sciences, auditing, banking, business, business administration, business and technology, commerce, computer information systems, computer science, consumer sciences, criminal justice, cyber security, econometrics, economics, finance, financial administration, health, health administration, information systems, information systems engineering, information technology, internal controls, international or public affairs, law, market analysis, mathematics, public administration, public policy, risk management, statistics, taxation, or technology and seven (7) years of financial services experience with: 1) a regulated entity who has a regional, national and/or international presence; or 2) a governmental regulatory entity. This experience must include practical and technical knowledge about State, federal and/or international financial services laws, rules and regulations. Two (2) years of the experience must have been at a managerial level.

Duties Description The New York State Department of Financial Services seeks to build an equitable, more transparent and resilient financial system that benefits New Yorkers and supports business. Through engagement, data-driven regulation, and operational excellence, DFS is responsible for empowering consumers and protecting them from financial harm; ensuring the health and stability of the financial entities we regulate; and driving economic growth through responsible innovation.

The Department of Financial Services is seeking candidates for the position of Credit Union Team Leader in Community & Regional Banks. Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Supervises, schedules and coordinates the activities of an examination team;
• Assigns Examiners In Charge (EICs) and assisting examiners to virtual and/or on-site examinations;
• Communicates with the National Credit Union Association (NCUA) and state regulatory agencies on critical risk elements, developing joint examination schedules, and work plans incorporating both NY State and NCUA regulatory requirements;
• Utilization of NCUA software (MERIT) for conducting and completing independent and joint examination reports;
• Schedules necessary training for credit union examination staff;
• Reviews and approves the risk assessment, examination scope and staff utilization prepared by the EIC;
• Reviews examination report, supporting comments/documents prepared by team members to ensure an accurate, comprehensive report of examination of the financial condition of the entity, complete with narrative and analytical presentations on the various operations of the institution;
• Meets with credit union management and Board, in conjunction with the NYS EIC, to learn of present plans, trends and problems, and to discuss examination findings;
• Transmits examination reports to institutions and recommends and justifies formal supervisory action, if warranted, to correct adverse trends and exceptions;
• Monitors institutions’ compliance with the DFS’ supervisory policies and procedures;
• Monitors institutions’ financial condition through reviews of interim financial reports;
• Makes policy recommendations to the Deputy Superintendent on matters related to NYS supervised credit unions;
• Suggests new legislation and amendments to existing legislation affecting regulated credit unions;
• Represents Division at various meetings and conferences both within and outside the DFS;
• Mediates disputes between examining personnel and credit union staff to achieve a satisfactory resolution, taking disciplinary action where circumstance might require;
• Reviews various credit union applications in conjunction with OGC for membership expansions, investments, mergers and acquisitions, and recommends appropriate action to the Deputy Superintendent;
• Monitors institutions classified as “problem institutions”; and
• Recommends administrative actions, fines, penalties or suspensions or revocations of charters where circumstances warrant.

Preferred Qualifications

• Working knowledge of CAMELS ratings.
• At least two years of experience in supervising a team of examiners.
• Prior experience as an Examiner In Charge or Central Point of Contact (CPC).
• Completed required FFIEC Examiner core classes.
• Strong written and oral communication skills.
• Strong analytical ability.

Additional Comments Positions located within the New York City metropolitan area, as well as Suffolk, Nassau, Rockland, and Westchester Counties, are also eligible to receive an additional $3,026 annual downstate adjustment.
Appointment to this position is pending Governor Appointment’s Office and Division of Budget approval.

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

Name Melissa Dover


Fax 518-402-5071

Email Address


Street One Commerce Plaza Suite 301

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12257


Notes on ApplyingTo Apply: Interested qualified candidates must submit a resume and letter of interest no later than December 15, 2022 to the email address listed below. Please include the Box # (Box CUTL-DFSP1-10040) in the subject line of your email to ensure receipt of your application. Email submissions are preferred.

Melissa Dover
Box CUTL-DFSP1-10040
New York State Department of Financial Services
Office of Human Resources Management
One Commerce Plaza, Suite 301
Albany, NY 12257
Fax: (518) 402-5071

All candidates that apply may not be scheduled for an interview

Public Service Loan Forgiveness
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Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Department of Financial Services is required to provide reasonable accommodation for known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified applicant with a disability if an accommodation would enable the applicant to perform the essential functions of the job. If the accommodation would constitute an undue hardship on the operations of the agency, the agency is not required to provide it.

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