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TENTATIVE

Occ. Code 6177100

DEPUTY DIRECTOR DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES RESEARCH INSTITUTE, M-8

6177100

DIRECTOR DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES RESEARCH INSTITUTE, M-8

6177200

 

 

New York State Department of Civil Service

Classification Standard

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF CLASS SERIES

 

          Positions in this title series are responsible for leadership and direction of comprehensive research programs at the Institute for Basic Research in Developmental Disabilities (IBR). Incumbents oversee all operations at the Institute, including research departments responsible for conducting basic and clinical research examining the causes, treatment, and prevention of developmental disabilities; clinical operations; and specialized treatment centers.

 

These positions are non-competitive, and classified only at the Office for People With Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD), IBR.

 

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

 

DEPUTY DIRECTOR DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES RESEARCH INSTITUTE: one position class; assists the Director Developmental Disabilities Research Institute with the oversight of all IBR operations, including research departments, the Jervis Clinic, and other specialized treatment centers.

 

 

DIRECTOR DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES RESEARCH INSTITUTE: one position class; oversees all IBR operations and establishes the Institutes research program; reports directly to the Commissioner of OPWDD.

 

ILLUSTRATIVE DUTIES

 

 

          DEPUTY DIRECTOR DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES RESEARCH INSTITUTE

 

 

Functions as the IBRs contact with OPWDDs Developmental Disabilities Services Offices, Central Office, and outside agencies, for research projects and operational inquiries.

 

Supervises subordinate staff, oversees human resources, physical plant, safety and security, staff development and training, and business office functions in support of the Institutes research and clinical operations.

 

Assists the Director Developmental Disabilities Research Institute in determining goals, objectives, and research priorities for the IBR; assists in the review and approval of research proposals, and the development and review of scientific publications disseminated by the Institute.

 

Participates in and directs special research projects as assigned.

 

 

 

          DIRECTOR DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES RESEARCH INSTITUTE

 

Oversees all programs at the Institute, including the Jervis Clinic, research departments, education programs, and specialized treatment centers.

 

Directs the Institutes research agenda, goals, objectives, and priorities.

 

Develops and implements Institute-wide policies and procedures governing all operational areas of the organization.

 

Supervises the development of scientific reports and publications, and evaluates the outcomes of research studies conducted by the Institute.

 

Supervises the preparation of the Institutes operating budget, and the acquisition of grant funding to advance the Institutes research priorities.

 

Represents the work of the Institute at the state, federal, and international level; presents Institute findings of significant scientific importance to all interested parties, including the academic community and the public.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

 

          DEPUTY DIRECTOR DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES RESEARCH INSTITUTE

 

Non-competitive: a doctorate in medicine plus two years experience in clinical psychiatry, and three years as a teaching faculty member of an approved medical school. Two years of teaching experience must have involved administrative responsibility for planning and coordinating a major developmental disabilities clinical or research program.

 

          DIRECTOR DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES RESEARCH INSTITUTE

 

Non-competitive: a doctorate in medicine and progressively responsible experience in clinical psychiatry, three years of which must have involved teaching as a member of the regular faculty of an approved medical school, and three years of which must have involved supervision and direction of a psychiatric research and teaching program which included the publication of research findings as an integral part of the program.

Date:  8/16

 

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.