Program Administrator
Community Resources for Justice 11 reviews - Boston, MA

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For more than 130 years, some of society’s most challenged citizens have benefitted from the programs and services we provide. Our work is organized along three areas of practice:
  • Social Justice Services transitions ex offenders back into mainstream society and diverts at-risk youth away from crime and toward a productive and fulfilling life;
  • Community Strategies provides adults with intellectual disabilities a chance to grow and flourish in the community by offering residence in small group home settings;
  • The Crime and Justice Institute provides research and consulting services which advance evidence-based practices that inform systems-level change. Around the nation, we are making neighborhoods safer and improving the quality of life for all through strong public policy development and legislation.
Guided by excellence, creativity, and compassion, we support individual transitions, strengthen families and improve community safety.

The Program Administrator is responsible for developing and administering facility systems and programs in the Residential Reentry Center contracted with the BOP. Coordinates facility priorities and program initiatives with the Program Director in maintaining compliance with BOP SOW.

Job Functions/Responsibilities:
  • Oversight of day-to-day operations; including facility operations, case management, and other program functions to ensure the work is taking place in the stipulated time frames per requirement.
  • Oversight of program initiatives, resulting from monitoring deficiencies and where other corrective action is needed, under the direction of the Program Director.
  • Prepare and submit reports from heads of different departments and compile it into one report
  • Assist the Program Director in the process of program development, implementation, and compliance.
  • Write and/or revise program policies, standard operating procedures, and training manuals;
  • Provides leadership, direction, and support in a broad range of managerial, logistical, and administrative areas.
  • Oversight of the development and facilitation of employee training and ongoing support specific to targeted program functions/processes identified as being a target area;
  • Assists Program Director in building a culture predicated upon teamwork and trust, promoting creative problem-solving and establishing an orientation focused upon recognized ‘best practices’.
  • Prepare and submit reports from heads of different departments and compile it into one report
  • Perform necessary duties under the various job functions within the program when and where necessary;
  • Ensure program compliance in accordance with the Federal Bureau of Prisons Statement of Work, ACA Accreditation standards, and other governing agencies;
  • Systemize program processes with contracting agency, CRJ, and other program requirements;
  • Be part of a five-person Director-On-Call rotation;
  • Perform any and all other duties necessary to effectively operate the program.

  • Resilience

  • Team Building

  • Influencing / Negotiating

  • Staffing & Development

  • Performance Management

  • Accountability

  • Collaboration/Partnering

  • BS/BA degree in Public Administration, Criminal Justice, Social Work, Human Services, Psychology, or related-field preferred.
  • 3 to 4 years relevant supervisory experience working within a residential program, correctional program, or human services program.
  • Basic knowledge of FBOP Residential Reentry Center setting
  • Ability to adapt to change, high integrity and commitment.

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CRJ promotes a safe and just society for all people through direct care programs, education and advocacy. We provide comprehensive...