Criminal Justice Senior Planner

Recruitment #061324-MFEB02-100700

Summary Statement

An incumbent in this class monitors subgrant programs for compliance with state and federal regulations, conducts program research and data collection and provides staff support to the subcommittees of the Delaware Criminal Justice Council.

Essential Functions

Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.

  • Reviews and analyzes various programs administered in other states to determine feasibility of program duplication in the State of Delaware.
     
  • Conducts studies and surveys to gather data pertaining to areas being researched; analyzes information and reports findings and recommendations.
     
  • Monitors and evaluates programs funded through the Council to insure compliance with Federal/State grant requirements.
     
  • Drafts legislation required to implement new or revised existing programs.
     
  • Provides staff support to task forces and subcommittees.
     
  • Participates in the preparation of grant applications to obtain funding for programs by drafting narrative description of program/project objectives/goals.

Job Requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS for Criminal Justice Senior Planner
Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:

  1. One year experience in program evaluation which includes evaluating programs and services to identify problems, determine compliance and evaluate the effectiveness and efficiency to ensure program goals and overall objectives are met.
  2. Six months experience in criminal justice research which includes systematic study to discover and establish facts.
  3. Six months experience in interacting with criminal justice organizations such as law enforcement, courts, corrections, parole boards, community groups, or local governments.
  4. Six months experience in descriptive statistics such as the mean, median, mode or standard deviation.
  5. Six months experience in recommending alternatives, improvements, courses of action and other changes based on findings.
  6. Six months experience in developing policies or procedures.
  7. Six months experience in writing reports in a structured format containing an introduction, presenting the thesis, purpose or proposal with supporting evidence, explanation, facts, and analysis or examples with a conclusion or recommendations.
  8. Knowledge of grant management and control which includes monitoring and evaluating grant expenditures.

Conditions of Hire

Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States. The State of Delaware Executive Branch participates in the Federal E-Verify system where the State will provide the federal government with each new hires Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. For more information refer to our job seeker resources.

Benefits

To learn more about the comprehensive benefit package please visit our website at https://dhr.delaware.gov/benefits/

Selection Process

The application and supplemental questionnaire are evaluated based upon a rating of your education, training and experience as they relate to the job requirements of the position.  It is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application and the supplemental questionnaire to include dates of employment, job title and job duties.  For education and training, list name of educational provider, training course titles and summary of course content.   Narrative information supplied in response to the questions must be supported by the information supplied on the application including your employment, education and training history as it relates to the job requirements.

Once you have submitted your application on-line, all future correspondence related to your application will be sent via email.  Please keep your contact information current.  You may also view all correspondence sent to you by the State of Delaware in the “My Applications” tab at StateJobs.Delaware.gov.

Accommodations

Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process.  To request an auxiliary aid or service please call (302) 739-5458. TDD users should call the Delaware Relay Service Number 1-800-232-5460 for assistance.

The State of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity employer and values a diverse workforce. We strongly encourage and seek out a workforce representative of Delaware including race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.