Who can apply: Applicants who meet the minimum requirements
Classified/Unclassified Service: Unclassified Service
Work Schedule: 8:00am – 5:00pm M-F
Eligible to Receive Benefits: Yes
Search Keywords: Corrections, Community Corrections, Data Collection, Analysis, Reporting
Position Summary & Responsibilities
Position Summary: This position is responsible for supporting local jurisdictions in delivering quality services for Juvenile Intake and Assessment programs and promoting implementation of evidence based practices and juvenile justice reform in local jurisdictions across the state through site visits, quality assurance, data analysis, training, research and information sharing
Job Responsibilities may include but are not limited to the following:
• Juvenile Intake and Assessment Services (JIAS) Training
• Take the lead role in developing and presenting training needed for juvenile intake and assessment programs.
• Develop a system to track required training utilizing the KDOC staff development platform.
• Training would include but not be limited to: statewide data system as related to JIAS, special assessments completed during intake such as the MAYSI-2, human trafficking screen.
• Provide consistent training regarding topics that are vital to the success of the intake worker such as trauma informed care, human trafficking, risk and needs assessments, individualized diversions based on needs and strengths, graduated responses, family engagement, substance abuse, special education and evidence based practices.
• Technical Assistance for JIAS Directors/Supervisors and Community Partners Assist is developing and managing Training and Roundtable Discussions for local JIAS Directors/Supervisors.
• Collaborate with partners utilizing a multi-disciplinary approach to promote and support juvenile justice reform to include, but not limited to, law enforcement, child welfare, mental health, education, prosecution, defense attorneys, judiciary.
• Participate in formal and informal means of communication with local JIAS programs such as regular TA call or informal calls for assistance.
• Assist in conducting site visits and quality assurance support for local JIAS programs Acquire and maintain data from multiple sources to support the interpretation and analysis of data for improved outcomes.
• Serve as primary or back-up member on committees and/or workgroups as needed and directed by the Director of Compliance and Facility Support or Deputy Secretary of Juvenile and Adult Community Based Services
• Other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications: One year of experience in planning, implementing and monitoring activities relevant to the agency’s programs. Education may be substituted for experience as determined relevant by the agency.
• Substitution: Completion of 60 semester hours of coursework from an accredited college or university, including 12 hours in corrections, criminal justice, the social sciences, or the behavioral sciences with special emphasis on juveniles.
• Bachelor’s Degree with 24 credit hours in criminal justice, social sciences, or behavioral sciences with emphasis on juveniles
• One to three years of experience working with juvenile offenders or other high risk population.
• Experience auditing programs or services, including observing group work. Experience in group facilitation.
• Experience in skills coaching. Experience in writing reports or other technical documents.
• Demonstrated ability to engage, coach and motivate. Experience and proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
• Knowledge of and experience in implementing evidence-based practices.
• Strong interpersonal skills and interpersonal communication skills.
• Ability to develop strong collaborative working relationships.
• Position requires the ability to be creative, use independent judgment, to think critically and adjust to a wide range of situations
Post-Offer, Pre-employment Requirements: Must possess and maintain a valid Driver’s License. Must pass a criminal history records check.
Apply at: https://jobs.sok.ks.gov/psp/sokhrprdcg/APPLICANT/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1&JobOpeningId=203962&PostingSeq=1
Learn more about Kansas Department of Corrections: https:/doc.ks.gov