Department of Administrative Services

Developmental Services Adult Services Instructor (8034IN)

$26.09-$38.75 Hourly / $1,826.56-$2,712.65 BiWeekly /
$47,673.22-$70,800.17 Yearly


PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

In the Department of Developmental Services this class is accountable for independently performing a full range of tasks in Day Services including teaching strategies, providing direct support to persons with developmental disabilities and related conditions, or performing duties related to development and implementation of in-service programs.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Works under the general supervision of a Developmental Services Adult Services Supervisor, Director of Staff Development, or other designated employee of a higher grade.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

May lead lower level employees as assigned.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

DAY SERVICES: Develops teaching strategies consistent with goals of OPS/FAP; provides individual supports for individual specific needs as they relate to employment (individual job, group, sheltered) or habilitation; participates in person centered planning such as career planning, individual designs, OPS, transitional meetings and futures planning; consults with individuals (consumer, supporter and/or families) regarding program plans, futures plans and desired outcomes; assesses job compatibility for individuals; identifies and develops natural supports; assists with adaptation of materials (tools and equipment) to individuals ability; identifies and develops community resources and matches with individual interests; participates in intra-regional and intra-facility committees and work groups; transports individuals; administers medication, CPR and first aid; utilizes PMT; may conduct, with supervision, individual assessments using standardized instruments for evaluation; performs related duties as required.

IN-SERVICE: Develop, prepare and conduct in-service training programs, to agency staff, including but not limited to physical/psychological management training, cardiopulmonary resuscitation and abuse and neglect prevention; track employee registration, attendance and course completion using a web based learning management system; conduct new employee orientation which may include the use of web-based College of Direct Support; conducts various presentations using multi-media equipment or computer based presentation software; schedules training sessions and attendees; prepares reports; performs related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

Knowledge of current practices and trends in services and supports for persons with developmental disabilities and related conditions; knowledge of principles and techniques of in-service training; knowledge of education methods and techniques including computer based training and related equipment; knowledge of knowledge of state agencies and community organizations and supports as they relate to services for persons with developmental disabilities and related conditions; knowledge of processes and material used in specific vocations and trades; knowledge of relevant equipment and emergency procedures; knowledge of interdisciplinary process for development of individual supports; some knowledge of program evaluation; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; considerable skill in behavior management of individuals; skill in manual and machine operations of relevant vocations or trades; ability to work cooperatively with individual and other staff; ability to gather data independently and prepare reports; ability to develop positive relationships with individuals; ability to utilize teaching and/or training techniques for individual individual needs; ability to support individuals and participate in recreational and occupational activities; some supervisory ability.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE

Four (4) years of experience in providing direct service to persons with developmental disabilities and related conditions.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED

  1. College training in special education, vocational rehabilitation, social work, mental health fields or behavioral sciences 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.
  2. For State Employees three (3) years as a Developmental Services Worker 2 or its equivalent may be substituted for the General Experience.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

  1. Incumbents in this class may be required to maintain CPR, PMT, Medication Administration and First Aid certificates.
  2. Incumbents in this class may be required to travel.

WORKING CONDITIONS

DAY SERVICES: Incumbents in this class may be required to lift individuals and/or use behavioral or physical intervention and may be exposed to risk of injury or exposure to occupational disease.

JOB CLASS DESIGNATION

Unclassified

OCCUPATIONAL GROUP

(09)-Education

BARGAINING UNIT

(14)-EDUCATION B (P-3B)

EEO

(5)-Para-Professional

SALARY INFORMATION

IN 01

CANCELLATION CLAUSE

This replaces the existing classification for the class of Developmental Services Adult Services Instructor in Salary Group VR 99 approved effective July 10, 2010. (Revised to reflect Agency language change)

EFFECTIVE DATE

2/16/18

CLASS: 8034IN; EST: 5/15/1981; REV: 2/16/2018;