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Assistant Director Comm Corr

Min Hourly Max Hourly Min Monthly Max Monthly Min Salary Max Salary
$30.38 $42.53 $5,265.77 $7,371.72 $63,190.00 $88,465.00


Performs responsible, professional work in managing the Community Corrections programs. Plans, directs, and supervises the work and personnel of assigned Division and programs. Possesses a full understanding of professional and technical assistance in the planning, implementation, and assessment of Community Corrections Programs. Coordinates the practices and documentation of operations and procedures (i.e., Division of Criminal Justice Standards, Grant Requirements, and Internal and External Department Operating Procedures).


The following statements are illustrative of the duties and responsibilities of the job. The organization retains the right to modify or change the duties and responsibilities of the job at any time.
  • Receives general guidance from the Community Corrections Director.
  • Exercises direct supervision over professional, technical, clerical, and temporary staff and volunteers and interns.
  • Direct and administer the operations, facilities, programs, and personnel assigned to the Community Corrections Programs.
  • Direct, manage, coordinate, and administer all aspects of Community Corrections programs; manage and participate in the development and implementation of program goals, objectives, and policies; determine and identify program needs, closely monitor and track the budget and make budget-related recommendations; provide information for special budgetary reports; periodically update Department Director on program expenditures; identify additional program needs and funds required for staffing, equipment, materials, etc.; participate in various committees.
  • Provide supervision, direction, and planning of all Community Corrections programs, future development, and marketing education.
  • Assume responsibility for the organization and personnel in the absence of the Community Corrections Director.
  • Participate in the development and implementation of goals and policies; provide the Department Director input and suggestions regarding implementation of department programs.
  • Plan and prioritize resources and staffing to ensure efficient utilization; conduct long- and short-term planning programs for anticipated needs.
  • Monitor performances to ensure programs are functioning at an effective level.
  • Develop and implement policies and procedures for Community Corrections Divisions and programs. Ensure compliance with directives, policies, and procedures; ensure written procedures adhere to all applicable standards for particular facilities; frequently interpret appropriate application of standards to local facilities.
  • Direct and monitor the assignment and supervision of all work.
  • Coordinate program activities with other departmental components, County agencies, and the community. May represent the Department Director on boards, committees, and organizations to enhance communications and develop partnerships with other agencies and the community.
  • Coordinate and monitor the progress of program-based department initiatives for internal or service delivery improvements.
  • Act as a resource or expert in program area providing technical assistance to management and program staff (both in-house and community based programs) regarding program outcome evaluations, community development needs, program development, customer service, and marketing.
  • Conduct research on alternative models for service delivery and program operations; identify "best practices" for criminal justice services; facilitate program development.
  • Review and document approval of official reports and statistics compiled by subordinates to ensure accuracy and compliance with policies.
  • Interview, select, evaluate, and conduct performance appraisals, recommend or initiate formal review or disciplinary actions for subordinates.
  • Train and advise subordinates; identify training requirements and keep Director informed.
  • Respond to inquiries from the public and make referrals when appropriate.
  • Perform other duties as appropriate or necessary for performance of the job.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • Project management methods and techniques including work breakdown structure, scheduling, resource balancing, and managing project critical path.
  • Requirements and analysis techniques; project management, report, and data extract tools and in the use of their Department/Division applications.
  • Current principles and practices of correctional processes, practices, and procedures.
  • Organization, administration, budgeting, purchasing, and personnel management.
  • State and Federal laws and regulations and County resolutions.
  • Principles, practices, and objectives as related to outcome-based program evaluation, program development, administration, and continuous improvement processes in publicly funded and non-profit health and human services programs.
  • Principles, practices, and methods of research design, survey development, interviewing, statistical analysis, and analytical reporting.
  • Local, state, and national resources for health and human services program funding, planning, development, and research.
  • Knowledge and appropriate licenses for clinical supervision of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Programs.
  • Effective analytical reports preparation.
  • Commonly used organizational structures, professional credentialing practices, training requirements, and program philosophies found in health and humans services agencies.
  • Principles and practices of marketing and public relations.
  • Read and comprehend department and County rules, regulations, policies, and standard operating procedures.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other County employees, representatives of other agencies and organizations, and members of the community.
  • Collect, organize, summarize, and present complex data in a systematic and understandable manner; perform project-appropriate statistical analyses of data; present information clearly and concisely in verbal and written form.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing, to include conducting effective interviewing and public speaking to groups of varied interests and backgrounds.
  • Deal tactfully and effectively with administrative officials, county government officials, employees, court officials, and the public.
  • Plan, assign, and review the work of subordinates and other personnel.
  • Work under a variety of conditions with coworkers, subordinates, citizens, etc., which can be under adverse and unusual circumstances.
  • Confront problems in a timely manner and make appropriate and independent as well as group decisions.
  • Prepare and maintain a variety of reports and records relating to program operations, activities, and budgets.
  • Initiate and perform duties independently without close supervision.
  • Develop and implement research and evaluation protocols.
  • Develop or revise program plans, budget estimates, staffing determinations, training requirements, and program monitoring systems.
  • Train and coach staff at all levels in new methods and approaches to program delivery, employee supervision, customer relations, and collaborative techniques.
  • Perform duties independently without close supervision.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other County employees, representatives of other agencies and organizations, and members of the community.


  • Equivalent to a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Criminal Justice Disciplines, Business or Public Administration, or a related field. Master's Degree preferred.
  • Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid Colorado Driver's License.
  • Maintain continuing education hours annually or as required.
  • Possession of, or ability to obtain, a First Aid, AED, and CPR certifications.

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