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Occ. Code 8123900






New York State Department of Civil Service


Classification Standard





            The one position in this class oversees the operation of the Department of Correctional Services (DOCS) Office of Crime Victim Services.  The incumbent coordinates within DOCS all victim services activities and coordinates victim service activities outside the Department with the Unified Court Systems, other State agencies, and victim advocacy groups. 


This position is classified at DOCS Main Office.  Incumbents at DOCS assist in the total care and confinement of inmates sentenced to the custody of the Department, and as such perform various duties and functions in conjunction with the overall operation of a facility and/or location to which they are assigned.




DIRECTOR, VICTIM SERVICES:  one position title; directs and manages the operations the Departments crime victim programs for facilities Statewide; recommends program policy changes; and implements victim program policy changes for the Associate Commissioner.




Coordinates the Departments victim service programming.



Oversees the operation of the Departments Office of Victims Services.



Oversees the operation of the Departments Victim Information and Notification Everyday (VINE) Telephone System.





Promotion:  one year of permanent competitive service in a program service position within the New York State Department of Correctional Services allocated to Grade 22 or higher.


Date:  6/09





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.