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Call Center Manager

Grade 25

New York State has approximately 3 positions* in this title statewide. You may view a breakdown of positions by county. This position exists in various agencies statewide. View links to all New York State agencies including agencies that have this title. For more information, New York State employees can contact the Career Mobility Office at (518) 485-6199 or (800) 553-1322. If you are not a current New York State employee, you can use the Department of Civil Service Web site to explore possible employment opportunities.

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Career Ladder

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  1. Call Center Representative 4

    Grade 20

  2. Call Center Manager

    Grade 25

Summary of Job Description

As a Call Center Manager, you would manage the activities and staff of a call centerís operations unit, including the direct supervision of a Call Center Representative 4, and provide administrative oversight for training programs. You would oversee all unit activities including the daily performance of Call Center Representative staff and delivery of services to customer agencies; ensure performance metrics are met or exceeded; respond to questions, concerns or feedback from customer agencies; identify staffing and personnel requirements; analyze call volume trends; manage the call centerís hiring and training programs; collaborate with Call Center Quality Assurance Specialists to build standards for program evaluation and problem resolution, and to implement quality assurance initiatives; and participate in the development and implementation of call center policies.

View the classification standard for this title, on the Classification and Compensation webpage.

The NYS Title and Salary Plan provides additional information regarding other titles. If there is a classification standard available there will be a link under the column labeled STD. NO. If no link is available there is no classification standard available at this time for that title.

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.

You must take and pass a Civil Service examination in order to be considered for this position.

On or before the date of the examination, the candidate must have either:

1. eight years of management experience within a telephone call center operated by a government agency.*** This experience must include directing and coordinating projects, or process improvement initiatives. Two of the eight years of experience MUST include direct staff supervision;

OR

2. an associate's degree AND six years of management experience within a telephone call center operated by a government agency.*** This experience must include directing and coordinating projects, or process improvement initiatives. Two of the six years of experience MUST include direct staff supervision;

OR

3. a bachelorís degree AND four years of management experience within a telephone call center operated by a government agency.*** This experience must include directing and coordinating projects, or process improvement initiatives. Two of the four years of experience MUST include direct staff supervision;

OR

4. a masterís or higher degree AND three years of management experience within a telephone call center operated by a government agency.*** This experience must include directing and coordinating projects, or process improvement initiatives. Two of the three years of experience MUST include direct staff supervision.

***A government agency includes a Department, Office, or Commission, and any unit, bureau, or division in a Department, Office, or Commission, at the federal, state, county, or municipal level. It does not include any private or publicly-held entity, for example a firm, company, or similar non-governmental entity, that contracts with or provides services to a government agency.

For informational purposes only, click on the examination number(s) listed below to see the current or previous examination(s) that are used to fill this title.

26-370

How to Apply

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Career Mobility

Career mobility is not just limited to the titles in the Career Ladder, above. Additional movement may be achieved through other examinations, additional education and/or work experience or transfer opportunities. For additional information or clarification of transfer determinations, current State employees should contact the Career Mobility Office. Visit ELMS Online to view established open-competitive, promotion, and transition eligible lists. If you are not a current New York State employee, see Employment Opportunities with New York State and find out how to become a New York State employee.

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