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Employer: Sedgwick County
Division: Department of Corrections
Job Title: Program Coordinator
Salary: $40347.84 Annually

Veterans' Preference is available for this vacancy.
To receive Veterans' Preference, you must supply a copy of your DD214 to the Human Resources department at Sedgwick County after applying.

Job Description:

Usual working days/hours:

Various Hours/Various Days, Including Holidays, Weekends, and some Overtime may be required.

Location of work:

3803 E. Harry Ste 125

Job Objectives:
Performs administrative and professional work leading, managing, training, and supervising a team of direct service providers using cognitive behavioral programming in group sessions with and/or juvenile clients. Responsibilities include performing quality assurance assessments, coaching for improvement, teamwork, accurate data collection, and analysis and reporting of services, as well as delivery of group programming to clients. Management involves coordination of services with other program units and agencies, and serving as a member of the division training and quality assurance teams.

Essential Job Functions:
• 45% - Performance Management - Conduct regular meetings with subordinates, individually and team, to share information, review performance, discuss and problem-solve issues. Supervise, motivate, discipline and evaluate employee performance, coach for improvement, set and monitor goals to guide employees in providing quality services.

• 30% - Program Management - Develops case plans and coordinates scheduling of youth based on risk level and service needs. Works with stakeholders in the regional collaboration and ensures communication. Adhere to service provision standards and monthly/quarterly reports. Create/compile group schedules, statistical data reports tracking group performance, documentation of client hours and performance, closure report status, and other data projects as needed.

• 20% - Quality Assurance - Function as a backup for group facilitation. Perform quality assurance assessments and coaching across program as assigned.

• 5% - Performs related work as required. Demonstrates good written, oral, and listening skills. Clearly conveys and receives information and ensures that information that is shared is accurate and timely. Breaks down problems into components and recognizes interrelationships. Compares data, information, and input from a variety of sources to draw conclusions. Takes action that is consistent with available facts, constraints, and probable consequences. The ability to adapt one’s interpersonal style, skills, and qualities so that high quality results are achieved. Shows perseverance in dealing with difficulties. Has insight into own strengths and weaknesses. Seeks feedback on performance and takes positive steps to improve. Providing timely guidance and feedback to help others strengthen knowledge/skill areas needed to meet goals. Communicates a vision and inspires motivation; engages with others in team process to solve problems; works to find a win/win solution of differences; helps team stay focused on major goals while managing within a context of multiple directives. Supervisory Responsibilities.

Job Standards:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Sociology, Psychology, Criminal Justice or a related field. Transcript verifying education credits is required.
  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Three years of experience in probation, parole, social casework, counseling or related work with juvenile or adult justice system involved clients. Professional references are required to verify the related work experience.
  • Valid Driver’s License and good driving record that meets the requirement of Sedgwick County Fleet Operation and Usage Policy. Personal vehicle for use when county vehicle is not available (employee reimbursement is provided by County). Proof of liability insurance required on personal vehicle.
  • Pass legal background check, Child and Adult Abuse & Neglect Central Registry checks, KCJIS Security Policy (fingerprint) check, and pre-employment screen for alcohol and drugs. Must also meet the required conditions contained in KSA 65-516 and KAR 28-4-356. Ability to learn and conduct/facilitate behavioral cognitive groups within the first 4 to 6 weeks of the initial probationary period.
  • Must meet minimum levels on pre-employment testing of keyboarding/typing 30 wpm.

Testing/Screening Requested:
To be completed once interviews are completed.

PC, General Office Equipment

Work Environment:
Requires the ability to exert moderate physical effort in sedentary to light work involving moving from one area of the office to another, light lifting, standing, walking, stair climbing and driving to attend court hearings and make field visits to clients at their home, worksite, school and service providers. Ability to endure verbal and mental abuse when confronted by hostile views and opinions of clients and their families. Requires sufficient strength and coordination to defend one’s self from attack. Requires sufficient hand-eye coordination to perform semi-skilled repetitive movements such as keyboarding and operating basic office machines, such as a personal computer, fax, copy machine, etc. Requires the ability to operate a motor vehicle. Dependable and timely attendance is required. Requires sufficient abilities in vision, hearing, and sense of smell in order to complete tasks which involve perception, discernment, written, verbal, and listening skills. Requires bending, color identification, gripping hands and fingers, hearing voice conversations, pulling, pushing, reaching, sitting, standing and walking for long periods. Visual acuity sufficient to safely complete tasks and operate a motor vehicle. Work is performed in an office environment and in the community. Tasks are regularly performed inside buildings with limited exposure to adverse environmental conditions, however, travel outside is required and involves exposure to allergens, insects, dogs and other pets and safety hazards visiting client homes/vehicles for inspection. Will have some exposure to hostile people. DNA, alcohol and drug screening will involve exposure to saliva and urine, blood borne pathogens, illnesses and diseases. Must be able to work weekends and evenings as assigned.

*Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice*

*This position may be filled or closed to further application without notice. Must be at least 18 years of age to work for Sedgwick County*

It is the policy of Sedgwick County not to discriminate in its programs or services provided to the general public, including employment and all other activities, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, disability, veteran status or any other similarly protected status. Sedgwick County is committed to making the application, interview, and pre-employment testing process accessible to persons with disabilities. If you wish to volunteer information regarding any special assistance you may need, please notify Crissy Magee, Sedgwick County ADA Coordinator by phone (316) 660-7056, TDD (Kansas Relay at 711 or 800-766-3777), or email at crissy.magee@sedgwick.gov. Do not send resumes or application status request or employment questions to this email or phone number. This information is provided only for those requiring ADA assistance. Applications must be submitted on www.hrepartners.com. You will be contacted should the department feel that you are a qualified candidate. Sedgwick County will prohibit the hiring of spouses and/or immediate family members within the same department, but not within the County structure.

Vacancy Number: 20010151

Open Date: 1/18/2018 12:00:00 AM
Close Date: 3/18/2018 11:59:59 PM