In the Office of Policy and Management this class is accountable for administering the programs and operations of all sections of the agency.
Receives executive direction from the Secretary or Deputy Secretary.
Administers programs and operations of agency; directs all staff.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Administers staff and operations of the agency;
Coordinates, plans and manages agency activities;
Develops, implements and evaluates policies, goals and objectives;
Designs and develops agency programs and activities;
Implements new procedures and procedural revisions;
Determines appropriate staffing levels and directs management and coordination of staff;
Designs and implements performance review standards for staff;
Reviews financial management procedures and recommends policies;
Prepares summaries, recommendations and progress reports on agency programs;
Assists in reviewing administrative operations for conformance to both statutory requirements and departmental rules and regulations;
Provides fiscal and administrative advice to Secretary and Deputy Secretary;
Leads the recruitment and hiring of staff, including outreach, interview and selection;
May represent agency in contacts with other public and private entities;
Performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Considerable knowledge of
relevant state and federal laws, statutes and regulations;
principles and practices of public administration;
management principles and practices;
oral and written communication skills;
in preparation and analysis of financial and statistical reports;
to analyze complex problems and implement effective solutions;
Ability to plan, organize, integrate and manage an administrative organization.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Ten (10) years of experience in a combination of fiscal administrative functions (e.g. accounting, accounts examining, budget management, grants administration, program management, personnel, payroll, etc.) at least one (1) of which must have been an accounting, budgeting or program management function.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE
Two (2) years of the General Experience must have been in a managerial/administrative or supervisory capacity.
This capacity is interpreted as planning, supervising, organizing, directing and/or controlling resources of a major subdivision of an agency or organization.
For state employees this experience is interpreted at the level of a Fiscal/Administrative Manager 2 or Principal Budget Specialist.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED
College training may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equalling one-half (1/2) year of experience to a maximum of four (4) years for a Bachelor's degree.
A Master's degree in business administration or public administration may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.
JOB CLASS DESIGNATION
(1)-Officials And Administrators
As defined by Sec. 5-196 of the Connecticut General Statutes, a job class is a position or group of positions that share general characteristics and are categorized under a single title for administrative purposes. As such, a job class is not meant to be all-inclusive of every task and/or responsibility.
This replaces the existing specification for the class of Office of Policy and Management Chief Administrative Officer in Salary Group MP 73 approved effective October 17, 2022. (Revised to add Acknowledgement section and modify content) Final 23-001