At the Southbury Training School the class is responsible for the total administration of the training school and for all phases of both residential and non-residential programs for the developmentally disabled.
Works under the general direction of the Commissioner of Developmental Services or designated official.
Directs the activities of all employees, usually substantial in number, through intermediate supervisors, establishing programs, coordinating activities and evaluating results.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Presides at administrative conferences with department and unit heads to formulate and develop agency policies and priorities; approves programs and procedures and directs the execution of programs and implementation of policies; confers with relatives and professional consultants regarding clients and ensures conformance of all activities and procedures with statutory laws governing retarded persons; directs and coordinates programs for residential and day services for the mentally retarded; prepares budgets and plans building needs in conference with department heads and Commissioner; works with parent groups and other community agencies to coordinate services within the region and to advocate for those with a developmental disability (ies); coordinates services related to a variety of federal programs; responsible for effective personnel programs and the uniform administration of union contracts; does related work as required.
In accordance with Section 19a-447 of the Connecticut General Statutes, the Director of each Training School 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 developmentally disabled persons. Each Director shall be subject to the direction of the Commissioner of Developmental Services and shall be responsible for the operation and the administration of the training school.
JOB CLASS DESIGNATION
(25)-Patient and Inmate Care
(1)-Officials And Administrators
The replaces the existing specification for the class of Mental Retardation Training School Director in Salary Group MP 73 effective January 15, 1988.