In a state agency this class is accountable for directing program compliance evaluation and fiscal review for all grants and contracts administered by the agency.
Receives executive direction from the Deputy Commissioner or other administrative official of higher grade.
Directs staff of section.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Directs staff and operations of the section including program evaluation and fiscal review of grants and contracts administered by the department;
Coordinates, plans and manages section activities;
Formulates program goals and objectives;
Develops or assists in development of related policy;
Interprets and administers pertinent laws;
Prepares or assists in preparation of section budget;
Maintains contacts with individuals within and outside of section who might impact program activities;
Directs compliance and fiscal auditing of ongoing grants and contracts as well as review of new grants and contracts;
Directs evaluation of grant programs to review effectiveness and determine appropriateness of subsequent funding;
Leads the recruitment and hiring of staff, including outreach, interview and selection;
Performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Considerable knowledge of
and ability to apply management principles and practices;
apply relevant state and federal laws, statutes and regulations;
principles and practices of grant and contract administration including program and fiscal evaluation;
public health programs;
social service programs;
principles and practices of fiscal management;
oral and written communication skills;
Considerable ability to analyze complex financial records, documents and reports for evidence of financial fraud.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Ten (10) years of experience in a combination of public administration and fiscal administration.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE
Two (2) years of the General Experience must have been in a supervisory capacity over professional staff.
Supervisory capacity is defined as scheduling, assigning, overseeing work and establishing performance standards for employees and taking corrective measures to implement those standards.
For state employees this experience is interpreted at the level of a Budget Specialist or Fiscal/Administrative Supervisor.
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 business administration, public administration or public health may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.
Incumbents in this class may be required to travel.
JOB CLASS DESIGNATION
(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 Director of Program Monitoring and Fiscal Review in Salary Group MP 67 approved effective August 21, 2019. (Revised to add Acknowledgement section and modify content) Final No. 23-001