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Chief of Housing and Programs Manager - #00541

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Applications for this position must be submitted electronically through this website. Mailed, emailed, faxed, or hand delivered applications and résumés will not be accepted. Applications must include complete work history, including periods of unemployment if applicable. Consideration for an interview is based solely on the information within the application. A resume will not substitute for a fully completed state application. Applications submitted with “see resume” under work experience are considered incomplete. This website will provide a confirmation of receipt when the application is submitted for consideration. Please refer to your RMS account for the status of your application and this position. This is a tobacco free facility. Use of all tobacco products is prohibited on site at all times. Applicants who possess an Interagency Placement Screening Form (Yellow Form) or a Preferential Hiring Form (Blue Form) as issued under the Department of Human Resources Management (DHRM) Policy 1.30 Layoff (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only), must attach these forms with their state application. The Virginia Department of Corrections is an EEO employer. Reasonable accommodations are available upon request. AMERICORPS, PEACE CORPS, AND OTHER NATIONAL SERVICE ALUMNI ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY

Position Information

Position Information

Working Title Chief of Housing and Programs Manager - #00541
Role Title Counselor Manager - 49013
Job Open Date 02/09/2018
Job Close Date 02/26/2018
Open Until Filled
Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)? No
Hiring Range $47,985 - $89,899
Agency Buckingham Correctional Center (749)
Agency Website Click Here for Agency Website
Location Buckingham - 029
Sublocation
Position Number 00541
Job Posting Number 1034253
Type of Recruitment Agency Employee Only - A
Does this position have telework options? No
Bilingual/Multilingual Skill Requirement/Preference No
Job Type Full-Time (Salaried)
Job Type Detail Full-Time Salaried - Non-Faculty- FTS-1
Pay Band 05
Job Description

Applications for this position must be submitted electronically through this website. Mailed, emailed, faxed, or hand delivered applications and résumés will not be accepted.

Leads the planning process, implementation and continual improvement of evidence based practices for offender recidivism reduction through all aspects of the facility, working in conjunction with Unit Department Heads to ensure the principles of EBP are implemented in all operations. Ensures training is provided so that all staff at the facility understand their role in EBP. Supervises Unit Managers and Institutional Program Manager to ensure that offender housing areas, programs, classification and offender services are operated in accordance with established security procedures and with evidence based practices and principles. Develops and establishes professional relationships with internal and external audience to enhance information networks and ensure smooth facility operations. Serves as an Administrative Duty Officer managing all institutional operations on a rotational basis. Works in conjunction with Chief of Security (24) hour monthly clock. Compiles fidelity requirements. Develops and establishes professional relationships with internal and external audiences to enhance information networks, assist offenders and ensure smooth facility operation. Promotes the development of self and staff through training. Conducts late night and early morning tours of the facility at least monthly to ensure compliance with policy and standards on all shifts. Models behaviors and communication strategies expected of staff and offenders. Implements a system of checks for programing to ensure EBP (Risk/Need, Responsively, and Fidelity) are following. Ensures compliance with timelines for completion of case plans, home plans and COMPAS.

Minimum Qualifications

Extensive working knowledge of VADOC operational policies, procedures and practices in the institutional setting. Demonstrated ability to complete reports and/or write policies and procedures. Extensive working knowledge of offender classification processes and the elements of evidence-based principles and practices. Demonstrated ability to design, deliver, coordinate and evaluate offender programs and services. Demonstrated ability to effectively supervise staff to ensure a safe and secure environment for staff and offenders. Knowledge of the Virginia Adult Reentry Initiative (VARI), and VADOC models for unit management, cognitive community and evidence-based treatment.

Preferred Qualifications

Prefer Bachelor’s degree in Counseling, Social Work, Psychology, Criminal Justice, or related field or an equivalent combination of education and related work experience. Prefer working knowledge of unit management, cognitive community or offender reentry programs and services. Prefer Corrections supervisory experience or experience in a lead role implementing an initiative in corrections.

Special Requirements

All applicants are subject to a background investigation and pre-employment drug screen.

The investigation may include: fingerprint checks (State Police, FBI); local agency checks; employment verification; verification of education (relevant to employment); credit checks; and other checks requested by the hiring authority.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applications for this position must be submitted electronically through this website. Mailed, emailed, faxed, or hand delivered applications and résumés will not be accepted.

Applications must include complete work history, including periods of unemployment if applicable.

Consideration for an interview is based solely on the information within the application.

A resume will not substitute for a fully completed state application.

Applications submitted with “see resume” under work experience are considered incomplete.

This website will provide a confirmation of receipt when the application is submitted for consideration.

Please refer to your RMS account for the status of your application and this position.

This is a tobacco free facility. Use of all tobacco products is prohibited on site at all times.

Applicants who possess an Interagency Placement Screening Form (Yellow Form) or a Preferential Hiring Form (Blue Form) as issued under the Department of Human Resources Management (DHRM) Policy 1.30 Layoff (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only), must attach these forms with their state application.

The Virginia Department of Corrections is an EEO employer. Reasonable accommodations are available upon request.

AMERICORPS, PEACE CORPS, AND OTHER NATIONAL SERVICE ALUMNI ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY

Contact Information

Name Susan Harris
Phone 434-983-4457
Fax FAXED APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED FOR THIS POSITION
Email EMAILED APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED FOR THIS POSITION
Address

MAILED APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED FOR THIS POSITION

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have an Interagency Placement Screening Form (Yellow Form) as issued under Policy 1.30 Layoff? (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only);
    • Yes
    • No
    • Not Applicable
  2. * Do you have a Preferential Hiring Form (Blue Form) as issued under Policy 1.30 Layoff? (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only)
    • Yes
    • No
    • Not Applicable
  3. * How did you find this employment opportunity?
    • State Recruitment Management System (RMS)
    • Agency Website or Bulletin Board
    • Job Board (Indeed, Monster, Dice, etc.)
    • Social Media (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, etc.)
    • Newspaper or Professional Journal (Please specify below)
    • Career Fair or Job Event (Please specify below)
    • VEC (Virginia Employment Commission)
    • Radio/TV (Please specify below)
    • Other (Please specify below)
  4. * Please specify the actual source from your response to question #3 above (Name of newspaper, Journal Title, Job Board, Career Fair, Agency Website, Social Media Type, etc.) If unknown or none, enter: N/A.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Are you Currently an Active Employee of the Virginia Department of Corrections? The position you are applying for is open only to current employees of the Virginia Department of Corrections.
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Please read this question carefully and respond appropriately. In accordance with the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) and DOJ, 28 CFR 115.17, please respond to the following: Question #1 Have you engaged in sexual abuse in an institutional setting where the term "institutional" refers to any facility or institution: (A) which is owned, operated, managed by, or provides services on behalf of any State or political subdivision of a State; and (B) which is: (i) for persons who are mentally ill, disabled, or retarded, or chronically ill or handicapped; (ii) a jail, prison, or other correctional facility; (iii) a pretrial detention facility; (iv) for juveniles; (v) providing skilled nursing, intermediate or long-term care, or custodial or residential care.
    • Yes
    • No
  7. * Please read this question carefully and respond appropriately. In accordance with the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) and DOJ, 28 CFR 115.17, please respond to the following: Question #2 Have you been convicted of engaging or attempting to engage in sexual activity in the community facilitated by force, overt or implied threats of force, or coercion, or if the victim did not consent or was unable to consent or refuse?
    • Yes
    • No
  8. * Please read this question carefully and respond appropriately. In accordance with the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) and DOJ, 28 CFR 115.17, please respond to the following: Question #3 Have you been civilly or administratively adjudicated for having engaged in the sexual activity described in questions #1 and/or #2, above?
    • Yes
    • No
  9. * Do you have a high school diploma or equivalency certificate?
    • Yes
    • No
  10. * Do you have a valid driver's license?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents