Department of Administrative Services

Family and Community Services Director (1665MP)

$53.41-$72.82 Hourly / $4,272.50-$5,825.68 BiWeekly /
$111,512.00-$152,050.00 Yearly


PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

In the Department of Children and Families and Office of Early Childhood, this class is accountable for developing and administering a comprehensive statewide system of family and community programs and services as it relates to children served by the agency. 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Receives administration direction from the Commissioner or other administrator of higher grade.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

Directs the staff of the unit.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Directs the staff and operations of the unit; coordinates, plans and managers unit activities; formulates program goals and objectives; develops or assists in the development of related policy; interprets and administers pertinent laws; evaluates staff; prepares or assists in the preparation of budget, as assigned; maintains contact with individuals both within and outside of the unit who might impact on policy or program activities; reviews and evaluates availability and uses of federal and state funds; develops and recommends service expansion and/or modification; identifies, reviews and recommends community service offerings; recommends changes necessary to implement, coordinate and integrate services across the agency; evaluates responsiveness of program and activities in the community; develops and recommends changes to statutes and regulations; monitors progress of department sponsored legislation as well as other legislation that will impact the department; prepares comprehensive reports; works with federal, state and community agencies in developing and implementing new or modified programs; provides for quality and cost effective delivery of services; performs related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

Considerable knowledge of relevant State and Federal laws, statutes and regulations; considerable knowledge of and ability to apply management principles and techniques; considerable knowledge of relevant community programs and services; knowledge of the state legislative process; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; considerable organizational and administrative ability; ability to draft and interpret legislation and administrative regulations, proposals and reports.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE

Nine (9) years of experience in a managerial or administrative capacity in an organization having programmatic and/or regulatory responsibilities.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Incumbents in this class may be required to travel.

JOB CLASS DESIGNATION

Classified/Competitive

OCCUPATIONAL GROUP

(4)-Business Management

BARGAINING UNIT

(02)-MANAGERIAL

EEO

(1)-Officials And Administrators

SALARY INFORMATION

MP 69

CANCELLATION CLAUSE

This replaces the existing specification for the class of Family and Community Services Director in Salary Group MP 69 approved effective July 20, 2007. (Revised to expand use to Early Childhood and modify content)

EFFECTIVE DATE

9/11/2018

CLASS: 1665MP; EST: 11/4/1955; REV: 9/11/2018;