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Jan 21, 2023

Job Description

The Commission on Gender Equity (CGE) is leading the City’s efforts to make sure every girl, woman, transgender, and gender non-binary individual throughout the five boroughs is treated equally and feels safe. We are putting the full force of municipal government, the city’s largest employer, to work on behalf of this cause. CGE works collaboratively with City agencies on three focus areas: economic mobility and opportunity, health and reproductive justice, and safety.

The Chief of Staff is a member of CGE’s leadership team and supports the Executive Director by developing and implementing operating systems and accountability metrics to ensure accomplishments of CGE’s goals and smooth, effective, and efficient agency operations. The Chief of Staff reports to CGE’s Executive Director.

The Commission on Gender Equity (CGE) is recruiting to fill one (1) Administrative Staff Analyst NM-II to function as the Chief of Staff, who will:

  • Oversee and manage CGE’s annual planning and implementation processes.
  • Develop and maintain systems that facilitate and support collaboration across CGE’s departments: Communications and Public Engagement, Executive Office, Policy and Programs, and Strategic Learning and Capacity Building.
  • Develop, manage, and maintain CGE’s operating systems and accountability metrics.
  • Develop and implement CGE fundraising agenda to increase grant funding from private foundations and serve as CGE’s liaison to the Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City.
  • Coordinate CGE Commissioners’ Meetings and oversee communication with CGE Commissioners.
  • Serve as CGE’s representative to the Mayor’s Office entities and Deputy Mayors’ Offices.
  • Serve and CGE’s representative on citywide administrative and/or operational actions.
  • Manage CGE’s personnel, purchasing, and financial operations.
  • Coordinate and oversee on-boarding process for all CGE staff, interns, and third-partner vendors.
  • Represent CGE, as appropriate, at internal and external meetings, workgroups and/or Task Forces.
  • Supervise staff as appropriate.

Minimum Qual Requirements

  • A master's degree from an accredited college in economics, finance, accounting, business or public administration, human resources management, management science, operations research, organizational behavior, industrial psychology, statistics, personnel administration, labor relations, psychology, sociology, human resources development, political science, urban studies or a closely related field, and two years of satisfactory full-time professional experience in one or a combination of the following: working with the budget of a large public or private concern in budget administration, accounting, economic or financial administration, or fiscal or economic research; in management or methods analysis, operations research, organizational research or program evaluation; in personnel or public administration, recruitment, position classification, personnel relations, employee benefits, staff development, employment program planning/administration, labor market research, economic planning, social services program planning/evaluation, or fiscal management; or in a related area. 18 months of this experience must have been in an executive, managerial, administrative or supervisory capacity. Supervision must have included supervising staff performing professional work in the areas described above; or
  • A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and four years of professional experience in the areas described in "1" above, including the 18 months of executive, managerial, administrative or supervisory experience, as described in "1" above.

Preferred Skills

  • 4 years of managerial and/or supervisory experience.
  • A strong background in the gender equity field, including a demonstrated ability to work across racial, ethnic, gender and sexual diversity.
  • Demonstrated project and relationship management experience.
  • Proven experience working effectively with the senior management level with diverse internal and external stakeholders and constituencies.
  • An ability to think creatively, embrace new approaches and pioneer innovative solutions to intricate problems, while working collaboratively with a diverse constituency.
  • Experience in at least one city, state, or federal government agency, and/or significant experience in the non-profit, or social services sector.
  • Strong organizational skills, including attention to detail.
  • Ability to synthesize and distill complex material into actionable recommendations.
  • An energetic and self-starter mindset, be organized and results-oriented, and be a strong team player.

Additional Information

The Human Resources Administration/Department of Social Services offers competitive salaries and the following benefits:

Generous Pension Plans (The New York Employees' Retirement System);

401(k) and Roth 457 Retirement Savings Programs;

U.S. Savings Bonds Flexible Spending Program;

Health Benefits, Dental, Vision Coverage, Prescription Drug Program;

Training and Professional Development;

Opportunity for Scholarship; College Savings Program;

Paid Holidays and Generous Annual Leave.

To Apply



55-a Program

This position is also open to qualified persons with a disability who are eligible for the 55-a Program. Please indicate at the top of your resume and cover letter that you would like to be considered for the position through the 55-a Program.

Public Svc Loan Forgiveness

As a prospective employee of the City of New York, you may be eligible for federal loan forgiveness programs and state repayment assistance programs. For more information, please visit the U.S. Department of Education’s website at .


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Work Location

253 Broadway New York Ny, NY 10007

Residency Requirement

New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.

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