Occ. Code 8195850
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, TRANSITIONAL SERVICES, M-1
DIRECTOR, TRANSITIONAL SERVICES, M-3
New York State Department of Civil Service
BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF CLASS SERIES
Positions in this title series are classified at the Department of Correctional Services (DOCS) and are responsible for administering all Transitional Services Programs in correctional facilities throughout New York State. The incumbents plan, organize, oversee implementation, monitor, and evaluate Transitional Services Programs; ensure compliance with all Department regulations and mandates and a standardization of evidence-based programming; and develop policies and procedures to govern the program to prepare individuals for successful reintegration into the community.
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR TRANSITIONAL SERVICES: one position class; director level; assists with the development and management of the statewide Transitional Services Program at DOCS.
DIRECTOR TRANSITIONAL SERVICES: one position class; director level; develops and directs the Statewide Transitional Services Program for DOCS.
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR TRANSITIONAL SERVICES
Assist the Director in developing and managing a quality, Statewide Transitional Services Program.
Assist in developing, implementing, and monitoring policies and procedures for the Departments Transitional Services activities.
Oversee the expansion of a successful model for Transitional Services Programs throughout New York State, providing technical assistance as required.
Supervise subordinate staff.
DIRECTOR TRANSITIONAL SERVICES
May perform all of the same duties and functions as the Assistant Director, Transitional Services.
Confer with facility executive staff concerning changes in policy and to discuss program needs.
Refer complex or sensitive issues with proposed solutions to the Assistant Commissioner for Program Services.
Act as a liaison with State and federal agencies and community organizations concerning transitional services issues.
Oversee the implementation of a standard core curriculum at all Transitional Services Centers and review new programs proposed by Transitional Services staff.
Coordinate efforts with other program areas in the DOCS to ensure effective program delivery.
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, TRANSITIONAL SERVICES
Promotion: one year of permanent competitive service as a Supervising Correction Counselor (all parenthetics) or as a Correctional Guidance Specialist (all parenthetics).
DIRECTOR TRANSITIONAL SERVICES
Promotion: one year of permanent competitive service as Assistant Director, Transitional Services.
Open Competitive: a Bachelors Degree and three years of professional level program experience in an adult correctional setting; one year of which must have been in a supervisory capacity. One year of this experience must also have involved responsibility for the administration of a facility pre-release/transitional services program.
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.