This is a job posting from company – Dakota County
Employment Type – Full Time
Work Hours: 8
Salary: $20 To $30/An Hour
Location: Minnesota, USA
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POSTING TYPE: Open Competitive
DEPARTMENT: Community Corrections
HOURS: 1.0, Full-time
HIRING RANGE: $80,175.00 – $90,197.00/annually
FULL SALARY RANGE: $80,175.00 – $125,274.00/annually (Grade level 110)
LOCATION: Juvenile Service Center (JSC) Hastings, MN
CLOSE DATE: 4:30 p.m. on 11/30/2022
Community Corrections’ Mission Statement: To transform lives, promote equity and increase community safety.
Community Corrections’ Diversity and Inclusion Mission Statement: As a system we are committed to dismantling institutional racism and healing historical trauma. We are moving forward as a place where inclusion, respect, acceptance, growth, and teaching are expected. We will recognize our individualities. We will listen to every voice, recognize our biases, and grow towards a more equitable and inclusive culture. We will help each other learn by modeling, teaching, and listening.
Community Corrections’ supervisors establish professional relationships with their staff. The primary responsibility of a supervisor is to develop staff and support the mission of the department. Dakota County seeks supervisors able to support staff through change, assessing their strengths, and support their training needs. Supervisors lead unit and meeting discussions regarding the department mission, Inclusion Diversity, and Equity (IDE) topics, Evidence Based Practices (EBP), and policies and procedures. Supervisors are responsible to monitor and document staff observance to policy and procedures and intervene when necessary to ensure staff are meeting the needs of their clients and public safety.
Community Corrections is part of the Community Services Division. Community Services includes Social Services, Public Health, Veteran Services, and Employment and Economic Assistance. The division is focusing on Integrated Service Delivery and meeting the needs of all our clients no matter which department(s) are providing services. We work with our clients to support their needs for housing, employment, transportation, health care, education, financial assistance and empowerment.
Bachelor’s degree in Corrections, Criminal Justice, Sociology, Psychology, Social Work, Education, or related behavioral science field. AND Four years of experience in a corrections or human services agency with a history of progressively more responsible functions such as program coordination or supervision.
An equivalent combination of education and experience to total 8 or more years.
Valid driver’s license required.
Experience in one or more area(s): Juvenile day treatment program, correctional facility and/or adult/juvenile probation.
Duties & Responsibilities
These examples do not include all possible tasks in this work and do not limit the assignment of related tasks in any position of this classification. Regular attendance according to the position’s management approved work schedule is required for all positions.
- Support the mission and values of Community Corrections with staff, programming expectations, and client interactions.
- Promote a diverse, culturally aware, and respectful workplace.
- Plan intentional, targeted meetings with staff to work on skill development
- Provide coaching in assessment, effective alliance with clients, Motivational Interviewing, individual cognitive behavioral interventions, and case planning to maintain and improve staff performance.
- Oversee the New Chance Day Treatment Program.
- Manage assigned purchased services and contracts.
- Analyze, interpret, and present data related to the New Chance Day Treatment Program.
- Oversee culturally specific services for the Juvenile Services Center (JSC) campus.
- Oversee substance abuse disorder services for the JSC campus.
- Lead unit discussions regarding Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity, and how these issues direct our work with clients.
- Demonstrate skill and commitment to working cross-culturally, respectful of lived experiences in all communications and focused on expanding one’s own awareness and understanding to support and remove social and economic disparities that exist.
- Hire, supervise and manage personnel; organize, assign, and delegate unit staff duties and task areas, determine training needs for staff, evaluate staff performance, etc.
- Recommend policy and procedures, determine outcome measures, determine gaps in service and propose new initiatives to address needs.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Duties 1 -13 are essential functions.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities and Work Environment
- Knowledge of the juvenile justice system to include community programs/resources and residential settings for youth.
- Ability to establish community partnerships and develop resources to prevent system involvement for youth.
- Ability to adapt to and support organizational change
- Ability to explore individual’s cultural perspectives to learn the impact of culture on behaviors, attitudes, reactions, communication cues, resiliency, and values of clients.
- Skill in communicating across difference based on a strong awareness of one’s own personal values, stereotypes, and biases
- Ability to convey information effectively and appropriately in writing and discussion
- Ability to consider creative approaches to achieving case plan goals.
- Ability to work in multisystem collaborations.
- Knowledge of Evidence Based Practices in community corrections including risk assessment, motivational interviewing, professional alliance, and cognitive interventions or ability to learn and implement them.
- Demonstrates willingness to challenge and change institutional practices that present barriers to different groups
- Knowledge of legislative, local and state mandates governing supervision of clients, dissemination of information and case management.
- Ability to exercise sound decisions within the framework of Departmental and State guidelines.
- Ability to maintain good working relationships with clients, departmental personnel, community groups and other system players.
- Ability to work both independently and with team members to accomplish tasks, planning functions and problems resolution.
- Demonstrated ability to resolve conflict.
- Ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: Work is performed in a County office building. Some travel is required. Lifting requirement of up to 20 pounds on an occasional basis. Exposure to hazardous materials such as chemicals, blood, and other body fluids may occur on the job. Equipment used may include, but is not limited to, computer, printer, telephone, calculator, copy and scanner machines and camera.
SELECTION PROCESS: The examination/selection process for this classification will consist of a rating of your training and experience from the application materials submitted. The top scoring candidates will be forwarded to the hiring department for further consideration.
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