$47.48-$64.74 Hourly / $3,798.13-$5,178.93 BiWeekly /
In the Department of Children and Families, Connecticut Juvenile Training School this class assists the Superintendent in directing the residential treatment program or facility operations.
Receives administrative direction from the Connecticut Juvenile Training School Superintendent or other administrative official of higher grade.
Works with various advocate groups and attorneys representing clients at facility; assists in directing assigned staff at facility with regard to legal issues; represents Superintendent on issues relevant to treatment programs. Assists in planning and direction of clinical or administrative programs; assists in establishment of standard operating policies, procedures and methods of program implementation; assists with general administration including budget preparation, allocation of staff and ancillary support services; manages programs to ensure compliance with federal, state and department mandates; confers with visitors, relatives and professional consultants regarding clients and/or agency practices; may function as acting Superintendent as required; may represent facility at meetings of professional and community organizations; performs related duties as required.
Considerable knowledge of relevant state and federal laws, statutes and regulations; considerable knowledge of child and adolescent care, education and treatment; considerable knowledge of principles and practices of institutional management; considerable interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; ability to manage staff and clients effectively.
Nine (9) years of experience in a residential or correctional treatment facility related to the agency's service population.
Note: Closely related fields are: child welfare, applied sociology, clinical psychology, child development, criminal justice, counseling, human development and family relations, human service, marriage and family therapy.