Description and FunctionsOpen Until Filled
Provides supervision of subordinate staff and assists in the design, implementation and application of structure and correctional treatment programming.
Human Resource Contact: Suzanne Wood 307-347-5304
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The listed functions are illustrative only and are not intended to describe every function which may be performed in the job level.
Provides leadership, direction, oversight, training, and supervision of staff.
Oversees/supervises activities and programs for staff and youth which may include non-traditional business hours.
Coordinates with the staff to ensure functions are properly in place and logistics are coordinated.
Develops standard operation procedures.
Writes and reviews incident/physical management reports.
Responsible for individualized case planning, monitoring & reporting correspondence, contacts & case notes.
Coordinates the intake/stabilization program.
Responsible for facilitation of group and individual meetings with residents, and the coordination of activities and classes.
Provides training and counseling to subordinates on organization's goals, objectives, policies and procedures, scope of authority; responsibilities and duties.
Monitors subordinates' job performance; conducts and documents performance appraisals of subordinates.
Preference may be given to applicants with a Bachelor's Degree in Social Services PLUS, 1 year of progressive work experience in Youth Services.KNOWLEDGE:Knowledge of behavior management concepts, local, state and national best practices concerning delinquent behaviors, substance abuse and mental health issues and transition of youth from institution to community.
Knowledge of state, federal and agency child care treatment/safety standards and procedures.
Knowledge and skills in staff supervision, leadership, motivation, training, conducting staff meetings, setting performance goals and standards, scheduling, and conducting employee performance appraisals.
Knowledge of budget issues relative to youth services, risk management, safety, building maintenance, supplies, training, and transportation.
Knowledge of psychology of the criminal mind, variety of treatment philosophies and application.
Bachelor's Degree (typically in Social Services)
0-3 years of progressive work experience (typically in Youth Services) with acquired knowledge at the level of a Senior Youth Services Specialist
Education & Experience Substitution:
4-6 years of progressive work experience (typically in Youth Services) with acquired knowledge at the level of a Senior Youth Services Specialist
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
Necessary Special Requirements
PHYSICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:Afternoon/Evening Shift Work
Must complete all Department of Family Services and Wyoming Boys' School training.
All new hires or rehires starting in a non-exempt position on or after January 1, 2018 are required to be paid hourly.
049-Department of Family Services - Wyoming Boys' School - Social Services
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The State of Wyoming is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively supports the ADA and reasonably accommodates qualified applicants with disabilities.Class Specifications are subject to change, please refer to the A & I HRD Website to ensure that you have the most recent version.