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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 11/16/21

Applications Due11/30/21

Vacancy ID94288

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleAdministrative Specialist 1 - 22163

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade18

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

Salary RangeFrom $45617 to $76387 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 5%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8:30 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address Division of Nutrition, Division Direction

150 Broadway, Riverview Center

City Menands


Zip Code12204

Minimum Qualifications Current New York State Department of Health employee with permanent or contingent-permanent status as an Administrative Specialist 1, Grade 18, OR a New York State employee with one year of permanent or contingent-permanent service in a title eligible for transfer to Administrative Specialist 1 under Section 52.6 or Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law.

OR: Professional Career Opportunities (PCO): Active list candidate on PCO eligible list #26-570 with a score of 100 or higher.

OR: Qualified 55 B/C candidate in possession of a bachelor's or higher degree.

Preferred Qualifications: The preferred candidate will have excellent organizational, analytical, interpersonal, communication, and writing skills, and will be able to work independently and handle multiple priorities. Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, and Power Point) and SharePoint is preferred.

Duties Description The Administrative Specialist 1 will be part of the Division of Nutrition's Employees Support Unit with a wide range of responsibilities to support leadership and staff by completing administrative responsibilities focused on human resources, staff development, and support for over 200 central office staff. These activities include but are not limited to the creation and implementation of a new employee orientation; managing updates to the Division's SharePoint site; promoting training and continuing education opportunities for staff; coordination and tracking of probationary reports and performance evaluations; performance improvement initiatives, and other cross-program initiatives. The Administrative Specialist 1 will assist with personnel transactions and tracking; coordinate hiring packets, contact candidates for interviews, maintain personnel records, and update policies and procedures that document this work. In addition, the Administrative Specialist 1 will be cross trained to support in office operational responsibilities under the purview of the Employees Service Unit.

Additional Comments Permanent, full-time. Occasional travel throughout New York State to areas not served by public transportation may be required (5%). You may be asked for a Social Security Number to verify your transfer eligibility.

Depending on candidate qualifications, position may be filled at the Administrative Specialist Trainee 1 or Trainee 2 levels. Traineeships are non-statutory, resulting in Salary Grade 18 upon completion.

For more information on transfer types, transfer eligibility criteria, and the current transfer determinations for your title, visit the following website:

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

Name Human Resources Management Group, EGB/AS1/22163/DON


Fax 518-473-3395

Email Address


Street Rm 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12237


Notes on ApplyingSubmit resume and cover letter, preferably in PDF format, to, or by fax to (518) 473-3395 with Reference Code EGB/AS1/22163/DON included in the subject line of your email or fax, or by regular mail to Human Resources Management Group, EGB/AS1/22163/DON, Room 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza, Albany, New York 12237-0012. Failure to include the required Reference Code may result in a delay of processing your application. Resumes accepted until November 30th, 2021.

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