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Deputy Director of Juvenile Detention, Jefferson County, AL
By Jefferson County, Human Resources
Apr 13, 2018 - 11:14:02 AM

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Deputy Director of Juvenile Detention

Application Deadline: April 27, 2018

 


Deputy Director of Juvenile Detention Brochure:

https://www.pbjcal.org/jobsquest/recruiting/DeputyDirectorJuvenileDetention.pdf

 

Salary:

The anticipated hiring range upon starting the Deputy Director of Juvenile Detention position, in Birmingham, Alabama, will be $78,548 - $100,441, dependent upon qualifications and experience.

 

Summary:

The Deputy Director of Juvenile Detention directs the day-to-day operations of the Jefferson County’s youth detention facility. The Jefferson County Youth Detention Center is a 24-hour, seven day a week residential center for youth. Detainees are between the ages of 9 and 18, have committed a felony, and have been ordered by Family Court into detention. The Jefferson County Youth Detention Center has an 80-bed capacity.

 

Through oversight of the facility’s operations, the Deputy Director of Juvenile Detention is responsible for compliance with established laws and regulations and providing care for detained youths. This includes tasks related to leading juvenile detention officers and clerical staff in providing rehabilitative care to juveniles; forging effective and collaborative relationships with the community and other correctional agencies; and managing a safe, healthy, and secure facility. The Deputy Director of Juvenile Detention directs the functional operations of the Jefferson County Youth Detention Center, ensures that employees have the necessary resources to accomplish goals, and assists the Director of Juvenile Detention in the execution of his/her authority in planning, organizing, directing, and evaluating the activities of the facility.

 

Necessary Qualifications:

       Bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, corrections, public administration, public safety administration, social or behavioral sciences, business administration, or related field

       Held role with progressive experience in a detention/correctional facility or with probation services

       Held managerial role within a detention/correctional facility or probation function

       Experience managing a work unit

       Experience implementing and monitoring work unit strategy

       Experience interacting with key internal and external stakeholders

       Experience working in environments that require adherence to high professional and ethical standards

Preferred Qualifications:

       Advanced degree in criminal justice, corrections, public administration, public safety administration, social or behavioral sciences, business administration, or related field

       Held role with progressive exposure to juvenile or youth services

       Experience working with, or knowledge of, court and probation systems

       Experience working with, or knowledge of, state and/or federal regulations relating to juveniles

       Experience building community relations, such as holding public forums, creating community-based programs, and working with local non-profits

       Experience working with, or knowledge of, audit compliance for a detention/correctional facility.

 

Application and Selection Process:

Interested applicants should learn more about Jefferson County and its county government at www.jccal.org.  Qualified applicants should submit applications and resumes online by visiting www.jobsquest.org or https://www.pbjcaljobs.org/postings/70745.

 

The Jefferson County Human Resources Department has tentatively scheduled a full-day Assessment Center on May 14, 2018 for those named as finalists.

 

For more information, contact:

·      Valarie Nealey

nealeyv@jccal.org | 205-325-5896

·      Candace Harris

harrisca@jccal.org | 205-582-6847


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