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Program Manager, Transitional Housing in Boise, ID at The GEO Group, Inc.

Date Posted: 1/7/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Boise, ID
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    1/7/2021

Job Description

Facility: BOISE ID DRC

Compensation Base: 

Compensation Bonus (if applicable): 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer.

Summary

This position is responsible for the overall administration of the Transitional Housing (TH) program and the primary liaison with the Idaho DOC (IDOC) in managing the contract. This position is charged with selecting and training staff, monitoring program effectiveness, negotiating agreements
with subcontractors if necessary, coordinating invoices, submitting required reports, and fulfillment of all contract requirements.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Coordinates the placement of participants with approved TH providers.
  • Ensures accurate dispersion of client’s funds for TH services provided.

Partners with client to develop a set of standards for the provision of TH services to include:

  • Establishing a network of preferred TH providers.
  • Establishing a higher rate of reimbursement for TH providers that meet specified standards such as achievement of industry accreditation or National Alliance for Recovery Residences (NARR).
  • Assists client in monitoring each TH provider’s compliance with established standards.
  • Serves as a responsible liaison between the client, referred participants and the statewide network of TH providers.
  • Works to maximize the available funding and ensures a robust continuum of reentry services.
  • Creates and maintains a transparent fiscal management system.
  • Responsible for logistics related to program equipment and compliance with the agreement.
  • Assists in resolving programmatic and personnel problems.
  • Conducts staff meetings with all employees to discuss personnel and program issues and assign other duties as needed.
  • Manages inventory supply and purchasing of office supplies and equipment, billing, account reconciliations, reimbursements and expense reports.
  • Supervises all program staff positions.
  • Tracks and reports employee hours for payroll purposes.
  • Maintains all personnel files and enter employee data in database according to GEO policies.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Services, Criminal Justice, or related field and two (2) years of experience working with a criminal justice population. (Additional experience may be substituted for education on a year for year basis, or possess six (6) cumulative years of full time administrative experience with a criminal justice population.
  • Thorough understanding of the criminal justice system and reentry services.
  • Understanding of a variety of models including cognitive behavioral therapy, theories of addiction and dynamics related to substance use and other criminogenic risk factors.
  • Ability to recognize the importance of family, social networks, and community systems in the treatment and recovery processes.
  • Knowledge and the ability to comply with program documentation requirements, applicable ethical and professional standards of conduct.
  • Ability to conduct assessments and/or evaluations, which serve as the basis for TH placement.
  • Ability to provide services appropriate to the personal and cultural identity and language of the participant.
  • Ability to appropriately use strategies from accepted and culturally appropriate models with Participants with substance use and other criminogenic risk factors.
  • Provide services appropriate to the personal and cultural identity and language of the Participant Tailor program services to the Participant's stage of dependence, change, or recovery.
  • Appropriately use strategies from accepted and culturally appropriate models with Participants with substance use and other criminogenic risk factors.
  • Ability to manage a significant budget that encompasses a network of service providers.
  • Ability to facilitate the participant's engagement in the treatment and recovery process.
  • Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.

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