Career Development for NYS IT Professionals

On the morning of Thursday, January 27, 2005, The NYS Forum's ICEDP Committee offered an overview seminar on Career Development for NYS IT Professionals. The special, half-day presentation was designed for IT workers at the G-14 and G-18 levels seeking to better understand and efficiently navigate New York's civil service system and attracted over 200 participants.

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Agenda and Presentations:

9:15 am
Check-in/Registration


9:30 am
Opening Remarks
Larry Tompkins, ICEDP Chair, Division of Criminal Justice Services


9:45 am
Overview of the New York State Civil Service System
Anina Ritter, Division of Staffing Services, Department of Civil Service
Robert Gardner, Division of Staffing Services, Department of Civil Service

  • How the system works: "merit and fitness," eligible lists, "rule of three," appointment from eligible lists, transfers, mobility
  • Q/A

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10:45 am
Break
 


11:00 am
The IT Testing Program for G-14 and G-18 and Advancement through the System
Anina Ritter, Division of Staffing Services, Department of Civil Service
Robert Gardner, Division of Staffing Services, Department of Civil Service

  • Demonstration of online exam application process
  • Career advancement: promotional opportunities, promotional examinations, keeping skills current
  • Q/A


11:45 am
CIO Council - HR Committee Update
David Gardam, Co-chair CIO Council HR Committee, Office of Alcoholism & Substance Abuse Services

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