DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: This is responsible program development and monitoring work involving considerable exercise of independent judgment in planning, initiating, coordinating, reviewing and promoting a variety of delinquency control and prevention programs among and for youth. The Youth Director is appointed by and responsible to the County Executive. The work also involves coordination and consultation with the Putnam County Youth Board which may recommend policies and/or plans which promote youth development and prevent delinquency. Performs related work as required.
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES:
Typical Work Activities are intended only as illustrations of possible types of work that might be appropriately assigned to an incumbent of this title. Work activities that do not appear above are not excluded as appropriate work assignments, as long as they can be reasonably understood to be within the logical limits of the job.
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: Good knowledge of modern methods of maintaining financial and statistical records; good knowledge of modern public relations techniques; good knowledge of community resources and facilities available to youth; working knowledge of the characteristics, problems, needs and interests of youth; ability to plan, coordinate, supervise and direct the work of others; ability to plan, promote, direct and coordinate a community wide program of delinquency control and prevention; ability to perform research and prepare reports; ability to establish and maintain effective and professional working relationships with a variety of people, colleagues as well as the public; tact; courtesy; initiative; dependability.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Either
PLEASE NOTE: Your degree must have been awarded by a college or university accredited by a regional, national, or specialized agency recognized as an accrediting agency by the U.S. Department of Education/U.S. Secretary of Education.
12/81; 10/85; 5/90; 2/96; 10/97
Donald B. Smith
County Government Campus
110 Old Route 6, Building 3
Carmel, NY 10512