In the Department of Correction, Education Division, this class is accountable for independently performing a full range of tasks in the development of job and life skills and transition services for inmates.
Works under the general supervision of a State School Principal or employee of higher grade.
May lead lower level employees as assigned.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Provides instruction to
inmates in areas of job skills development, educational placement and programs
and transition services;
Arranges for inmates to
participate in college courses;
Tracks inmate progress;
Develops job skills for
assigned group of inmates;
Participates in career
planning and development;
Assists with job
Provides life skills
abilities, skills, interests and vocational aptitudes and matches with job compatibility;
direction to inmates in areas of education and vocational planning;
Analyzes demographic and
about occupations, job and training opportunities and support services
available in the community;
Coordinates within the
community job opportunities and assists in transition within the community;
Identifies and develops
Provides instruction in
resume writing, interviewing skills and utilization of computer software;
Maintains case records;
Provides one-on-one and
small group tutorial assistance;
Analyzes and interprets
computer generated reports;
May prepare narrative and
Performs related duties
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
educational programs and
occupations and job
processes and materials
in specific vocations and trades;
life and job skills
between individuals and their social, economic and cultural environment;
individual and social
factors relating to personal adjustment;
oral and written
utilize teaching and/or
training techniques for individual inmate needs;
relate to different
cultural and economic backgrounds;
utilize computer software.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Five (5) years of experience in career development, placement and/or counseling, educational guidance counseling or vocational counseling.
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
rehabilitation counseling, vocational or educational guidance or a closely
related field may be substituted for the General Experience.
Successful completion of
a Connecticut Careers Trainee program approved by the Department of
Administrative Services may be substituted for the General Experience.
Incumbents in this class are required to possess a high school diploma or General Educational Development (GED) certification by the time of permanent appointment.
Incumbents in this class may be required to possess and retain a current Connecticut Motor Vehicle Operator's license.
In addition to the checking of references and of facts stated in the application, a thorough background investigationand fingerprinting of each candidate will be made prior to appointment.
Incumbents in this class may be exposed to danger of injury or assault by inmates.
JOB CLASS DESIGNATION
(14)-EDUCATION B (P-3B)
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 Correctional Transition Instructor (40 Hour) in Salary Group EH 22 approved effective July
1, 2022. (Revised to modify the Minimum Qualifications - Substitutions Allowed
section and modify content) Final 23-035