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Administrative Services

Confidential Secretary to the Commissioner

Pay Rate:

Pay Frequency:

$47,300 - $71,000


The City of Albany’s Department of Administrative Services is seeking a highlymotivated and organized Executive Assistant. The Department of Administrative Services oversees the day-to-day management of City government. Our Department is comprised of the Offices of Budget, Human Resources, Innovation, Information Technology, Purchasing, MWBE & EEO Compliance, Payroll, Public Records, Sustainability, and Cultural Affairs.  We operate in a fast-paced, dynamic environment that has broad and lasting positive impact on the City.  The successful candidate must be well organized, detail-oriented, personable, and be able to take direction as well as act independently. This position is supervised by and reports to the Commissioner of Administrative Services, but works with everyone on the team. The Executive Assistant regularly, frequently, and independently interfaces with high-level internal and external contacts requiring considerable discretion, initiative and confidentiality. Core responsibilities of the position include executive-level administrative support, office management, and project support.


Administrative Services

Job Type:


Full Time

Albany, NY


*These are the minimum qualifications necessary by law to be considered for this position. If you do not have the needed experience or equivalent experience required for this role, kindly consider applying for another position with us.

The preferred candidate will have an associate or bachelor’s degree and at least two years of comparable experience in a similar environment and role.  The successful candidate must be well-organized, personable, results-driven and consistently detail-oriented. Excellent people skills, verbal and written communication skills are critical. The dynamic and fast-paced nature of the Department requires excellent critical thinking skills. Flexibility and ability to prioritize and execute multiple tasks simultaneously and efficiently is essential. The successful candidate must be able to work as part of a team, take and execute directions, and display initiative and anticipate needs while working independently. Microsoft Office proficiency is preferred as these programs will be used daily in the role. 

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