DIR, POST RELEASE SRVCS in Boca Raton, FL at The Geo Group

Date Posted: 8/6/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Experience:
    5 - 7 years
  • Date Posted:
    8/6/2018

Job Description

Facility: CONTINUUM OF CARE

Compensation Base: 

Compensation Bonus (if applicable): 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer.

Summary

This position is responsible for developing and managing Post Release Services (to include a Call Center) and related support functions within the GEO Continuum of Care division at the corporate office. This position is also responsible for developing and maintaining a network of community-based service providers and referral sources to assist and support GEO inmates in their successful reintegration nationwide.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develops and manages the Post Release Services Call Center at the corporate office.
  • Develops and maintains a network of community-based service providers that address inmate needs to eliminate barriers to successful reentry. Providers may include state agencies, employment services, transportation providers, housing resources, behavioral health providers, medical providers, and mental health providers.
  • Recruits additional community-based service providers to ensure inmates’ needs and geographies are addressed.
  • Coordinates with facility program staff to encourage the participation of community-based providers at facility resource fairs.
  • Gains an understanding of public domain services such as National Institute of Corrections, National Re-Entry Resource Center, and FDIC MoneySmart program.
  • Keeps current with latest re-entry research and best re-entry practices.
  • Attends scheduled staff meetings, promotes communication and the proper flow of relevant information between administration, staff and inmates.
  • Compiles statistical data as needed for reporting purposes.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in social services, criminal justice or a related field of study.
  • Seven (7) years of professional service in a community-based service program.
  • Ability to read, analyze, comprehend and interpret technical procedures or governmental regulations, legal and non-legal documents, including the processing of such documents as medical instructions, commitment orders, summons and other legal writs.
  • Thorough understanding of evidence based principles and What Works to reduce recidivism.
  • Thorough understanding of the challenges and barriers inmates face upon release to the community.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions; apply management techniques to problems of administration and devise workable solutions.
  • Ability to work with computers and the necessary software programs typically used in case management.