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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 09/30/21

Applications Due12/02/23

Vacancy ID92111

AgencyEducation Department, State

TitleDirector, Research and Collections Division, Box OCE-1216/28076

Occupational CategoryNo Preference

Salary Grade665

Bargaining UnitM/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary RangeFrom $124534 to $157338 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5

Workday

From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address Office of Cultural Education

New York State Museum

City Albany

StateNY

Zip Code12234

Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must have a Doctoral degree in anthropology/archaeology, biology, geology, paleontology, or other relevant area of scientific inquiry AND six years of professional experience.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Preference may be given to candidates who have:
• Administrative experience in a museum, university, or other research institution;
• Experience in the curation of scientific and/or cultural collections; or
• Experience in a well-established program of scientific research as documented by an extensive publications record.

Duties Description The New York State Education Department’s (NYSED) Office of Cultural Education is seeking candidates for a Director, Research and Collections Division position in the New York State Museum. Under the general supervision of the Assistant Commissioner who serves as the Director of the New York State Museum, the incumbent of this position will be responsible for the administration of the Research and Collections Division. The Division is responsible for the curation of the Museum’s collections in archaeology, anthropology, biology, geology, and paleontology, which comprise of approximately 20 million objects, specimens, and artifacts. Duties of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Administer all operations of the research and collections units of the State Museum, including personnel planning and the supervision of subordinate staff;
• Manage annual division budgeting and monitoring of expenditures for staff and equipment, supplies, services, and travel;
• Oversee collections curation and research programs, to include the review of all research and collections related grants submitted by the Division;
• In conjunction with the Director of Museum Exhibitions and staff, incorporate the results of the Museum’s research and collections programs into the permanent, temporary, and online exhibitions;
• Participate on Museum and Office of Cultural Education administrative committees and leadership teams;
• Maintain a high level of professional credibility and visibility by carrying out a high-visibility research program;
• Establish and maintain professional contacts that contribute to statewide and national recognition for the New York State Museum in the area of research specialization; and
• Establish and maintain professional contacts that contribute to statewide and national recognition for the New York State Museum in the area of research specialization.

Additional Comments CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: This position is non-competitive and has been designated as policymaking and/or confidential. The incumbent will serve at the discretion of the Commissioner of Education. Promotions may change appointees’ negotiating unit. Applicants should be aware that changes in negotiating units may affect their salary, insurance and other benefits. Verification of degree and work experience will be required for all candidates at the time of interview.

*Leads to a maximum salary of $157,338 based on annual performance advances.

APPLICATION: Recruitment will continue until the position is filled. Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest to ocejobs@nysed.gov (email submissions are preferred). You must include the Box number (OCE-1216/28076) of the position in the subject line of your email and cover letter to ensure receipt of your application. In order to qualify for the position, when you have current or prior New York State employment, you may be contacted by NYSED Personnel for your social security number to confirm your State employment history.

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

Name Office of Human Resources Management

Telephone (518) 474-5215

Fax (518) 486-5631

Email Address ocejobs@nysed.gov

Address

Street New York State Education Department

89 Washington Avenue, Room 528 EB

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12234

 

Notes on ApplyingAPPLICATION: Recruitment will continue until the position is filled. Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest to ocejobs@nysed.gov (email submissions are preferred). You must include the Box number (OCE-1216/28076) of the position in the subject line of your email and cover letter to ensure receipt of your application. In order to qualify for the position, when you have current or prior New York State employment, you may be contacted by NYSED Personnel for your social security number to confirm your State employment history.

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