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Program Director

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Location: Humble, TX
Job ID: 58449
Facility: Lychner State Jail

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Overview

Pay: $55,000 salary

Schedule: Full-Time, Monday – Friday, 8-hour shift

Benefit package includes:

  • 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
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • Paid holidays
  • Bereavement leave
  • Civic duty and military leave

Impact lives with Management & Training Corporation (MTC)! At the Lychner State Jail in Humble, Texas, our foundation is based upon the philosophies of caring about others, giving back, and making a social impact. We provide a safe and secure working environment for our staff while helping an at-risk population receive the treatment necessary for success on their road back to a healthy, productive life.

Essential Duties:

  1. Responsible for program planning, development, training, and implementation; monitoring compliance with policies and procedures; and providing consultative services to plan, implement, and monitor effective agency programs.
  2. Develop a system to promote the coordination and integration of the substance abuse prevention components with other facility programs.
  3. Conducts special investigations, program analyses, and research studies; reviews and analyzes treatment operations and problems, prepares reports of findings and recommendations; and initiates activities to produce a more effective program.
  4. Ensure that the program is complying with State Jail Substance Abuse Program Operations Manual (SJSAPOM) and all other TDCJ department policies and directives.
  5. 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.
  6. Prepares annual program budget; develops policy and procedure manuals; and assists in the preparation of training and operational manuals, educational materials, and information programs.
  7. 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.
  8. Provide staff training, evaluate staff performance, and implement organizational and personnel changes as approved by the regional director and coordinated with the office manager and/or corporate human resources manager prior to implementation.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree from a college or university accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) or by the United States Department of Education (USDE). Major course work in Behavioral Science, Criminal Justice, or a related field preferred. Each year of experience as described below more than 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.
  • A valid driver's license in the state of Texas with an acceptable driving record required, unless waived by management.
  • Must successfully complete Correctional Awareness Training (CAT), as approved by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ).
  • Must successfully complete annual in-service training and pass an annual background, both of which must be approved by TDCJ.

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. If you are interested in employment opportunities with Management & Training Corporation and need assistance, please contact our staffing department through [email protected] or 801-693-2888.

 

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