STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE
CLASSIFICATION: DORMITORY SUPERVISOR III
Class Code: 3722-14 Date Established: 07-03-01
Occupational Code: 3-2-3 Date of Last Revision: 04-10-02
BASIC PURPOSE: To supervise and monitor dormitory activities and subordinate staff and ensure the correct social conduct and welfare of the residents.
CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
· Maintains records on residents' work assignments, meetings, and other activities outside the residence.
· Supervises lower level Dormitory Supervisor personnel and volunteer staff. Monitors and performs maintenance and housekeeping activities, keeps records of maintenance work schedules; maintains vehicles.
· Interviews prospective residents for the program, and handles routine correspondence with supportive services and concerned individuals.
· Assists clients/residents in successfully completing tasks and activities required by counselors and educators to promote self-awareness and assumption of individual responsibility. Monitors attitudes and behaviors of residents and relates any significant changes to counselor or director.
· Participates in client-oriented meetings to assess resident progress relative to their individual service plans.
· Reinforces client/residents compliance with behavioral expectations and treatment plans through productive interactions while in the facility.
· Participates in staff meetings for consistent dissemination of information to improve communication flow and overall team effort.
· Contacts family members, community providers, law enforcement, or health providers regarding clients under special circumstances.
· Assumes responsibility for the day-to-day activities of a dormitory in the absence of the supervisor.
Skill: Requires skill in recommending routine changes in standardized operating procedures OR in retrieving, compiling and reporting data according to established procedures OR in operating complex machines.
Knowledge: Requires knowledge of business practices and procedures or technical training in a craft or trade, including working from detailed instructions, to apply knowledge in a variety of practical situations.
Impact: Requires responsibility for contributing to immediate, ongoing agency objectives by facilitating the direct provision of services to the public or other state agencies. Errors at this level result in inaccurate reports or invalid test results and require significant investment of time and resources to detect
Supervision: Requires direct supervision of other employees doing related or similar work, including scheduling work, recommending leave, reviewing work for accuracy, performance appraisal, or interviewing applicants for position vacancies.
Working Conditions: Requires performing regular job functions in an environment, which includes exposure to continuous physical elements or a number of disagreeable working conditions with frequent exposure to minor injuries or health hazards.
Physical Demands: Requires medium work, including continuous strenuous activities such as frequent reaching, bending, or lifting as well as performing work activities which require fine manual dexterity or coordination in operating machines or equipment.
Communication: Requires explaining facts, interpreting situations, or advising individuals of alternative or appropriate courses of action. This level also requires interviewing or eliciting information from state employees or members of the general public.
DORMITORY SUPERVISOR III
Complexity: Requires a combination of job functions using minimal judgment to perform a variety of job tasks according to clearly prescribed standard practices and procedures.
Independent Action: Requires a range of choice in applying a number of technical or administrative policies under general direction and in making routine decisions or in recommending modifications in work procedures for approval by supervisor.
Education: Associate's degree from a recognized college or technical institute with a major study in substance abuse treatment, sociology, or psychology. Each additional year of approved formal education may be substituted for one year of required work experience.
Experience: Three years’ experience working either as a volunteer with substance abuse prevention/recovery activities, or non volunteer experience in the area of human services, or some combination of the two, totaling three years.
License/Certification: Valid New Hampshire driver's license. Impaired Driver Intervention Program Instructor certification if necessary for performing job accountabilities.
RECOMMENDED WORK TRAITS: Knowledge of community problems and interpersonal relationships. Some knowledge of the supportive services programs offered throughout the state. Ability to work independently and supervise residents and employees. Ability to prepare reports and keep records. Ability to get along with groups of residents. Ability to advise and be responsible for residents' welfare and social conduct. Ability to display tact and courtesy in dealing with the public. Must be willing to maintain appearance appropriate to assigned duties and responsibilities as determined by the agency appointing authority.
DISCLAIMER STATEMENT: This class specification is descriptive of general duties and is not intended to list every specific function of this class title.
Last Updated 05/10/02