NYC DEPT OF HEALTH/MENTAL HYGIENE
ONLY PERMANENT EMPLOYEES IN THE TITLE AND THOSE THAT ARE REACHABLE ON THE ADMINISRATIVE MANAGER CIVIL SERVICE LIST..
The Mental Hygiene Division of the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is responsible for policy, programs, and provider oversight related to mental health; alcohol and drug use; and developmental delays and disabilities services. The division has grown to close to 1,000 staff in recent years. The position reports directly to the Assistant Commissioner for Mental Hygiene Administration, and must work effectively with senior staff within the Division of Mental Hygiene, as well as in the Agency’s Divisions of Admin, Finance, and other key Departmental leadership.
Duties will include but not be limited to:
Oversee all personnel matters for the Division, including, but not limited to, hiring, retention, promotion, labor relations, EEO matters and DOHMH mandatory trainings.
Act as liaison with Central HR, Payroll and the COO’s Office with regards to recruitment, classification, salary administration, timekeeping/payroll, leaves and benefits, training, and other Human Resources area of responsibility.
Conduct salary parity reviews for all postings and discretionary increases.
Compile reports and data for the Assistant Commissioner for Mental Hygiene Administration.
Represent the Assistant Commissioner for Administration at meetings and develop and deliver presentations and trainings as requested
Ensure compliance with all federal, state, and City employment-related laws and policies, as well as adherence to other standards and best practices related to personnel management of City employees.
Work collaboratively with the Bureaus/Programs within the Division to counsel and advise staff on human resource related topics such as time and leave, performance management, and professional growth opportunities.
Manage and direct the application and interpretation of Human Resource policies for the Division.
Support all bureaus in developing tasks and standards and managing the performance evaluation process.
Manage a team of seven HR professionals.
Actively participate in Mental Hygiene Administration’s leadership team, collaborating closely with other Senior Directors and Directors
Minimum Qual Requirements
1. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and four years of satisfactory, full-time progressively responsible clerical/administrative experience requiring independent decision-making concerning program management or planning, allocation for resources and the scheduling and assignment of work, 18 months of which must have been in an administrative, managerial, executive or supervisory capacity. The supervisory work must have been in the supervision of staff performing clerical/administrative work of more than moderate difficulty; or
2. An associate degree or 60 semester credits from an accredited college and five years of satisfactory, full-time progressively responsible experience as described in “1” above, 18 months of which must have been in an administrative, managerial, executive or supervisory capacity. The supervisory work must have been in the supervision of staff performing clerical/administrative work of more than moderate difficulty; or
3. A four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent and six years of
satisfactory, full-time progressively responsible experience as described in “1”
above, 18 months of which must have been in an administrative, managerial,
executive or supervisory capacity. The supervisory work must have been in the
supervision of staff performing clerical/administrative work of more than
moderate difficulty; or
4. Education and/or experience equivalent to “1”, “2” or “3” above. However, all
candidates must possess the 18 months of administrative, managerial, executive or supervisory experience as described in “1”, “2” or “3” above. Education above
the high school level may be substituted for the general clerical/administrative
experience (but not for the administrative, managerial, executive or supervisory
experience described in “1”, “2” or “3” above) at a rate of 30 semester credits
from an accredited college for 6 months of experience up to a maximum of 3½
Prior human resources experience working in NYC government strongly preferred
Familiarity with various NYC databases, such as: NYCAPS, CHRMS, PMS, City Time, PATS, PECOS, etc.
A thorough and strong understanding of Civil Service law, rules and regulations
Excellent analytic, interpersonal, writing and communication skills.
Proficient in all Microsoft Office, with emphasis on Excel and Visio.
Project management skills necessary to ensure timely completion of tasks.
Ability to manage staff and be responsive.
**IMPORTANT NOTES TO ALL CANDIDATES**
Please note: If you are called for an interview, you will be required to bring to your interview copies of original documentation, such as:
A document that establishes identity for employment eligibility, such as: A Valid U.S. Passport, Permanent Resident Card/Green Card, or Driver’s license.
Proof of Education according to the education requirements of the civil service title.
Proof of Address/NYC Residency dated within the last 60 days, such as: Recent Utility Bill (i.e., telephone, Cable, Mobile Phone)
Additional documentation may be required to evaluate your qualification as outlined in this posting’s “Minimum Qualification Requirements” section. Examples of additional documentation may be, but not limited to college transcript, experience verification or professional trade licenses.
If after your interview you are the selected candidate, you will be contacted to schedule an on-boarding appointment. By the time of this appointment, you will be asked to produce the originals of the above documents along with your original Social Security card.
The federal government provides student loan forgiveness through its Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF) to all qualifying public service employees. Working with the DOHMH qualifies you as a public service employee and you may be able to take advantage of this program while working full-time and meeting the program’s other requirements.
Please visit the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program site to view the eligibility requirements:
Apply online with a cover letter to https://a127-jobs.nyc.gov/. In the Job ID search bar, enter job ID number 560691
We appreciate the interest and thank all applicants who apply, but only those candidates under consideration will be contacted.
The NYC Health Department is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse and culturally responsive workforce. We strongly encourage people of color, people with disabilities, veterans, women, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender and gender non-conforming persons to apply.
All applicants will be considered without regard to actual or perceived race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, marital or parental status, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, age, prior record of arrest; or any other basis prohibited by law.
NOTE: This position is open to qualified persons with a disability who are eligible for the 55-a Program. Please indicate in your resume that you would like to be considered for the position under the 55-a Program.
This position is also open to qualified persons with a disability who are eligible for the 55-a Program. Please indicate at the top of your resume and cover letter that you would like to be considered for the position through the 55-a Program.
New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.
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