|PURPOSE OF CLASS:|
|In the Department of Education, this class is accountable for directing the operation of an education services bureau.|
|GUIDELINES FOR CLASS USE:|
This is a managerial level class directly supervising Education professional and paraprofessional classes and other support staff in an education services bureau.
1. Manages a bureau which is responsible for developing, coordinating, supervising, monitoring and evaluating education services to School Districts, Regional School District, Unified School District, and other related educational entities.
2. Manages a bureau which is responsible for developing, coordinating, supervising, monitoring and evaluating education services for the Connecticut Technical High School System.
3. This class is not intended for the administration of a bureau such as Information Technology, Human Resources, Fiscal, Equal Employment, Communication and other related administrative functions.
|Receives administrative direction from an Education Division Director, Superintendent or other administrative official of higher grade.|
|Directs the staff of the Education bureau.|
|EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:|
|Directs Education programs and staff activities and manages all related functions; develops comprehensive long and short term goals and objectives which support educational initiatives and agency mission; participates and makes recommendations in review and formulation of agency policy, program priorities, funding, legislation and regulation; develops or assists in the development of educational programs in area of specialty; provides consultant services for these programs and services; interprets and administrates pertinent laws within assigned bureau; controls fiscal operations within bureau by determining priority of expenditures of financial and related resources; evaluates and assesses staff performance; response to inquiries from the public, Governorís office, and federal, state and local educators concerning education initiatives and programs; maintains statewide responsibility for all bureau programs and activities and represents agency and state in related activities as required; performs related duties as required.|
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY:
|Considerable knowledge of the philosophy and methods of education, with emphasis on educational administration and management; considerable knowledge of the objectives and purposes of educational programs within area of specialty; considerable knowledge of the principles of professional management; considerable knowledge of public school administration; knowledge of the principles and techniques of budgetary preparation and fiscal management considerable interpersonal skills; considerable written and oral skills; considerable ability to understand and apply relevant state and federal laws, statutes and regulations.|
|EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:|
|An earned advanced degree and ten (10) years of experience in the field of Education or in a related areas.|
Three (3) years of the General Experience must have been at the full advanced working level in the development and administration of a comprehensive educational program and/or services.
Note: For State employees this is interpreted at the level of Education Consultant.
|An appropriate combination of education and professional experience as determined by the Appointing Authority.|
|May be required to possess an appropriate certificate issued by the State Board of Education.|
This replaces the existing specification for the same class in Salary Group MP 70 approved effective January 15, 1988. (Revised to modify content)
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