STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE
CLASSIFICATION: ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, LAW ENFORCEMENT TRAINING
Class Code: 0368-27 Date Established: 10-03-90
Occupational Code: 7-3-3 Date of Last Revision: 12-28-01
BASIC PURPOSE: To supervise the development and implementation of all criminal justice training programs sponsored by the Police Standards and Training Council.
CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
· Assists Director in budget preparation, presentation and administration, and in writing and enforcing agency's administrative rules and internal operating procedures.
· Evaluates training needs for law enforcement personnel in the various disciplines, and makes recommendations to the Director in regard to the addition of new programs and the elimination of existing programs.
· Investigates violations of work rules by subordinates and recommends appropriate disciplinary action.
· Prepares Governor and Council and Fiscal Committee submissions and service agreements, and monitors revenues and expenditures to prevent financial shortfalls; administers purchase of equipment and capital projects.
· Responds to complaints and requests for information from public officials, law enforcement and corrections agencies and the public, and conducts investigations of reported violations of Council rules, making recommendations for administrative or legal action.
· Analyzes prior training and experience of police officers and makes recommendations to the Council on requests for reciprocal certification of officers trained in other states.
· Evaluates the performance of employees and outside consultants, and coordinates or conducts training courses in the absence of regular coordinators or instructors.
Skill: Requires skill in analyzing and interpreting data, policy and procedures OR in using equipment in order to arrive at logical conclusions or recommendations.
Knowledge: Requires logical or scientific expertise to resolve problems of a specialized or professional nature in a wide range of applications.
Impact: Requires responsibility for achieving major aspects of long-range agency objectives by planning short- and long-term organization goals, reviewing recommendations for procedural changes, and developing or revising program policies. Errors at this level result in incorrect decisions at an administrative level, and are detected subsequent to implementation in an overall evaluation process.
Supervision: Requires direct supervision of other employees doing work which is related or similar to the supervisor, 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 a controlled environment with minimal exposure to disagreeable job elements and little risk of hazard to physical or mental health.
Physical Demands: Requires light work, including continuous walking or operating simple equipment for extended periods of time as well as occasional strenuous activities such as reaching or bending.
Communication: Requires reviewing summaries and reports and making management level decisions to solve problems or to achieve work objectives as well as articulating and expressing those solutions and goals. This level also requires formal presentations of solutions and goals to employees and the general public to increase the responsiveness of the agency toward the demands of its client system.
Complexity: Requires evaluating a combination of wide-ranging job functions to determine work procedures, to solve problems, and to reach conclusions by applying analytical, technical, or scientific thinking. This level also requires planning policies and long-term strategies, drawing conclusions based on available criteria, and evaluating the effectiveness of program objectives.
Independent Action: Requires independent judgment in planning and evaluating work procedures and in supervising the development of professional, technical and managerial standards under administrative direction and according to broad departmental guidelines.
Education: Bachelor's degree from a recognized college or university with a major study in criminal justice, criminology, education or police administration. Each additional year of approved formal education may be substituted for one year of required work experience.
Experience: Seven years' work experience in a criminal justice field, two years of which shall have been at a supervisory or management level.
License/Certification: None required.
RECOMMENDED WORK TRAITS: Knowledge of the fields of criminal justice, including police procedures, penal codes and the laws governing conduct in these areas. Knowledge of federal, state and community organizations associated with law enforcement, prisoner rehabilitation and other criminal justice areas. Knowledge of supervision, techniques of teaching methods, materials and equipment, and the subject matter relating to law enforcement education. Knowledge of modern training techniques as they relate to criminal justice areas. Ability to conduct independent research and studies directed toward the improvement of law enforcement training areas. Ability to write clearly and concisely, and to speak effectively before groups. Ability to supervise and direct the work of others in regard to student services, records and administration. Ability to maintain harmonious relationships with law enforcement personnel, the general public and the staff of the Police Standards and Training Council. 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