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ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER II

Director of Reentry

Recruitment #18-006304-0004

Introduction

*This is a SPECIAL APPOINTMENT position. The incumbent will work at the pleasure of the appointing authority.

GRADE

14

LOCATION OF POSITION

7275 Waterloo Road Jessup, MD 20794

Main Purpose of Job

The main purpose of this position is to oversee and administer all aspects of the Maryland Correctional Enterprises CARES (Continuing Allocation of Re-Entry Services) program for Maryland Correctional Enterprises. The incumbent is responsible for program development, coordination, and monitoring. The Director of Reentry will lead efforts to establish relationships with employers and facilitate interviews and job placements of program participants by promoting the participants positive employment traits gained through their employment as a Maryland Correctional Enterprises inmate worker and participating in the Maryland Correctional Enterprises CARES program. The position will ensure that goals of Maryland Correctional Enterprises CARES are met, and will be responsible for follow up with participants after release. This position will also provide support to applicable inmates nearing release within the Maryland Correctional Enterprises program. They will compile data and include a quarterly report for Maryland Correctional Enterprises executive staff. The position will attend relevant training conferences and present before interested partners throughout the State.

POSITION DUTIES

MCE CARES Program Coordination

 

 Oversee the financial and operational elements of the Maryland Correctional Enterprises Continuing Allocation of Re-Entry Services program.

 

Coordinate program activities, including scheduling of on-going activities, planning special events, and assembling workshops.

Track and report on program outcomes. Establish monitoring and evaluation processes to determine the effectiveness of the program.

Develop and update curriculum as needed to achieve goals.

 

Coordinate the recruitment, assignment and transfer of eligible Maryland Correctional Enterprises inmate employees within the CARES program.

Responsible for supervising a team of reentry staff, providing oversight and advice on program planning, project development, and program management.

 

 

Reentry Services

 

 

 Provide individualized services to improve the offender's employability and social skills in order to facilitate a successful reintegration. 

 

 

Provide reentry support as needed for Maryland Correctional Enterprises inmates unable to attend CARES program including job and programming placement.

 

 

Community Outreach

 

Develop and maintain strong alliances with agencies, businesses and organizations dedicated to employment readiness.

 

 

Stay abreast of emerging trends within prisoner reentry arena and conduct research to understand industry and employment trends and skills needed by job seekers.

 

 

Attend, participate in or present professional development workshops, training and conferences.

 

Attend program and agency related meetings and conferences in order to educate stakeholders regarding the CARES program.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education:   Bachelor's degree or equivalent, preferably in Business Administration, Education, HR or related field.

Experience:  Three years of experience in administrative or professional work.

Notes:

1.  Applicants may substitute additional experience as defined above on a year-for-year basis for the required education.

SELECTIVE QUALIFICATIONS

Applicants must meet this selective qualification to be considered. Include clear and specific information on your application regarding your qualifications.

 

One year of related training and facilitation experience, including stand-up presentation and public speaking.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

The following qualification is preferred, not required:

One year of experience with working with inmates.

One year of Program development experience.  

EXAMINATION PROCESS

Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment.

All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after the above closing date.

The examination will consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience as presented on your application and as they relate to the requirements of the position. Therefore, it is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year. Examination will consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience as presented on your application and as they relate to the requirements of the position. Therefore, it is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year.

 

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

To submit qualifying documents; the preferred method is to upload them using the "other" tab on the online application. However, if you’re unable to upload your documents, please fax requested information only to 410-585-0570 (providing a cover sheet with your contact information, recruitment name, recruitment number and the number of pages faxed). We will not consider information submitted after the closing date of this announcement.

 

Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of completing the online or paper application.

 

Online applications are STRONGLY recommended; if you do not have internet access, please mail the Maryland State Application (paper) by the closing date to:

HRSD-Recruitment & Examination

ATTN: A. Lucas

300 East Joppa Road, Suite 1000

Towson, MD 21286

afryea.lucas@maryland.gov

For more information, please call 410-339-4215

As an equal opportunity employer Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.

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