Occ. Code 7925850


Assistant Director Correctional Industries Operations, M-3


New York State Department of Civil Service


Classification Standard





The one position in this class is responsible for all manufacturing within the Division of Correctional Industries Program.  The incumbent directly supervises the Production Planning and Control Manager, Manufacturing Engineers, Quality Control Supervisors, Supervisor of Correctional Industries Purchasing, and Industrial Superintendents concerning industries operations.


This position is only classified at the Department of Correctional Services (DOCS).  All incumbents at DOCS assist in the total care and confinement of inmates sentenced to the custody of the Department and perform various duties and functions in conjunction with the overall operation of a facility and/or location to which they are assigned.




ASSISTANT DIRECTOR CORRECTIONAL INDUSTRIES OPERATIONS:  one position class; responsible for all manufacturing programs in the Correctional Industries Program (Corcraft) within the Division of Correctional Industries.




            Assistant Director Correctional Industries Management is responsible for all budgeting, fiscal, cost accounting, general ledger accounting, shipping and warehousing, and personnel and labor relations activities within the Correctional Industries Program (Corcraft).


            Deputy Director of Marketing and Sales is responsible for the overall Sales, Marketing, Customer Services and Installation and Repair activities within the Correctional Industries Program.


Correctional Industries Recycling Manager is responsible for oversight of the waste recycling and composting operations which serve correctional facilities across the State.


            Production Control Supervisors within DOCS coordinate the production, storage, and shipment of all industrial items manufactured; monitor stocks of required materials and parts; and monitor and control the status of all production orders.




Coordinate all aspects of manufacturing regarding the Correctional Industries Program (Corcraft).


-          Provide technical and consultative services to the operating heads of correction facility industry units.


-          Inspect correction facility shops, make recommendations on machinery, layout, and methods to increase production and improve the quality of goods produced.



-          Investigate methods of manufacture of similar goods in private industry and the types of modern machinery utilized.


-          Visit State and government agencies and institutions to promote sales and acceptance of correctional facility products.



-          Conduct studies and research in order to develop new items for manufacture and to adapt the latest manufacturing processes and techniques to prison industries operations.


Perform the day-to-day administrative activities necessary for the operation of the Division, including coordinating routine personnel matters such as evaluations, overtime requests, maintaining the Divisions roster, and temporary service assignments.


-          Assist the Director in developing management plans to measure the operational productivity of the Division and in identifying strengths and weaknesses in existing procedures; assist in the development and implementation of new and improved procedures.


-     Coordinate the activities of subordinate staff to ensure that policies, procedures, and standards are applied consistently, and that management and administrative practices of the operational sections are handled in accordance with the policies established by the Director.


-          Coordinate and participate in the Divisions training activities, ensuring that necessary training is identified and available, and coordinate employee nomination and attendance.



Assist the Director in the planning, development, and implementation of Departmental management and information policy.


-     Review and analyze proposed legislation for its possible effect on standards, policies, rules, regulations, and procedures, and make recommendations concerning the legislation to the Director.


-     Provide the Director with a detailed outline of the effects of new, revised, or proposed programs necessitated by new, revised, or proposed legislation, policies, rules, regulations, or procedures to assist the Director in determining the overall needs and requirements of the Department.


-     Initiate the preparation of financial and management information reports, determine priorities, establish work schedules, and take necessary follow-up action to ensure deadlines are met; and review completed reports.


Represent the Director and the Department in meetings and in daily contacts with other State agencies, vendors, and advocacy groups; provide information and advice to other Department personnel regarding subject matter.


-          Coordinate and/or directly handle responses to inquiries from Legislators, legislative committees, the Governors Office, other States, and public and private individuals concerning policies, procedures, and standards applied to programs administered directly by the Department.


Lead, conduct, and/or participate in special projects as assigned by the Director.




Promotion:   One year of permanent competitive service as a Senior Industrial Superintendent or Industrial Superintendent; or two years of permanent competitive service as a Production Planning and Control Manager.


Date:  11/09



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.