Under direct supervision of the Director of Ministerial Services with some latitude for independent action, the selected candidate will serve as Deputy Director for Ministerial Services. Candidate will be responsible for assisting in the development, coordination, implementation, and monitoring of religious programs offered to the inmate population by the Office of Ministerial Services. Candidate will assist with ensuring strict adherence to the provisions of federal law and city and state minimum standards and mandates.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
In the absence of the Director of Ministerial Services the selected candidate will provide direction and oversight of the daily operation of the Office of Ministerial Services, supervision of departmental chaplains and religious volunteer activities.
Scheduling staff to ensure appropriate daily coverage and provision of mandated services. Collecting, compiling, and analyzing religious data including religious grievances and Monthly Facility Management Report (MFMR) indicators for use in preparation of various reports.; preparing weekly status reports.
Conducting monthly audits to monitor quality assurance and service delivery; assisting in the development and implementation of new reporting procedures and protocols.
Coordinating and scheduling meetings and trainings for staff members.
Evaluating assigned projects and existing resources and preparing recommendations for improved effectiveness; assisting with the tracking of specified tasks, projects, and initiatives; attending meetings and serving as a liaison between the Office of Ministerial Services and other Departmental units.
Candidate will perform research on service providers and evidence-based practices that can enhance the provision of programming at city jails.
Performing other related duties as required by the Director of Ministerial Services and Senior Leadership team
Candidate will be stationed at Bulova Corporate Center but will perform duties as required on Rikers Island.
Minimum Qual Requirements
1. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university with specialization in public or business administration, sociology, criminology, mathematics, statistics, or related fields; or
2. An associate degree from an accredited college in public or business administration, sociology, criminology, mathematics, statistics, or a closely related field and two years of full-time satisfactory experience in public or business administration, community relations, social work, mathematical or statistical research; or
3. A four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent approved by a State's Department of Education or a recognized accrediting organization, and four years of Full-time satisfactory experience as described in “2” above; or
4. A satisfactory combination of education and/or experience which is equivalent to “1”, “2”, or “3” above. College education may be substituted for up to two years of experience on the basis of 30 semester credits for one year of experience. However, all candidates must have a four year high school diploma or its educational equivalent.
For Assignment Level II and III, in addition to meeting the qualification requirements above, one additional year of the experience described in “2” above is required for Assignment Level II and two additional years of experience for Assignment Level III
For Assignment Level II and III, in addition to meeting the qualification requirements above, one additional year of the experience described in “2” above is required for Assignment Level II and two additional years of experience for Assignment Level III.
Excellent computer and organizational skills required, including proficiency in MS Outlook, MS Excel and MS Access.
For City employees: Go to Employee Self-Service (ESS) - www.nyc.gov/ess. Click on Recruiting Activities > Careers and search for Job ID#116043.
For all other applicants: Go to www.nyc.gov/careers/search and search for Job ID#: 116043.
Submission of a resume is not a guarantee that you will receive an interview.
Only those candidates under consideration will be contacted.
Rikers Island, Shore Road-Chaplaincy, East Elmhurst, New York 11370
New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.