Occ. Code 7925900
DIRECTOR, CORRECTIONAL INDUSTRIES AND
York State Department of Civil Service
BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF CLASS
Director Correctional Industries and Industrial Training directs the activities
and administration of manufacturing plants at correctional facilities and
multi-facility recycling, construction and asbestos operations. The incumbent
ensures that the facilitys operational practices conform to policy guidelines
developed by the New York State Department of Corrections and Community
Supervision (DOCCS), the New York State Public Governance Laws and legislative
This position is classified in DOCCS.
DIRECTOR CORRECTIONAL INDUSTRIES AND
INDUSTRIAL TRAINING: one
position class; non-competitive jurisdictional class; directs and manages the
operations of New York States Correctional Industries Programs; recommends
program policy changes and implements facility operational changes to the
Deputy Commissioner or his/her designee.
marketing and sales programs for existing and new products at Correctional
Department programs with facility manufacturing operations. Ensures that
Correctional Industries do not compete with other New York State
manufacturers or preferred vendors, i.e., for the blind and handicapped.
staff and inmates requests for special projects and makes the final
determination on staff and inmate assignments and project starts.
project plans and schedules for all industrial activities and special
all preliminary reports and based on report information, makes operational
changes in industrial production at facilities.
operational standards for that Division, and ensures that all standards
are carried out in accordance with design.
and approves the Division's overall long range and short range sales and
marketing plans. Together with the Assistant Director of Marketing and
Sales, develops marketing policy and procedures. Ensures that all
marketing is in accordance with existing rules and regulations.
with DOCCS' Counsel's Office to develop appropriate legislation allowing
the Division against charges of improper practices.
marketing shortfalls and develops methodologies to restore sales revenues
to meet or exceed customer order forecasts.
discrete customer policy concerning discounts, returns, allowances and
releases from purchase requirements based on overall Division policy.
the sales and marketing plans with the Operations, Administration and New
Business Development Units to ensure appropriate coordination and
timeliness of activities.
customers and prison industries in other states and Federal government to
determine the effectiveness of products and sales techniques available to
other programs. Based on these contacts, may direct the introduction of
new products or services.
reviews the sales and profitability of all existing Division of
Correctional Industries' products and recommends products for updated or
phased out when there is insufficient sales interest or profitability.
employees contact with private sector employees, both in person and at
trade shows, to ensure the agency obtains information on marketing trends
and maintains sales contacts.
supervision, guidance, and oversight to subordinate staff, and intervene
and resolve problems as necessary.
and oversees staff assignments.
leave and tracks time and attendance.
monitors, and evaluates staff performance.
training needs and arranges for provision of training.
and directs program activities by setting priorities and deadlines.
the operations unit production control, quality control, and engineering
functions; coordinates the purchasing and manufacturing activities of these
units with the other major units within the Division of Correctional
Industries. Coordinates with DOCCS units.
the Assistant Director in developing firm policies for all operational
units. Approves operational policy and ensures that this policy is
sufficient to set procedures for staff at the operations unit and staff
within the manufacturing operations of the Department's correctional
and approves the annual production schedule. Reviews and approves all
production schedule changes. Directs all increases or reduction in
manufacturing of specific items based on their profitability and sales
complex facility industrial operational problems and/or security problems
with facility Superintendents, Industrial Superintendents or with
appropriate central office staff (Assistant Commissioner for Security.
supervises the Assistant Director of Correctional Industries and
indirectly supervises all central office support staff.
the Quality Assurance Committee. Receives regular updates on major
production bottle-necks and production consistency issues.
quality problems with appropriate personnel; i.e., production staff,
purchasing staff, delivery staff, engineering staff, industrial facilities
staff, material suppliers, customers, etc.; to determine the cause of
production problems and develop solutions.
with the Division of Facility Planning and Office of General Services to
ensure that space assigned to correctional industries is sufficient for
the needs of the program.
facility remodeling or construction, ensures the facility design meets the
specific needs of Correctional Industries; i.e., overall size, floor
bearing loads, utilities etc., required.
appropriate space is available for the storage of raw materials and
finished product needed in the industrial process.
and implements a plan to manage wastes and environmental hazards at
facility correction industries.
and reviews operations fiscal controls and sets annual budget request
and approves the Division's customer orders forecast which is used
annually as the basis for the entire Division's budget request and
the Correctional Industries budget requests and financial plan.
all financial reports including accounts receivable and cash flow reports.
with appropriate CPA staff to ensure proper audits of production, fiscal
accounting, and marketing units.
when necessary, fiscal policy changes.
overall policy controls for development and internal use of management
and approves annual work plan for production and support service units.
Correctional Industries training programs and coordinates with various outside
groups providing training and certification for various vocational skills.
operation staffs and unit facility staffs have sufficient numbers and have
the necessary training needed to provide inmates with the necessary skills
to effectively conduct ongoing industrial production activities and
proposed training program methodologies.
with Vocational Instructors to ensure vocational training programs are
developed in sufficient numbers for production units that require these
appropriate qualifications and criterion with Correction Officers Unions
for members applying for available Correctional Industries appointments.
Training Program Policies for Correctional Industries.
or disapproves training programs recommended by subordinates.
necessary training programs from other State agencies and outside
with the Division of Occupational Training to develop programs to provide
inmates with necessary vocational skills during their Correctional
with the Division of Classification and Movement to identified suitable
correctional inmates for Correctional Industries. Specifically targets
inmates with hard-to-find skills.
Promotion: three years of permanent competitive
service in a position at DOCCS, one year of which must have been in a position allocated
to M-2 or higher.
Non-competitive: bachelors degree and ten years of
administrative experience in a business, five years of which must include
experience at the management level with an annual budget of $2 million.
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