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Employer: Franklin County
Division: Communtiy Corrections
Job Title: Community Corrections Director
Salary: $0 


Job Description:

Position Title:     Community Corrections Director

Department:        Community Corrections

Position Summary:

The Director of Adult and Juvenile Services works under the general direction of the Fourth Judicial District Corrections Advisory Board through policies and procedures established by the Board.  The Director works under the Franklin County Board of County Commissioners and is subject to the personnel rules and policies and procedures of Franklin County.  The Director is responsible for the overall operation of all Fourth Judicial District Community Corrections’ programs.

Franklin County participates in the Kansas Public Employees Retirement System (KPERS & KP&F).

How to Apply:    Complete On-Line Application at Current Job Openings at www.franklincoks.org or at www.HRePartners.com.

                            Alternative application available at Human Resources.

Base Rate:         $59,321.60 annually depending on qualifications

Date Opened:    Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Date to Close:   Sunday, April 7, 2019

Hours:       Generally, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday.

Questions regarding this job announcement shall be directed to the Human Resources Department at 785-229-3444 or via e-mail at humanresources@franklincoks.org.

Additional Information:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice, Psychology, Sociology, Social Welfare or a related field, two years of related experience, AND three years of supervisory experience required. Applicant must meet all State of Kansas requirements. Master’s degree or equivalent in Criminal Justice, Psychology, Sociology, Social Welfare or a related Field and six to ten years related experience and/or training in a Community Corrections related field is preferred. An equivalent combination of education and experience will be accepted.

  • Assist staff and the Advisory Board in evaluating and measuring the effectiveness of agency programs through the development of appropriate measurement tools.

  • Prepares and monitors comprehensive plans and the outcomes and objectives associated with plans.

  • Prepares and/or approves required monthly and quarterly narratives and financial reports as mandated by the Department of Corrections. Participates in agency quality assurance efforts.

  • Researches the type of equipment to purchase or programs to support, prepares bid specifications for equipment, projects and supplies. Determines cost alternatives with pros and cons, and provide recommendations.

  • Supervises, interviews, hires, and trains employees; plans, assigns, and directs work; appraises performance; rewards and disciplines employees; addresses complaints and resolves problems.

  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of correctional client alternatives; of correctional institution management practices including the care, custody and welfare of offenders; of correctional program accreditation associated professional standards and administration techniques necessary to maintain appropriate operations is required.

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license at time of hire; obtain and maintain valid Kansas driver’s license within six (6) months of hire.

  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with staff, other employees, outside agencies, officials and the public required.

  • Employee is expected to have acquired the necessary skills and knowledge to perform at an acceptable level within six months of being awarded the position.

Franklin County conducts background checks and drug screenings on all potential candidates.

Anyone with a disability who needs a reasonable accommodation related to a selection process is requested to contact the Human Resources Department at 785-229-3444 at least two days prior to the scheduled test or interview.

Duties listed on the job description are intended only as illustrations of the various types to work performed.  Omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.  The attached job description does not constitute an employment agreement and is subject to change as the County’s needs and requirements of the job change.

The State of Kansas and Franklin County are At-Will Employment jurisdictions.

Franklin County is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

 

Franklin County, Kansas Job Description

Title:  Community Corrections Director

Grade:  30

Reports To:  County Administrator

FLSA:  Exempt

Department:  Community Corrections

Modified Date: 

 

JOB SUMMARY:

The Director of Adult and Juvenile Services works under the general direction of the Fourth Judicial District Corrections Advisory Board through policies and procedures established by the Board.  The Director works under the Franklin County Board of County Commissioners and is subject to the personnel rules and policies and procedures of Franklin County.  The Director is responsible for the overall operation of all Fourth Judicial District Community Corrections’ programs.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Enforce and maintain compliance with all federal, state, and local laws and ordinances;
  • Supervise, evaluate, and train department personnel;
  • Assist with the budget, control expenditures and provide input on revenue sources;
  • Prepare and complete reports;
  • Perform public education, speaking and outreach when new projects are being implemented and for ongoing activities;
  • Develop short-term and long-term goals for department;
  • Develop and administer department policies and procedures;
  • Field questions, concerns, and complaints from the public;
  • Supervise the operation of the entire department;
  • Consult and advise the County Administrator and Board of County Commissioners on matters relating to department operations;
  • Research the type of equipment to purchase or programs to support, prepare bid specifications for equipment, projects and supplies.  Determine cost alternatives with pros and cons, and provide recommendations;
  • Staff and Advisory Board liaison between Department of Corrections;
  • Responsible for program development and implementation;
  • Attend agency, district, State meetings and conferences on behalf of Community Corrections, Advisory Board and Boards of County Commissioners;
  • Prepare agendas, reports, and facilitate staff meetings and Advisory Board Meetings;
  • Prepare or assist in the preparation of forms, questionnaires, evaluations, and databases in collecting information and data that is relevant to Community Corrections;
  • Assist staff and the Advisory Board in evaluating and measuring the effectiveness of agency programs through the development of appropriate measurement tools;
  • Prepare and monitor comprehensive plans and the outcomes and objectives associated with plans;
  • Prepare and/or approve required monthly and quarterly narratives and financial reports as mandated by the Department of Corrections;
  • Approve all expenditures, vouchers, and requests, review and sign payment vouchers;
  • Directly monitor the work product of all agency supervisors and provide guidance as needed;
  • Participate in agency quality assurance efforts; respond to email and calls;
  • All other duties as assigned.

 

SECONDARY FUNCTIONSPerforms other related duties as required.

SUPERVISORY FUNCTIONS:

  • Is responsible for assisting with the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of a department or function;
  • May carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws;
  • Supervising may include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

KNOWLEDGE:

  • Knowledge of computers, Windows and multiple software packages;
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of correctional client alternatives;
  • Knowledge of the sociological, behavioral, and cultural factors influencing the behavior and attitudes of correctional clients;
  • Knowledge of correctional institution management practices including the care, custody and welfare of offenders;
  • Knowledge of correctional program accreditation associated professional standards and administration techniques necessary to maintain appropriate operations;
  • Knowledge of funding streams, state and federal requirements.

SKILLS:

  • Skill in management functions of a public institution
  • Skill in leading, motivating, directing and mentoring others;
  • Skilled in verbal and writing communication in the English language;
  • Skill in data entry and computer skills using Microsoft applications;

ABILITY:

  • Ability to travel;
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing;
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with governmental officials, community agency representatives, co-workers, and the general public;
  • Ability to investigate and prepare grant applications, budgets and requests for proposals;
  • Ability to interact with the media, community, and individuals from outside agencies in an effort to streamline services;
  • Ability to operate a computer, telephone, printer, calculator, and other related office equipment;
  • Ability to meet physical demands worksheet requirements.

 CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: 

  • Must possess a valid Kansas driver’s license.

REQUIRED EDUCATION/OR EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice, Psychology, Sociology, Social Welfare or a related field and,
  • two years of related experience;
  • three years of experience in supervision;
  • meet State of Kansas requirements.

PREFERRED EDUCATION/OR EXPERIENCE:

  • Master's degree or equivalent in Criminal Justice, Psychology, Sociology, Social Welfare or a related field;
  • six to ten years related experience and/or training;
  • or equivalent combination of education and experience.

PHYSICAL CONDITIONS:

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.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear;
  • The employee is frequently required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel;
  • The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms;
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate;
  • The employee may be exposed to dangerous situations.
  • The employee may be called out.

 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this job.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified in this position.



Vacancy Number: FR2019-10

Open Date: 3/5/2019 12:00:00 AM
Close Date: 4/7/2019 11:59:59 PM