Department of Administrative Services

Deputy Director of Parole and Community Services or Pardons and Parole (1401MP)

$44.97-$61.32 Hourly / $3,597.55-$4,905.25 BiWeekly /
$93,896.00-$128,027.00 Yearly


PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

In the Department of Correction, Parole and Community Services Division or Board of Pardons and Paroles, this class is accountable for assisting in the direction of staff and operations.

GUIDELINES FOR JOB CLASS USE

PAROLE AND COMMUNITY SERVICES: Directs staff engaged in community re-entry and parole and community services programs and operations of multiple parole and community services district offices. Incumbents will have direct oversight of at least two district offices within this division.

BOARD OF PARDONS AND PAROLES: Directs staff engaged in a comprehensive statutorily governed offender release hearing process. Incumbents will have direct oversight of four divisions in hearings, revocations, pardons, and interstate.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Receives administrative and executive direction from the Director of Parole and Community Services, the Chairperson or Executive Director of the Board of Pardons and Paroles or an employee of higher grade.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

Directs the staff of a parole and community services district office or the staff that oversee the hearings, revocations, pardons or interstate divisions at the Board.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

PAROLE AND COMMUNITY SERVICES: Directs the staff and operations of multiple parole and community services district offices including community supervision, enforcement and reintegration; coordinates, plans and manages district activities; directs and oversees a comprehensive offender management plan for multiple district offices; formulates program goals and objectives; develops or assists in development of related policy; interprets and administers pertinent laws; evaluates staff; prepares or assists in preparation of district budgets; maintains contacts with individuals both within and outside of district who might impact on program activities; directs implementation of offender community re-entry programs; oversees development, administration and supervision of discretionary and special parole programs and relapse re-entry programs; ensures continuity of treatment upon release for offenders; ensures a systematic approach in meeting public, staff and offender safety; promotes cooperative inter-agency dynamics; resolves or assists in resolution of complex cases; develops or assists in development of new community programs; coordinates with residential and non-residential non-profit service providers; develops and implements training programs and standards; prepares reports and documentation supporting release authority; may testify in court; may recommend legislation and participate in legislative process; may assume responsibility of division in absence of Director of Parole and Community Services; performs related duties as required.

PARDONS AND PAROLES: Direct and oversee a comprehensive statutorily governed offender release hearing process in 20 correctional facilities; coordinate, plan and manage division activities; assist in formulation of program goals and objectives; develops or assists in development of related policy; interprets and administers pertinent laws; evaluates staff; prepares or assists in the preparation of agency budget; maintains contact s with individuals both within and outside of agency who might imp[act on program activities; oversees development, administration and supervision of discretionary and special parole programs and relapse re-entry programs; ensures continuity of parole violations and implementation of structured decision making, Statewide Collaboration Offender Risk Evaluation System (SCORES), incremental sanctions for parole violations for offenders; ensures a systematic approach in meeting public, staff and offender safety; promotes cooperative inter-agency dynamics; resolves or assists in resolution of complex cases; develops or assists in development of new community programs; develops and implements training programs and standards; prepares reports and documentation supporting release authority; may testify in court; may recommend legislation and participate in legislative process; may assume responsibility in absence of Executive director; performs related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

Considerable knowledge of and ability to apply management principles and techniques; considerable knowledge of relevant state and federal laws, statutes and regulations; considerable knowledge of community reintegration principles; considerable knowledge of offender management plan development and offender community re-entry programs; considerable knowledge of functions and activities involved in contemporary treatment, rehabilitation and training programs; considerable knowledge of modern correctional methods and practices; considerable knowledge of parole revocations and rescissions and due process; considerable knowledge of the interstate compact; considerable knowledge of static and dynamic risk assessments, application of graduated sanctions and evidence based decision making; considerable knowledge of criminal pardons; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; considerable ability to administer comprehensive parole programs; considerable ability to oversee the supervision of offenders in community-based settings; considerable ability to resolve complex parole issues; ability to develop community-based programs which facilitate successful offender reintegration; ability to research, interpret and apply relevant state and federal laws, statutes and regulations.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE

Ten (10) years of experience in parole, probation, case management or group counseling.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE

Two (2) years of the General Experience must have been in a managerial capacity.

Note: For state employees this is interpreted at the level of Parole Supervisor.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED

1. College training may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equaling one-half (1/2) year of experience to a maximum of four (4) yeas for a Bachelor’s degree.

2. A Master’s degree in corrections, parole, counseling, criminal justice, human services, psychology, social work or a closely related field may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Incumbents in this class may be exposed to some danger of assault or injury by offenders or others.

JOB CLASS DESIGNATION

Classified/Competitive

OCCUPATIONAL GROUP

(12)-General Administration and Management

BARGAINING UNIT

(02)-MANAGERIAL

EEO

(1)-Officials And Administrators

SALARY INFORMATION

MP 67

CANCELLATION CLAUSE

This replaces the existing specification for the class of Deputy Director of Parole and Community Services in Salary Group MP 67 approved effective July 10, 2007. (Revised to expand usage to include Board Pardons and Paroles)

EFFECTIVE DATE

12/23/2016

CLASS: 1401MP; EST: 7/20/2007; REV: 12/23/2016;