In a state agency this class is accountable for planning, developing, coordinating, implementing and evaluating early childhood, rehabilitative education, employment and/or social service programs for clients, staff and appropriate community groups and assisting the administrative official or designee in developing and implementing special federal and other grant projects.
Works under the administrative direction of an administrative official of higher grade.
May supervise other staff as assigned.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Plans, develops, authors, coordinates and implements educational and/or social service programs for clients such as early childhood, college preparatory, special employment, socialization, recreation and home repairs programs;
Assists in planning, developing and coordinating staff short term in-service training;
Plans, develops and coordinates short term special educational programs for teachers and various appropriate community groups relating to blindness in general and actual or potential services for blind persons or others with disabilities;
Assists in planning, developing and implementing of special federal and other grant programs for adults and children with disabilities;
Identifies needs and determines priorities for further program development and implementation;
Participates in agency public relations activities and prepares reports as required;
Performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Considerable knowledge of problems of persons with physical, visual or other disabilities and services available for such persons;
Knowledge of educational and training methodology;
oral and written communication skills;
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Seven (7) years of experience serving the blind, deaf and hearing impaired and/or persons with physical or other disabilities including considerable responsibility for coordination of educational or training programs and some experience with grant programs.
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 education, rehabilitation or a human services area may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.
JOB CLASS DESIGNATION
(13)-EDUCATION A (P-3A)
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 Educational Projects Coordinator (40 Hour) in Salary Group FF 27 approved effective June 1, 2018. (Revised to modernize format and add Acknowledgement section) Final No. 23-238