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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 10/01/18

Applications Due12/01/18

Vacancy ID60331

AgencyEmpire State Development, NYS

TitleSenior Certification Analyst

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade18

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

Salary RangeFrom $56604 to $71980 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 625 Broadway

City Albany

StateNY

Zip Code12245

Minimum Qualifications Four years’ experience in the field of minority and women’s business enterprise, contract compliance, OR affirmative action. This experience must include the following:

• Planning, developing, implementing, and reviewing programs dealing with minority business enterprise, affirmative action, minority and women’s business program coordination, and affirmative action compliance review, OR

• Labor relations directly relating to affirmative action, OR

• The development and administration of programs designed to facilitate minority and women’s access to employment or business opportunities in the public and private sector.

Substitution:
The following substitutions for the experience described above may be applied as follows:
• An associate’s degree may be substituted for two years of the experience described above.

• A bachelor’s degree may be substituted for three years of the experience described above.

• A J.D. or master’s degree may be substituted for the entire four years of experience described above.

• Two years of experience as an Assistant Minority Business Specialist or as a Minority Business Specialist I may be substituted for the entire four years of experience described above.


Duties Description The incumbent will investigate and develop recommendations regarding the legitimacy of certification applications from Minority and Women-owned Businesses (MWB) as to their ownership and managerial and operational control pursuant to Article 15-A, Section 314 of the Statewide Certification program; counsel applicants on business strategies related to the program by informing business owners how to access State agencies, municipalities and other governmental agencies for bidding and contracting purposes; and act as a liaison between the applicant and business opportunities available to MWB’s.


Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Assemble assigned file and case documents

• Prepare desk audit reports based on review and analysis of the application and supporting documentation

• Contact applicants requesting additional documentation in cases of incompleteness or necessity for up-to-date information on business activities

• Conduct state-wide onsite interviews of applicants

• Ascertain application’s eligibility for certification

• Prepare final reports focusing on issues of ownership and operational and managerial control, and develop conclusions relative to applicant eligibility for MWBD status

• Represent the agency by participating on panels for various business seminars

Additional Comments Salary Range: $56,604 - $71,980

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

Name Kaitlyn McCann

Telephone

Fax 518-292-5852

Email Address DED-HR@esd.ny.gov

Address

Street 625 Broadway

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12245

 

Notes on ApplyingIf interested in this position, please forward a cover letter and resume to the e-mail address above by December 1, 2018. Be sure to indicate the position title, vacancy ID#, and location you are applying for, and specify how you meet the minimum qualifications in your cover letter.

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