$40.29-$52.44 Hourly / $2,820.27-$3,671.08 BiWeekly /
In the Department of Developmental Services this class is accountable for supervising Day Services staff or contracted services in the areas of direct support, habilitative services, individual placements and supported employment for individuals with developmental disabilities and related conditions.
Receives general direction from a Developmental Services Education Program Supervisor or other employee of higher grade.
Schedules, assigns, oversees and reviews work of staff engaged in direct support, supported employment (individual job, group, sheltered) or habilitation; ensures provision of quality services and supports to individuals; provides staff training and assistance; conducts performance evaluations; determines priorities and plans unit work; coordinates staff schedules and program operations including supplies and material procurement; establishes and maintains unit procedures; assists in managing program budget; maintains all necessary certificates for programs; acts as liaison with operating units, agencies and outside officials regarding unit policies and procedures; leads interagency collaboration projects and/or programs, with state agencies and local government, community and private provider agencies; responsible for application of state and federal laws and standards; participates in interagency collaboration; provides specialized consultative services for individuals regarding program plans, future plans and desired outcomes; serves as a consultant to public and private agencies, community industries and families; responsible for development of marketing and business plans; conducts and presents seminars to special interest groups; leads intra-regional and intra-facility committees and work groups; participates in community development; coordinates, implements and reviews for quality assurance private contracts (master and day) and/or public day programs; prepares reports and correspondence; supervises development of optimal supports and outcomes for individuals; reviews and approves teaching strategies; reviews and approves individuals assessments; reviews and approves of adaptation of tools and equipment to individuals ability; participates in and may lead person centered supports; make recommendations on policies or standards; conduct investigations; in special cases may be a member of IDT; coordinates operational supports such as transportation; administers medications; administers CPR; utilizes PMT techniques; administers First Aid; maintains credentials and licenses; performs related duties as required.
Considerable knowledge of relevant agency policies and procedures; considerable knowledge of current practices and trends in services and supports for persons with developmental disabilities and related conditions; considerable knowledge of program funding; knowledge of relevant state and federal laws, statutes and regulations; knowledge of state and community organizations and supports as related to services for persons with developmental disabilities and related conditions; knowledge of program evaluation; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; ability to establish and maintain cooperative relationships in work environment; ability to review and evaluate data and prepare reports; ability to speak before groups on specific aspects of adult day services; supervisory ability.
Eight (8) years of experience in providing direct services to persons with developmental disabilities and related conditions at least four (4) of which must have been in a professional capacity.
Three (3) years of the General Experience must have been in the area of day services, special education, vocational rehabilitation or an equivalent service.
Incumbents may be required to occasionally lift individuals and/or use behavioral or physical intervention and may be exposed to some risk or injury or some exposure to occupational disease.
This replaces the existing specification for the title of Developmental Services Adult Services Supervisor- 2141 in the Salary Group EB 27 approved effective May 22, 2009. (Revised to reflect Agency language change)