In a state agency this class is accountable for planning, organizing and directing an agency program and/or project or directing the development and administration of programs within a division.
Receives administrative direction from an administrative official of higher grade.
Directs staff as assigned.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Directs staff and/or operations of an agency program and/or project or division;
Coordinates, plans and manages program and/or project activities;
Formulates goals and objectives;
Develops or assists in development of related policy;
Interprets and administers pertinent laws;
Provides input or evaluates staff;
Prepares or assists in preparation of budget;
Maintains contact with individuals within and outside of agency who might impact on program and/or project activities;
Serves on committees and/or and task forces as required;
Speaks before professional and lay groups on subjects related to agency mission;
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;
principles and practices of business and public administration with emphasis on effective organization, administration and management
oral and written communication skills;
Considerable ability to analyze organizational problems and determine effective solutions.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Nine (9) years of professional experience.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE
One (1) year of the General Experience must have been in the specific area of assignment.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED
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.
A Master's degree in business administration, public administration or a closely related field may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.
Department of Labor: Two (2) years of experience as an Apprenticeship and Training Program Manager may be substituted for the General and Special Experience.
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 State Program Manager in Salary Group MP 64 approved effective April 1, 2022. (Revised to modify Minimum Qualifications – Special Experience) Final No. 23-057