New York State Civil Service Assistant Public Information Officer, Ref. #18522M (Multiple) in Albany, New York

Minimum Qualifications

A Bachelor’s degree and at least 2 years of experience performing communications related activities in public or governmental relations and/or in writing or producing content for various media. ## Duties Description The Assistant Public Information Officer will reside within Chief Public Information Office and will have a broad range of responsibilities designed to help drive internal communication activities that support employee engagement and create an understanding of the Office of Information Technology Services (ITS) objectives, strategies and goals. This position requires outstanding oral and written communication and interpersonal skills to effectively communicate with stakeholders, including the public, the media, and other NYS government entities. The incumbent must utilize tact and sensitivity and have a clear understanding of ITS services and products used.

Illustrative duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Assist with developing communications materials, events, and other projects, focusing on informing and engaging ITS employees;

  • Assist with developing communications materials to highlight NYS technology initiatives and inform stakeholders;

  • Utilize online and traditional media channels to identify, research and promote unique stories about ITS and NYS technology initiatives;

  • Assist with print and video media, including producing annual reports and newsletters, brochures, correspondence, videos and other virtual materials;

  • Assist with the implementation and expansion of social media technologies and updating websites and social media sites;

  • Conduct research to identify state and national IT awards opportunities and coordinate nominations which highlight NYS technology successes;

  • Assist with coordinating agency and state sponsored events for ITS, such as the IT Leadership Academy and the New York State Digital Government Summit;

  • Assist with other projects and ad-hoc assignments as needed. ## Additional Comments Approval to fill this position is pending. Fingerprinting may be required. Selected candidates who are new or returning to NYS service may be required to pay for fingerprinting fees. Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity. ## Notes on Applying To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to the attention of Louise C. Nails, no later than April 27, 2018, and indicate that you are applying for Assistant Public Information Officer, Ref. #18522M. In your cover letter, please clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications as stated above and describe relevant experience for this position. Your Social Security number may be required in order to confirm your eligibility.

Date Posted: 04/17/18

Applications Due: 04/27/18

Vacancy ID: 51530

Agency: Information Technology Services, Office of

Title: Assistant Public Information Officer, Ref. #18522M (Multiple)

Occupational Category: Other Professional Careers

Salary Grade: NS

Bargaining Unit: PS&T; - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary Range: From $0 to $92693 Annually

Employment Type: Full-Time

Appointment Type: Permanent

Jurisdictional Class: Pending Exempt

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

City: Albany

State: NY

Zip Code: 12220

Name: Louise C. Nails

Telephone: 518 473-0398

Fax: 518 402-4924

Email Address:

Street Address: Empire State Plaza, Swan Street Building, Core 3

Street: NYS Office of Information Technology Services Empire State Plaza, PO Box 2062