Minimum Qualifications Promotion:
One year of permanent service in an Affirmative Action, Employment Compliance, Minority Business, Personnel, Labor Relations or Training position allocated at or above M-1 or Grade 25.
A bachelor’s degree and five years of general experience in the field of equal employment opportunity, human rights or affirmative action. Qualifying experience includes experience with community service organizations concerned with affirmative action, equal employment opportunity, civil rights, minority business development or similar programs; experience in recruiting, training and upgrading educational and job qualifications of protected class members; and personnel or labor relations relating to affirmative action. At least two years of this experience must have been at a management or supervisory level. Two additional years of qualifying experience may be substituted for a Bachelor’s degree. A Master’s degree may be substituted for one year of the general experience.
Duties Description Under the direction of the Commissioner of the Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, the Affirmative Action Administrator is responsible for the development, implementation, evaluation and monitoring of the Agency’s Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action (EEO/AA) plan.
• Develops and implements Affirmative Action policies and procedures. Reviews and evaluates current policies and recommends changes and/or additions.
• Interprets EEO/AA laws, rules, regulations and policies and disseminates this information to program managers and employees.
• Provides technical assistance to operating bureaus of the Albany Office and the eleven Regional Offices on programs and policies that impact on protected class persons.
• Develops mechanisms for resolution of human rights discrimination complaints consistent with Agency policy, the Governor’s executive orders, and other, applicable legal statutes.
• Reviews departmental hiring, promotion and examination practices to ensure that protected class candidates are not negatively impacted.
• Plans, develops and coordinates recruitment and outreach efforts to attract qualified candidates to employment opportunities within the agency.
• Ensures compliance with the American’s with Disability Act (ADA). Serves as the Agency’s reasonable accommodations coordinator.
• Coordinates and monitors the agency’s Minority and Women Owned Business’s (MWBE) program.
• Directs the development of reporting systems to collect and maintain statistical data for use in meeting affirmative action goals.
• Develops and provides diversity training and workshops to OPRHP employees.
• Develops policies, procedures and training directed towards providing a workplace free of sexual harassment.
• Develops educational and training programs for all employees, with emphasis on upgrading minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and Vietnam Era Veterans.
Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.