Responsible for managing and ensuring Juvenile Court compliance with the Juvenile Justice System and Delinquency Prevention Act according to the 2002 Amendment to address disproportionate minority youth involvement and contact with the Juvenile Justice System reporting to the Shelby County Government Chief Administrative Officer (CAO).
EEOC CODE: 20 Minimum Qualifications 1. Minimum of five (5) year's experience working in Criminal Justice; and
2. Minimum of three (3) year's experience in a Leadership Capacity; and
3. Minimun of three (3) year's Staff Supervision experience; and
4. Bachelor's Degree in Social Science, Behavioral Science or Public Administration related discipline; OR
5. Minimum of three (3) years' experience working in Criminal Justice; and
6. Minimum of two (2) years' experience in a Leadership Capacity; and
7. Master's Degree in Social Science, Behavioral Science, or Public Administration related discipline.
8. Experience with Juvenile Behavioral Issues and/or Juvenile Justice matters preferred.
9. (PROOF OF EDUCATION AND/OR TRAINING IS REQUIRED)
Special Requirements 1. Must be a Shelby County Resident as of date of employment. Duties and Responsibilities 1. Responsible for developing, implementing, and monitoring Juvenile Court's Disproportionate Minority Contact (DMC) Compliance Plan to include specific goals/objectives, measurements and reporting methods.
2. Develops, initiates, maintains, and revises policies and procedures for the general operation of the Compliance Plan and its related activities.
3. Responsible for comprehensive DMC-related data collection, interpretation and use, to include but not limited to the relative rate index.
4. Responsible for coordinating the development and implementation of a monitoring and evaluation strategy that measures the performance outcomes of programs aimed at reducing disproportionate trends.
5. Acts as an independent review and evaluation body to ensure that compliance issues/concerns within the Court are appropriately evaluated, investigated and resolved. Reports non-compliance to the CAO as required.
6. Responsible for selection, performance measurement and supervision of assigned staff.
7. Responsible for conducting research on national and local levels to gain awareness of the most current trends, proposed plans, and recommendations in juvenile justice and delinquency prevention.
8. Promotes DMC strategies to minimize a disparate number of minorities coming into contact with the criminal and juvenile justice systems in relationship to their representation in the general population.
9. Advises the Court of methods to improve prevention, intervention, treatment and aftercare services for minority youth.
10. Identifies DMC-related training needs for Court staff as well as Court stakeholders.
11. Prepares semi-annual, annual and ad hoc reports and articles on the Court's DMC compliance initiative.
12. Identifies, collaborates with executive-level Court management, and initiates corrective action for segments of the Court's system or Plan that is ineffective in producing identified goals/objectives.
13. Responds to alleged violations of DMC rules, policies, and procedures by evaluating or initiating investigative procedures. Develops and oversees a system for uniform handling of such violations.
14. Serve as the liaison with federal, local and state DMC Task Force groups.
15. Seeks and pursues technical assistance from governmental and private sources. Works with the Court's Interagency Services Manager in pursuing and utilizing grants/funding for technical assistance, research, etc.
16. Performs related responsibilities as required or directed.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities 1. Knowledge of the Juvenile Justice System.
2. Knowledge of math and statistics.
3. Exceptional research and analytical skills with the ability to analyze large amounts of data, decipher high-risk attributes and disposition appropriately.
4. Ability to deal with officials, co-workers and the public with good judgment, courtesy and tact.
5. Ability to multi-tasking in a fast-paced environment.
6. Ability to develop operating policies and performance measurements.
7. Ability to work under pressure and time constraints
8. Ability to express ideas clearly, concisely, and effectively, orally and in writing
9. Ability to plan and organize activities, meetings, procedures, and staff
10. Proficient in Microsoft Office
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Memphis, Tennessee 38103 Shelby County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, sex, national origin or handicap status
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