Affirmative Action Administrator 1
Application Due

2/13/2018 11:59:59 PM
Capital View Office Park

Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity Development
52 Washington Street
Rensselaer, NY 12144
Salary Grade/Range
Grade: SG -18 Salary: $55, 082-$68, 351Non-Competitive
This position is in OCFS’ Equal Employment and Diversity Development (EODD) Office. EODD is charged with ensuring that OCFS’ Discrimination Prevention Policy is adhered to, as well as having responsibility for OCFS’ public, religious, and disability accommodation programs. The Affirmative Action Administrator 1, will interact regularly with staff from the Office of Legal Affairs, the Bureau of Personnel, and the Office of Labor Relations to perform their job functions. The responsibilities of this position include: Investigating complaints of discrimination made against OCFS employees, reviewing relevant documentation, drafting investigative findings, and preparing administrative reports. Contributing to the determinations made for requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilties for employees and applicants, religious accommodations for employees and applicants, and public accommodations. Be knowledgeable of existing and revised laws, rules, regulations and policies governing the program and helping to assure that OCFS complies with them. Reviewing OCFS policies owned by EODD, and owned by other Divisions as appropriate. Preparing and conducting trainings regarding policies owned by EODD. Serving as a liaison with other state agencies relative to EEO and affirmative action issues. Additional duties will be discussed in detail at the interview.
Minimum Qualifications
Eligible for 52.6 transfer with one year of permanent competitive service as an Affirmative Action Administrator 1 or completion of a two-year traineeship as an Affirmative Action trainee. Provisional Quals: Six years of experience* in equal employment opportunity, human rights, or affirmative action; or bachelor’s degree and satisfactory completion of a two-year traineeship. *Qualifying experience includes working with community service organizations concerned with affirmative action, equal employment opportunity, civil rights, diversity management, minority business development, or similar programs; recruiting, training, and upgrading the educational and job qualifications of protected class members; or working in human resources in areas directly related to affirmative action. Substitutions: Bachelor’s degree may substitute for four years of experience; associates degree for two years; and Juris Doctorate or Master’s degree for one year.
Additional Info
Preferred Qualifications: Two years of experience investigating complaints relating to affirmative action, discrimination and/or sexual harassment. 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 Travel 25%
Application Due
2/13/2018 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 # 18-47
North Building, Room 231
52 Washington St.
Rensselaer, NY 12144

Or send by email to:

:  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. OCFS Job Application
Contact Information
Phone:  (518) 473-7936
Fax:      (518) 474-0017
Some positions may require credentials or a background check to verify your identity.