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Directs and evaluates offender programming and services at Powhatan Correctional Center based on evidence-based (EBP) principles and practices and multi-disciplinary concepts. Supervises Unit Managers to ensure that offender housing areas operate in accordance with established security procedures and with the cognitive community or other population management protocol consistent with the institution's treatment mission. Supervises the Institutional Program Manager to ensure that offender classification processes and therapeutic programming and services are delivered to offenders in accordance with their evidence-based design in support of the institution's reentry mission. Serves as an Administrative Duty Officer managing all institutional operations on a rotational basis. Develops and establishes professional relationships with internal and external audiences to enhance information networks, assist offenders and ensure smooth facility operation. Promotes the development of self and staff through training.
Extensive working knowledge of VADOC operational policies, procedures and practices in the institutional setting. Demonstrated ability to complete reports and/or write policies and procedures. Extensive working knowledge of offender classification processes and evidence-based principles and practices. Demonstrated ability to design, deliver, coordinate and evaluate offender programs and services. Knowledge of the Virginia Adult Reentry Initiative (VARI), and VADOC models for unit management, cognitive community and evidence-based treatment.
Prefer Bachelor's degree in Counseling, Social Work, Psychology, Criminal Justice, or related field or an equivalent combination of education and related work experience. Prefer working knowledge of unit management, cognitive community or offender reentry programs and services. Prefer Corrections supervisory experience or experience in a lead role implementing an initiative in corrections.
All applicants are subject to a background investigation and pre-employment drug screen.
The investigation may include: fingerprint checks (State Police, FBI); local agency checks; employment verification; verification of education (relevant to employment); credit checks; and other checks requested by the hiring authority.
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