EDUCATION DIRECTOR in Milledgeville, GA at The Geo Group

Date Posted: 9/4/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Facility: RIVERBEND CORRECTIONAL FACILITY

Compensation Base: 

Compensation Bonus (if applicable): 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer.

Summary

Plans and administers program of correlated academic and social education in the facility.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Confers with teaching, administrative, and private curriculum contractor to plan and implement a program designed to meet the needs of the inmate population.
  • Visits classroom to observe effectiveness of instructional methods and materials.
  • Evaluates classroom instructional techniques and suggests methods for improvement.
  • Establishes and maintains relationships with colleges, community organizations, and other schools to coordinate educational services.
  • Confers with Federal, State and local school officials to develop programs and curricula and to establish guidelines for the facility's academic and social education programs.
  • Assists in recruiting, interviewing, and selection of educational personnel.
  • Prepares budget requests for educational programs, orders school supplies, and prepares records and reports.
  • Conducts follow-up studies to evaluate the effectiveness of academic and social education programs.
  • Formulates plans and policies for educational programming and submits them to the Assistant Facility Administrator-Programs for approval.
  • Advises facility administration on implementation of applicable State and Federal programs and procedures.
  • Prepares and submits a comprehensive budget no later than August 1 each year.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements
 
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field. Experience in a correctional security and rehabilitative programs. Five (5) years’ experience managing a correctional education program preferred or at least three (3) years of experience in a supervisory capacity.

  • College coursework and advanced training in behavioral sciences, correctional services or related field preferred.

  • Must possess a working knowledge of program objectives, policies, procedures, correctional laws, applicable court orders and requirements for managing a secure correctional facility.

  • Skill in interpretation of policies and procedures and appropriate application to work situations.

  • Must be mature, flexible, intellectually alert, able to command the respect and confidence of inmates and staff, and philosophically committed to the objectives of the facility.

 
 
 
 

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