67012658-51331468-20161013070038 Agency Name: Agency for Persons with Disabilities


Working Title: ASSISTANT INSTITUTION SUPERINTENDENTBroadband/Class Code: 11-1021-03Position Number: 67012658-51331468Annual Salary Range: $1737.44 - $3904.83 bi-weeklyAnnouncement Type: Open CompetitiveCity: GAINESVILLEFacility: TACACHALEPay Grade/ Pay Band: BB021Closing Date: 10/27/2016

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This is a highly responsible professional position located in the Agency for Person with Disabilities at Tacachale. This is a large state run intermediate care facility purposed for training and lending support to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The incumbent serves as the assistant superintendent and participates in the center's leadership functions, managing and overseeing Residential Services and other support service areas. Collaborates with other managers at the center and agency level.


Analyzes internal processes and plans or implements agency or program-wide procedural and policy changes to improve operations.

Conducts, prepares, and reviews reports, studies, publications, and research relating to operational trends and strategic program objectives.

Develops performance standards and evaluates work in accordance with established standards.

Manages a major program area of an agency.

Administers, interprets, and explains policies, rules, regulations, and laws.

Develops, plans, organizes, and administers policies and procedures to ensure strategic administrative and operational objectives are met.

Coordinates activities of staff to ensure continuing operations, maximize returns on investments, and increase productivity.

Prepares budget and directs and monitors expenditures of funds.

Consults with staff and others in government, business, and private organizations to discuss issues, coordinate activities, and resolve problems.

Negotiates contracts and agreements with federal, state, and private agencies and other organizations and prepares budget for funding and implementation of programs.

Evaluates findings of investigations, surveys, and studies to formulate policies and techniques and recommend or determine improvements for staffing, programs, or business services.

Implements corrective action plans to solve problems.

Reviews and analyzes legislation, laws, and public policy and recommends or determines changes to promote and support interests of general population, as well as special groups.

Prepares, reviews, and submits reports concerning activities, expenses, budget, government statutes and rulings, and other items affecting business or program services.

Plans, promotes, organizes, and coordinates public community service programs and maintains cooperative working relationships among public and agency participants.

Presents information for the agency at meetings or conventions to promote services, exchange ideas, and accomplish objectives.

Participates in activities to promote business and expand services, and provides technical assistance in conducting of conferences, seminars, and workshops.

Provides expert testimony when called upon.


Coordinating Work and Activities of Others

Coordinating members of a work group to accomplish tasks.

Communicating With Other Workers

Providing information to supervisors, fellow workers, and subordinates. This information can be exchanged face-to-face, in writing, or via telephone/electronic transfer.

Analyzing Data or Information

Identifying underlying principles, reasons, or facts by breaking down information or data into separate parts.

Performing Administrative Activities

Approving requests, handling paperwork, and performing day-to-day administrative tasks.

Making Decisions and Solving Problems

Combining, evaluating, and reasoning with information and data to make decisions and solve problems. These processes involve making decisions about the relative importance of information and choosing the best solution.

Staffing Organizational Units

Recruiting, interviewing, selecting, hiring, and promoting persons for the organization.

Guiding, Directing and Motivating Subordinates

Providing guidance and direction to subordinates, including setting performance standards and monitoring subordinates.

Processing Information

Compiling, coding, categorizing, calculating, tabulating, auditing, verifying, or processing information or data.

Communicating With Persons Outside of the Organization

Communicating with persons outside the organization, representing the organization to customers, the public, government, and other external sources. This information can be exchanged face-to-face, in writing, or via telephone/electronic transfer.

Getting Information Needed to Do the Job

Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.

Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing

Developing plans to accomplish work, and prioritizing and organizing one's own work.

Implementing Ideas, Programs, etc.

Conducting or carrying out work procedures and activities in accord with one's own ideas or information provided through directions/instructions for purposes of installing, modifying, preparing, delivering, constructing, integrating, finishing, or completing programs, systems, structures, or products.

Processing Information

Compiling, coding, categorizing, calculating, tabulating, auditing, verifying, or processing information or data.

Judging Qualities of Things, Service, and/or People

Making judgments about or assessing the value, importance, or quality of things or people.


Judgment and Decision Making

Weighing the relative costs and benefits of a potential action

Critical Thinking

Using logic and analysis to identify the strengths and weaknesses of different approaches

Management of Personnel Resources

Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job


Talking to others to effectively convey information


Communicating effectively with others in writing as indicated by the needs of the audience


Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions

Active Listening

Listening to what other people are saying and asking questions as appropriate

Information Gathering

Knowing how to find information and identifying essential information

Problem Identification

Identifying the nature of problems

Systems Evaluation

Looking at many indicators of system performance, taking into account their accuracy

Reading Comprehension

Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents

Idea Evaluation

Evaluating the likely success of an idea in relation to the demands of the situation

Administration and Management

Knowledge of principles and processes involved in business and organizational planning, coordination, and execution. This may include strategic planning, resource allocation, manpower modeling, leadership techniques, and production methods

Law, Government and Jurisprudence

Knowledge of laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, executive orders, agency rules, and the democratic political process

English Language

Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar

Personnel and Human Resources

Knowledge of policies and practices involved in personnel/human resource functions

Communications and Media

Knowledge of media production, communication, and dissemination techniques and methods including alternative ways to inform and entertain via written, oral, and visual media

Economics and Accounting

Knowledge of economic and accounting principles and practices, the financial markets, banking, and the analysis and reporting of financial data


Knowledge of human behavior and performance, mental processes, psychological research methods, and the assessment and treatment of behavioral and affective disorders

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-877-562-7287). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.


  • Working knowledge of Florida Statutes - 393 and 916

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college with at least 7 years of management experience