Occ. Code 3911700

 

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF CORRECTIONAL VOCATIONAL EDUCATION, M-2

3911700

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF CORRECTIONAL ACADEMIC EDUCATION, M-2

3911800

 

New York State Department of Civil Service

 

Classification Standard

 

 

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF CLASS SERIES

 

          Positions in this series assist the Director of Correctional Education Programs with administering all vocational or academic education programs administered by the Department of Corrections and Community Supervision (DOCCS).  Incumbents develop vocational or academic education program policies; develop and monitor the budget for all facility vocational or academic programs; plan and evaluate the activities of vocational or academic facility staff; develop and supervise existing and new vocational or academic programs; supervise vocational or academic education program monitoring and evaluation policies and procedures; coordinate the operation of the vocational or academic programs with other operational units within DOCCS; ensure that academic or vocational programs comply with Federal and State laws and regulations, particularly in relation to incarcerated minors; and, supervise the program services areas of inmate payroll assignments and media review.

 

These positions are classified in the main office of DOCCS.

 

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

 

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF CORRECTIONAL VOCATIONAL EDUCATION:  management position that assists the Director of Correctional Education Programs in formulating, implementing, monitoring, and evaluating the Statewide vocational program within DOCCS.

 

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF CORRECTIONAL ACADEMIC EDUCATION:  management position that assists the Director of Correctional Education Programs in formulating, implementing, monitoring, and evaluating the Statewide academic education programs within DOCCS.

 


ILLUSTRATIVE DUTIES

 

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF CORRECTIONAL VOCATIONAL EDUCATION

 

          Assists the Director of Correctional Education Programs, in the development and implementation of policies and procedures relating to Statewide vocational education program.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plans and develops a comprehensive vocational education program to meet the varied vocational education needs of the inmate population.

 

Reviews and evaluates Labor Market Projections and employment opportunities to ensure all vocational programs are consistent with industry standards and real world employment for ex-inmates.

 

Maintains communication with other agencies and Industry based organizations.

 

 

 

 

 

Supervises subordinate staff.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Directs facility vocational education staff in the implementation and execution of vocational education programs.   

 

 

 

 

 

 

Provides technical assistance and training to unit and facility staff relative to vocational curricula and instruction.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Provides direction to facilities in the areas of staff recruitment and performance reviews and evaluations.

 

 

 

 

Assists in the preparation of the budget for the vocational education program.

 

 

 

Assists in the coordination of volunteer programs affecting inmate education.

 

 


ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF CORRECTIONAL ACADEMIC EDUCATION

 

Assists the Director of Correctional Education Programs in the development and implementation of policies and procedures relating to Statewide academic education program.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plans and develops a comprehensive academic education program to meet the varied academic education needs of the inmate population, including all specialized populations.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Supervises subordinate staff.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Directs facility academic education staff in the implementation and execution of academic education programs.   

 

 

 

 

 

 

Provides technical assistance and training to unit and facility staff relative to academic curricula and instruction.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Provides direction to facilities in the areas of staff recruitment and performance reviews and evaluations.

 

 

 

 

Assists in the preparation of the budget for the academic education program.

 

 

 

Assists in the coordination of volunteer programs affecting inmate education, such as post secondary correctional education programs.

 

 

 

 


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

 

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF CORRECTIONAL VOCATIONAL EDUCATION

 

Promotion:  one year of permanent competitive service as an Occupational Regional Supervisor; or two years of permanent competitive service as an Education Supervisor (Vocational).

 

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF CORRECTIONAL ACADEMIC EDUCATION

 

Promotion:  one year of permanent competitive service as a Coordinator Special Education, Coordinator Title 1 Programs, Curriculum Content Coordinator, or Education Director 1 or 2; or two years of permanent competitive service as an Education Supervisor (General).

 

Open Competitive:  Master’s degree in Education and five years of experience in the field of education, of which two years must be academic experience in a multi-faceted academic program dealing primarily with adults.

 

Rev:  8/18

 

 

NOTE: Classification Standards illustrate the nature, extent and scope of duties and responsibilities of the classes they describe.  Standards cannot and do not include all of the work that might be appropriately performed by a class.  The minimum qualifications above are those which were required for appointment at the time the Classification Standard was written.  Please contact the Division of Staffing Services for current information on minimum qualification requirements for appointment or examination.