Minority Business Spec 1 - Grade 18

Positions in this title can be hired through NY HELPS

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Positions

This title exists within Various New York State Agencies and has approximately 17 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 Assnt Minority Business Specialist
Title Grade Hiring Rate/yr Job Rate/yr
Assnt Minority Business Specialist 14 $52,198 $66,634
Minority Business Spec 1 18 $65,001 $82,656
Minority Business Spec 2 23 $84,156 $106,454
Minority Business Development Spec 4 27 $103,784 $127,830
Minority Business Enterprise Liaison Spec 4 62 $100,845 $127,474

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 a Minority Business Specialist 1, you would:

Report to a Minority Business Specialist 2, or higher level Director of Affirmative Action Programs, Affirmative Action Administrator, or Compliance Specialist, conduct and oversee outreach and assistance programs for eligible minority, women-owned, and service-disabled veteran-owned businesses.

Publicize opportunities for minority, women-owned, and service-disabled veteran-owned businesses to participate in publicly-funded projects or programs.

Explain eligibility requirements to businesses, and assist them in the certification procedure and in obtaining contracts and subcontracts.

Maintain a directory of certified minority, women-owned, and service disabled veteran-owned businesses regularly used by State agencies.

Assist grantees and vendors in finding eligible minority, women-owned, and service-disabled veteran-owned.

Recruit and evaluate minority, women-owned, and service-disabled veteran-owned businesses to facilitate their participation in agency procurement activities.

Participate in and/or attends trainings for minority, women-owned, and service-disabled veteran-owned businesses.

Serve as a liaison with community organizations and agencies working in support of economic development in the minority community.

Manage the minority, women-owned, and service-disabled veteran-owned business program within an agency.

Assist in the preparation and analysis of an agency's minority, women-owned, and service-disabled veteran-owned business enterprise engagement plan.

Disseminate the agency's minority, women-owned, and service-disabled veteran-owned business enterprise plan to appropriate agency staff, and answer questions related to the plan.

Meet with program and contract staff to review system requirements and related reporting duties, and addresses problems associated with gathering compliance data as well as generating reports.

Assist in the development and dissemination of the agency's minority, women-owned, and service-disabled veteran-owned business enterprise informational memoranda, directives, and guides to agency staff and grantees.  

Assist program areas with identifying potential minority, women-owned, and service-disabled veteran-owned business enterprise subcontractors in the New York State MWBE and SDVOB directories.

Review new procurements and contracts prior to execution to set minority, women-owned, and service-disabled veteran-owned business enterprise goals.

Ensure full use of the New York State Contract System by agency staff and grantees.

Unlock and update contract records in the New York State Contract System.

Provide support and assistance to agency staff and grantees with the use of the system.

Monitor program compliance of grantees and their contractors working on publicly-funded projects and programs.

Meet with program and contract staff to review system requirements and related reporting duties, and addresses problems associated with gathering compliance data as well as generating reports.    

Closely monitor internal and external compliance systems to ensure the agency is in compliance with laws and regulations.

Engage program areas and vendors to ensure their understanding of compliance system requirements.

Disseminate guidance and updated information from Empire State Development, the Office of Diversity Management, and the Office of General Services.  

Review new or revised rules, regulations, and statutes to determine their impact on the agency's minority, women-owned, and service-disabled veteran-owned business enterprise program, and assists in developing and revising policies and procedures as needed.  

Review contracts to ensure the agency's compliance with applicable policies, procedures and guidelines.  

Ensure grantees use of the New York State Contract System for utilization plan submission and utilization reporting.

Monitor grantees minority, women-owned, and service-disabled veteran-owned business enterprise utilization performance to ensure contractors meet the goals established in the contract.

Interact with agency program contract staff and contractors to ensure clear understanding of requirements.

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. Job postings on StateJobsNY will contain the most up-to-date qualifications.

How to Apply

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Directions to apply will be specified on each individual job posting.

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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