Assistant Youth Rehabilitation Institutional Superintendent

Recruitment #042017-MDDZ04-370501

Summary Statement

The class incumbent administers security programs and manages all administrative support functions within the facility.

  • Direct supervision of a staff of  6-8  (Nurse Supervisor, Food Service Director, Maintenance Supervisor, Volunteer Services Administrator, Supervisor of Supply/Warehouse/Purchasing, Y.R. Treatment Supervisors).

Essential Functions

Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.

  • Plans, directs, monitors and evaluates the effectiveness of the institutions' residential, transportation and  security programs. Makes recommendations for new/revised policies and procedures and directs implementation of same upon approval.
     
  • Manages all support functions (medical, food services, maintenance or supplies) for the facility. Develops and manages budget and fiscal activities of each support unit.
     
  • Participates in the planning and development of programs for the care, custody and treatment of youth within the facility. Oversees individual client case processing, group programming and all operational procedures for specialized treatment programs.
     
  • Plans, assigns, reviews and evaluates subordinate staff.
     
  • Provides program evaluation/monitoring, planning and consultation and administrative liaison with specialized contracted programs (Grace and Snowden Cottages).
     
  • Maintains and prepares a variety of reports.

Job Requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS for Assistant Youth Rehabilitation Institutional Superintendent
Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas: 

  1. Possession of a Bachelors degree or higher in Behavioral Science, Social Science, Business Administration or related field.
  2. Six months experience in health or human services work such as applying theories, principles, laws and practices of health or human services programs and services that assist with and improve life for individuals, families, or communities such as financial support, employment, unemployment, housing, health care, disease prevention, substance abuse, child protective services, physical/mental health treatment and prevention or rehabilitation.
  3. Six months experience in health or human services program administration such as overseeing and directing the development, implementation and evaluation of health or human services programs and services; planning and establishing short and long range program goals and objectives. Providing advice to other agency organizational units through consultation.
  4. Six months experience in developing policies and procedures.
  5. Six months experience in staff supervision of two or more employees which includes to plan, assign, review, discipline, recommend hire, promotion, termination and administer performance plans ad reviews.
  6. Knowledge of budget management and control which includes managing a budget for the purpose of keeping expenditures within the limitations of available appropriations and available revenue and maintaining, monitoring, projecting and controlling a budget within set policies and procedures.

Conditions of Hire

Pre-employment Drug Testing:  Upon a conditional offer, you must undergo pre-employment drug testing as part of the hiring process.

Criminal background check:  A satisfactory criminal background check is required as a condition of hire.  The recruiting agency may require the applicant to pay for the criminal background check as part of the conditional offer of hire.    

Benefits

To learn more about the comprehensive benefit package please visit our website at http://ben.omb.delaware.gov/

Selection Process

The application and supplemental questionnaire are evaluated based upon a rating of your education, training and experience as they relate to the job requirements of the position.  It is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application and the supplemental questionnaire to include dates of employment, job title and job duties.  For education and training, list name of educational provider, training course titles and summary of course content.   Narrative information supplied in response to the questions must be supported by the information supplied on the application including your employment, education and training history as it relates to the job requirements.

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Accommodations

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