Community Corrections Director
This position is appointed by and responsible to the Larimer County Board of County Commissioners through the Division Director of Health and Human Services. It is responsible for the administration of all functions of the Department, and exercises direct supervision over Assistant Directors and Administrative Services Manager.
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.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
- Plan, organize, direct, and administer comprehensive programs and services for clients of Community Corrections.
- Develop and administer the annual budget; assure the receipt of revenues for each of the divisions.
- Participate as an active member on a variety of Criminal Justice and Community Boards.
- Coordinate the department services and programs with other County departments and divisions, community groups, and other outside agencies.
- Develop departmental policies and procedures; interpret federal, state, and local policies, procedures, laws, and regulations for department staff and the public.
- Evaluate the effectiveness of each program and monitor the quality of services provided.
- Coordinate various facets of the justice systems as they relate to the programs and services.
- Attend interagency, departmental, and County Commissioners meetings as required.
- Perform other duties as appropriate or necessary for performance of the job.
- Procedures and techniques of budget preparation and administration.
- Principles of personnel selection, supervision, training, and evaluation.
- Principles and practices of the criminal justice system.
- Communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing.
- Read and comprehend department and County rules, regulations, policies, and standard operating procedures.
- Select, supervise, train, and evaluate assigned personnel.
- Prepare and monitor a budget.
- Understand and apply pertinent laws, rules, regulations, and policies.
- Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other County employees, representatives of other agencies and organizations, and members of the community.
- Six years of responsible administrative experience in personnel selection, supervision, training and evaluating staff, budget preparation, and administration, preferably in a correctional or human services area. Criminal Justice experience preferred.
- Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in Social Work, Social Science, Public Administration, or a closely related field.
- Possession of, or the ability to obtain, a valid Colorado Driver's License.