[Jobs] FW: OFB Vacancy Posting for Administrative Section Supervisor - McDowell Center

Gatton, Tonia (OFB-LV) Tonia.Gatton at ky.gov
Mon Nov 13 13:47:30 UTC 2017

The person in this management position will be supervising the instructor's at our state agency's rehab center for the blind.


Below is information pertaining to the vacancy posting for the Administrative Section Supervisor position at the McDowell Center.  This is the position which was left vacant by the resignation of Nancy Robinson and is being posted as Internal Mobility only which means applicants must be current state merit employees in order to apply.
Please feel free to pass this along to any individuals you think may be interested. The posting ends on November 18th, therefore it is crucial that anyone interested submit their application online through the Kentucky Personnel Cabinet website by that date.  A link is provided below to apply for state government positions. It provides additional information on completing the online application process.


Jefferson County
51 - Educ. & Workforce Development Cab.
Pay Grade 15 (MIN-MID) $38,770.08 - $51,361.20 yearly at 37.5 hour work week OR $41,354.64 - $54,785.28 yearly at 40 hour work week
Characteristics of the Job :
Provides direct supervision over all employees within a section; and performs other duties as required.
Minimum Requirement - Education :
Graduate of a college or university with a bachelor's degree.
Minimum Requirement - Experience :
Must have four years of professional administrative experience.
Substitute Education for Experience :
A master's degree in public or business administration or a related field will substitute for one year of the required experience.
Substitute Experience for Education :
Additional administrative or research experience will substitute for the required education on a year-for-year basis.
Special Requirements :
Department/Division/Branch/Address :
Office of the Blind
Charles W. McDowell Center
8412 Westport Road
Louisville, Kentucky 40242
Agency Contact email and/or telephone number :
JenniferN.Wright at ky.gov<mailto:JenniferN.Wright at ky.gov>
# of Vacancies :
Position Type :
Full-time Merit (18A)
Work Schedule :
1st Shift
Vacancy Type :
Promotional - Open Only To State Merit Employees
FLSA Designation
NON-EXEMPT - The position(s) is/are not exempt from FLSA requirements for time and a half overtime compensation. The employee(s) will earn time and a half for time worked in excess of 40 hours per work week.
Work Week :
37.5 hr/wk
Pay Grade :
Special Entrance Rate :
Probationary Period :
This job has an initial and promotional probationary period of 6 months. For additional information refer to: http://www.lrc.ky.gov/kar/101/001/325.htm.
Description of Job Duties
This position serves as the Administrative Section Supervisor of the Vocational Preparation Section of the Charles W. McDowell Center, which assists consumers who are blind or visually-impaired in achieving their educational, vocational and independent living goals.

This position plans, organizes and supervises the work of vocational rehabilitation staff, monitors and evaluates staff performance, counsels staff regarding work-related issues and handles leave and overtime requests.

This position arranges work schedules and arranges for substitute staff when needed, provides in-service training for staff, schedules consumer staffing conferences, communicates class schedules to consumers and staff and monitors and tracks consumer progress through vocational training programs.

This position interprets and enforces agency rules and policies and recommends revisions to rules and policies when needed. This position serves as on-call manager in rotation and fills in for the facility manager when needed. This position also monitors budget allotments to ensure efficiency and performs other duties as assigned.
Job Group :
Typical Working Conditions :
Incumbents working in this job title primarily perform duties in an office setting.
Additional Requirements :
Upon appointment, employees in this class may be required to maintain a valid driver's license and required to drive a licensed vehicle. This status may be necessary for the length of time in this class. If this is necessary, it will be listed in the specific position description for that position. Applicants and employees in this classification may be required to submit to a drug screening test and background check. Applicants and employees in positions which perform job duties that may require contact with offenders in the custody or supervision of the Department of Corrections or with youth in the care, custody, or supervision of the Department of Juvenile Justice must meet qualifications pursuant to the federal Prison Rape Elimination Act, 28 C.F.R.115.17 and 115.317.
Post Date: 11/09/2017
Post Ending Date: 11/18/2017

Jennifer Wright
Kentucky Career Center
Office for the Blind
275 East Main Street Mail Stop 2-EJ
Frankfort, KY 40621
Phone: (502) 782-3407
Toll Free (800) 321-6668
Fax: (502) 564-2951

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