Louisiana Department of
Public Safety & Corrections –
DOC - ADMINISTRATION
Baton Rouge, LA
THIS POSITION WILL BE FILLED BY NEW HIRE,
or PROMOTION OF A PERMANENT CLASSIFIED EMPLOYEE OF
LOUISIANA STATE GOVERNMENT (State Employee).
This position is located in the Office of Adult Services - Reentry at DOC Headquarters in Baton Rouge, LA.
The selected employee may be required to serve a trial Detail prior to being permanently promoted.
In the supplemental questions section, applicants must authorize the HR Office of DPS&C-Corrections Services to contact prior employers to check references under the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) to be considered for employment.
This position may be filled by either Probational appointment, Promotional appointment, or by Job Appointment. If filled as a Temporary Job Appointment; should a permanent position become available, the employee may be converted to a probationary appointment.
No Civil Service test score is required in order to be considered for this vacancy.
Any qualifying experience that is based on college credit/college hours should have an accompanying transcript for verification. The transcript should be attached to the application or faxed prior to the close of this announcement for your application to be considered. Fax to (225) 342-5968, or mail by close of this announcement.
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Any degree, certificate, special license, or DD-214 must be verified by official documentation prior to hire.
This Agency is a Drug Free Workplace.
The Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections - Corrections Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate based on any non-merit factor including disability.
To apply for this vacancy, click on the "Apply" link above and complete an electronic application, which can be used for this vacancy as well as future job opportunities. Applicants are responsible for checking the status of their application to determine where they are in the recruitment process. Further status message information is located under the Information section of the Current Job Opportunities page.
There is no guarantee that everyone who applies to this posting will be interviewed. The hiring supervisor/manager has 90 days from the closing date of the announcement to make a hiring decision. Specific information about this job will be provided to you in the interview process, should you be selected.
For information about this job posting contact:
Kendrah Selders or Terri Russell
(225) 342-6664 or (225) 342-8627
Department of Corrections
P.O. Box 94304
Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9304
A baccalaureate degree plus two years of professional level experience in administrative services, economics, public health, public relations, social services, or health services.
Six years of full-time work experience in any field may be substituted for the required baccalaureate degree.
Candidates without a baccalaureate degree may combine work experience and college credit to substitute for the baccalaureate degree as follows:
A maximum of 120 semester hours may be combined with experience to substitute for the baccalaureate degree.
30 to 59 semester hours credit will substitute for one year of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
60 to 89 semester hours credit will substitute for two years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
90 to 119 semester hours credit will substitute for three years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
120 or more semester hours credit will substitute for four years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
College credit earned without obtaining a baccalaureate degree may be substituted for a maximum of four years full-time work experience towards the baccalaureate degree. Candidates with 120 or more semester hours of credit, but without a degree, must also have at least two years of full-time work experience to substitute for the baccalaureate degree.
Graduate training with eighteen semester hours in one or any combination of the following fields will substitute for a maximum of one year of the experience on the basis of thirty semester hours for one year of experience: public health; counseling; social work; psychology; rehabilitation services; economics; business, public, or health administration.
A master's degree in the above fields will substitute for one year of the required experience.
A Juris Doctorate will substitute for one year of the required experience.
Graduate training with less than a Ph.D. will substitute for a maximum of one year of the required experience.
A Ph.D. in the above fields will substitute for the two years of required experience.
Any college hours or degree must be from a school accredited by one of the following regional accrediting bodies: the Middle States Commission on Higher Education; the New England Commission of Higher Education; the Higher Learning Commission; the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities; the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.
FUNCTION OF WORK:
To provide professional support services for social service programs.
LEVEL OF WORK:
General from a Program Consultant-Social Services or other higher level personnel.
LOCATION OF WORK:
Predominantly at the Department of Children and Family Services.
Differs from Social Services Analyst 3 by the presence of specialized duties related to a program area.
Differs from Program Consultant-Social Services by the absence of leadworker responsibility and/or the absence of duties involving a higher level of complexity.
See allocation criteria memo.
Examples of Work
EXAMPLES OF WORK:
EXAMPLES LISTED BELOW INCLUDE BRIEF SAMPLES OF COMMON DUTIES ASSOCIATED WITH THIS JOB TITLE. PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL TASKS ARE NOT INCLUDED.
Participates in studies or special projects.
Maintains records, prepares reports and conducts correspondence relative to the program element assigned.
Researches and interprets program policy; communicates policy interpretations and changes to field staff.
Trains agency personnel regarding procedures and policies.
Assists in revising rules, regulations and procedures to comply with changes in law or policy.
Identifies needs for resources and training; may provide or arrange for needed resources.
Writes and submits grant proposals.
Serves as program liaison between end-users of automated system activities and technical support staff to ensure that systems complement program policy and goals.
Performs quality assurance reviews of work completed by field staff.
Manages a network of contracts to assure that all programmatic and administrative policies and procedures are implemented.
Processes high-level complaints concerning social service programs by reviewing complaints and resolutions.