Eric Schwenzfeier, Deputy Commissioner
The primary responsibility of the Division of Administrative Services is to provide administrative support to the program areas within OTDA. These administrative functions include human resources, training, contract management, purchasing, office services, facility management, and space planning.
The Division of Administrative Services is comprised of the following program areas:
Contract Management is responsible for directing and coordinating the procurement and purchasing process including contract development and negotiations and processing and managing the payment and tracking of contracts.
Human Resources is responsible for all classification, staffing, recruitment, examinations, on boarding, and labor relations activities in support of OTDA. They develop and establish human resource policies and procedures.
Management Services is responsible for facilities management and operational services including space planning, facility/lease management, moves and renovations, security/safety, telecommunications, warehouse, mail distribution, fleet management, and disaster preparedness.
Training and Staff Development (TSD)
TSD serves as the OTDA training office managing educational projects with public colleges and universities to meet agency and local social service district training needs. TSD assesses and oversees the development and delivery of training and provides logistical support for agency-sponsored training across the State. TSD also facilitates many conferences, regional meetings, and teleconferences each year.