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.
Assists in directing the staff of the institution.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
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;
Participates in the recruitment and hiring of staff, including outreach, interview and selection;
May function as acting Superintendent as required;
May represent facility at meetings of professional and community organizations;
Performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Considerable knowledge of
relevant state and federal laws, statutes and regulations;
child and adolescent care, education and treatment;
principles and practices of institutional management;
oral and written communication skills;
Ability to manage staff and clients effectively.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Nine (9) years of experience in a residential or correctional treatment facility related to the agency's service population.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE
Two (2) years of the General Experience must have been in a managerial capacity.
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 management, social and human services or a closely related area may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.
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.
JOB CLASS DESIGNATION
(25)-Patient and Inmate Care
(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 Connecticut Juvenile Training School Assistant Superintendent (Residential Care) in Salary Group MP 66 approved effective October 11, 2002. (Revised to add Acknowledgement section and modify content) Final No. 22-007