New York State Police

Civilian Employment

Position Information

Application Due By: April 7, 2017
Title:Associate Director Biological Sciences
Location:Forensic Investigation Center
Albany, NY 12226
Albany County
Employment Type:Full Time
Union Representation:PS & T
Duties & Responsibilities:Provide direct supervision of Supervisor Forensic Services DNA personnel performing various functions related to the operations of the Biological Science section. These functions may include oversight of shifts, training, validation, CODIS administration, automation, quality assurance, safety, and proficiency testing.

Assist the Director Biological Sciences and/or Assistant Director Biological Sciences in the administration of the technical and scientific operations of the Biological Sciences section. Responsibilities include case assignment, monitoring case progress, managing productivity, supervision of procedures and reviewing analytical reports.

Assist the Director Biological Sciences and/or Assistant Director Biological Sciences in the enhancing analytical capability and capacity of the Biological Sciences section, including managing specimen flow to obtain optimal productivity and evaluation of emerging technology.

Participate in the needs assessment and funding of laboratory. Includes preparation and administration of budgets and grants.

Serve as a resource person for prosecutors, investigators, evidence technicians and other law enforcement personnel.

Shall stay abreast of developments within the field of forensic DNA analysis by reviewing current scientific literature, organizing or attending seminars, courses and professional meetings.
Minimum and/or Preferred Qualifications:Has served as or meets the qualifications of a Supervisor of Forensic Services or its equivalent in another laboratory.


A minimum of one year supervisory experience as a Supervisor of Forensic Services, or its equivalent in another laboratory.
Additional Comments:Starting Salary: $96,235.00.

Resumes will be evaluated to determine whether candidates will proceed to the interview phase of the process.

This position does not require that the candidate has taken and passed a NYS Civil Service examination, or currently holds a qualifying position within the NYS Civil Service System.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at

Please be advised that authorization to fill this position is pending Division of Budget approval.

Contact Information

Contact Name:MaryEllen Tedesco, Assistant Director of Personnel
Contact Address:New York State Police
Building 22
1220 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12226
Contact Phone:518/457-3840
Contact Fax:518/485-2293
Additional Instructions:Kindly submit via U.S. Mail or FAX a letter of intent, complete resume and transcripts.

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