Summary: This position will be responsible for completing reports necessary to facilitate inmate transfers and capacity management information for the Wait List Coordinator and Case Managers. This position will be required to travel to correctional centers throughout Illinois to collect and report on data. A successful candidate must be good with computers, data, and be comfortable with traveling. Overnight travels are required 3-4 times a year.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Prepare and maintain treatment capacity reports within IDOC
- Input data into OTS, ARCS and other IDOC information systems as needed.
- Prepare monthly and quarterly Reception and Classification and Wait List statistical reports
- Track Reception and Classification data from OTS and other IDOC systems.
- Monitor all transfer requests to SWC/SHE.
- Maintain active list of eligible candidates for In reach
- Monitor daily bed count at SWICC and Sheridan Correctional Centers.
- Prepare for in-reach sessions including arranging travel and creating packets
- Screen offenders during in reach sessions to see if they would be appropriate for TX.
- Follow up with appropriate IDOC staff to monitor referral outcomes.
- Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.
- Associate’s degree preferred in human services, social work or other related fields or one to two years experience in human service activities; or any equivalent combination of training and experience that provides the following knowledge, abilities and skills.
- Able to work with a variety of personnel including IDOC counselors, security personnel, and treatment vendors.
- Proficient in various computer applications, including but not limited to Microsoft Windows Operating Systems, Word, Excel, and Access.
- Database management and programming skills for Microsoft MySQL, SQL Server, Oracle, Access, Excel, Paradox, Lotus, dBase.
- Possess clinical skills to effectively manage clients.
- Ability to obtain CARS or CADC certification through the State Certification Board (IAODAPCA) within the first two years in the field (if required by program). MISA certification is optional but encouraged.
- Knowledge of the Code of Ethics for substance abuse professionals.
- Knowledge of the federal drug and alcohol confidentiality law (42 C.F.R. Part 2) and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act.
- Ability to work flexible hours and travel as needed (evening/weekend hours)
- Ability to work with a diverse population.
- Knowledge of the criminal justice system.
- Knowledge of computers, including proficiency in Microsoft Office applications and the Internet.
- Must be available to attend meetings and meet the needs of the program and/or clients throughout the city, counties (a reliable car, insurance and valid driver’s license may be required for the job
If you are interested in this position, please visit the TASC website at www.tasc.org and apply online.
TASC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free workplace. The agency does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran or military status or any other protected status in accordance with federal and state law.