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Occ. Code 2894250


                             REGIONAL ADMINISTRATOR LABOR, M-5



New York State Department of Civil Service


Classification Standard




Regional Administrators Labor serve as the Department of Labors (DOL) regional coordinator regarding dissemination of labor market information, worker protection activities, workforce development, and resolution of issues related to workforce or unemployment insurance. Incumbents lead the effort to establish linkages and partnerships with organized labor for training or re-training workers in job loss areas, and serve as the Commissioners representative to Industrial Development Authorities, Workforce Investment Boards, and Planning and Development Commissions. 




REGIONAL ADMINISTRATOR LABOR: non-competitive; functions as a coordinator for a region.




Under the direction of an exempt Deputy Commissioner, NS, acts as regional liaison with the Governors regional staff and other State representatives; develops partnerships with the regional coordinator at Economic Development to jointly examine workforce needs within assigned geographic areas; assists in the development of economic packages to attract employers and potential employees; creates industry partnerships with in-demand occupation employers who provide jobs with sustaining wages and benefits; works closely with labor market representatives in each region to review economic development barriers and develop strategies for addressing these barriers; provides information to colleagues at Economic Development regarding demographics and commutability for assigned region; develops linkages and partnerships with organized labor groups for training or re-training workers in industries impacted by change or potential job loss; serves as the Commissioners representative; resolves issues or concerns raised by local government officials related to DOL programs and services; works with other DOL officials to provide local representatives and employers with a clear understanding of labor laws; provides feedback to the Commissioner of Labor on issues and concerns raised in the region; provides suggestions to resolve problems; ensures that DOL programs are coordinated within the region; and serves as a single point of contact to address regional issues.




Non-competitive: a bachelors degree and eight years of progressively responsible experience in the field of labor/management, industrial relations, public relations, workforce development and training, economic development, unemployment insurance, business management, public administration, human services administration or personnel administration, three years of which must have been in a managerial capacity. 


Date:  6/17 


NOTE:  Classification Standards illustrate the nature, extent and scope of duties and responsibilities of the classes they describe.  Standards cannot and do not include all of the work that might be appropriately performed by a class.  The minimum qualifications above are those which were required for appointment at the time the Classification Standard was written.  Please contact the Division of Staffing Services for current information on minimum qualification requirements for appointment or examination.