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Program Coordinator

Company: Reno County
Location: Hutchinson
Posted on: May 19, 2023

Job Description:

Job Purpose and Objectives: The primary objective of this position is to develop and provide comprehensive educational programs by implementing evidence-based practices to deter future criminal behavior and to promote positive behavior of those incarcerated. The Program Coordinator will establish, coordinate, facilitate and maintain cognitive behavioral programs, both in-group and individual settings, for inmates confined in the Reno County Correctional Facility. Provide information and education on living skills including employment and budgeting. Personal conduct and behavior (on duty as well as off) must be such that it does not bring disrepute or unnecessarily endanger the public s trust or confidence in the agency or its members. Job Competencies: Essential Functions include the following. Duties and responsibilities, as required by business necessity may be added, deleted, or changed at any time at the discretion of management, formally or informally, either verbally or in writing. Schedule and shift assignments and work location may be changed at any time, as required by business necessity.

  • Assist in the development of policies and procedures in the area of jail programs.
  • Establish, coordinate, facilitate and maintain cognitive behavioral groups using agency approved curriculum.
  • Develop and implement specialized treatment, educational, job development and entertainment programs such as
  • Vocational Training
  • Cognitive Behavioral
  • Adult and Financial Literacy
  • Veteran s Services
  • Life Skills
  • Faith-Based Services
  • Parenting
  • AA/NA
  • Employability Skills
  • Scholarship Application Assistance
  • Meet one-on-one with inmates to evaluate readiness to participate in cognitive programing.
  • Maintain records in the program area; prepare regular and special reports as requested by the the Jail Captain.
  • Develop and implement specialized staff training in the area of jail programs.
  • Be responsible for quality and content of materials delivered to inmate groups.
  • Practice cognitive skills with inmates to apply them in daily life.
  • Assist inmates in acquiring services and assistance from outside agencies.
  • Write progress reports and document inmate contacts according to agency policy.
  • Compile statistics required by department.
  • Crisis intervention.
  • Assist in the recruitment of program volunteers. Additional Responsibilities:
  • Testifies in court as required.
  • Represent the Sheriff s Department on various state and local committees pertaining to offender registration.
  • Protects and maintains any confidential information, whether oral, written, or electronic.
  • Operates all job-related equipment, machinery, tools and other aids as required or needed.

Keywords: Reno County, Hutchinson , Program Coordinator, Other , Hutchinson, Kansas

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