PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)
In the Board of Pardons and Paroles this class is accountable for planning, directing and managing the day-to-day activities of the agency.
Receives administrative and executive direction from the Chairperson of the Board of Pardons and Paroles.
Directs all staff assigned to the Board of Pardons and Paroles.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Administers staff and operations of the Board of Pardons and Paroles; develops, implements and evaluates board policies, goals and objectives; designs and develops board programs and activities; implements new procedures and procedural revisions; drafts regulations; determines appropriate staffing levels and directs management and coordination of staff; designs and implements performance review standards for board staff; prepares budget; maintains contacts with individuals within and outside of board who might impact on policy and program activities; prepares board operational plan; assigns staff to administrative reviews; organizes pardons and parole release hearing calendars; implements uniform case filing and processing system; prepares operational plans for Board; coordinates or assists in coordination of Board functions with other criminal justice agencies; implements uniform case filing and processing systems; testifies in court; may represent the Board before General Assembly and legislative leadership; performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Considerable knowledge of and ability to apply management principles and techniques; considerable knowledge of relevant state and federal laws, statutes and regulations, knowledge of procedures for governmental programming and budgeting; knowledge of current methods and techniques relative to community supervision and offender re-entry; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; ability to research, interpret and apply relevant state and federal laws, statutes and regulations.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Ten (10) years of experience in parole, pardons, probation, community supervision activities, correctional counseling or social work in a correctional or community setting.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE
Two (2) years of the General Experience must have been in a supervisory capacity.
Note: For state employees this is interpreted at the level of Parole and Community Services Manager.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED
1. College training in corrections, counseling, criminal justice, human services, psychology, social work or a closely related field 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.
2. A Master's degree in corrections, parole, counseling, criminal justice, human services, psychology, social work or a closely related field may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.
Appointed by the Chairperson - Board of Pardons and Paroles in accordance with the provisions of Section 54-124a(i) of the Connecticut General Statutes.
JOB CLASS DESIGNATION
(12)-General Administration and Management
(1)-Officials And Administrators
This replaces the existing specification for the same class in Salary Group MP 67 approved effective November 12, 2004. (Revised to modify content and implement Salary Group change)