Bargaining Unit: Use for all Job Titles
Class Code: 073633

Education and Experience: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree and experience equivalent to substantial (five or more years of) full-time varied increasingly responsible professional correctional experience including at least two years of supervisory work; qualifying full-time professional experience in correctional work may be substituted for the required education, on a year-for-year basis, to a maximum of four years; additional graduate coursework in a field pertinent to correctional work may be substituted for the required non-supervisory experience, on a year-for-year basis, to a maximum of two years.
Other Requirements:

Necessary Special Qualifications: None.

Examination Method: Education and Experience, 100%, for Career Service positions. For Executive Service positions, Minimum Qualifications, Necessary Special Qualifications, and Examination Method are determined by the appointing authority.

Job Overview:

Summary: Under general supervision, is responsible for directing a correctional program of average difficulty; and performs related work as required.

Distinguishing Features: An employee in this class is responsible for the direction of a correctional program of average difficulty, such as resident or juvenile classification, institutional farms or foster and group homes. This class differs from that of Correctional Program Director 2 in that an incumbent of the latter is responsible for a program of greater scope and complexity.

Work Activities: 1. Assists in directing and coordinating correctional programs such as offender classification, foster and group homes or institutional farms.

2. Assigns, trains, supervises and evaluates assigned staff and their work; reviews and makes recommendations on employment, promotion, demotion, transfer and other human resources actions.

3. Develops, implements and monitors correctional program policies and procedures.

4. Studies organization, operations, and services and makes recommendations for improvements effecting economy, efficiency, and quality of organization, operations and services.

5. Supervises the preparation and maintenance of a wide variety of records and reports.

6. Performs important personal contact and liaison work with inmates, attorneys, families and other interested citizens; acts as a liaison between central office and field personnel.

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