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Residential Re-Entry Center director.

Volunteers of America of Western New York Rochester, N.Y.

The director is responsible for the oversight of the entire Residential Re-Entry Center (RRC) program, including all home confinement cases and the resident care, from intake through release, including transfers. It is essential that the director utilize the maintenance staff to ensure that the overall environment is one that is in accordance with Volunteers of America, the American Correctional Association and the Federal Bureau of Prisons regulations and standards. The director reports to the vice president of community and housing programs.

Primary Responsibilities:

* Supervises all RRC staff;

* Directs physical plant sanitation and maintenance;

* Monitors and oversees food service;

* Conducts resident administrative and disciplinary hearings;

* Directs facility health and safety meetings assisted by the facility grounds manager;

* Provides 24-hour supervisory assistance to staff;

* Maintains positive relationships with community partners and regulatory and contracting agencies;

* Markets/promotes VOA corrections programs according to approved public relations plan;

* Screens admissions to correctional programs;

* Assures maximum utilization of facility bed space;

* Coordinates the community advisory council;

* Oversees financial and personnel processes;

* Develops and monitors the budget for RRC;

* Provides oversight and review of all home confinement cases;

* Provides weekly case file reviews of all resident files;

* Ensures that all staff have received the required annual and refresher training;

* Transports clients if needed;

* Attend Monroe County Re-Entry Task Force meetings; and

* Other duties as required.

Qualifications and Requirements:

* Bachelor's degree in social or behavioral science; criminal justice degree preferred. Preference given to master's degree;

* Two years of work experience in related field;

* Correctional management or similar experience, with at least one year experience in supervision;

* Or equivalent combination of education and experience;

* Ability to pass background checks, such as NCIC/NLETS, prior to start;

* Excellent organizational and communication skills a must; and

* Clean New York state driver's license.

How to Apply: Qualified individuals should apply to, then choose Local Office of: Volunteers of America of Western New York. Or e-mail cover letter and resume to


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Title Annotation:Job Bank
Publication:Corrections Today
Geographic Code:1U2NY
Date:Apr 1, 2010
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