Detention Center Director
North Carolina Office of State Personnel - Buncombe County, NC

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Performs difficult professional and administrative work directing and supervising the daily operations of Buncombe Juvenile Detention Center. Work involves planning, organizing the center's operations in accordance with the standards established by the NC General Statutes and DPS Juvenile Detention Policy and Procedures .

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies:
Comprehensive knowledge of legal issues pertaining to detention for confinement of juveniles. Knowledge of budgeting principles and practices. Ability to communicate effectively both orallly and in writing to others about the detention center's services, mission, processes and procedures ; ability to prepare statistical and technical reports; ability to delvelop and maintain effective working relationships with the Courts, management and with Juvenile Detention Center personnel. Ability to maintain a calm composure,exhibit sound judgement in stressful situations,and intervene effectively in crisis situations. Comprehensive knowledge of adolescent development, psychology,family dynamics, medical and mental health issues including suicidal behaviors,drug/alcohol abuse and educational problems related to delinqunet children.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
Master's degree in a human services or human services related field, criminal justice, or education, and three years of experience in the treatment of juveniles, one of which must have been in an administrative or supervisory capacity; or a bachelor's degree in a human services or human services related field, criminal justice, or education, and four years of experience in the treatment of juveniles, one of which must have been in an administrative or supervisory capacity; or an equivalent combination of experience and education. Necessary Special Qualification applicants for positions designated as juvenile justice officers are subject to and must meet the hiring and training standards established by the North Carolina Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission, as defined in Title 12, Chapter 9 of the NC Administrative Code, by the Statutory Authority of GS 17c. Must be eligible for certification by the North Carolina Criminal Justice Training and Standards Council. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions this is a generalized

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 http://www.osp.state.nc.us/jobs/ - 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: Tracey Clarke (919) 716-3800

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