MGR, PROGRAMS in Aurora, CO at The Geo Group

Date Posted: 5/31/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Aurora, CO
  • Job Type:
    Social Work
  • Experience:
    5 - 7 years
  • Date Posted:

Job Description

Facility: AURORA II

Compensation Base: 

Compensation Bonus (if applicable): 


Equal Opportunity Employer.


This position manages the functions and staff responsible for the recreation, classification, education, volunteer and library areas.


Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Plans and directs Classification, Intake, Recreation and Library activities in accordance with applicable standards, policies, procedures, and contractual terms.
  • Supervises the classification, recreation, and library officers in conjunction with Watch Commanders and Captain.
  • Reviews all files relative to hearing disposition reports.
  • Reviews the integrity of all files, reports, documents, and papers associated with classification.
  • Assists in developing, reviewing and revising facility policies that apply to this position.
  • Completes and submits annual budgets.
  • Establishes future goals and objectives for the programs department.
  • Coordinates and supervises the facility religious volunteer program.
  • Maintains and updates detainee handbook on an annual basis.
  • Completes monthly reports as required.
  • Recruits volunteers from the outside (must pass background check).
  • Retains and updates all volunteer files on an annual basis.
  • Conducts IDP hearings on detainees.
  • Maintains detainee grievances and corresponding log.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in related field preferred. Experience in a correctional security and rehabilitative programs. Five (5) years of experience in a correctional education program preferred of which at least three (3) years is in a supervisory capacity.
  • 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.
  • Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.