This is a Position Based Test conducted in accordance with Civil Service Rule 111A.
The San Francisco Adult Probation Department is an integral partner in the City’s criminal justice system and contributes to public safety through its court services, supervision and treatment referral functions. The San Francisco Adult Probation Department supervises clients on court-ordered supervision, diversion programs and post release community supervision (PRCS). The Department’s mission of protecting the community, serving justice and changing lives is achieved through the implementation of evidence based practices; these are practices rooted in science, proven to be effective in reducing recidivism and improving public safety. The Adult Probation Department embraces the values of community protection, respect and personal wellness, opportunities for offender rehabilitation and victim restoration, teamwork, accountability, diversity, and integrity.
Overview of the Reentry Division:
The Reentry Division of the San Francisco Adult Probation Department directs Citywide collaborative efforts to promote research, policy, operational practices, and supportive services to effectively implement Public Safety Realignment, coordinate reentry services for returning adults, and engage diverse stakeholders in Citywide planning. The Reentry Division is responsible for ensuring that Public Safety Realignment services are implemented effectively in partnership with all affected departments, organizations, and communities. The Reentry Division staffs the City & County’s Reentry Council, as well as the Community Corrections Partnership and its Executive Committee. The Reentry Division is responsible for coordinating the Department and Citywide efforts to reduce recidivism through the utilization of evidence-based practices and implementation of partnerships across departments, organizations, and communities.
The Reentry Division is responsible for infusing evidence-based practices throughout the realignment and reentry services provided by the Adult Probation Department and other City and community-based partners. Principles of evidence-based probation practices include the principles of risk, need, responsibility, dosage, and treatment. Through establishment of performance outcomes, and ongoing measurement of relevant practices and processes, outcomes for individuals, families, and communities improve. Outcomes desired include reduction in re-arrest and recidivism for people on probation and post-release community supervision, increase in successful completions of supervision, increase in connection to and engagement in individualized services and treatment, increase in victim restitution, and reduction in harm to impacted families and communities. Guiding principles in the delivery of reentry and realignment services include a commitment to address structural inequalities, ensure continuity of care, cultural and linguistic competency, individualized assessments, justice reinvestment, ongoing accountability, and public safety and welfare.
Under direction of the Chief Adult Probation Officer, the Reentry Division Director manages the programs, operational activities and projects of the Reentry Division of the San Francisco Adult Probation Department. The Reentry Division Director directs collaborative efforts to promote policy, operational practices, and supportive services to effectively implement Public Safety Realignment, coordinate reentry services for returning adults, and engage diverse stakeholders in Citywide planning. The Reentry Division Director is responsible for ensuring that Public Safety Realignment services are implemented effectively in partnership with all affected departments, organizations, and communities. The Reentry Division Director manages the lead staff for the City & County’s Reentry Council, as well as the Community Corrections Partnership and its Executive Committee. The Reentry Division Director oversees the team of the Reentry Division.
Examples of Duties:
- Manages programs, operational activities, and projects of Reentry Division.
- Supervises, trains and evaluates the activities of personnel, and coordinates and monitors the work of consultants and contractors working for the department.
- Works with other managers and staff to evaluate and implement goals, responsibilities, policies and procedures of the Reentry Division or other aspects of the Department’s operations.
- Monitors the work of and coaches subordinates to improve performance.
- Evaluates procedures, identifies and analyzes problems and issues and may implement and document new procedures of the Reentry Division or related operations within the Adult Probation Department.
- Participates in budget development by providing detailed justification and persuasive arguments for proposals or initiatives of the Reentry Division.
- Coordinates budget preparation, monitors expenditures and financial reporting for Reentry Division; prepares reports, memoranda, and correspondence; and maintains statistical records.
- Directs the allocation of resources to achieve timely outcomes and measurable goals within budget; adjusts plans and programs to meet emerging or new programs, while continuing to address major departmental priorities.
- Assists in developing and implementing operational policies to ensure the efficient operation of Reentry Division.
- May represent the Department or Division to the Mayor's Office, Board of Supervisors, Controller's Office, other City officials, outside agencies or the general public.
- Provides high level recommendations to Chief Adult Probationer Officer that has significant impact on the functions and operations of the Adult Probation Department, partner agencies, and community based organizations providing reentry and realignment services throughout the City & County.
- Performs related duties as assigned.
Possession of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university AND
Three (3) years full-time equivalent experience performing professional level work in Reentry Services.
The following stated desirable qualifications may be used to identify job finalists at the end of the selection process when candidates are referred for hiring.
Two (2) years of supervisory experience.
Master’s degree in Social Services, Public Administration, Business Administration, or a closely related field.
Five (5) years of public sector experience in the provision of reentry related services for criminal justice involved individuals.
How To Apply
Applications for City and County of San Francisco jobs are only accepted through an online process. Visit www.jobaps.com/sf to register an account (if you have not already done so) and begin the application process.
Select the desired job announcement PBT-0923-103282
Select “Apply” and read and acknowledge the information
Select either “I am a New User” if you have not previously registered, or “I have Registered Previously”
Follow instructions on the screen
Computers are available for the public (from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday) to file online applications in the lobby of the Dept. of Human Resources at 1 South Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor, San Francisco.
Applicants may be contacted by email about this announcement and, therefore, it is their responsibility to ensure that their registered email address is accurate and kept up-to-date. Also, applicants must ensure that email from CCSF is not blocked on their computer by a spam filter. To prevent blocking, applicants should set up their email to accept CCSF mail from the following addresses (@sfgov.org, @sfdpw.org, @sfport.com, @flysfo.com, @sfwater.org, @sfdph.org, @asianart.org, @sfmta.com, @sfpl.org, @dcyf.org, @first5sf.org).
Applicants will receive a confirmation email that their online application has been received in response to every announcement for which they file. Applicants should retain this confirmation email for their records. Failure to receive this email means that the online application was not submitted or received.
All work experience, education, training and other information substantiating how you meet the minimum qualifications must be included on your application by the filing deadline. Information submitted after the filing deadline will not be considered in determining whether you meet the minimum qualifications.
Applications completed improperly may be cause for ineligibility, disqualification or may lead to lower scores.
If you have any questions regarding this recruitment or application process, please contact the exam analyst, Joron Coleman, by telephone at (415) 734-3015, or by email at email@example.com