FACILITY DIRECTOR, IN-PRISON in Delano, CA at The Geo Group

Date Posted: 3/28/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Delano, CA
  • Date Posted:
    3/28/2018

Job Description



Summary

This position plans, organizes, directs and coordinates all aspects of the program; supervises all staff; develops, interprets, and administers policies and procedures governing the programs and administers appropriate strategies for recruitment, selection, and retention of staff.



Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the overall administration of the day-to-day delivery of program services;
  • Oversees the evaluation, selection, hiring and training of the staff.
  • Coordinates processing of invoices and payments.
  • Secures approval and orders supplies and equipment.
  • Submits monthly progress reports and the weekly Red Flag reports.
  • Manages the placement of participants into community-based transitional care services.
  • Works with staff and the appropriate institution staff in the planning, directing and coordinating of all program related facility activities.
  • Provides a monthly calendar containing the Program Director's schedule prior to the beginning of each month.
  • Ensures that a monthly program services activities plan is posted for the participants, staff, and contractor at the beginning of each month;
  • Be responsible for the overall supervision and oversight of all assigned staff.
  • Be responsible for fiscal monitoring of expenditures.
  • Be responsible for implementation of systems and monitoring techniques to assure agreement compliance.
  • Reviews participant treatment files.
  • Evaluates staff performance and provide applicable coaching and training; and assure compliance with Company and contractor's policies and procedures.
  • Complies with Company work rules and policies as explained in the Company Employee Handbook and the facility Policies and Procedures Manual and responds positively to directives from management in a cooperative spirit to ensure conformance to standards.
  • Communicates effectively with all levels of staff in a manner that promotes a team spirit and a sense of cooperation.
  • Performs other duties as assigned. 

Job Requirements



Minimum Requirements

  • Master's Degree in the Social Sciences or related fields and one (1) year of administrative experience, or a Bachelor's degree in the Social Sciences or related fields and two (2) years of administrative experience.
  • Demonstrated and documented working knowledge of substance abuse or cognitive behavioral treatment programs.
  • In the event that the Program Director provides direct substance abuse services to the participants, the Program Director must be certified as an Alcohol and Drug (AOD) counselor with a certification recognized by the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS).
  • Ability to handle a variety of complex tasks; work with public officials; express thoughts logically, in English, in written and verbal form using correct grammar; manage personnel, including hiring, evaluating, disciplining, terminating; determine and manage to budget; delegate, motivate, control and schedule; effectively communicate with residents, line staff and other executive staff members; react quickly and appropriately in an emergency situation.
  • Familiar with current correctional systems, legislation, relevant case law and industry standards and practices
  • Knowledge of fiscal processes and fundamentals of management
  • Knowledge of contemporary counseling techniques
  • Available at all times to handle inquiries regarding the program.
  • Ability to handle a variety of complex tasks and work with public officials
  • Ability to express thoughts logically, in English, in written and verbal form using correct grammar
  • Ability to manage personnel, including hiring, evaluating, disciplining and terminating
  • Ability to determine and manage to budget and to delegate, motivate, control and schedule
  • Ability to effectively communicate with residents, line staff and other executive staff members and react quickly and appropriately in an emergency situation.
  • Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department. 

 

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