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Senior Business Management Assistant

Application Due
1/4/2018 11:59:59 PM
Brookwood Secure Center

419 County Route 29
Claverack, NY 12513
Salary Grade/Range Grade: SG-18 Salary: $55,082 - $68,351
Cont. Perm/Provisional
Duties Supervise clerical staff. Review and approve facility purchase orders and vouchers. Manage facility cash accounts and ensure they are maintained according to NYS Comptroller and agency guidelines. Oversee time and attendance audits and respond to staff questions regarding salary and leave accruals Manage facility staffing and personnel transactions. Act as Workers’ Compensation Administrator, supervising reports of cases, submission of medical documentation, and respond to inquiries from State Insurance Fund, employees, and staff. Order and manage supplies, equipment and materials for facility. Provide assistance and information to staff regarding all aspects of the business office operation and respond to inquiries or problems. Schedule training for all facility staff. Additional duties will be discussed in detail during the interview.
Minimum Qualifications One year of permanent competitive service as a Sr. Business Management Assistant or eligible for 52.6 transfer
Provisional Qualifications: (State employees) One year of permanent competitive service as a Principal Account Clerk, Purchasing Assistant, Payroll Clerk 3, Principal Audit Clerk, Principal Clerk, Principal Clerk Personnel, Office Assistant 3 or Office Assitant 3 Human Resources.
Bachelor’s degree and two years of experience overseeing the operations of an agency’s/corporation’s business office. This experience must have been involved in more than one of the following areas: personnel and payroll, budgeting, fiscal accounting, purchasing and/or contract management. Experience must have been gained an agency/organization that has at least 100 employees on its payroll.

Provisional appointments may be considered in areas where the Civil Service lists have been exhausted.
Additional Info Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at
Application Due 1/4/2018 11:59:59 PM
To Apply Qualified candidates should send a resume and cover letter giving the Title, Location, and EOA Number (shown below) of the position being applied for to:

New York State Office of Children and Family Services

Bureau of Personnel, EOA # 17-634
North Building, Room 231
52 Washington St.
Rensselaer, NY 12144

Or send by email to:

Important: Please provide your email address and your work, home and cell phone numbers. In order to qualify you for the position when you have current or prior New York State employment, you may be contacted by OCFS Personnel for your social security number to confirm your employment history.

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Contact Information< Phone:  (518) 473-7936
Fax:      (518) 474-0017
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