In the Department of Developmental Services, in a Region or Training School this class is accountable for directing the planning and organization of a variety of complex administrative and support services.
Receives administrative direction from the Developmental Services Regional Director, Training School Director or other administrative official of higher grade.
Directs staff in a Region or Training School.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Directs staff and operations of a Region or Training School;
Coordinates, plans and manages administrative systems and activities (e.g. fiscal management, personnel, payroll, data processing, maintenance) necessary to support individuals with intellectual disability in areas of residential services, social services, community services, psychology and nursing;
Assists Regional Director and/or Training School Director in budget development for regular community programs that serve individuals with intellectual disability, e.g. transportation, recreation, medical and therapeutic services, employment and housing;
Oversees or manages fiscal, personnel and data systems necessary to daily operation of resource services, (e.g. case management and clinical services) or residential services;
Acts as liaison on fiscal matters with parents, citizens advocacy and advisory groups, private providers and interested citizens;
Manages funding of placement of individuals with intellectual disability from training schools to regional residences and day services;
Assures appropriate staffing and funding for case management and program support services to individuals with intellectual disability through fiscal planning;
Identifies necessary sources and levels of funding for programs and develops work plans with program staff to ensure service availability;
Participates in fiscal monitoring of public and private programs, evaluation of reports and development of plans of correction as needed;
Participates in development, negotiation and implementation of contracts with private providers for purchase of needed services and fiscally monitors delivery of contracted services;
Maintains a five-year budget plan for individuals with intellectual disability receiving or requiring services and issues annual updates;
Conducts staff performance evaluations and reviews staff progress in enhancing performance;
Identifies resources necessary for staff training and provides on-going training;
Develops budget requests and allocation plans;
Monitors expenditure reports;
Assures adherence to department policies, procedures and regulations and applicable federal, state and local statutes and regulations;
Leads the recruitment and hiring of staff, including outreach, interview and selection;
Performs related duties as required.
In accordance with Section 17a-272 (formerly 19a-447) of the Connecticut General Statutes each Director may, with the approval of the Commissioner of Developmental Services, appoint four Assistant Directors. Assistant Directors shall be removable by the Director.
JOB CLASS DESIGNATION
(25)-Patient and Inmate Care
(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 Developmental Services Assistant Regional Director (Administration) in Salary Group MP 69 approved effective August 21, 2015. (Revised to add Acknowledgement section and modify content) Final No. 22-007