Department of Administrative Services

Children And Families Director Of Quality Assurance (1939MP)

$46.77-$63.77 Hourly / $3,741.30-$5,101.65 BiWeekly /
$97,648.00-$133,153.00 Yearly


PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

In the Department of Children and Families, this class is accountable for directing the comprehensive programs of the Quality Assurance Division including licensing of private child care and placement facilities, foster and adoption homes, out of state child placement agencies and other department funded and operated programs.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Receives administrative direction from the Commissioner, Deputy Commissioner, or other administrative official of higher grade.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

Directs staff of the division.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Directs staff and operations of division; coordinates, plans and manages division activities; formulates program goals and objectives; interprets and administers pertinent laws; evaluates staff; develops or assists in developing related policies and procedures; prepares or assist in preparing division budget; maintains contacts with individuals both within and outside of division who might impact on program activities; plans and implements reporting and analyzing of data complied on effectiveness of services in terms of positive outcomes for children; monitors plans and policies for compliance with federal and state regulations; provides consultative services to professional staff, regional staff and private provider organizations regarding quality assurance operations; reviews regional and community based residential and day treatment programs for quality of care, services delivered and positive outcomes for children and recommends strategies for improvement and compliance: 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; considerable knowledge of administration and modern practices associated with delivery of services to children and youth; considerable knowledge of licensing requirements and procedures for private, residential and day treatment facilities; considerable knowledge of research methods, statistical analysis and reporting of data; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; supervisory ability.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE

Ten (10) years of professional experience in a large federal, statewide or regional program which services emotionally disturbed, delinquent, abused or neglected, retarded and/or behaviorally disordered children and youth.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE

Two (2) years of the General Experience must have been in either a supervisory capacity or as a quality assurance professional responsible for program evaluation.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED

  1. College training may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equaling 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 human services, public administration or social work may be substituted for two (2) additional years of the General Experience.

JOB CLASS DESIGNATION

Classified/Competitive

OCCUPATIONAL GROUP

(25)-Patient and Inmate Care

BARGAINING UNIT

(02)-MANAGERIAL

EEO

(1)-Officials And Administrators

SALARY INFORMATION

MP 68

CANCELLATION CLAUSE

New Class.

EFFECTIVE DATE

12/19/1997

CLASS: 1939MP; EST: ; REV: 12/19/1997;