$50.59-$68.98 Hourly / $4,046.86-$5,518.05 BiWeekly /
In the Bureau of Rehabilitation Services, this class is accountable for directing the operations and activities of the Disability Determination, Vocational Rehabilitation or Connect to Work Center programs.
Receives administrative direction from the Director Bureau of Rehabilitation Services or other administrative official of a higher grade.
Directs staff and operations of the Disability Determination, Vocational Rehabilitation or Connect to Work Center programs; coordinates, plans and directs program activities; formulates program goals and objectives; oversees and evaluates the Disability Determination, Vocational Rehabilitation or Work Center programs and works directly with the Federal Social Security Administration to ensure all activities are within laws, regulations and guidelines; interprets and administers pertinent state and federal laws; recommends and reviews legislation and presents testimony before legislative committees; evaluates staff; participates in preparation of division budget; responds to inquiries and complaints and benefit claims according to Section 221 of the Social Security Act and Sections 17b-650 through 17b-655 of the Connecticut General Statutes; maintains contact with parties within and outside Bureau who impact program activities; performs related duties as required.
Considerable knowledge of principles of Social Security Administration; considerable knowledge of federal and state Disability Determination, Vocational Rehabilitation or Work Center programs; considerable knowledge of Vocational Rehabilitation and Disability Determination programs under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; considerable knowledge of and ability to apply management principles and techniques; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; considerable ability to understand and apply relevant state and federal laws, statutes and regulations.
Ten (10) years of professional experience in the delivery and/or planning of Social Security Administration programs and/or policies.
Two (2) years of the General Experience must have been in a supervisory or consultative capacity.