Corrections Services Supervisor
Dane (County 13)
Job Announcement Code: 14-02655
HIRING ORGANIZATION: The Department of Corrections administers Wisconsin’s state prisons, community correctional centers, and juvenile corrections programs. It supervises the custody and discipline of all prisoners in order to protect the public and seeks to rehabilitate offenders and reintegrate them into society. The Department of Corrections (DOC); Office of the Secretary (OS); Victim Services has a career executive opportunity in our central office located at 3099 E. Washington Ave. Madison, WI.
SALARY: The starting pay is between $65,000 and $91,757 per year depending on qualifications, plus excellent benefits. The pay schedule/range is 81-02. A two-year Career Executive trial period will be required.
JOB DUTIES: Under the general supervision of the Assistant Deputy Secretary, Office of the Secretary, this position serves as the Director, Office of Victim Services and Programs. In this capacity the position is responsible for departmental leadership and oversight in the development and implementation of programs, policies and procedures in the areas of crime victim, survivor, and witness services, statewide automated victim information and notification systems – (VINE) Victim Information & Notification Every day, restorative justice, and victim-offender dialogue.
This position also serves as the departmental liaison to other federal, state, tribal, county and local agencies and organizations regarding victim services and programs. The Director will also interact and have management involvement with high-level agency managers within the Department to ensure effective system-wide continuity and service to victims, survivors, and their families.
This position is also responsible for other tasks as assigned by the Assistant Deputy Secretary, Office of the Secretary.
SPECIAL NOTES: Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the United States (i.e., a citizen or national of the U.S., a lawful permanent resident, an alien authorized to work in the U.S. without DOC sponsorship) at the time of application.
The Department of Corrections will conduct criminal background checks on applicants prior to selection. Upon hire, all new DOC employees are subject to fingerprinting.
JOB KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES: Excellent written and oral communication skills; well-developed interpersonal skills; ability to comprehend statutes, administrative rules, and policy statements; extensive knowledge of the criminal justice system and offender-based needs; knowledge and understanding of the personal impact of victimization; working understanding of restorative justice principles and practices; ability to initiate program development plans and procedures and to direct their implementation; prepare and make oral presentations to individuals and groups; establish and maintain effective working relationships with a broad variety of individuals and groups; maintain accurate records, including data and fiscal information; effective management and supervisory skills; knowledge of budget development and monitoring; grant writing techniques and practices; local, state, and national initiatives and organizations in the areas of victim/witness services, restorative justice, and victim-offender dialogue; work planning techniques and practices; and use of a personal computer, computer networks and Microsoft Office Suite software.
HOW TO APPLY: For applicants who have Career Executive status in the Wisconsin classified state service, submit a current resume and letter detailing how your experience applies to the job duties, knowledge and skills described above.
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Contact if questions: Department of Corrections; 3099 E. Washington Ave.; PO Box 7925; Madison, WI 53707-7925. E-mail: Bob.Conner@Wisconsin.gov.
Application/examination materials received by Sunday, July 6, 2014 will be included in the review. The best qualified candidates will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process.