SENIOR POLICY ANALYST
CSG Justice Center
22 Cortlandt St Floor 22
New York, NY. 10007
For more information, call Harmony Jovet at 206-454-8293 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
JOB SUMMARY Working as part of a team of staff assisting states engaged in justice reinvestment, the Senior Policy Analyst brings expertise and experience with what works in correctional supervision, programming, risk assessment, and behavioral health to help states implement new policies and practices to reduce recidivism, corrections spending and improve public safety. Justice reinvestment is an intensive, data-driven technical assistance approach to assist state policymakers with reducing spending on corrections and reinvesting in strategies to increase public safety and reduce recidivism. The Senior Policy Analyst will work with multiple justice reinvestment state projects at a time and in each state, he/she will lead the implementation technical assistance efforts to assess current practices in risk assessment, programming, supervision and behavioral health at the state and local level, and implement policy changes to improve correctional outcomes, reduce recidivism and help create safer communities. The successful candidate will be able to leverage his/her understanding of the research about what works as well as his/her practical experience in corrections and/or behavioral health to help policymakers and practitioners alike improve state criminal justice policy and practice through interbranch, collaborative efforts. This position reports to the Program Director, State Initiatives, but will be in regular communication with the Division Director and Deputy Directors, other division staff, and occasionally members of the CSG Justice Center Board of Directors, and funders. The position requires extensive travel. The Senior Policy Analyst position offers a significant level of responsibility, autonomy and the opportunity to influence important advancements in criminal justice policy at the state and local level ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES * Specific responsibilities of the Senior Policy Analyst include, but are not limited to: Lead implementation efforts in states engaged in the Justice Reinvestment Initiative * Assess agency and state correctional and supervision systems to provide recommendations for improvements based on current research * Review proposed legislation to ensure it is reflective of evidence-based practices, determine the scale and scope of the implementation required and provide clarity for the implementation process * Coordinate and facilitate meetings and collaboration with key stakeholders, agency leadership and practitioners to consider and design new approaches to the states criminal justice challenges * Provide leadership, expertise and guidance to agency leadership, and in consultation with other Justice Center staff, over a 1-2 year implementation period * Develop and conduct presentations and trainings on what works to change behavior for people in the criminal justice system for stakeholders in correctional and supervision agencies * Develop implementation protocols that build consistency in technical assistance service delivery among the team * Cultivate a network of stakeholders, legislators, parole board members, board administrators, supervision agency heads, and opinion leaders to further the goals of the Justice Reinvestment initiative * Identify or create opportunities in county and state governments to improve the administration of the justice system * Represent the organization at national and regional conferences on behavioral health, risk assessment, recidivism reduction programming and/or probation and parole supervision * Develop relationships with funders in local, state, and federal government, as well as with private foundations, that enable the CSG Justice Center to sustain and expand its work SKILLS & ABILITIES * Efficient, organized work style and an ability to prioritize quickly and confidently * Ability to juggle multiple projects, all of which have competing deadlines and require cooperation of various people inside and outside the organization * Proficiency in facilitating strategic meetings with high-level stakeholders * Experience working with reticent stakeholders; to build consensus and sustain momentum around reforms * Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including maturity, keen judgment, the ability to facilitate challenging conversations, quickly read interpersonal dynamics and the ability to work with people from a wide array of backgrounds and perspectives and across projects * Ability to deliver content-specific trainings on risk assessment, research-based correctional programming or effective supervision practices to key stakeholders in the criminal justice system * Proficiency in explaining the Risk-Need-Responsivity principles and underlying research and other evidence-based principles of effective correctional and behavioral health efforts to reduce recidivism * Expertise in translating complex ideas into concise and compelling written products and presentations and presenting to key stakeholders and policymakers * Mastery of Microsoft Office Suite * Ability and willingness to travel frequently, up to two or three times per month to deliver technical assistance on site in states across the country EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS * Extensive knowledge of the correctional and behavioral health research literature and practical experience (5+ years) with data analysis, policy development, and/or implementation within the correctional, supervision or forensic behavioral health fields * Previous work with correctional, behavioral health or supervision agency required * Experience providing technical assistance to officials in state and local government and across various criminal justice systems * Preference given to candidates with demonstrated success working with policymakers and elected officials to shape policy and funding decisions and to design new and innovative approaches to complex problems within the criminal justice system. EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS A college degree (required), with preference given to candidates with a postgraduate degree in the social sciences such as criminal justice, psychology, sociology or public policy. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS ESSENTIAL TO PERFORM THE DUTIES OF THE JOB The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. * Frequently communicates with internal and external coworkers and customers * Frequently operates a computer to create policy briefs, memos, and presentations * Frequently remains in a stationary position to perform desk duties * Frequently works in a well lit, tempered room * Regularly conducts site visits that require plane travel and an ability to drive * Occasionally moves throughout office to communicate to coworkers * Seldom transports objects, such as files or paper boxes, weighing up to 25 pounds APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Interested individuals should upload the following elements (in PDF format) with their application: * Cover letter * Resume * Two writing samples that demonstrate writing competency and mastery of subject area (each preferably no longer than five pages) * Names and contact information for references (at least two). One reference should be able to speak to the candidates experience facilitating organizational change. The second reference should speak to the candidates understanding of the latest research and literature on the subject of correctional supervision, recidivism reduction programming and behavioral health programming. Candidates should apply through the application website https://csg.applicantpro.com/jobs/. CSG is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer CSG participates in E-Verify This position would be based in either our New York office: 22 Cortlandt St Floor 22 New York, NY 10007 Or our Seattle office: 1325 4th Ave Ste 1215 Seattle, WA 98101
SUPERINTENDENT FOR EDUCATION
Virginia Department of Corrections
Richmond , VA. N/A
For more information, call Virginia Department of Corrections Human Resources at 804-887-8123 or email email@example.com
The Commonwealth of Virginia Department of Correction (DOC) has a highly rewarding opportunity for an equally qualified education administrator. The DOC seeks a Superintendent for Education to join the leadership team in its ongoing mission, to enhance the quality of life in the Commonwealth by improving public safety, through providing supervision and control, effective programs and re-entry services in safe environments which foster positive change and growth consistent with research-based evidence, fiscal responsibility, and constitutional standards. The DOC staff realizes this mission by demonstrating and living seven core values daily: safety, ethics, learning, commitment, support, respect and honesty; and Healing Environment principles. Reporting to the Deputy Director for Reentry, Education and Programs, the Superintendent will work to maintain Virginias number one status nationwide with the lowest rate in recidivism by providing quality educational program administration that enables persons in DOC custody or supervision to become responsible, productive members of their communities. This highly rewarding opportunity is responsible for: * Providing direction and leadership to a statewide system of academic, career and technical education, apprenticeship and post-secondary educational services throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia, including: prisons, community corrections facilities and probation districts. * Leading staff through providing oversight in curriculum development, program planning, evaluation, and delivery of services according to evidence based practices, and federal and state requirements. * Ensuring staff development through coaching, support and accountability; facilitating new and innovative organizational development and teaching strategies. * Determining, assigning, monitoring, and evaluating activities of multiple professional, interdisciplinary teams, task forces, and committees charged with improving services to a statewide delivery system. * Providing information to state and federal government agencies. * Ensuring appropriate resources for educational services The successful candidate will demonstrate: * In depth knowledge of current trends and practices in adult education, knowledge of curricular and effective operation of a wide variety of educational programs; knowledge of evidence based leadership practices; skills to plan new education programs and to project their costs. * Demonstrated ability to provide leadership to a diverse staff in a large, complex system of schools; demonstrated ability to manage staff through active coaching, support and accountability; demonstrated ability to plan strategically, implement plans and successfully lead change; demonstrated ability to plan and manage budgets; ability to effectively present complex information to technical and lay audiences in writing and orally; a history of leading with emphasis on organizational values. * Endorsement in one or more areas of education and/or endorsement in educational administration supervision; experience in leadership of staff management, organizational development, budget development and management; Masters degree in education and a minimum of five years of experience working as an administrator of education programs, preferred experience in correctional education; doctorate degree and/or Superintendents license. * Knowledge and experience in adult correctional education is preferred. The Correctional Education business unit includes thirty separate schools across the state with oversight by 3 Assistant Superintendents, 3 Regional Education Administrators, 17 Principals and approximately two hundred Academic and Career and Technical Education (CTE) instructors licensed by the Virginia Department of Education, and serves more than 5000 learners statewide. The Academic curriculum spans Adult Basic Education (ABE) and Plaza Comunitaria Spanish literacy through High School Equivalency (HSE). CTE offers courses ranging from Optical Technology to Computer-Aided Drawing (CAD), as well as apprenticeships and industry-based certifications. Correctional Education also facilitates post-secondary and college classes at several prisons in collaboration with the Virginia Community College System (VCCS) and University of Virginia. For more information about the DOC, visit: https://vadoc.virginia.gov/about/facts/default.shtm The application period begins after 4:00 P.M. on Friday, May 26, 2017. Only applications received online at https://vadoc.virginia.gov/careers/vacancies/index.aspx will be considered fully. Questions can be emailed to DOCVacancy@vadoc.virginia.gov.
Job Title: Program Director, Operations-Behavioral Health Reports to: Division Director Location: New York, NY Job Summary The Program Director, Operations will serve as a key member of the leadership team for the CSG Justice Center's Behavioral Health Division. This division includes a team of approximately 20 professionals who lead and staff several initiatives to improve outcomes for people with mental illnesses and substance use disorders who come into contact with law enforcement and the criminal justice system. These include the Stepping Up initiative, a national campaign to reduce the number of people with mental illnesses in jails; an effort to increase the number of jurisdictions that implement comprehensive police and mental health collaborations; supporting innovation in state health policy to increase the availability of community-based treatment and services designed to reduce recidivism and support recovery for people with behavioral health needs. The Program Director, Operations will assist the Division Director to manage the Behavioral Health Division's portfolio of initiatives and program activities. The incumbent will specifically oversee program operations, ensure adherence to and compliance with funding requirements, work with the Justice Center's finance team and senior staff to monitor and oversee program budgets and staffing needs, and troubleshoot issues and challenges. The incumbent may also directly supervise staff, oversee special projects, serve as a coordinator for the division's managers, oversee professional development and team building efforts, and represent the Division Director in internal and external meetings when needed. Essential Duties and Responsibilities Specific responsibilities of the Program Director, Operations include, but are not limited to, the following: Serve as a coordinator for the division's management team, consisting of program directors, deputy program directors, and senior policy advisors; Track the implementation and execution of the division's strategic and action plan, and monitor division-wide process for monitoring progress, troubleshooting challenges, and adjusting priorities; Assist the Division Director to manage the division's $5+ million annual budget, including annual budget planning, financial monitoring and reporting, grants management and reporting, business development, and fundraising; Work with the division's managers, ensure compliance with reporting and administrative requirements from federal, state, local, and private funders; Coordinate, create, and implement human resources practices such as staffing plans, professional development, training and education plans for staff members, orientation/on-boarding materials, and a performance management system; Manage inter-divisional collaboration within the Justice Center; Provide oversight to some of division's key program activities such as technical assistance delivery, development of written tools and products, and policy consulting services; Provide leadership to the division and serve as the spokesperson and representative internally and externally, in the Division Director's absence; and Willingness to travel, approximately once per month. Skills and Abilities Demonstrated experience and skill with financial management, monitoring, reporting, and budgeting in a non-profit setting, including experience managing federal grants, foundation grants, and other government contracts; Experience with strategic planning, action/work planning; and implementation monitoring; Capable project manager and supervisor, ability to manage and supervise multiple complex initiatives and projects; Experience working with and interacting with federal, state, and local government officials is highly desired; Excellent communication skills including written, public speaking, and group/meeting facilitation; Experience and expertise in managing collaborative or interagency planning and problem-solving; Demonstrated track record in team building, staff supervision and mentoring, and professional development; Experience with fund development, grant writing, and foundation relations a plus; Familiarity with policy and programming in the areas of criminal justice, behavioral health, housing/homelessness, human services, and/or large-scale change efforts highly desired; An energetic individual with a passion for improving public safety and health outcomes through evidence-based and data-driven public policy and programming; and A strong team player, colleague, coach, and mentor, with humility and a good sense of humor. Education and Experience Requirements Bachelor's degree in a related field, such as public policy, public administration, non-profit management, business, or law. Advanced degree preferred. At least seven (7) years of professional experience in relevant non-profit or public sector setting, including five (5) years of experience managing and supervising staff and teams. Project Management Professional certification and experience with federal grants compliance highly desired. Familiarity with or experience in the fields of behavioral health, criminal justice, housing/homelessness, or human services a plus. Physical Requirements Essential to Perform the Duties of the Job Frequently communicates with internal and external coworkers and customers; Frequently views the computer to create policy briefs, memos, and presentations; Frequently remains in a sitting position to perform desk duties; Frequently uses the computer with fingers and hands; Frequently works in a well-lit, tempered room; Occasionally walks throughout office to communicate to coworkers; Seldom lifts objects, such as files or paper boxes, with weight up to 25 pounds. APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Interested individuals should complete the online application and upload the following documents in PDF format: Cover letter specifying the location for which you are applying Resume Two writing samples (preferably no more than three pages) Names and contact information for references (at least three) www.csg.applicationpro.com
WARDEN, CALIFORNIA STATE PRISON, CORCORAN
4001 King Ave
Corcoran, CA. 93212
For more information, call Felicia Pridgen at 916-445-9061 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation operates all state youth facilities and adult institutions, oversees a variety of community correctional facilities and camps, and supervises all parolees during their re-entry into society. The Departments headquarters office is located in Sacramento, California. Vision: With our partners, we protect the public from crime and victimization.Mission: We enhance public safety through safe and secure incarceration of offenders, effective parole supervision, and rehabilitative strategies to successfully reintegrate offenders into our communities. Department Website: http://www.cdcr.ca.gov Warden, California State Prison, Corcoran Division of Adult Institutions JOB DESCRIPTION AND DUTIES * Formulates and executes a progressive program for the care, treatment, training, discipline, custody, rehabilitation, and employment of inmates; implements administrative policies and programs for the institution; and interprets policies and outlines plans and procedures. * Provides general supervision over vocational and academic education, industries, religion, recreation, and other specific programs for the inmates. Is responsible for the business and financial affairs of the institution including: preparation of budget estimates and reports, requisition and issuance of equipment, and maintenance of buildings and grounds. * Responsible for the selection and appointment of employees best qualified to carry out institution programs, supervises their training and assignments, and initiates disciplinary actions, when necessary. Also, cooperates and maintains an effective liaison with the Board of Parole Hearings; interprets institution policies and regulations for the public and press; and acts as a community leader for CDCR.
Federal Bureau of Prisons
320 First St., NW
Washington, DC. 20534
For more information, call Linda Anderson at 202-532-4589 or email email@example.com
Are you interested in a rewarding and challenging career? If yes, then come and join the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), ranked one of the Top 10 Best Places to Work in Federal Government for 2016 (www.bestplacestowork.org). It is the mission of the Federal Bureau of Prisons to protect society by confining offenders in the controlled environments of prisons and community-based facilities that are safe, humane, cost-efficient, and appropriately secure, and that provide work and other self-improvement opportunities to assist offenders in becoming law-abiding citizens. Ninety-five percent of federal inmates are released from prison and return to our communities. By providing these inmates the education, training, and essential tools they need to become law-abiding citizens - and maintain safe, secure, and humane facilities - BOP plays a crucial role in preventing future crime and keeping our streets safe. The BOP is the nation's largest correctional agency, with approximately 190,000 federal offenders housed in 122 federal prisons, 12 private prisons, and 178 community-based facilities worldwide. The Director of the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) is responsible for leading over 39,000 employees in the implementation of BOP's core mission. Duties The Director of the Federal Bureau of Prisons, under the general guidance of the Deputy Attorney General of the United States, directs the system-wide operations of the Bureau of Prisons. This includes, but is not limited to, developing a vision for effectuating BOP's core mission, developing a strategy to execute that vision, and effectively communicating that strategy to all BOP staff and to external stakeholders at DOJ, Congress, and the community. The Director will be responsible for implementing initiatives and driving forward policies consistent with its mission, while also maintaining safe, secure, and humane facilities. Travel Required 25% or Greater Occasional to frequent travel is required by this position Relocation Authorized Yes May be authorized Job Requirements Job Requirements Key Requirements We must receive your application by 11:59 pm (EDT) on the closing date. You must meet all minimum qualifications to be considered eligible. You must receive written notification that your application was received. Resume only Qualifications We recommend that your resume emphasize your level of responsibilities, the scope and complexity of the programs managed, and your program accomplishments, including the results of your actions. You will be evaluated to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications required of the position and on the extent your application demonstrates that you possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities required of the Director of BOP. Please be sure to give concrete examples of your experience and demonstrate the complexity of the knowledge you possess. YOU WILL BE EVALUATED ON ALL OF THE FOLLOWING MANDATORY TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS (MTQ): Your narrative for each MTQ must be limited to no more than TWO pages per MTQ. MTQ 1. Demonstrated ability to safely and securely manage a large correctional, or similarly complex, environment. Relevant experience would include responsibility for supervision, training, and programming of incarcerated inmates and staff. Experience may have been gained in a variety of disciplines and in the public or private sectors. MTQ 2. Demonstrated ability to address highly complex criminal justice, corrections, law enforcement, and other inmate confinement and treatment issues and programs, including advanced knowledge of the operating dynamics involved in working within a correctional institution. MTQ 3. Demonstrated ability to envision, plan and execute a strategic mission in a complex environment. MTQ 4. Demonstrated ability to plan, direct, implement and evaluate comprehensive law enforcement and regulatory programs in a correctional setting based on evidenced-based practices and a knowledge of laws, regulations and policies governing law enforcement and corrections. MTQ 5. Demonstrated ability to lead and manage a large staff under difficult and constantly evolving circumstances. YOUR RESUME MUST CLEARLY DOCUMENT THE FOLLOWING EXECUTIVE CORE QUALIFICATIONS (ECQ): ECQ1-LEADING CHANGE.This core qualification involves the ability to bring about strategic change, both within and outside the organization, to meet organizational goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to establish an organizational vision and to implement it in a continuously changing environment. ECQ2-LEADING PEOPLE.This core qualification involves the ability to lead people toward meeting the organization's vision, mission, and goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to provide an inclusive workplace that fosters the development of others, facilitates cooperation and teamwork, and supports constructive resolution of conflicts. ECQ3-RESULTS DRIVEN. This core qualification involves the ability to meet organizational goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to make decisions that produce high-quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks. ECQ 4-BUSINESS ACUMEN.This core qualification involves the ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically. ECQ5-BUILDING COALITIONS. This core qualification involves the ability to build coalitions internally and with other Federal agencies, State and local governments, nonprofit and private sector organizations, foreign governments, or international organizations to achieve common goals. REQUIREMENTS: You must be a U.S. citizen to qualify for this position. You must submit to a drug test and receive a negative drug test result before you can be appointed into this position. You will need to successfully complete a background security investigation before you can be appointed into this position. Entrance on duty is contingent upon preliminary completion of a security clearance. Veterans' preference is not applicable to the Senior Executive Service. Only experience obtained by closing date of this announcement will be considered. This position requires a Top Secret/SCI Clearance -- (Candidate must be able to obtain the required security clearance).
This level plans, operates, and directs all administrative functions and institutional programs of a correctional facility housing more than 2,500 inmates at all security levels to include planning and enforcement of orders of executions mandated by State law.