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Administrative Assistant 2, Grade 15 (Management/Confidential)

(Open to current NYS Employees only)

The New York State Education Department’s (NYSED) Office of Adult Career and Continuing Education Services (ACCES) is seeking candidates for an Administrative Assistant 2 position in the Deputy Commissioners Office. The Administrative Assistant 2, under the direction of the Deputy Commissioner, will provide administrative support by coordinating the paper workflow of the office and carrying out the day-to-day administrative support activities required to accomplish the work of the Deputy Commissioner and other professionals in ACCES.  Duties of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Coordinate the Deputy Commissioner’s calendar and travel arrangements;
  • Track incoming mail and assignments;
  • Process purchase requests;
  • Type letters, reports, PowerPoint presentations, etc.,; and
  • File, answer phones and greet visitors.
Minimum Qualifications: 

Reassignment: Candidates must have one year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service as an Administrative Assistant 2.

Eligible List Appointment: Candidates must be reachable on the Civil Service eligible list for this title. If you are on the Civil Service eligible list for this title, you may receive a canvass letter. You must complete and return it as instructed on the letter.

Section 70.1 Transfer: Candidates must have one year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service in a title SG-13 or above deemed eligible for transfer under Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law. Candidates must also be able to pass a typing proficiency exam. For information regarding the transfer options of your current title, please visit the Civil Service Career Mobility Office Website.

Conditions of Employment: 

This will be a contingent permanent appointment. Promotions and transfers may change appointees’ negotiating unit. Candidates should be aware that changes in negotiating units may affect their salary, insurance, and other benefits. Candidates will be required to pass a keyboarding test that demonstrates the ability to enter text at a rate of at least 30 words per minute with at least 96% accuracy.

* Leads to a maximum salary of $68,356 based on annual performance advances.


Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest by October 4, 2022 to (email submissions are preferred). Your resume must clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for this position. You must include the Box number (ACS-2736/40406) of the position in the subject line of your email and cover letter to ensure receipt of your application. External links to application materials (i.e., Google Docs) will not be accepted. Your social security number may be required to confirm your eligibility.

Grade Level: 
Grade 15
Negotiating Unit: 
Box #: 
Deadline Date: 
Tuesday, October 4, 2022
Email Address: 
Adult Career and Continuing Education Services

Office Information

Office of Human Resources Management
NYS Education Department
89 Washington Avenue, Room 528 EB
Albany, NY 12234
Fax (518) 486-5631

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