This vacancy is located at the Central Office in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and may be used to fill position number 50351999.
This vacancy will be filled by detail of a permanent classified OJJ employee only.
The incumbent will serve as the LaMod Coordinator.
The Office of Juvenile Justice will receive a list of eligible applicants ONLY from the people who respond to this posting.
No Civil Service test score is required in order to be considered for this vacancy.
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.
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- Resumes WILL NOT be accepted in lieu of completed education and experience sections on your application. Applications may be rejected if incomplete.*
DPS/ Human Resources
In the event there is a preferred reemployment list for this position, the position may be filled from that list with no other interviews.
If you are contacted for an interview, please let us know at that time if you will need special accommodations.
The Office of Juvenile Justice is a State as a Model Employer (SAME) agency that supports improved employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities. For more information on employment-related resources available for those with disabilities, refer to the Louisiana Employment Resource Guide (Download PDF reader).
Prior to an appointment, the selected applicant must take and pass a drug screening test, possess a valid Louisiana Driver's License and clear a background check.
This agency participates in the E-Verify system for verification of citizenship and employment authorization.
A baccalaureate degree plus four years of professional experience in administrative services; day care center administration; economics; public health; public relations; family life education; early childhood development regulatory experience; the monitoring of health care or social care facilities for licensing compliance; teaching in an early childhood development program or teaching at the elementary or secondary level; 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 required experience on the basis of thirty semester hours for one year of experience: public health; public relations; counseling; social work; psychology; rehabilitation services; economics; business, public, or health administration.
A Juris Doctorate will substitute for one year of the required experience.
A baccalaureate degree in early childhood education; early childhood administration; child development; Pre-K-3 education; general education/studies with a concentration in early childhood education/child development; early childhood education/elementary education; family & consumer sciences; family/child life & family studies; special education; elementary education or human ecology w/early childhood education will substitute for one year of the required experience.
A master's degree in the above fields 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 two years of the required experience.
Specialized degrees will substitute for a maximum of two years of the required experience.
Health services are defined as nursing service, ancillary services (radiology, medical laboratory, pharmacy, etc.) and medical services.
Examples of public health jobs include sanitarian, public health engineer, and public health epidemiologist.
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 manage statewide social service programs that have a lesser degree of impact and complexity.
LEVEL OF WORK:
Broad from a Program Manager 2-Social Services or other higher level personnel.
Direct over professional staff essential to the program.
LOCATION OF WORK:
Predominately at the Department of Children and Family Services.
Differs from Program Consultant-Social Services by the presence of responsibility for managing a statewide program or statewide program activities.
Differs from Program Manager 2-Social Services by the absence of responsibility for program areas of moderate scope and complexity.
See allocation criteria memo.
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.
Formulates current and long-range plans and policies for the assigned program.
Conducts and directs studies and special projects pertaining to the programs assigned.
Revises rules, regulations, and procedures to meet changes in law or policy.
Develops and monitors budget recommendations for personnel, services, equipment and materials.
Analyzes the impact of federal, state, and local legislation; advises agency officials, prepares position statements, presents testimony at hearings, and writes legislation.
Prepares fiscal impact statements and may represent the Department by presenting testimony at legislative hearings.
Meets with government officials, private officials, professionals, and others on matters pertaining to the program(s).
Maintains records, prepares reports, and conducts correspondence relative to the assigned programs.
Directs the policy development and issuance functions of the agency.
Conducts staff meetings and conferences with assistants to discuss operating programs, organization, budgetary matters, personnel matters, technical problems, and the status of projects or programs.
May serve as a member of national and state committees related to the assigned program.