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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 01/23/24

Applications Due07/23/24

Vacancy ID149152


AgencyTaxation & Finance, State

TitleDeputy Commissioner

Occupational CategoryAdministrative or General Management

Salary Grade667

Bargaining UnitM/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary RangeFrom $158124 to $179500 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Exempt Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address WA Harriman State Office Campus

City Albany


Zip Code12227

Minimum Qualifications Bachelor’s degree and ten years of relevant experience in public policy analysis and administration;

Preferred Qualifications:
Advanced Degree, Ph.D., J.D. or M.A.;
Deep knowledge of tax policy;
Ability to apply creative new approaches to policy analysis;
Ability to work on sensitive and complex technical issues;
Understanding of how tax policy affects the lives of New Yorkers;
Broad knowledge of New York State government, particularly the legislative process;
Aptitude for stakeholder outreach and engagement;
Passion for promoting staff cooperation and development;
Solid public speaking and presentation skills.
Demonstrated success in team building and staff development;
A forward-looking perspective – the ability to identify new trends and developments-- in tax collection, revenue generation and fiscal issues;
Vision for improving the taxpayer experience in New York.

Duties Description The Deputy Commissioner for Tax Policy and Analysis serves as a member of the Executive Team at the Department. Specifically, the Deputy Commissioner:
• Works with internal and external stakeholders to develop tax policy recommendations for New York State;
• Stays current on tax policy developments in other states relevant to New York State;
• Supervises a staff of more than 90 people engaged in tax policy research and analysis;
• Oversees the development and publication of various reports analyzing tax policy, revenue collection and fiscal impact, as well as guidance forms, instructions, and publications;
• Represents the Commissioner in meetings with other branches of government, stakeholders and the public on matters related to tax policy;
• Helps develop and implement Department strategy for improving the taxpayer experience.

Additional Comments New York State is an equal opportunity employer. It's the policy of the state of New York to provide for and promote equal opportunity in employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination on the basis of age, race, color, religion, disability, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, or an arrest or criminal conviction record unless based on a bona fide occupational qualification or other exception.

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Name Kelly Rulison

Telephone 518-402-2901


Email Address


Street W A Harriman State Office Campus

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12227


Notes on ApplyingQualified candidates should submit a resume and cover letter stating current title and how you qualify. Please reference the vacancy ID number, and the title of this position in the subject of your response to this posting.

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