In the Department of Administrative Services, Division of Construction Services this class is accountable for directing the Construction Process Management unit.
GUIDELINES FOR JOB CLASS USE
Incumbents in this class are directly responsible for managing project processes for capital construction administration. Incumbents are responsible for development of scope of work for construction projects managed by the Department of Administrative Services.
Receives administrative direction from an administrative official of higher grade.
Directs staff of unit.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Directs staff and operations of the office including managing state construction programs, the bond process and/or plan review;
Determines priorities and coordinates, plans and manages unit activities;
Formulates and ensures implementation of office goals and objectives;
Reviews and evaluates effectiveness of established or proposed policies and/or programs, assesses alternatives and makes recommendations for improvement;
Assists in development of policies and procedures and drafts policy statements and regulations;
Interprets and administers pertinent laws;
Conducts performance evaluations;
Prepares or assists in development of office budget;
Maintains contacts with individuals within and outside of unit who might impact program activities;
Responsible for management of project processes for capital construction administration;
Represents department at meetings;
Responds to inquiries relating to assigned programs;
Assists in developing scope of work for construction projects managed by agency;
Analyzes current policies and procedures for consistency with state statutes and agency practices;
Participates in management strategy activities to more effectively implement agency objectives;
Serves as liaison with other agencies, municipal, state and federal governments;
Evaluates operations and projects assigned to office;
Makes recommendations for improvements;
Provides technical direction to unit staff;
Assists in development of educational and training programs;
Compiles project related statistics and metrics;
Presents at industry events;
Analyzes industry trends and evaluates industry-wide best practices and lessons learned for applicability to agency;
Researches best practices pertaining to capital construction administration;
Prepares reports and correspondence;
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;
relevant state and federal laws, statutes and regulations;
administration of project management programs including scheduling and financing;
construction terminology, practices and procedures;
principles and practices of public administration including policy development and implementation;
grant preparation and administration;
program evaluation and monitoring functions;
capital project management concepts, bond processing and contract documentation;
Knowledge of legislative process;
oral and written communication skills;
Ability to coordinate technical and administrative work.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Ten (10) years of professional experience in planning and implementing public capital projects or responsibility for legislative and regulatory programs.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE
Two (2) years of the General Experience must have been in a management capacity with significant responsibility for administering grants or bond process management or legal tasks related to the legislative process and interfacing with key policy makers, state legislative and executive administrative officials.
NOTE: Management capacity is defined as formulating program goals and objectives, developing and implementing program procedures, initiating program policies and personnel management including training of employees.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED
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.
A Master's degree in business or public administration may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.
A law degree may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.
Incumbents in this class may be required to possess and retain a valid Motor Vehicle Operator's license.
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 Construction Support Services (Process Management) in Salary Group MP 68 approved effective March 8, 2016. (Revised to add Acknowledgement section and modify content) Final No. 22-007