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Department of Juvenile Justice, Central Office, Beaumont Juvenile Correctional Center, Powhatan, VA.
Summary/Duties: The role title for this position is Program Administration Manager III. The Department of Juvenile Justice is seeking a qualified Residential Program Manager to provide direction and coordination for all activities in assigned juvenile correctional centers, to develop, implement, and monitor program planning for reduced recidivism and improved transition services, to ensure appropriate allocation of services and personnel in support of program objectives; to provide direct supervision to institutional superintendents; to serve as liaison between the correctional centers and the Deputy Director of Operations.
Qualifications: Comprehensive knowledge of the juvenile justice system. Comprehensive knowledge of case management guidelines and juvenile justice program development. Considerable knowledge of operational and treatment issues in juvenile residential setting. Comprehensive knowledge of administration and management principals related to complex juvenile justice programs. Knowledge of security issues, security procedures, and security equipment, of acceptable standards and techniques and; knowledge of safety/fire procedures and regulations. Knowledge of human resources policy and practice and training requirement of staff. Ability to develop and plan policies, standards, regulations, legislation, goals and strategies, to interpret data, policies and procedures, and make recommendations related to management and operational issues and resource deployment. Ability to develop appropriate programs, perform project management, comprehensive planning and project implementation as well as the ability to evaluate program effectiveness and develop modifications as appropriate. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; to direct the work of subordinate managers, to manage budget and human resource functions and to develop effective working relationships with all levels of management, governmental bodies and the public. Ability to represent the Deputy Director of Operations, the Division of Operations and the agency on planning and management issues. Extensive, progressively responsible supervisory, administrative and managerial experience in the juvenile justice field is required Preferred Qualification(s): Graduate degree from an accredited college or university in criminal justice, law enforcement, human services or related fields preferred.
Salary: $54,580 - $110,000 (2015).
Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court, General Division, Cleveland, OH.
Summary: This position reports to the Corrections Planning Board Administrator This is an unclassified position that serves at the pleasure of the Court. The Treatment Alternatives to Street Crime (TASC) Manager’s primary function is to manage the daily operations of the TASC division, including the management and supervision of employees and performing various administrative functions as required. This position also functions as liaison with various community agencies and organizations.
Duties: Providing administrative oversight of the TASC division; Consulting with the Corrections Planning Board Administrator and Court Administrator on a wide range of organizational and managerial issues including, but not limited to, TASC efficiency and internal and external quality assurance; Managing day-to-day TASC operations to ensure that assessments, referrals, urinalysis, and service provision are conducted in a timely and effective manner; Performing audits of service records and case files; reviewing and evaluating service delivery to clients to identify accomplishments and deficiencies; Maintaining TASC administrative files; preparing and disseminating program correspondences, required reports and program statistical information; Identifying and pursuing local, state, federal, community and private funding sources, and management of grants obtained to support the program, including assisting with preparation of applications for grant funding, submitting reporting requirements of grantors and acting as primary contact with grant agencies; Working closely with the Corrections Planning Board and Common Pleas Court to promote TASC programming; Monitoring and approving expenditures of division budget; Preparing reports, audits and statistics for public and private agencies; Preparing and/or monitoring contractual or working agreements with treatment agencies and courts; Serving as liaison between Common Pleas Court staff, Cleveland Municipal Court staff, designated Specialty Docket Court staff, Probation Officers and service providers (e.g., case management, substance abuse treatment, employment counseling); working with Courts, probation officers, magistrates and judges in the provision of services, community substance abuse, mental health and developmental disabilities treatment providers and county and state behavioral health boards regarding provision of services; communicating with criminal justice referral agencies regarding existing services; Developing community resources for client services (e.g., employment counseling, housing, anger management); Maintaining community support for necessary services and in fostering continued collaboration between the criminal justice and treatment agencies involved with the program; Serving as liaison/public relations officer and facilitator; establishing relationships between court programs, treatment programs, inter/intra-agency network communications, media, and the public (federal and local), including, but not limited to, conducting drug court program presentations, training, surveys, program planning coordination and process, managing logistics, preparing agenda issues for meetings, and community/client based outreach activities/events; Developing and implementing division programs and services to meet identified needs or accomplish established service delivery goals; Analyzing and evaluating policies and procedures; developing new policies and procedures and revising current policy and procedures; Managing employees through subordinate supervisors; assigning tasks and projects and reviewing progress and completed work assignments; responding to employee problems; evaluating employee performance; interviewing and recommending employees for hiring and promotion; recommending disciplinary action when appropriate; Serving on various committees and task forces; coordinating community outreach among networking agencies; Performing other related duties as required and/or assigned.
Qualifications: Master’s degree and a minimum of five years’ experience in alcohol and other drug addiction services or an allied profession, including a minimum of three years in a supervisory capacity, required. Preferred: Master’s level degree in Counseling, Social Work, or related field(s) plus three years’ experience in managerial, upper level administrative, or supervisory capacity; independent licensure through a Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board and/or the Ohio Chemical Dependency Professional Board.
Salary: $64,117.82 (2015).
Alaska Native Justice Center, Inc.
Summary: This position is responsible for coordinating the offender Reentry Program and serves as the central point of referral contact between ANJC and the Department of Corrections. The incumbent duties require close coordination, collaboration, tracking and monitoring of participants to ensure compliance with their service plan and terms of release. Responsibilities also include working closely with partner agencies to ensure program participants are engaged and supported in services that includes employment/training, housing, mentoring, and other comprehensive services.
Duties: Works directly with non-violent offenders, the Department of Corrections (DOC), and local service providers to plan for reintegration from incarceration into the Anchorage community. Serves as the central point of contact between ANJC and DOC. Conducts initial pre-release screening to determine the level of service and support needed. Provide oversight/compliance of case management services through a system of care. Supervises and assigns case work load assignments to Reentry case managers. Attends program and agency related meetings and conferences. Works closely with the ANJC Evaluator in the collection of data, report writing and follow-up. Ensures individual participant case planning encompasses key partners, support and services. Develops and facilitates a strategy for community education and awareness of Offender Reentry and community notification regarding the return of specific offenders. Maintains relationships and contracts within network of local service providers. Facilitates and participates as a member of the Reentry Advisory Committee, maintains records and related documents of the committee. Facilitate restorative justice processes.
Qualifications: Knowledge of Alaska Native and/or community resources with demonstrated experience working with Alaska Native people, and an understanding of their values and belief systems. Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality with sensitive information and to inspire community participation and build coalitions. Must have strong administrative and organizational skills including budget development and management, and grant administration and reporting. Ability to work effectively under pressure of deadlines, and within budget constraints. Ability to work in a team environment, while also working independently. Demonstrated capacity to handle multiple tasks, projects and meet deadlines. Excellent public relations, community organizing, negotiation, mediation, conflict management and meeting facilitation skills. Experience with civic affairs, community groups, governmental (City, State, and Federal) and community agencies. Experience supporting, empowering and managing individuals. Must be willing to work with the prison population. Must have reliable transportation. Education: Bachelor’s Degree (Master’s Degree preferred) and two years of experience, or six years of experience in restorative justice, victim advocacy, offender services, or related field. (2014)
Community Reentry Services, Southeast Missouri Behavioral Health, Farmington, MO.
Summary: This position is supervised and evaluated by the Director, Community Reentry Services or designee. This position has no supervisory requirements.
Duties: The Case Manager, Community Reentry Services must use sound judgment in managing corrections clients. Must have excellent communication skills and be able to work within a multi-disciplinary team environment. The ability to model appropriate behaviors and maintain professionalism is crucial in the delivery of services to this population. Maintain oversight and management of each resident making progress toward a successful re-entry back to the community is paramount. Reliable transportation and Class E driver’s license are required. Regular and consistent attendance is an essential job function. This job classification is covered under the Agency’s Exposure Control Plan. Employees in this job classification may reasonably anticipate being occupationally exposed to infectious materials. Current certification in CPR/First aid is required.
Qualifications: Must have a four-year degree from an accredited university and one year of case management/direct service experience or an Associate’s degree in social services, behavioral sciences, criminal justice, or a closely related field along with two years of applicable experience. Ability to demonstrate professional ethics, establishing firm and professional boundaries with both clients and agency personnel is a must. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing is required. (2014)
Employment and Reentry Services, Berkeley Youth Alternatives (BYA), Berkeley, CA.
Summary: The Case Manager for Employment and Reentry Services will have the primary responsibility for ensuring that youth, young adults, and some disclosed workers are provided with ready access to an array of employment and reentry services. The main work of the position will be to ensure that there is “no wrong door” for participants in need of services. The Case Manager for Employment and Reentry Services will also connect the participants to the local One-Stop Career System.
Duties: Outreaches and assesses youth, young adult, and some dislocated workers for work readiness, skills, strengths, aptitudes and any potential limitations/barriers to employment and post-secondary education. Enrolls participants in a Workforce Investment Act (WIA)-Supported program. Develops employment and vocational plans with goals and timelines that will help participants move their job search and vocational training forward. Assists participants to become work-ready by identifying barriers and offering resources/solutions. Assists with the creation of professional job search tools including resumes, cover letters, portfolios, etc. (Measure: Each participant has a completed assessment and service strategy, works with at least 35-40 participants throughout the fiscal year, and outreaches to local vocational training programs, detention centers, foster care providers, local trade associations, and community based organizations). Refers participants to the BYA Counseling Center for a mental health assessment. Ensures that participants are meeting with their Mental Health counselor, when necessary. Works with each participant’s Mental Health counselor to ensure that the vocational and employment plan accounts for any mental and/or social development issues. (Measure: Each participant has an initial Mental Health assessment). Orients, interviews, screens, and counsels participants for various One-Stop Career Center services. Serves as a facilitator and a mentor to ensure that the participants do not go through any “wrong doors” and that they have access to education, training, employment, and career development services. Assists with organizing mini-job fairs. ((Measure: Provide documentation on clinical services provided to the participants using the BYA Clinical System and at least one Mini-job fair is held on a quarterly basis.) Creates outreach and marketing materials that can be distributed and displayed that encourage participants to enter. Works with BYA’s technical and web support team to create a youth-friendly webpage that links BYA to other service providers. Refers eligible participants to the BYA Internship and Training Coordinator for placement into internships and employment opportunities that are appropriate to skills, aptitudes, and interests. Teaches participants how to network and cold call to uncover job leads that are not posted. Makes calls, solicits and networks with employers to identify and/or create job openings and internship opportunities. Intake and provide career guidance, perform intake services, including surveying skills, interests and abilities, assist participants to explore vocational options. (Measure: Conducts group sessions on Career Interests, Interviewing, Resumes, and Job Searches. Submit sign-in sheets on participants.)
Qualifications: Master’s Degree in Social Work (MSW), Counseling, or Psychology or other directly related field with at least 3 years’ experience OR Bachelor’s Degree in the above fields with at least 5 years’ experience required. MSW Strongly Preferred. Valid California Driver’s License or State Identification. Proof of ability to work in the US. First Aid Certificate – CPR Training. Fingerprinting and Criminal Background Check through LiveScan. Transcripts of most advanced degree program. Submit one recent writing sample 5-7 pages maximum. Familiar with the Workforce Investment Act program is strongly preferred. Experience with the computer technology, health care, law enforcement, construction and/or green industry jobs preferred. Experience working with gang-affiliated youth helpful. Exceptional with time management, able to multi-task, and meet deadlines. Experience with case management for youth and young adults considered high-risk. Culturally competent serving ethnically and socio-economically diverse young adults. Able to work efficiently with minimal supervision. Experienced and comfortable working with youth in a one-on-one and group settings. Strong communication skills, both written and verbal. Previous experience assisting people to find employment. Familiar with Bay Area labor market, workforce investment system and One-Stop Centers is a plus. An understanding of adversities faced by young adults with legal infractions.
Salary: $40,000 - $45,000. (2014)
King County, Seattle, WA.
Summary: This position will work collaboratively to build a County-wide strategic approach to recidivism reduction. The position will develop an implementation plan building on King County’s previous and ongoing re-entry plans and programs. Development of the plan will include at least the following activities: (1) coordinating with internal and external partners to establish shared goals, definitions, and agreed-upon measurements and targets; (2) assisting with an effort to survey and map existing projects and programs that support reduced recidivism and re-entry, including consideration of equity and social justice impact; and (3) identifying additional culturally appropriate and effective strategies to reduce recidivism and improve re-entry, while specifically addressing racial and ethnic disparities in the criminal justice system. The position may also support grant-funded efforts to improve re-entry in partnership with other agencies and jurisdictions. Outcomes from this effort are expected to benefit adult jail inmates through better connection with services to meet the needs of incarcerated individuals so they can reduce future involvement with the criminal justice system. The ultimate goal of the work is to stop the revolving door of the justice system through coordination and strategic application of County and community programs. The position will not directly run or manage a program.
Duties: Develop a county-wide strategy for recidivism reduction and re-entry projects. Work collaboratively with criminal justice and community partners to develop standard definitions, performance indicators, and evaluation criteria for King County recidivism reduction and re-entry programs, with an eye toward evidence-based measures and outcomes, including: identify existing recidivism reduction and re-entry programs across King County agencies and the community at large. Ensure that County recidivism reduction and re-entry programs align with the King County Strategic Plan. Analyze current recidivism reduction and re-entry programs for equity and social justice impacts to identify and develop culturally appropriate and effective strategies that can address disproportionality in the criminal justice system. Support current jail and alternative programs in response to and in conjunction with the inmate Welfare Fund Manager. Develop the schedule, scope, and work plan for coordinating recidivism reduction and re-entry programs, and prioritize program goals/objectives. Represent King County in contract or inter-local agreement negotiations, as needed. Serve as technical expert to perform complex research and analysis in recidivism reduction and re-entry programs and provide County leadership with advice on programs and best practices. Work directly with elected officials and department directors and act as a King County representative and provide leadership to community coalitions and regional partners on recidivism reduction and re-entry projects. Convene and facilitate with multiple stakeholders. Identify grant opportunities and manage contracts or grants involving multiple agencies. Support partner agencies or organizations in grant-funded efforts to reduce recidivism and improve re-entry within King County criminal justice system. Perform other duties as assigned.
Qualifications: Project management skills and experience including; chartering, schedule development and risk assessment. Experience with and understanding of criminal justice system processes and partners within government and in community organizations. Demonstrated knowledge of equity and social justice issues and how disproportionality impacts the criminal justice environment. Demonstrated ability to quickly assess current project status, anticipate future consequences and trends, articulate options and possibilities, and create breakthrough strategies and plans with broad buy-in for collective impact. Experience applying qualitative and quantitative analysis, and evaluating data for decision making. Experience maneuvering through complex political situations effectively with sensitivity to how people and organizations function. Astute political judgment and expertise to work with all levels of authority internally within King County and with external agencies. A minimum of three years working in the criminal justice system. A minimum of two years project management experience. Direct experience working on recidivism reduction and/or re-entry projects. Experience with process improvement projects.
Salary: $93,329.60 - $118,310.40. (2014)
Mohave County Probation Offices. Kingman, AZ.
Summary: The Mohave County Probation Department seeks to establish a hiring register of qualified applicants for the position of Deputy Probation Officer. Deputy Probation Officers are responsible for the supervision and investigation of adult or juvenile offenders. This involves reviewing and investigating cases, interviewing offender and families, preparing court reports and recommendations, and supervising adult and/or juvenile probationers.
Qualifications: Successful applicants must be 21 years of age and must possess a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university preferably in the behavioral or social sciences, a valid Arizona driver’s license and be of good moral character.
Salary: $18.56 - $19.49/hr (2012).
Juvenile Justice Services.
Summary: This position is responsible for performing on-site operational reviews in all Arizona juvenile probation departments statewide. Primary emphasis is on auditing and monitoring the compliance, verifying caseload population reports, determining compliance with statutes, administrative orders, funding agreements and program plans, and assisting with verifying accounting/budgeting/financial management systems, policies and procedures.
Duties: The Operational Review Specialist communicates with a variety of county personnel to resolve issues, clarify findings and provide technical assistance as needed to obtain data. Other duties include: preparing detailed written reports highlighting operational review findings, areas of compliance, deficiencies and recommended corrective action to be taken; and presenting findings and follow-up with the courts or counties to ensure corrective action plans are completed in the proposed timeframe.
Qualifications: The successful candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, accounting, public administration, behavioral science or related field and vie years experience in juvenile justice, criminal justice, or related field.
Salary: $48,867 (2012).
Maricopa County, Adult Probation Department. Phoenix, AZ.
Summary: The position requires significant experience in managing others and applying professional knowledge, skills and abilities to achieve key operational results. This position reports to the Chief Probation Officer and performs work of considerable difficulty in preparing and maintaining the budget, administration, development, organization, and direction of Adult Probation services and performs other related work as required, including facilitating and fulfilling the Adult Probation Department, Court and County Strategic Plans.
Duties: Continuously interprets County and Probation Department policy and directives to the management staff of the various divisions and institutions to ensure the department’s goals and objectives are consistent with the County’s mission and strategic plan. Routinely reviews operations and secures compliance with policy, Court Administrative Orders and State mandates. Constantly concerning personnel, procedures and services. Consistently evaluates continuing operations for effectiveness in accordance with evidence-based practices and, if indicated, initiates corrective action through discussion with the management staff involved. As needed, assigns and reassigns professional and clerical personnel according to the needs of the Court and department. Routinely evaluates budgetary needs and participates in budget conferences with the Chief Probation Officer including preparing and administering the annual budgets according to the guidelines of Budgeting For Results. Regularly reviews budget estimates and requests with the management staff with a view to maintaining good fiscal practice, conformity with policy and maximum economy. Frequently assists the Chief Probation Officer in all roles including creating a vision that is realized through the development and implementation of the department’s strategic plan. Studies and reports on anticipated needs, services, and staff safety issues for evidence-based practices in field operations and implements as needed. Leads the effort in master planning for future facilities in the probation department, which includes new and expanded designs, as well as the more efficient utilization of existing facilities. Evaluates the overall effectiveness of training programs and plans for future staff development needs. Enlists the support of community groups and professional organizations to obtain strategic direction and collaborative partnerships for the overall administration of the department. Develops, plans, and follows through on change initiatives and acts as a champion for that change. Works effectively with Judges and other Court personnel in a collaborative manner to resolve court-wide issues. Acts for the Chief PO during absences.
Qualifications: The ideal candidate must possess the minimum of a Master’s Degree from an academically accredited college or university with a major in the behavioral or social sciences, public administration, management, criminal justice, or a related field and seven years of experience in management or administrative positions in a criminal or juvenile justice field.
Salary: $87,713 - $110,448 (2012).
Superior Court of New Jersey, Camden Vicinage, Probation Division/Adult Supervision.
Summary: Under the direction of a Court Executive 1B (Vicinage Assistant Chief Probation Officer) and/or Court Executive 2B (Vicinage Chief Probation Officer) the Court Services Supervisor 2 will supervise, monitor, coordinate and oversee the activities of a designated probation team.
Duties: Additional duties include, but are not limited to, compiling and evaluating performance data, conduct monthly team meetings, case reviews, improvement plan meetings, and review and improve overall case management as needed. Monitor officer safety and preparation for field work. Conduct performance evaluations as required. Ensure compliance of staff with all policies, procedures, directives and best practices. Counsel and coach staff as needed in addition to following the progressive steps of discipline. Perform related work as required.
Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree. Three years of increasingly responsible professional experience, one year of which shall have included experience in case management, supervision and monitoring and intervention with offenders, enforcement of court orders; calendar management or program administration including: development, coordination, analysis, implementation, administration or research. Camden, NJ.
Salary: $59,854 - $103,921 (2012).
Probation Division, Warren County Courthouse. Belvidere, NJ.
Duties: Under the direction of the Chief Probation Officer, Assistant Chief Probation Officer and other supervisory personnel, the selected individual will supervise, manage and lead a team comprised of professional staff responsible for the following case types: regular Superior Court Probation; sex offenders; domestic violence; pretrial intervention; conditional discharge; municipal and cases that are transferred out of the state through the ICOTS system; ensure all required case plans are submitted and reviewed in the appropriate timeframes; review modified case plans as they are changed; monitor and ensure that officers are meeting all Outcome Based Standards as they pertain to home visits, home inspections, treatment, payments, community service, reporting and case closure; work with Judge(s) to schedule and track various Violations of Probation that are filed, scheduled and moved through the system; work an alternate flex schedule of one late evening per month (11:00 AM - 7:00 PM) to cover late evening reporting on Tuesday or Wednesday evening and to accompany officers participating in Field Supervision; ensure officers prepare and adhere to the monthly and weekly field schedule; review field agendas in advance to ensure maximum safety for the officers; serve as key contact for the Finance Division regarding collection and processing of mandatory penalties, managing returned items and the escheat process for unclaimed monies; serve on the adult managers group and other subcommittees as needed; participate in the recruitment process as required; coach and develop staff; conduct semi-annual performance reviews; identify training needs; provide direction to staff for achieving division goals; initiate discipline as necessary, consistent with division, vicinage and judiciary policies; and perform other related duties as assigned.
Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree. Three years of increasingly responsible professional experience, one year of which shall have included experience in case management, enforcement of court orders, calendar management, or program administration including: development, coordination, analysis, implementation, administration or research.
Arizona Superior Court, Puma County. Tucson, AZ.
Summary: The Detention Division Director is responsible for the safety, security and welfare of children in secure custody. Provides leadership, administration and management of the Detention Center of the Juvenile Court. Organizes and assigns personnel and budgetary resources in order to achieve the Court Center’s goals and objectives consistent with the Court’s Core Values. Provides leadership for staff’s effective and efficient therapeutic engagement of youth and families to facilitate their skill development in order to enhance short- and long-term community safety. Monitors programs and operations implementation, development, and evaluation.
Duties: Provides day-to-day leadership and administration for Detention functions and activities under the direction of the Deputy Court Administrator and Court Administrator. Organizes detention work groups and their leadership in order to successfully accomplish detention activities, functions, and goals. Builds effective work groups for the delivery of quality Detention services. Develops short- and long-term goals for detention under the direction of the Court Administration and in collaboration with the members of the Court Management Team. Develops budgets, monitors and approves expenditures, modifies budget allocations to meet current needs and revenues; prepares budget reports. Assesses the needs of youth in secure custody and their transition to the community. Develops, implements, and facilitates programs and processes to effectively serve the youth in custody to reduce recidivism and the inappropriate and unnecessary use of detention. Evaluates programs to determine effectiveness. Monitors personnel development, recognition, and evaluation. Oversees detention staff hiring and termination in coordination with Human Resources and Court Administration for the fair, effective, and efficient use of human resources in the delivery of Detention Division Services. Develops policies and procedures consistent with the mission, vision and core values of the juvenile court. Prepares and delivers clear and effective written and oral presentations. Establishes collaborative, long-term relationships with judges, court administration, groups, and agencies, at the local, state and national level, internal and external to the court. Builds communications, identifies and anticipates issues, and influences decisions for the enhancement of services for youth in custody. Performs other duties as assigned by the Court Administration.
Qualifications: A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in behavioral or social sciences, public administration, criminal justice, or a closely related field and seven years of progressively responsible supervisory/managerial experience in Juvenile Justice, preferably in a court organization. Or a Master’s Degree and five years of progressively responsible administration experience or any equivalent amount of experience, training and/or education approved by Human Resources and the Court Administrator.
Salary: $69,966 - $104,948 (2012).
Probation Division. Lake Havasu City, AZ.
Summary: Under general supervision, undertakes and performs a variety of entry level tasks associated with the surveillance of adult and juvenile probationers and the supervision and oversight of work crews assigned to perform community restitution as a condition of probation.
Qualifications: Requires high school diploma or GED and two years of relevant, progressively responsible law enforcement, criminal justice, military, community service program work experience including six months of management or supervisory related experience.
Salary: $16.04 (2012).
Summary: Deputy Probation Officers are responsible for the supervision and investigation of adult or juvenile offenders. This involves reviewing and investigating cases, interviewing offender and families, preparing court reports and recommendations, and supervising adult and/or juvenile probationers.
Qualifications: Successful applicants must be 21 years of age and must possess a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university preferably in the behavioral or social sciences, a valid Arizona driver’s license and be of good moral character.
Salary: $18.56 - $19.49/hr (2011).
Probation Division Child Support Unit, Superior Court of New Jersey, Hudson Vicinage. Jersey City, NJ.
Summary: The Hudson Vicinage is seeking a highly motivated, dynamic professional to perform and lead in a challenging environment. Under the general direction of the Court Executive 2B (Vicinage Chief Probation Officer), this individual is responsible for the administration, direction and coordination of all activities for a major section of the Probation Division.
Duties: Specific duties include assisting in the oversight of the enforcement, collection and disbursement of court ordered monies; implementing polices, statutes, court rules and directives; recommending operational practices; recommending assignment of personnel; determining goals and objectives; administering grievance procedures and disciplinary actions; arranging training for personnel; supervising and evaluating staff. This position requires interaction with all divisions of the Judiciary and several external partners. Performs other duties as required.
Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree. Three years of increasingly responsible administrative experience, one of which shall have included experience in planning, organizing and coordinating program or case related activities.
Salary: $71, 675 - $107,985 (2011).
Superior Court of New Jersey, Child Support Enforcement Unit. Atlantic City, NJ.
Summary: Under the general direction of the Court Executive 2B (Vicinage Chief Probation Officer), this individual is responsible for the administration, direction and coordination of all activities for a major section of the Probation Division.
Duties: Specific duties include assisting in developing and administering polices, statues, court rules and directives; preparing and administering the budget; recommending assignment of personnel; determining goals and objectives; administering grievance procedures and disciplinary actions; overseeing the collection and disbursement of all court ordered monies; arranging training for personnel; supervising and evaluating staff. Does related work as required.
Qualifications: Three years of increasingly responsible administrative experience, one of which shall have included experience in planning, organizing, and coordinating program or case related activities.
Salary: $69,251 - $104,333 (2011).
Summary: Deputy Probation Officers are responsible for the supervision and investigation of adult or juvenile offenders.
Duties: This involves reviewing and investigating cases, interviewing offender and families, preparing court reports and recommendations, and supervising adult and/or juvenile probationers.
Qualifications: Successful applicants must be 21 years of age and must possess a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university preferably in the behavioral or social sciences, a valid Arizona driver’s license and be of good moral character. Successful applicants must also undergo and successfully complete a criminal history/background investigation (felony and misdemeanor convictions may be disqualifying depending upon the number, severity and recency) and a Credit Check. Offers of employment are conditioned upon the candidate’s successful completion of a psychological evaluation, polygraph examination and pre-employment drug/alcohol screen.
Office of Trial Court Services, Probation Services Division, Intensive Supervision Program, Administrative Office of the Courts. Trenton, NJ.
Summary: The selected candidates must be able to handle a variety of technical and client support functions in a fast-paced office environment in addition to preparing ISP assessments and assisting ISP field supervision officers in developing community sponsors, network teams, group and individual community service sites, and officers in verifying curfews, treatment and community service attendance; coordinating volunteer services of ISP graduates; and performing other related duties.
Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree. One year of experience in case management in the field of probation or community development.
Salary: $46,448 - $76,097 (2011).
Superior Court of New Jersey, Union Vicinage, Probation Division, Adult Supervision. Elizabeth, NJ.
Summary: Under the general direction of the Court Executive 2B (Vicinage Chief Probation Officer) or other high level supervisor, is responsible for the day-to-day supervision of field officers who supervise adult offenders in the community.
Duties: Specific duties will include verifying all new cases and modifying existing cases; reviewing and approving violations of probation; classification overrides; reviewing and critiquing case notes; approving field itineraries; overseeing the use of CEP; approving transfer cases to other jurisdictions; ensuring compliance with all major Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC) policies and procedures; completing performance appraisals in a timely manner; maintaining positive communications with other divisions, police, prosecutor and community based agencies; participating on state-wide committees that focus on supervision matters; ensuring that the goals of the organization are met and performing related duties as assigned.
Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree. Three years of increasingly responsible professional experience, one year of which shall have included experience in case management; supervision, monitoring and intervention with offenders; enforcement of court orders; calendar management; or program administration including: development, coordination, analysis, implementation, administration or research.
Salary: $57,830 - $100,406 (2011).
Mohave County Probation Department. Mohave County Probation Offices, Kingman, Bullhead City and Lake Havasu City.
Probate Division, District of Columbia Courts. Washington, D.C.
Summary: Incumbent will assist in expanding the operations of the Guardianship Assistance Program (GAP). GAP partners with graduate schools at several local universities, in which candidates for master’s degrees in social work are appointed as Student Visitors to monitor the well-being of adult wards under Court supervision.
Duties: Incumbent will serve as a second field instructor to Student Visitors who will: visit wards of the Court; review their status and care; meet with court-appointed guardians; identify any unmet needs of the wards; and report to the Court, as needed. Incumbent will assist in training students; conducting weekly conferences with students; meeting with university field liaisons to discuss student progress; reviewing guardianship reports; selecting cases for review; planning and facilitating guardianship classes; providing guidance and case consultation to guardians, family members, service providers, and members of the public; participating in program evaluation; making recommendations regarding future program direction; acting in absence of the GAP program manager; and performing other duties as assigned.
Qualifications: A master’s degree in Social Work and possession of a current LGSW license (LICSW preferred) to practice social work in the District of Columbia, PLUS one (1) year of experience with social service programs (may include internships). Applicants must possess a valid motor vehicle operator’s license and have access to an automobile.
Salary: $62,467-$81,204 (2011).
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