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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 11/22/17

Applications Due12/22/17

Vacancy ID45566

AgencyEmpire State Development, NYS

TitleProject Associate, Innovation & Broadband

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary GradeNS

Bargaining UnitNone listed

Salary RangeFrom $52000 to $55000 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Exempt Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 9 AM

To 5:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County New York

Street Address 633 Third Avenue

City New York


Zip Code10017

Minimum Qualifications EDUCATION & REQUIREMENTS:
Education Level required: Bachelor’s degree in Business, or related field; Master’s degree preferred in Business, public administration, urban planning, architecture or similar fields.
Relevant experience required: Minimum 1-3 years’ experience in one or more of the following fields: economic development, government, planning, public administration, or related business or not-for-profit area. General knowledge of telecom, broadband and technology sector and related public policy.

Knowledge required: Excellent written and oral communication skills. Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills. Demonstrated ability to efficiently manage multiple projects/tasks simultaneously, take initiative, and work independently. Familiarity with business, non-profit, and governmental agencies and general knowledge of New York State’s geography and economies. Strong attention to detail and independent follow through are highly important. Microsoft Office, particularly Excel and Word; Database management.

Duties Description BASIC FUNCTION:
Performs general Program management duties necessary to support the New NY Broadband Program; significant responsibilities include assisting with project timelines, managing data, and ensuring regulatory compliance.
Work Performed (List duties of this position):
•Under the direction of the Director, Project Management, work with the Broadband Program Office to identify key issues related to broadband adoption and deployment.
•Assist with various aspects of project deployment, including assisting with project timelines, interdependencies, and the creation of reports, memorandum and documentation.
•Ensure compliance with the New NY Broadband Program regulatory requirements.
•Develop strong working relationships with grantees to determine potential bottlenecks that delay deployment.
•Assume a variety of Department-wide responsibilities as assigned, such as writing briefing memos, preparing complex spreadsheets, reviewing and improving paper and online processes, ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements, and managing data and budget information.
•Ensure quality and completeness of program data.
•Handle special assignments as required by BPO.
•Ability to work effectively under pressure situations, changing priorities and tight deadlines.

Additional Comments -Salary is up to specified amount
-Comprehensive benefits package

We are an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to diversity.

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Name Leah Schanke

Telephone N/A

Fax N/A

Email Address


Street 633 Third Avenue

City New York

State NY

Zip Code 10017


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