Department of Administrative Services

Labor Department Director Of Research And Information (2875MP)

$52.63-$71.77 Hourly / $4,210.77-$5,741.77 BiWeekly /
$109,901.00-$149,860.00 Yearly


PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

In the Department of Labor this class is accountable for directing the programs of the Office of Research and Information.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

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

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

Directs the staff of the Office of Research and Information.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Directs the staff and operations of the office; coordinates, plans and manages research activities; formulates program goals and objectives; develops research policies and procedures; interprets and administers pertinent laws; maintains contacts with individuals both within and outside of government who might impact on program activities; plans and directs collection, compilation, analysis and publication of labor statistics; initiates and directs all research studies; directs preparation and editing of all technical manuscripts and reports for publication; oversees preparation of annual budget request and quarterly supportive information to United States Department of Labor; maintains confidentiality of data collected and represents United States Bureau of Labor Statistics in court actions; initiates comparative studies of other state and federal labor legislation for evaluating Connecticut's laws and procedures; oversees preparation of legislative proposals and impact statements and testifies before legislative committees; provides consultative services on manpower planning and development issues; speaks before groups regarding labor research and information; 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 labor economics and sources of statistics for research in fields of labor and unemployment; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE

Ten (10) years of professional experience in labor research and analysis or labor economics.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE

Two (2) years of the General Experience must have been in a supervisory capacity.
Notes:
1. Supervisory capacity is interpreted as scheduling, assigning and overseeing work, establishing performance standards for employees and taking corrective measures to implement those standards.
2. For State Employees the Special Experience is interpreted at the level of Research Analyst Supervisor.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED

1. 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.
2. A Master's degree in economics, statistics or a closely related field may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.

JOB CLASS DESIGNATION

Classified/Competitive

OCCUPATIONAL GROUP

(34)-Statistics/Research/Planning

BARGAINING UNIT

(02)-MANAGERIAL

EEO

(1)-Officials And Administrators

SALARY INFORMATION

MP 68

CANCELLATION CLAUSE

This replaces the existing specification for the same class in the same Salary Group MP 66 approved effective October 1, 1987. (Revised to modify Special Experience)

EFFECTIVE DATE

9/11/2009

CLASS: 2875MP; EST: 1/16/1950; REV: 9/11/2009;