Title: Section 679.3 - Commissioners of districts in Group I: minimum qualifications

679.3 Commissioners of districts in Group I: minimum qualifications required for appointment. Candidates shall have the following minimum training and experience:

(a) Training. Graduation from a recognized college or university with a bachelor's degree for a four-year course of study, and

(b) Experience. (1) Four years of satisfactory full-time paid experience in a health, education, or social agency, two years of which must have been in a satisfactory administrative or supervisory capacity, or

(2) Four years of responsible full-time paid experience in an administrative or management position, where there is a responsibility for planning, directing, and coordinating the work of a substantial staff working in several units or performing several separate functions.

(c) Experience as local social services commissioner. Each year of experience as a chief executive officer of a social services district, within six years immediately preceding the date on which he is appointed, shall be the equivalent of two years of the above prescribed experience.

(d) Post-graduate training. Post-graduate training, at a recognized college or university, in social work, public administration, hospital administration, educational administration or business administration, shall be the equivalent, on a year for year basis up to two years, of the above prescribed experience. However, no such post-graduate training shall be the equivalent of the administrative or supervisory experience prescribed in paragraph (1) of subdivision (b) of this section.

 

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