DescriptionThe Department of Community Corrections and Rehabilitation's (DOCCR) Adult Correctional Facility is seeking a Corrections Program Manager. The Adult Correctional Facility is a safe, secure, efficient facility that promotes the reduction of re-offense. This medium security correctional facility operates men's, women's, work release, and electronic home monitoring programs. The Corrections Program Manager will be managing the day-to-day operations of the 24-hour facility in accordance with department and division policies and procedures to ensure the safety and security of the residents.Current Hennepin County employees who refer a candidate hired into an open competitive position may be eligible for a $500 referral bonus. For more information visit employee referral program. Location and hours:This position is located at the Adult Corrections Facility at 1145 Shenandoah Lane North, Plymouth, MN 55447. There is no public transportation to this facility. Work hours will typically be Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. with flexibility for on-call responsibilities.About the position type:This is a full-time benefit earning position.This position is internally classified as a Corrections Program Manager. Click here to view the job classification specification. In this position, you will:
Manage work programs designed to improve employability of offenders and remove barriers of reintegration into the community.
Manage/supervise education, case management, volunteer, chaplaincy, work readiness, security operations, and contracted chemical health services.
Develop and implement facility policy and procedures.
Participate in the selection process for new hires and promotional opportunities; supervise correctional staff.
Plan and oversee implementation of Evidence Based Practices in the delivery of services.
Participate as a member of the Facility Management Team.
Ensure adherence to relevant local, state, and licensing standards relevant to an adult correction facility, along with managing quality assurance methods.
Direct facility staff in the absence of the Superintendent.
Recognize and respect cultural differences and provide culturally appropriate services.
Need to have:One of the following:
Eight years or more of professional experience in corrections, one year of which must have been in administration or supervision.
Bachelor's degree in one of the above-cited fields and four years or more of the required experience, one year of which must have been in administration or supervision.
Master's degree or higher in criminal justice, behavioral science or business, correctional or public administration or equivalent and three years or more of professional experience in corrections.
Nice to have:
Experience working in a correctional institutional setting.
Providing collaborative services with other justice partners and ability to identify community resources.
Supervising a team of professional staff working on complex projects.
Formulating proposals and implementing programs through project planning and management.
Using Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook, PeopleSoft, and SharePoint.
Assist occasionally during off-duty hours.
Work within a diverse environment, and with staff and residents from various backgrounds.
Evidence Based Practices for effective correctional programming and experience in assessing and developing effective evidence-based programs.
About the department:The Department of Community Corrections and Rehabilitation works to enhance community safety, promote community restoration, and reduce the risk of re-offense. Department staff and volunteers serve Hennepin County at more than 20 service locations ranging from correctional facilities to probation reporting offices and occupational training centers, delivering sustainable correctional services to more than 26,000 adult and juvenile clients. It is the largest community corrections organization in Minnesota. Learn more at www.hennepin.us/corrections. About Hennepin County:Hennepin is the largest county government organization in Minnesota. Our employees work every day to improve the health, safety and quality of life for our residents and communities. All of our jobs align to one or more of our overarching goals -- that Hennepin County residents are healthy, protected and safe, self-reliant, assured due process, and mobile.Our employees receive a combination of generous benefits and positive workplace culture not found at other organizations. This includes meaningful work that impacts our community, competitive pay, work-life balance, a variety of benefits and opportunities to grow. Learn more at www.hennepin.us/employees.Hennepin County envisions an organization where our commitment to diversity and the reduction of disparities is fundamental in providing excellent service to our community.