Program Provider

Posting ID : A1068457497
Date Posted : 2015-08-18
Category : Education Teaching

Job Description:

This is an unclassified position with the El Dorado Correctional Facility Release and Re-Entry Group.
Salary range - $36171.20 - $48,484.80

Job Description:
This position works as part of the Risk Reduction & Reentry (R3) team at the El Dorado Correctional Facility, and is responsible for providing evidence-based programs which have demonstrated results in reducing the chances of convicted adult male felons in KDOC to recidivate. This is accomplished by instructing and coordinating the instruction of these programs with staff and volunteers. KDOC is committed to providing EBP focused on reducing recidivism to prevent further harm to victims or potential victims and to improve public safety. This position is responsible for providing recidivism/risk-reducing programs/classes. This position is the lead in delivering these classes. The Program Consultant collaborates with others to broker co-facilitators and facilitators, including KDOC staff, contract staff, volunteers, and community partners. This position establishes skills-building classes for offenders, matching appropriate dose levels with offender risk needs, and tailoring classes to special needs populations. The Program Consultant schedules, monitors, and is responsible for all administrative aspects of the classes.

The incumbent will also be responsible for making entries into the TOADS system about services delivered; track data and ensure fidelity in the services delivered; assist colleagues delivering similar services; reviews, checks, and provides input about the services delivered statewide, including at meetings with peers. Tracks information about the services delivered and the quality of those services. Performs other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Minimum Qualifications:
Six months of experience in planning, implementing and monitoring activities relevant to the agency's programs. Training in Offender Workforce Development Specialist model will be required at the time of hire if not previously completed. Possession of a valid Driver's License is also required.
Additional experience may be substituted for the required education as determined relative by the agency.

Preferred Skills and/or Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree with major course work in criminal justice, social sciences, or behavioral sciences or business management or related field and one (1) year of experience working with offenders in corrections. Or 60 semester hours of college credit with twelve (12) hours in corrections or related field, and three (3) years of experience working with offenders in corrections. Consideration will be given to those applicants with data analysis and/or program evaluation experience.
Performance Standards: Incumbent will have the ability to be self-directed; demonstrate professional alignment with evidence-based practices including cognitive-based skills-building programs, classes and interventions. Have strong facilitation skills, including ability to be purposeful, engaging and respectful with offenders, and flow with group dynamics during skills-building classes. Experience with skills-building in a group or individual setting, job knowledge in corrections, and job knowledge in workforce development, organizational skills, and the ability to work effectively with a team as well as strong written and verbal communication skills. The incumbent must be capable of performing established Essential Physical Functions. An initial 6-month probationary period is required for new or promoted employees.

A full position description and required essential physical functions for this classification can be obtained by contacting the recruiter listed below.

HOW TO APPLY: The application process has 4 required steps.

STEP 1: Register by completing the online Personal Data Form at

(Skip this step if you already have an Applicant ID number or a State of Kansas identification number.)

STEP 2: Complete the official State of Kansas application form at

STEP 3: Submit an online application to the specific agency designated on this job announcement.

STEP 4: Submit any additional required documents to the specific recruiter designated on this job announcement.

Each applicant applying for a State of Kansas job vacancy must obtain a valid Kansas Certificate of Tax Clearance by accessing the Kansas Department of Revenue's website at A Tax Clearance is a comprehensive tax account review to determine and ensure that an individual's account is compliant with all primary Kansas Tax Laws. A Tax Clearance expires every 90 days. Applicants are responsible for submitting a valid certificate with all other application materials to the hiring agency. This is in accordance with Executive Order 2004-03. If you need assistance with the tax clearance, please contact

Your application will be considered incomplete and you may be found ineligible if you fail to submit all required documentation by the closing date of the vacancy announcement.

Recruiter Contact Information:

Name: Richard Hoover
Email: .

Agency Information:
El Dorado Correctional Facility
P.O. Box 311
El Dorado, KS 67042

Selection Process:
Applications and supporting documents will be reviewed as received for further consideration and possible interviews. Once an appointment is made, individuals submitting applications will be notified. You may contact the facility if you have questions regarding the unclassified appointment process.

Veterans Preference' Eligible (VPE):
Former military personnel or their spouse that have been verified as a "veteran" under K.S.A. 73-201 will receive an interview if they meet the minimum qualifications and competency factors of the position. The veterans' s preference laws do not guarantee the veteran a job. Positions are filled with the best qualified candidate as determine by the hiring manager. Additional VPE information can be found at

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to contact the agency recruiter if reasonable accommodations are needed for any part of the application or hiring process.

The El Dorado Correctional Facility is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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