NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Former New York State Gov. David Paterson has taken on a new post with a company that aims to streamline job recruiting.

Paterson will be the chief jobs officer for the Job Channel Network. Parent company Jasper Group Holdings Inc. announced Paterson’s new role Monday.

READ MORE: New York Weather: CBS2's 12/3 Friday Afternoon Forecast

Paterson said in a statement that he has seen from both public and private life that people from all backgrounds share the need for a job.

Chief executive officer Michael Woloshin said Job Channel Network’s new online platform lets a hiring manager review a résumé and book an interview with a click of a button, among other functions. The company also sets out to create and distribute video and audio pieces presenting companies to prospective employees.

Paterson became governor after Eliot Spitzer’s 2008 resignation and served until 2010.

READ MORE: Columbia Student Killed, Tourist Wounded In Stabbings Near Morningside Park; Suspect In Custody

He ended a bid for reelection after facing several scandals.

Notably in 2011, he was accused by the Commission on Public Integrity with violating ethics regulations for allegedly lying about taking free Yankees tickets for the 2009 World Series while he was in office. The commission charged in a 2011 report that Paterson violated ethics laws when he contradicted his staff, the Yankees and common sense by falsely claiming he always intended to pay for the tickets. The commission fined him $62,125.

Paterson did not face any charges.

You May Also Be Interested In These Stories
[display-posts category=”news” posts_per_page=”4″]

MORE NEWS: Suffolk County Police Officer Timothy Thrane Set To Be Released From Hospital

(TM and © Copyright 2014 CBS Radio Inc. and its relevant subsidiaries. CBS RADIO and EYE Logo TM and Copyright 2014 CBS Broadcasting Inc. Used under license. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. The Associated Press contributed to this report.)