PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)
Plans, organizes and directs a variety of complex administrative and support services in a Region or Training School in the Department of Developmental Services.
Works under the general direction of the Developmental Services Regional Director/Training School Director or other administrative official who reviews work for effectiveness and conformance to policy.
Supervises staff of managerial, supervisory and professional employees.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Plans and directs the administrative systems and activities (e.g. fiscal management, personnel, payroll, data processing, maintenance) necessary to support persons with intellectual disability in the areas of residential services, social services, community services, psychology and nursing; assists the Regional Director/Training School Director in the budget development for regular community programs that serve persons with intellectual disability, e.g. transportation, recreation, medical and therapeutic services, employment, and housing; oversees or manages the fiscal, personnel and data systems necessary to the daily operation of resource services, (for example; 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 the funding of placement of persons with intellectual disability from training schools to regional residences and day services; through fiscal planning assures appropriate staffing and funding for case management and program support services to persons with intellectual disability; 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 the development, negotiation, and implementation of contracts with private providers for the purchase of needed services and monitors fiscally the delivery of contracted services; maintains a five-year budget plan for persons 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 to applicable federal, state and local statutes and regulations; 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
This replaces the existing specification for the class of Developmental Services Assistant Regional Director (Administration 5960) (Program Services 5685) in Salary Group MP 69 approved effective February 11, 2011. (Revised to modify content)