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The following positions are for Management and Training Coorporation (MTC):

Impact Justice

Oakland

Impact Justice is a national innovation and research center that is committed to reducing the number of people involved in our juvenile and adult criminal justice system, improving conditions for those who remain incarcerated, providing meaningful opportunities for success for those rejoining our communities and improving justice outcomes for crime victims.

LATEST LISTINGS:

Deputy Director (POSITION #11002)

Job: Office/Administrative/Clerical

Salary: $ 117,790.40 – 117,790.40 Yearly

Benefits Package Eligibility: Health Insurance, Paid Leave & Holidays, Retirement Plan

Number of Openings: 1
Employee Status: Regular
Schedule: Full-Time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Primary Location: Helena
Agency: Department of Corrections

Posting Date: Oct 25, 2017, 9:29:46 PM
Closing Date (based on your computer’s timezone): Nov 16, 2017, 6:59:00 AM
Required Application Materials: Cover Letter, Resume, References

Contact Name: Renee’ Seiller-McDaniel | Contact Email: RMcDaniel@mt.gov | Contact Phone: 406-444-1680

Deputy Director (POSITION #11002)

REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS:
Cover letter – Describe your administrative experience as it relates to staffing, budget oversight, project management, philosophy of managing, human resources, conflict resolution, procurement, and information technology. The letter should also review the depth of management level experiences, including a description of leadership achievements and future leadership goals. The letter should be no more than three (3) pages. The resume’ should include the years of any specialized managerial experiences including dates of employment, salary history, functions managed, the number and composition of personnel managed.
Resume’ – Provide detail for the years of any specialized managerial experiences including dates of employment, salary history, functions managed, the number and composition of personnel managed.
Professional References – Contact information for 3 professional references.

POSITION SPECIFIC INFORMATION: The Deputy Director serves as principal advisor to the Director, assisting with upper level administrative and management activities. Provides leadership and direction in planning, budgeting, administrative management, policy development and organizational development. Maintains liaison with other departments, elected officials, state and federal partners to ensure a coordinated and cooperative effort in carrying out program activities. The position provides vision and direction by thinking openly about new possibilities. Keeps long-term, big picture view. Manages change by creating a clear and inspiring broad picture. Engages others to develop innovative solutions. This position seeks best practices. The Deputy Director manages Department Administrators and serves as Acting Director in the Director’s absence.

MISSION: The Montana Department of Corrections staff enhances public safety, supports the victims of crime, promotes positive change in offender behavior, and reintegrates offenders into the community. If you’re looking for an opportunity to affect positive change in the community and at work explore the opportunities available to you through the Montana Department of Corrections. You may be the person we’ve been looking for to join our team as well!

BENEFITS: Your paycheck is just part of your total compensation package! Upon date of hire, employees are eligible for state paid premiums toward employee “core” medical, dental, and basic life insurance coverage. Dependent coverage and supplemental options are also available. Employees earn 15 working days of annual leave, 12 days of sick leave and 10-11 paid holidays each year. Membership in a Retirement System with a state contribution begins upon the first day of employment (vesting criteria applies). Flexible schedules may be considered.

NOTICES:
The Montana Department of Corrections is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. As such, women, minorities, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
If another department vacancy occurs in this job title within six months, the same applicant pool may be used for the selection.

Materials submitted but not requested will not be considered in the selection process.
Background screens which may include criminal records check, child/patient/offender abuse registries, and thorough reference checks will be conducted for this position.
PRISON RAPE ELIMINATION ACT OF 2003 – Any person who has been convicted of engaging in or attempting to engage in sexual activity in the community facilitated by force, overt or implied threats of force, or coercion, or if the victim did not consent or was unable to consent or refuse; or any person who has been civilly or administratively adjudicated to have engaged in the activity as described are not qualified for this position.

DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:

Program Management – Leads ongoing strategic planning and development, at both the Department and Division level. Oversees the development, evaluation and management of quality standards for Department programs. Assesses the effectiveness and efficiency of major programs, and how the programs function between divisions within Corrections and the impact of any new developments on those programs. Publicly represents the Department at legislative hearings, meetings, public interest groups and in the media. Provides leadership to coordinate budget preparation. Provides leadership in the implementation of multiple personnel and administrative service programs and projects, including human resources, organizational development, systems integration, and emergency preparedness activities.

Staff Oversight – Provides full, direct supervision to subordinate staff. Provides leadership to each Division for long range and future development. Facilitates meetings of staff to provide forum for policy discussions, issues management, information updates and exchanges. Provides leadership in decision making, conflict resolution and team building. Assures implementation of program goals and Department policies through effective communication and project management. Provides support and consultation to division directors to ensure key divisional responsibilities are met. Determines and initiates appropriate organizational structures and work operations to reflect changes in objectives.

Liaison Responsibilities – Participates as speaker, trainer and facilitator to represent the agency as needed. Establishes and maintains dialogue with community business leaders, political entities, companion organizations and other stakeholders to effectively deliver services. Maintains ongoing dialogue with funding sources, potential funding sources, and other agencies to advance programs, engage in program development, effect possible change in regulation and enhance delivery of services. Serves as liaison with the legislature on all departmental matters, and provides legislative testimony when required. Acts as liaison between other Agencies, elected officials, representatives and organizations and other state correctional departments and resolves issues that require negotiation or compromise. Represents the Director in dispute resolution between the department and private contractors on “partnered” projects.

Qualifications:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in Public Administration, Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Correctional Management, Social Science or related field that includes course work in personnel management, fiscal management, organizational theory, program planning and evaluation, and at least 5 years of management and supervisory experience. Other combinations of education and experience will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Applicant Pool Statement: If another department vacancy occurs in this job title within six months, the same applicant pool may be used for the selection.

Training Assignment: Not Applicable

Job: Office/Administrative/Clerical

Salary: $ 117,790.40 – 117,790.40 Yearly

Benefits Package Eligibility: Health Insurance, Paid Leave & Holidays, Retirement Plan

Number of Openings: 1

Employee Status: Regular

Schedule: Full-Time

Shift: Day Job

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Primary Location: Helena

Agency: Department of Corrections

Union: 000 – None

Bargaining Unit: 000 – None

Posting Date: Oct 25, 2017, 9:29:46 PM

Closing Date (based on your computer’s timezone): Nov 16, 2017, 6:59:00 AM

Required Application Materials: Cover Letter, Resume, References

Contact Name: Renee’ Seiller-McDaniel | Contact Email: RMcDaniel@mt.gov | Contact Phone: 406-444-1680

The State of Montana has a decentralized human resources system and each agency is responsible for its own recruitment and selection process. An employee or applicant who needs a reasonable accommodation during the application or hiring process should contact the state agency human resources staff identified on the job listing as soon as possible or use the relay service by dialing 711. Montana Job Service Offices also offer support services including assisting applicants with submitting online applications.

Montana State Government does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, or sexual orientation), age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, marital status, creed, political affiliation, veteran status, military service, retaliation, or any other factor not related to the merit and qualifications of an employee or applicant.

PREA Admin Associate - Washington DC (Job)

JOB TYPE

Full Time

PUBLISHED:

08/25/2017

APPLICATION DEADLINE:

09/08/2017

ADDRESS

District of Columbia
Washington
United States

DESCRIPTION

About Impact Justice
Impact Justice (IJ) is a national innovation and research center based in Oakland, California and Washington, DC. Impact Justice is committed to reducing the number of people involved in our criminal justice system, improving conditions for those who remain incarcerated, providing meaningful opportunities for successful reentry, and attending to crime victims’ needs.

Job Summary
This position supports the IJ DC Office and National PREA Resource Center (PRC), a project which works nationally to end sexual abuse in confinement and is operated via a cooperative agreement between IJ and the U.S. Department of Justice. This position will provide administrative support to the Co-Directors of the PRC, the PRC generally, and the IJ DC Office. Primary tasks include general project and office administration, executive assistance functions, systems and calendar management, event and travel planning, project data processing, file management and recordkeeping, and communications support.

This position will involve developing an understanding of the PRC’s mission and scope to be able to assist in multiple areas of work. The successful candidate will be organized, detail-oriented, and able to manage multiple moving pieces and tasks.

Responsibilities
The Administrative Associate will report to a PRC manager and will be expected to work full-time. This position is based in Washington, DC. Responsibilities and tasks include, but are not limited to:

Providing executive assistance to the Co-Directors of the PRC and leadership of the DC office, including email, calendaring, expense processing, materials and recordkeeping support.
Providing administrative support and systems troubleshooting for various PRC systems and tools, e.g. Salesforce, FormAssembly, Absorb LMS, Zoom Meetings, and ZoomGrants. Develops systems training guides for new systems and processes as necessary.
Periodic event planning and logistical production for trainings and events held in venues around the country, including but not limited to researching event venues, printing materials and supporting logistical preparation, and assisting staff with lodging and travel reservations.
Processing training candidate applications, including completing training candidate employment verifications and completing basic internet information searches.
Responding to assigned queries regarding program inquiries and/or PRC system access issues via the PRC Salesforce system.
Posting and editing PRC website content; collecting, reviewing, and posting relevant news articles to the PRC website; and supporting other PRC website maintenance and projects.
Data entry, verification, and manual clean-up of audit and contact data submitted to and maintained in the PRC’s data systems.
Managing all DC office needs, including but not limited to liaising with building management, maintaining supplies, mail collection and distribution, planning and implementing physical setup changes, hardware setup and maintenance, coordinating staff meetings and internal events, and implementing employee onboarding and offboarding processes.
Serves as liaison between the DC office and the Oakland IJ administrative team regarding DC office needs and to coordinate on organization wide operations matters.

Other administrative responsibilities may include:
Assisting in the development and tracking of contractual agreements
Supporting PRC team members with travel arrangements, note-taking, or other administrative support activities as needed
Limited copy editing
Document creation and writing
Systems and tools research
Other tasks as assigned

Basic Applicant Qualifications
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Positive, solutions-oriented approach to problem-solving
Strong time management skills and ability to manage and prioritize many tasks across multiple projects
Demonstrated track record of completed assigned tasks in a timely and efficient manner
Bachelor’s Degree/AA Degree and/or 2 years’ relevant experience
High proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite

Additional Preferred Applicant Qualifications
Demonstrated interest in criminal and social justice work
Experience with Salesforce and/or information databases
Direct experience with the criminal justice or juvenile justice systems
AA or Executive Assistant Experience

Benefits/Details
Work schedule: Full-time position, at 40 hours per week
Generous benefits package, including medical, dental, flex plan, and 401(k)
Generous vacation and sick leave
HOW TO APPLY

DCAdminAssistant@impactjustice.org

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to DCAdminAssistant@impactjustice.org. All applications must be submitted by 9/8/17.

Equal Opportunity Employment

Impact Justice provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, national origin, age, criminal history, disability or genetics. We strongly encourage people of color, individuals who identify as part of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and/or queer communities, and individuals with experience in the criminal justice system to apply.

BENEFITS

Benefits/Details

Work schedule: Full-time position, at 40 hours per week
Generous benefits package, including medical, dental, flex plan, and 401(k)
Generous vacation and sick leave
PROFESSIONAL LEVEL

Entry level

MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED

2-year degree

Senior Program Associate (Job)

JOB TYPE

Full Time

PUBLISHED:

08/24/2017

START DATE:

09/04/2017

APPLICATION DEADLINE:

09/04/2017

ADDRESS

2633 Telegraph Avenue, Suite 104
Oakland
CA
94612
United States

DESCRIPTION

About Impact Justice

Impact Justice is a national innovation and resource center committed to reducing the number of people involved in our juvenile and adult criminal justice system, improving conditions for those who remain incarcerated, providing meaningful opportunities for success for those rejoining our communities, and improving justice outcomes for crime victims. We work in a variety of program areas including re-entry, community-based programs, restorative justice, the youth placed on registries, justice system algorithms and police/prosecution. We are looking for smart, creative, and dedicated individuals to support a variety of projects in these program areas. Impact Justice is a new and exciting organization that is working at the leading edge of improving outcomes in our criminal justice system.

Job Summary

The Senior Program Associate (SPA) will work on a variety of projects in collaboration with the President and VP/Program Manager. The SPA will be tasked with playing a central role in bringing projects from inception to completion. Projects vary from innovative reentry housing and job training programs, to juvenile justice policy and technology-driven criminal justice issues. The SPA will report to the President and/or the VP/Program Manager.

Responsibilities

The Senior Program Associate is a full-time position and will be expected to work 40 hours per week. The SPA position is situated in Oakland, CA at Impact Justice’s primary office. SPA Responsibilities and tasks include, but are not limited to:

  • Work independently to set and meet deadlines and goals for projects, in coordination with the respective Program Managers.
  • Work with the Program Managers to develop and implement ongoing strategy for the achievement of project goals.
  • Draft memos, papers and other materials consistent with project goals.
  • Conduct qualitative and quantitative research.
  • Conduct research on relevant legislative and policy issues.
  • Manage project files, folders, and data.
  • Perform outreach to stakeholders and partners for participation in meetings and complete correspondence related to projects.
  • Attend and direct calls and meetings and set relevant agendas.
  • Communicate with project partners and stakeholders.
  • Report on progress and milestones.
  • Other tasks as needed.

Basic Applicant Qualifications

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Positive, solutions-oriented approach to problem solving
  • Strong personal time management skills
  • The ability to work independently and autonomously
  • Experience in one or more of the following:
  • Project management
  • Data analysis
  • Programming or Computer Science
  • Criminal justice reform
  • Master’s Degree AND/OR 2+ years relevant work experience
  • High proficiency in either Windows or Mac operating systems
  • Proficiency in Google Apps or Microsoft Office Suite

Additional Preferred Applicant Qualifications

  • Research and analysis experience
  • Experience with coding or analyzing algorithms
  • Demonstrated interest and experience in criminal and social justice work
  • Direct experience with the criminal justice or juvenile justice systems
  • Law enforcement background
  • Public service background

HOW TO APPLY

SrProgramAssociate@impactjustice.org

Application Process

To apply, please submit your resume and a short cover letter explaining your qualifications and interest in the position to SrProgramAssociate@impactjustice.org. Please have the subject line of the email read “[Your Last Name], [Your First Name] Application for SPA Position”

Impact Justice provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, national origin, age, criminal history, disability or genetics. We strongly encourage people of color, individuals who identify as part of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and/or queer communities, and individuals with experience in the criminal justice system to apply.

BENEFITS

Impact Justice has a generous benefits package including ample vacation and sick leave allotments, as well as:

  • Health, Vision, Dental
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for Healthcare, Dependents, Transit, and Parking
  • 401k with corporate matching and profit sharing contributions
  • Long-term and Short-term disability policies
  • Life Insurance
  • Cell phone stipend

PROFESSIONAL LEVEL

Professional

MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED

Other

Program Associate – Audit Quality & Integrity (AQI) Program (Job)

JOB TYPE

Full Time

PUBLISHED:

08/18/2017

APPLICATION DEADLINE:

09/15/2017

ADDRESS

2633 Telegraph Avenue, Suite 104
Oakland
CA
94612
United States

DESCRIPTION

Work Location: Washington, DC preferred; Oakland, CA considered

Position Status: Full-Time

Exempt Status: Yes

In the performance of their respective tasks and duties all employees are expected to conform to the

following:

·      Perform quality work within deadlines with or without direct supervision.

·      Interact professionally with other employees, partner agencies, and the communities we support.

·      Work effectively as a team contributor on all assignments.

·      Work independently while understanding the necessity for communicating and coordinating work efforts with other employees and organizations.

Organizational Background

The National PREA Resource Center (PRC) is operated via a cooperative agreement between the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and Impact Justice (IJ) to assist with the implementation of the

Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA), which aims to reduce or eliminate sexual abuse and sexual harassment in confinement. The PRC is a flagship federal project that serves as the national source for training and technical assistance to help adult and juvenile corrections, detention, law enforcement, and other professionals in their ongoing work to implement the PREA Standards and reduce sexual abuse in confinement settings. The PRC is an important partner with DOJ in the effort to ensure the quality and integrity of the PREA audit function.

The PRC has an essential role supporting DOJ’s robust audit quality and integrity initiative, including

tracking, monitoring, and analyzing the work of auditors and auditor candidates; providing direct formal technical assistance to the auditing population; communicating important information to other stakeholders; and developing and maintaining an advanced understanding of the PREA audit function. The individual hired for the Program Associate AQI position will have important responsibilities in promoting this initiative and improving its effectiveness nationwide.

Impact Justice is a non-profit innovation and research center committed to reducing the number of people involved in our criminal justice system, improving conditions for those who remain incarcerated, providing meaningful opportunities for successful re-entry, and attending to crime victims’ needs. Home to some of the foremost leaders in juvenile justice, violence prevention, research and evaluation, restorative justice, and youth development, Impact Justice provides an array of technical assistance to criminal justice and community stakeholders. Visit  www.prearesourcecenter.org and www.impactjustice.org for more information.

Position Summary

The Program Associate – Audit Quality & Integrity (AQI) Program provides extensive support to the project team to deliver the various program components, including: Probationary Certification status reviews; Quality Improvement reviews; and Peer Review coordination. The position includes onsite

work, some telework, and regular travel. The position is primarily a case management and analysis role, and will include, but is not limited to:

·      Substantive and technical analysis and assessment (both individually and in aggregates) of compliance reports, auditors’ self-reported data, and complex sets of supporting documentation (40%);

·      Case management duties, including administrative recordkeeping (20%);

·      Project management and program coordination duties (10%);

·      Research and compilation of case-records (10%);

·      Conducting outreach and similar communications with auditors and other stakeholders (10%); and

·      Additional analysis duties, such as trend analysis (5%); and

·      Complementary duties, including trainings, presentations, and conference attendance (5%).

The incumbent will be responsible for independent evaluation of audit materials and the preparation and delivery of detailed technical assistance, guidance, and support to auditors. The incumbent must demonstrate: excellent analytical skills; superior detail orientation; excellent judgment and the ability to identify deficiencies in written work and provide timely and appropriate guidance to auditors; strong critical and logical thinking skills; strong oral and written communications; a strong ability to complete case management steps and related administrative recordkeeping according to established procedures; willingness to perform repetitive tasks; and excellent communications and interpersonal skills, including the ability to work with individuals with diverse and challenging perspectives. The role will also include significant involvement in the development and delivery of project-wide training initiatives, and may also support other project-wide tasks or initiatives. The position requires either familiarity with the PREA law and standards or demonstrated ability to become familiar and develop appropriate expertise.

Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks

Under the direction of the Project Co-Directors and the Senior Program Manager, the Program Associate – Audit Quality & Integrity Program supports implementation and execution of the Audit Quality & Integrity program components and related duties, including:

·      Assist with or independently conduct substantive and technical review and assessment of compliance reports written by Probationary Certification status auditors

·      Assist with or independently provide formal written guidance to Probationary Certification status auditors, tailored to their needs

·      Assist with or independently conduct outreach with Probationary Certification status auditors, via either telephone or video conferencing

·      Assist with or independently conduct substantive and technical review and assessment of compliance reports written by fully certified auditors

·      Assist with or independently provide formal written guidance to fully certified auditors, tailored to their needs

·      Assist with or independently conduct outreach with fully certified auditors, via either telephone or video conferencing

·      Track, monitor, and review multiple data streams regarding audits and auditors, including auditors’ self-reported data, and check this data for accuracy, validity, and timeliness

·      Assist with or independently conduct review and analysis of supporting audit documentation and related materials, in both electronic and hardcopy formats

·      Assist with the coordination and administration of the Peer Review process

·      Consistently and reliably execute all necessary case management steps and processes

·      Consistently and efficiently execute assigned project management duties

·      Exercise appropriate decision-making

·      Maintain excellent records

·      Work collaboratively with the project team to produce deliverables on time and in line with the expectations of senior leadership

·      Keep program manager(s) regularly informed of work progress, schedule, and other relevant information, and check regularly with project team to ensure that project tasks meet conceptual objectives and are completed on time

·      Other duties as assigned

Under the direction of Project Co-Directors and Senior Program Manager(s), the position may also support other project programming needs, including:

·      Assist with Field Training Program (FTP) initiatives

·      Assist with auditor recruitment, training, and recertification projects

·      Assist with the development and delivery of auditor training curricula

·      Assist with educating stakeholders in corrections, detention, and law enforcement, and building productive partnerships through outreach initiatives and stakeholder engagement

Qualifications

·      Required Education: Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field of study, such as public policy, social sciences, criminal justice, human services, or closely related disciplines and

·      At least 3-5 years of prior relevant full-time professional experience

·      Strong knowledge of the National PREA Standards or demonstrated ability to develop expertise

·      Strong analytical, critical, and interpretive skills

·      Strong ability to communicate orally and in writing

·      Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

·      Professional experience in criminal justice policy a plus

·      Professional experience in a correctional or detention setting a plus

·      Strong commitment to progressive criminal justice reform and correctional reform a plus

·      Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

·      Proficiency in Google products, including Google Drive and the Google Apps suite (e.g., Gmail, Google Docs, and Google Calendar)

·      Proficiency in either Windows or Apple OS

·      Ability to learn and become proficient in various software packages (e.g., SPSS), as well as additional computing platforms and systems, (e.g., Salesforce, Mailchimp, Form Assembly)

Special Position Requirements

·      Fulltime, 40+ hours a week

·      On-site, telework, and regular travel

·      Ability to pass a background check

Work Requirements (optional

section)

·      None

HOW TO APPLY

PRCProgramAssociateAQI@impactjustice.org

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to PRCProgramAssociateAQI@impactjustice.org. All applications must be submitted by September 15, 2017.

NOTE: Applicants whose resume and cover letter do not address specific details of their qualifications relevant to the requirements above will not receive further review of their application.

Equal Opportunity Employment

Impact Justice provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, national origin, age, criminal history, disability or genetics. We strongly encourage people of color, individuals who identify as part of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and/or queer communities, and individuals with experience in the criminal justice system to apply.

PROFESSIONAL LEVEL

None specified

MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED

No requirement