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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 04/03/18

Applications Due05/15/18

Vacancy ID50182

AgencyCriminal Justice Services, Division of

TitleDirector, Office of Forensic Services

Occupational CategoryClerical, Secretarial, Office Aide

Salary Grade668

Bargaining UnitM/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary RangeFrom $123169 to $123169 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 80 South Swan Street

Alfred E. Smith Building

City Albany

StateNY

Zip Code12210

Minimum Qualifications A Master’s degree in a Natural or Physical Science, Forensic Science, Public Administration, Business Administration, Criminal Justice, or Computer Science, AND ten years’ experience as a forensic analyst/scientist, including at least seven years of supervisory laboratory management experience;

OR a Ph.D. in a Natural Science, Forensic Science, Medical Technology, or Pharmacy, AND eight years of experience as a forensic analyst/scientist, including at least seven years of supervisory laboratory management experience.

Essential knowledge and skills for this position include excellent knowledge of forensic laboratory operations and the various disciplines of forensic science, excellent knowledge of quality control/quality assurance programs, and direct knowledge of accreditation. Experience in developing and implementing technical crime laboratory procedures, quality control practices and quality assurance systems based on ABFT and ANAB legacy and International standards is highly desirable.

Duties Description The New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) is seeking a Director for the Office of Forensic Services. The Director develops and promotes a State accreditation structure for New York’s public forensic laboratories. Essential job duties include serving as DCJS’ representative to, and/or liaison with, the Commission on Forensic Science, the DNA Subcommittee and the New York Crime Laboratory Advisory Committee; researching and evaluating quality assurance and quality control methodologies, existing accreditation programs and minimum standards for forensic DNA analysis; advising DCJS on distribution of funds for public forensic labs; coordinating a centralized forensic training program; surveying law enforcement to assess the needs of the criminal justice system with respect to forensic services; representing DCJS at professional forensic and criminal justice association meetings; and supervising a professional staff. This position will be located at DCJS in Albany, New York.

Additional Comments COMPREHENSIVE BENEFITS PACKAGE: For information on the comprehensive benefits package available to New York State employees, please visit:
http://www.goer.ny.gov/Employee_Resources/Orientation/NYSOrientationHandbook.pdf

SALARY EFFECTIVE 4/5/18 IS $123,169 ANNUALLY, OR COMMENSURATE WITH EXPERIENCE

DCJS is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

The NYS Division of Criminal Justice Services provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify Sandra van Kampen, Director of Workforce Diversity and Equity Programs at (518) 485-7962. The Equal Employment Opportunity Utilization Report is also available for review by contacting Sandra van Kampen.

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 info@goer.ny.gov.



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Name Theresa Scrodanus

Telephone 518 457-3875

Fax 518-457-4000

Email Address DCJSJobs@dcjs.ny.gov

Address

Street 80 South Swan Street

Alfred E. Smith Building

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12210

 

Notes on ApplyingPlease send a cover letter and resume to the email/address above if interested indicating the Job Posting # 50182 .

DCJS was named to the Times Union’s list of 2017 Top Workplaces as voted on by our employees, and received special recognition for “fostering new ideas.”

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