Correctional Programs Director I
North Carolina Office of State Personnel - Carteret County, NC

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Employees in this class direct Programs for the rehabilitation of inmates in the prison system. Employees at this level are responsible for administering programs for inmates at a minimum level facility to include classification & Correctional Programs (work release, incentive wage, study release, home leave, adult basic education, volunteer programs, religion & supportive counseling). Work involves supervision of subordinate personnel who are responsible for the implementation, development and maintenance of all programs on a daily basis. Employees are responsible for coordinating programs with custody staff. Work may require employees to serve in a custody role during emergency situations such as disturbances and escapes.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies:

Considerable knowledge of policies and procedures of Division of Prisons. Considerable knowledge of Correctional Programs. Considerable knowldege of methods and practices of rehabilitative counseling, planning, guidance and placement. Considerable knowledge of basic Psychology, Sociology and Psychological testing. Knowledge of services available from the community and other public and private programs. Skill in supervision and mangement techniques. Ability to gather and evaluate information concerning an individual's past experience, training, attitude, social environment and mental capabilities. Ability to make clear and concise reports, both written and oral. Abiity to establish and maintain an effective professional and para-professional personnel.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

Graduation from a four-year college/university with a degree in a human services or criminal justice field and two years of experience in correctional programs management or related work; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. . . .

Supplemental and Contact Information:

The N.C. Department of Public Safety (DPS) is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages qualified men and women to apply. DPS uses the Merit-Based Recruitment and Selection Plan to fill positions subject to the State Personnel Act with the most qualified individuals. Hiring salary will be based on relevant qualifications, internal equity and budgetary considerations pertinent to the advertised position.

- Online applications are only accepted through

- To receive credit for all of your work history and credentials, you must list the information on the State of North Carolina application. Any information omitted cannot be considered for qualifying credit.
Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the state application.

- Applicants seeking Veteran’s Preference must attach a DD form 214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, along with your application.

- During the online application process if additional documentation is required, attach the documentation at the bottom of Step 4 in the application process.

- Degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

Contact Information:

Vickie Shaw
Employment Specialist
(252) 830-3466