State of Connecticut Executive Branch

Chief Of Adult Services (Blind) (1805MP)

$44.35-$60.46 Hourly / $3,547.59-$4,836.67 BiWeekly /
$92,592.00-$126,237.00 Yearly


PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

In the Department of Aging and Disability Services, Board of Education and Services for the Blind, this class is accountable for directing the social service and rehabilitation teaching programs in the Adult Services Division.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Receives administrative direction from the Director, Board of Education and Services for the Blind or other administrative official of higher grade.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

Directs staff of division.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

  • Directs staff and operation of the division;
  • Coordinates, plans and manages division activities;
  • Formulates program goals and objectives;
  • Develops or assists in development of related policy;
  • Interprets and administers pertinent laws;
  • Evaluates staff;
  • Prepares or assists in preparation of division budget;
  • Maintains contacts with individuals within and outside of division who might impact on program activities;
  • Assigns caseloads to social workers and teachers;
  • Develops service brochures and participates in agency public education programs as appropriate;
  • Leads the recruitment and hiring of staff, including outreach, interview and selection;
  • Performs related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

  • Considerable knowledge of
    • principles, methods and current practices of education and social case work for blind and visually handicapped persons;
    • eye diseases and psychological effects of blindness;
  • Knowledge of
    • and ability to apply management principles and practices;
    • relevant state and federal laws, statutes and regulations;
    • appropriate state and community resources;
  • Considerable
    • interpersonal skills;
    • oral and written communication skills.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE

Two (2) years of experience in a supervisory capacity working with adults with visual handicaps.

JOB CLASS DESIGNATION

Classified/Competitive

OCCUPATIONAL GROUP

(33)-Social Services

BARGAINING UNIT

(02)-MANAGERIAL

EEO

(1)-Officials And Administrators

SALARY INFORMATION

MP 63

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

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.

CANCELLATION CLAUSE

This replaces the existing specification for the class of Chief of Adult Services (Blind) in Salary Group MP 63 approved effective October 1, 2019. (Revised to add Acknowledgement section and modify content) Final No. 22-007

EFFECTIVE DATE

04/22/2022

CLASS: 1805MP; EST: 5/3/1957; REV: 7/19/2022;