Requisition Title: PROGRAM MANAGER II
Primary Location: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA-TEXAS
JUV DETENTION - 2600 LONE STAR DRIVE 1ST FL - DALLAS
Organization: JUVENILE DETENTION CENTER
Brief Description Performs moderately complex managerial work overseeing the operational planning, establishment, execution, and evaluation of a program or project typically consisting of a set of closely related subprograms or associated activities; oversees fiscal, operational, administrative, and human resources management of the program; seeks and develops outside funding sources, serves as principal point of representation and liaison with external constituencies on operational matters, and provides day-to-day technical/professional guidance and leadership as appropriate to the area of expertise. Oversees all aspects of quality assurance and training within the department.
Detailed Description Plans, develops, implements, coordinates and evaluates the fiscal, administrative and operation activities of a program or project(s). Manages contracts, grants, and/or state funding; approves and monitors budget expenditures; prepares budget revisions; provides interim status reports on all accounts; oversees, coordinates and/or assists with proposal writing to develop additional funding. Provides technical and/or professional coordination and leadership in the execution of day-to-day program/project activities, as appropriate to program objectives and area of expertise. Develops annual operating budgets and provides fiscal direction for the program. Oversees and/or coordinates the collection, compilation and analysis of program activity data; develops and presents comprehensive statistical and narrative program reports. Develops or assists with the development and implementation of policies and procedures consistent with those of the organization to ensure efficient operation of the program/project. Designs, establishes and maintains staffing and an organizational structure to effectively accomplish the program or project function; hires, trains, supervises and evaluates program or project staff. Serves as back-up to staff and assumes all duties as necessary, i.e., administering medications, transporting youths to appointments, processing intake assessments or discharges, and disciplining youths. Must be physically able to perform “handling with care techniques, including takedowns, chasing and restraining youth” as outlined in the Texas Juvenile Justice Department (TJJD) requirement. Performs community liaison and outreach activities for program(s) or project(s). Performs other duties as assigned.
Job Requirements Education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Business, Health, Public Administration, Social Services, Behavioral Science, or in a job related field of study. Three (3) years of professional work related experience specializing in the assigned area, including two (2) years supervisory experience. Skilled in the use of standard software applications. Ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing, and establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, departments and the general public. Must possess a valid Texas Driver’s License, with a good driving record. • Position requires working with juveniles who may have committed dangerous/ aggressive acts; should possess a high tolerance for working in an emotionally demanding/stressful work environment. • An employee may be transferred to another department, shift, location, or facility based on the needs of the Department. • Working in a 24-hour facility may make the employee subject to working mandatory overtime or remaining on duty and working all, or a part of, an additional shift (“double shift”). • The incumbent is / may be considered to be ‘essential personnel’ subject to being held over or called back to a work location or alternate site at all times. When required, you will be notified by your supervisor. • Must be at least 21 years of age (for applicable positions) and must pass all portions (physical/written) of the Juvenile Academy to continue employment or all standards related to PREA and Ethics for specific positions. Standard office environment. Ability to lift up to 25lbs., unassisted. May require prolonged sitting or standing. Ability to travel to various work site locations. This position may be located within a secured facility. Must become a Certified Juvenile Probation Officer and obtain a CPR certification within six months of employment. Must pass an extensive background investigation. Mandatory drug testing prior to employment and will be subject to random, unannounced drug and/or alcohol testing during employment.
Additional Details An extensive pre-employment background investigation will be conducted on all applicants who have been offered a position with Dallas County.  The hiring process involves successful completion of each step.  The steps include: Criminal History Review, Traffic Violations Record, Review of Personal History Statement and Documents, Physical Examination, and Background Investigation. Dallas County is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, National Service Alumni volunteers, and persons with a criminal background are encouraged to apply. Bilinugal Preferred. Location of this position will be determined by Juvenile Administration. INTERNAL - INTRA DEPARTMENT ONLY
Minimum Salary : 5273.89
Maximum Salary : 6583.32
Currency: US Dollar (USD)
Requisition ID: 003226