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REVISED TENTATIVE

 

Occ. Code 3923500

 

SUPERVISOR CORRECTIONAL FACILITY

VOLUNTEER TUTORS, GRADE 14 

 

New York State Department of Civil Service

 

Classification Standard

 

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF CLASS

 

            These positions are responsible for planning, developing, implementing, and evaluating a correctional facilitys Inmate Program Associate (IPA) Program, where offenders paid assignments involve assisting staff in providing services to other offenders.  Incumbents recruit, select, train, supervise, and evaluate the IPAs and participants; provide administrative direction for the Inmate Program Associate Program; and coordinate and review the programmatic activities of the program.  Positions in this class are only classified in the Department of Corrections and Community Supervision (DOCCS). 

 

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

 

SUPERVISOR CORRECTIONAL FACILITY VOLUNTEER TUTORS:  full performance level; responsible for the operation of the Inmate Program Associate (IPA) Program at an individual facility; recruit, select, train, evaluate, and supervise Inmate Program Associates; and assist and support Offender Rehabilitation Coordinators assigned to Transitional Services by providing assistance in monitoring groups and assessing the progress of offender participants.

 

ILLUSTRATIVE DUTIES

 

Plan, develop, and implement Inmate Program Associate (IPA) Program.

 

 

Evaluate and supervise Inmate Program Associates who function as literacy tutors, teacher aides, vocational aides, and substance abuse treatment aides.

 

 

Provide assistance to Offender Rehabilitation Coordinators assigned to Transitional Services by monitoring groups and assessing the progress of offender participants.

 

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Open Competitive:  a bachelors degree and one year of full-time secondary level teaching experience; or a bachelors degree and one year of full-time experience conducting a classroom based training program; or four years of full time experience conducting a classroom based training program.  The experience must have included the evaluation of the training program, and the recruitment and/or supervision of its participants. 

 

Substitution: college credit may be substituted for experience at the rate of 30 semester credit hours equaling one year of experience, for a maximum of three years. 

 

 

Date:  5/12

 

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.