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EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT in Baldwin, MI at The GEO Group, Inc.

Date Posted: 5/29/2022

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Baldwin, MI
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    5/29/2022
  • Job ID:
    32691/33773/189920

Job Description

Facility: NORTH LAKE CORRECTIONAL FACILITY

Salary: 50,000

Bonus (if applicable):

Shift:

Benefits: Full-time employees will enjoy a competitive benefits package for an energized workforce with options for you and your family including:

• Paid time off        • Paid holidays         • 401(k)
• 401(k) matching      • Health Insurance        • Dental Insurance
• Vision Insurance       • Life Insurance          • Flexible spending account
• Health savings account    • Tuition Reimbursement     • Reduced tuition rates
• Employee discount     • Employee assistance program • Pet insurance
• Disability Insurance     • Paid training           • Other benefits available

Equal Opportunity Employer.

Are you looking for a career you can feel good about? We hire only those that strive to do their best. By joining our family, you'll receive the honor and recognition that comes with working for the industry's global leader in evidenced based rehabilitation. 

Who We Are: 

GEO provides complementary, turnkey solutions for numerous government partners worldwide across a spectrum of diversified correctional and community reentry services. From the development of state-of-the-art facilities and the provision of management services and evidence-based rehabilitation to the post-release reintegration and supervision of individuals in the community, GEO offers fully diversified, cost-effective services that deliver enhanced quality and improved outcomes. 

Why Work for GEO: 

At GEO, we believe that diversity in our workforce and the inclusion of a variety of views, perspectives, and backgrounds are integral parts of our company's success. 

We believe that work is more than a place you go every day. It is about being inspired and motivated to achieve extraordinary things. 

Employee benefits play an important role in making The GEO Group a great place to work. At GEO, we believe in the three pillars of employee wellbeing: physical, emotional, and financial. With comprehensive benefits and competitive wages, we trust that you will find all the resources you need here to be successful. 



 

Summary

This position serves as a key advisor to the Warden on matters of policy, programs, and operations.  The position provides direct administrative support to the Warden through continuing assignments and special projects as well as assistance to department heads in achieving specific program management objectives.  The position also oversees the compliance and grievance areas for the facility along with the employees assigned to them. 

 



Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Functions as a senior manager of the facility by participating in the development of plans, policies, and programs.
  • Acts on behalf of the Facility Administrator in researching and responding to moderate to complex issues impacting the facility. Ensures responses accurately represent the facility’s policy and procedures.
  • Serves as facility’s public relations representative. Responds to requests for information from news media or other inquirers.  Provides timely and accurate responses while protecting the integrity of the facility.  In addition writes memorandums, letters, press releases, or news articles.  
  • Serves as the facility’s Congressional Inquiry representative by receiving correspondence from Senators and Congressmen, gathering and researching information for responses, and preparing them for the Facility Administrator’s signature.
  • Provides assistance to department heads in achieving specific program objectives by delegating and reviewing their submitted work prior to the approval by the Warden.
  • Generates a variety of institutional reports and general correspondence for the Warden.
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relations with all levels of staff, the state, other law enforcement agencies, and the general public.
  • Supervises the work performed by the Compliance, Grievance, and Reception areas. Interviews and makes recommendations for employment when vacancies occur.  Provides performance reviews on a timely basis.  Make recommendations for improvements on the efficiency of work performed.  Responds to disciplinary matters.
  • Serves as one of the facility’s Administrative Duty Officers (ADOs).
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements



Minimum Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent. Bachelor’s degree is preferred.
  • Five (5) years of progressive experience in professional administrative functions demonstrating the ability analyze, research, and respond to complex issues affecting the operations of the facility.
  • Demonstrated experience in directing, leading, or supervising a staff.
  • Experience in dealing with the news media highly desired.
  • Ability to exercise initiative and independent judgment in dealing with various complex and confidential situations.
  • Must have a highly-developed knowledge of management principles and the ability to exercise managerial and evaluative skills.
  • Must have thorough knowledge of facility’s, organization’s, and state’s policies, rules, and regulations.
  • Knowledge of the Freedom of Information Act and all other pertinent policies governing the disclosure of information to the public and media.
  • Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.