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Secretary II

Company: Health Research, Inc.
Location: Albany
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or equivalent and four years of general office, administrative or secretarial experience.

This position requires that the incumbent will report to the official work location and live within commuting distance to the official work location. Telecommuting may not be available. If telecommuting is available, the incumbent will be required to have a telephone/mobile device, and internet access.

Health Research, Inc.'s (HRI) mission is building a healthier future for New York State and beyond through the delivery of funding and program support to further public health and research programs. In support of our mission and our commitment to providing a safe workplace, we require employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless approved for a religious or medical exemption.

Preferred Qualifications

At least two years of experience compiling, editing, and formatting reports; developing and maintaining task tracking tools; documenting and communicating office procedures; taking meeting minutes that include technical or healthcare content; experience in an executive and/or state government office; experience with Microsoft Outlook, electronic calendars, Word, Excel, and Power Point; coordinating meetings, conferences or other forums. Strong organizational skills, strong writing and editing skills.

Responsibilities

The Secretary II will serve as the primary secretarial support position for the Associate Commissioner for the NYS Department of Health/Director, Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities Prevention. The incumbent will coordinate and maintain the Associate Commissioner's calendar and meeting schedule, maintaining a high level of confidentiality; make travel arrangements; assist with gathering data relevant to inquiries; screen telephone calls, referring calls to appropriate staff and responding to basic inquiries; assist with preparing reports and presentation materials; assist with maintaining up-to-date internal OMH-HDP policy/procedures documents; organize and arrange meeting logistics and materials, assembling and coordinating background materials; attend meetings and conferences as necessary; create, maintain and update databases and tracking programs for OMH-HDP activities; other appropriate related duties, as assigned.

Travel, up to 10% of the time, will be required.

Employee Benefits

Health Research, Inc. (HRI) offers a robust, comprehensive benefits package to eligible employees, including:

* Health, dental and vision insurance - Several comprehensive health insurance plans to choose from;
* Flexible benefit accounts - Medical, dependent care, adoption assistance, parking and transit;
* Generous paid time off - Paid federal and state holidays, paid sick, vacation and personal leave;
* Tuition support - Assistance is available for individuals pursuing educational or training opportunities;
* Retirement Benefits - HRI is a participating employer in the New York State and Local Retirement System and offers optional enrollment in the New York State Deferred Compensation Plan. HRI provides a postretirement Health Benefits Plan for qualified retirees to use towards health insurance premiums and eligible medical expenses;
* Employee Assistance Program - Provides educational and wellness programs, training, and 24/7 confidential services to assist employees, both personally and professionally;
* And so much more!

Conditions of Employment

Grant funded position. Compliance with funding requirements such as time and effort reporting, grant deliverables, and contract deliverables, is required.

This position requires that the incumbent will report to the official work location and live within commuting distance to the official work location. Telecommuting may not be available. If telecommuting is available, the incumbent will be required to have a telephone/mobile device, and internet access.

Health Research, Inc.'s (HRI) mission is building a healthier future for New York State and beyond through the delivery of funding and program support to further public health and research programs. In support of our mission and our commitment to providing a safe workplace, we require employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless approved for a religious or medical exemption.

Valid and unrestricted authorization to work in the U.S. is required. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

HRI participates in the E-Verify Program.

HRI has a long-standing dedication to diversity, equity, and inclusion in our workforce. HRI is committed to the principle of non-discrimination in all phases of its employment procedures and practices.

Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/Qualified Individuals with Disabilities/Qualified Protected Veterans

www.healthresearch.org

Keywords: Health Research, Inc., Albany , Secretary II, Administration, Clerical , Albany, New York

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