Department of Administrative Services

Executive Director of Employment Services (3524MP)

$60.07-$81.91 Hourly / $4,805.98-$6,553.03 BiWeekly /
$125,436.00-$171,034.00 Yearly


PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

In the Department of Labor, this class is accountable for directing and administering the programs and operations of the Employment Security Division and other agency units as assigned.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

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

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

Directs staff as assigned. 

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Directs staff and operations of the Employment Security Division; oversees development, administration and implementation of division programs and special projects; develops, implements and evaluates policies, goals and objectives; designs and develops programs and activities; implements new procedures and procedural revisions; determines appropriate staffing levels and directs management and coordination of staff; designs and implements performance review standards for staff; prepares budget; maintains contacts with individuals within and outside of division who might impact on policy or program activities; recommends revisions to Connecticut unemployment insurance & employment services statutes; prepares periodic written and oral reports for Commissioner on such matters as status of unemployment insurance tax collections, unemployment insurance benefits and employment services delivery; performs related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

Considerable knowledge of and ability to apply management principles and techniques; considerable knowledge of and ability to interpret and apply relevant state and federal laws, statutes and regulations including employment and unemployment compensation laws and court decisions in precedent cases; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; considerable ability to analyze and evaluate complex financial statements, unemployment insurance reports and unemployment insurance fraud schemes; considerable knowledge of employment problems and practices, employment and training programs and labor market trends and conditions; considerable knowledge of employment problems and practices, employment and training programs and labor market trends and conditions; considerable knowledge of Job Center operations and agency programs, policies and procedures regarding unemployment compensation, employment and training and job placement; considerable problem solving skills; considerable motivational skills; considerable analytical ability; knowledge of and ability to use relevant management information systems.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE

Eleven (11) years of experience in job service, unemployment compensation or employment and training functions.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE

Two (2) years of the General Experience must have been in an administrative capacity.
NOTE: For State Employees administrative capacity is interpreted at the level of Labor Department Unit Director.

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 business administration, public administration or other closely related area may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.

APPOINTMENT

Appointed in accordance with the provisions of Section 31-237(a) of the Connecticut General Statutes.

JOB CLASS DESIGNATION

Classified/Competitive

JOB CLASS DESIGNATION

Classified/Competitive

OCCUPATIONAL GROUP

(10)-Employment Security

BARGAINING UNIT

(02)-MANAGERIAL

EEO

(1)-Officials And Administrators

SALARY INFORMATION

MP 72

CANCELLATION CLAUSE

New Class. Action No. 21-030

EFFECTIVE DATE

11/05/2021

CLASS: 3524MP; EST: 11/5/2021; REV: ;