The Department of Community Corrections and Rehabilitation (DOCCR) is seeking a Director to oversee all operations and activities of the DOCCR including Adult Probation/Parole, Juvenile Probation/Parole, Adult Corrections Facility, Juvenile Detention Center (Pre-trial Facility), County Home School (Residential Treatment Facility for Youth Offenders), Sentencing to Service, Family Court Services, and Organization Change Management.
The mission of the DOCCR is dedication to promote community safety, community restoration, and reduce the risk of re-offense.
Hennepin County offers an impressive benefits package that includes: health, dental, vision, life, and short/long-term disability insurance, 11 paid holidays per year in addition to paid time off (PTO), paid parental leave, tuition reimbursement, a defined benefit pension plan (PERA), retirement savings programs, trade time for fitness, and many more.
This position is unclassified, full-time, and benefit-earning. Unclassified positions are non-permanent (at will) and are not subject to HR law/rules. The salary for this position is $112,949 - $167,978 annually pending County Board approval.
Best Qualified Candidates will have:
Bachelor's degree or higher in criminal justice, behavioral science, business administration, correctional administration, public administration, or a related field and seven years or more of management or administrative experience in a large organization.
Management experience in a corrections, law enforcement, or human services setting.
Experience with evidence-based practices.
Experience preparing and administering a complex budget.
Knowledge of criminal justice systems.
Strategic thinking skills with a broad systems perspective and the ability to translate strategy into action.
The ability to:
Exemplify successful leadership through collaboration with partners, commitment to the organization, and ethical practices in correctional rehabilitation.
Build and maintain collaborative relationships with governing boards, local, state, and federal policy makers, intergovernmental agencies, and community leaders.
Support and encourage employee engagement by sharing ideas around continuous improvement and innovation to better the work environment and departmental outcomes.
Exhibit interpersonal skills that inspire effective team-building, development and motivation of staff, and successful conflict management.
Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
Create and support a culture of diversity and inclusion to uphold the provision of culturally competent services within a respectful workplace.
Work effectively with an increasingly diverse client population.
You must attach a resume and cover letter as part of your application materials to be considered for this position.
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Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Hennepin County serves more than 1.1 million residents in 45 cities and has over 7,500 employees in 26 departments. Hennepin County offers an atmosphere that promotes dedication and commitment to public service.Hennepin County offers a wide range of career opportunities with opportunities to learn, grow and advance in challenging new areas. Strong careers. Strong communities.