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Program Director

Location: Humble, TX
Job ID: 50793
Facility: Corrections

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Work with a purpose! Join a team with values that match your own and make a difference in the lives of people needing second chances.

Now hiring licensed substance abuse treatment professionals to provide individuals in the inside with hope, skills and opportunities for a better life.

Position title: Program Director

Facility name: Pam Lychner State Jail

Location: 2350 Atascocita Rd, Humble, TX 77396

Rate of pay: Starting at $1057.69/Weekly

Work schedule: Full-time; 8-hour days

Reports to the regional director. Directly supervises the senior counselor, quality assurance coordinator, and office manager. Responsible for planning, developing, and implementing designated substance abuse programs with emphasis placed on awareness, prevention, staff training and networking with community resources.

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for program planning, development, training, and implementation; monitors compliance with policies and procedures; and providing consultative services to plan, implement, and monitor effective agency programs.
  • Develop a system to promote the coordination and integration of the substance abuse prevention components with other facility programs.
  • Conducts special investigations, program analyses, and research studies; reviews and analyzes treatment operations and problems and prepares reports of findings and recommendations; and initiates activities to produce a more effective program.
  • Ensure that the program is complying with State Jail Substance Abuse Program Operations Manual (SJSAPOM) and all other TDCJ department policies and directives.
  • Ensure that all participants in the program receive the appropriate assessments and services within the defined time frames of the contract and that all required documentation is processed in a timely manner.
  • Prepares annual program budget; develops policy and procedure manuals; and assists in the preparation of training and operational manuals, educational materials, and information programs.
  • Works with program staff in determining trends and resolving technical programs; provides technical assistance on program services; and provides liaison with other departments, divisions, agencies, and organizations.
  • Provide staff training, evaluate staff performance and implement organizational and personnel changes as approved by the regional operations director and coordinated with the office manager and/or corporate human resources manager prior to implementation..

It is expected that the incumbent shall perform other duties as assigned within his/her capabilities as determined by management.

Education and Experience Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree from a college or university accredited by an organization recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) or by the United States Department of Education (USDE).  Major course work in a Behavioral Science, Criminal Justice, or a related field preferred.  Each year of experience as described below in excess of the required five (5) years may be substituted for thirty (30) semester hours from an accredited college or university on a year-for-year basis.  Five (5) years full-time, wage-earning program administration or counseling experience.  Two (2) years full-time, wage-earning experience in the supervision of employees.  Current valid licensure as a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor (LCDC) by the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) or current certification as a Certified Criminal Justice Professional (CCJP) by the Texas Certification Board of Addiction Professionals or current valid Qualified Credentialed Counselor (QCC) licensed to provide substance abuse treatment. Valid driver’s license in the state of Texas with an acceptable driving record required, unless waived by management.


MTC’s caring philosophy defines its commitment to providing its employees and family members with quality and competitive benefit options that address health and wellness needs. We understand and accept our responsibility to deliver the information and tools necessary to allow each employee to make informed decisions on health, wellness, financial security, retirement, and many other benefits.

MTC offers a variety of benefits to assist employees in balancing their personal and professional lives, such as:

  • Medical, vision, and prescription drug benefits
  • Dental benefits
  • Life insurance
  • Accidental death and dismemberment insurance
  • Short-term and long-term disability benefits
  • 401(k) retirement plan
  • Employee assistance program
  • Sick leave and vacation (or PTO, varies by location)
  • Holidays
  • Bereavement leave
  • Civic duty and military leave
  • Travel insurance
  • Education assistance

Management & Training Corporation (MTC) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disabled status, veteran status, genetic information, national origin, or any other category protected by federal law. MTC participates in E-Verify. We strive to provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities, including disabled veterans, in our job application and hiring process. 

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