In a designated region within the Department of Developmental Services, this class is accountable for the total administration and leadership of programs and services delivered to persons with intellectual disability.
Works under the general direction of the Commissioner of Developmental Services or designated official.
Directs the activities of staff assigned to the designated region.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Directs staff and administers operations to ensure compliance and alignment with departmental policy established by the Commissioner, federal and state statutes, legal mandates and internal management directives; develops, implements, evaluates and improves upon operational plans, policies, performance standards and budget in coordination with Central Office to ensure efficiencies, best practices and quality supports and services; determines appropriate staffing levels and directs management and coordination of staff; confers with family and professional consultants regarding persons with intellectual disability and ensures conformance of all activities and procedures with statutory laws governing services to individuals with intellectual disability; coordinates managers, staff resources and interaction with community resources to promote comprehensive services; coordinates services related to a variety of federal programs; responsible for the administration of union contracts; may represent the Commissioner on task forces, advisory boards and negotiating teams; performs related duties as required.
In accordance with Section 17a-272 (formerly 19a-447) of the Connecticut General Statutes, the Director of each training school or state developmental services region shall be appointed by the Commissioner of Developmental Services, and shall be removable in the same manner. The director shall be a trained administrator of services and facilities engaged in the care, custody, treatment and training of persons with intellectual disability. Each director shall be subject to the direction of the Commissioner of Developmental Services and shall be responsible for the operation and administration of the training school or state developmental services region.
JOB CLASS DESIGNATION
(25)-Patient and Inmate Care
(1)-Officials And Administrators
This replaces the existing spcification for the class of Developmental Services Regional Director in Salary Group MP 73 approved effective February 11, 2011. (Revised to modify content)
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