Assoc Dir Training 3 - Grade 63

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This title exists within Various New York State Agencies and has approximately 11 positions statewide.

*The number of positions is approximate and represents the number of positions established (both filled and vacant); it is not an indication or reference to position type or duration, or intent to be filled.

Career Ladder

A listing of titles that are most commonly used as steps for upward mobility for this title series.

Salary Information for Training Specialist Trainee 1
Title Grade Hiring Rate/yr Job Rate/yr
Training Specialist Trainee 1 13 $49,363 $63,169
Training Specialist Trainee 2 14 $52,198 $66,634
Training Specialist 1 18 $65,001 $82,656
Training Specialist 2 23 $84,156 $106,454
Assoc Dir Training 1 61 $90,931 $114,940
Assoc Dir Training 2 62 $100,845 $127,474
Assoc Dir Training 3 63 $111,925 $141,439
Assoc Dir Training 4 64 $123,793 $156,224

All salary grades for trainees titles are non-statutory (NS) equated to the salary grade identified. These grade equations apply to the starting salaries in their respective salary schedule for the traineeship levels.

This title may exist in more than one negotiating unit. This salary schedule represents the most typical salary for this title. Click here to view additional salary information regarding the various bargaining units.

An individual's final salary is determined by the Office of the State Comptroller. This salary schedule does not reflect any Special Salary Treatments

Job Duties

As an Associate Director Training 3, you would:

Under the general direction of a higher level human resources or program manager, plan, organize, and direct training programs to improve performance of agency operations; meet with agency executive staff, program managers, and employees to identify and analyze training and development needs in the context of agency programmatic goals and objectives; oversee curriculum development; develop and maintain working relationships with other training organizations, educational institutions, consultants, and labor/management groups; develop performance standards for programs and instructors and methods for evaluating results; provide advice and assistance to managers and supervisors to help improve employee performance and productivity; represent the agency with professional training associations; coordinate training activities with other State agencies and organizations; monitor training compliance and evaluate reports from web-based learning management systems; prepare and monitor budget and expenditures; and supervise professional and support staff.

Head the training program in a medium to large sized agency.


Associate Directors Training operate with a great deal of independence.  They typically work under the general supervision of a higher level Associate Director Training, Director Human Resources, or program manager.  They receive only general direction and receive policy and program approvals to ensure training objectives are consistent with agency goals.  Specific training may be mandated by law, rule, regulation, or executive prerogative.


Associate Directors Training communicate orally and in writing with various individuals including their supervisors, program managers, and employees, subordinates, and staff from other State agencies and outside organizations.  The purpose of their communications is to receive and give assignments and to receive and convey information about the development, execution, and evaluation of agency training and development programs.  Effective working relationships must be established and maintained with these individuals to foster their assistance and cooperation and to ensure timely development and implementation of programs.


Associate Directors Training supervise lower level professional, paraprofessional and support staff.  They perform the full range of supervisory responsibilities.  They coordinate and evaluate the work of subject matter experts delivering specialized training outside the capability of dedicated training staff.

View the classification standard for this title which illustrates the nature, extent and scope of duties and responsibilities of the classes they describe.

Summary of Minimum Qualifications

Please note: qualifications for this position may be subject to change. If substitutions for education and/or experience are allowed, this information would be available on the announcement.

This position is filled by promotion and requires one year of service in a professional training position allocated to M-1 or above.

Please note: qualifications for this position may be subject to change. Job postings on StateJobsNY will contain the most up-to-date qualifications.

How to Apply

This title is filled via promotion by the agency or agencies which have this title. Candidates must have had appropriate service in the promotional field for this title to be eligible for consideration. Applicants must apply directly to the agency or agencies that have this title.

Mobility Options

Career mobility is not just limited to the titles in the Career Ladder, above. Additional movement may be achieved through transfers opportunities or other examinations.

For additional information or clarification of transfer determinations, current State employees should contact the Career Mobility Office at (518) 485-6199 or (800) 553-1322.

You can also visit ELMS Online to view established open-competitive, promotion, and transition eligible lists.

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