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Director, Correctional Industries

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State Of Washington Tumwater , WA 98511

Posted 4 months ago

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Director of Correctional Industries

Correctional Industries Headquarters

Tumwater, WA

The Washington State Department of Corrections is currently seeking an experienced business leader to serve as Director over the Correctional Industries Division!

Our mission at the Department of Corrections (DOC) is to 'improve public safety'. With a vast number of innovative sustainability programs, vocational training, and evidence-based practices used to reduce recidivism, Washington State is highly regarded as a strong leader in the field of Corrections.

Correctional Industries (CI) is a unique blend of business and government, using private industry tools and techniques to provide public service. The CI Director oversees 21 lines of service and manufacturing operations that produce more than 114 million dollars in annual sales. In this role you will set the stage for success through strategic, creative, fiscally sound business practices by providing support, leadership, and direction to the executive managers responsible for the accounting, sales, marketing, and workforce development components of CI.

As a subsidiary of the Reentry Division, Correctional Industries serves to maintain work training programs for incarcerated individuals to develop marketable job skills, instill positive work ethic, and build a solid foundation for successful transition back into the community. Therefore, the CI Director will be responsible to balance the varied range of business needs while maintaining a keen focus on the mission and purpose of CI programs.

If you believe yourself to be a business savvy go-getter with a heart for public service, then you are strongly encouraged to apply for this incredibly dynamic career advancement opportunity!

  • NOTE: The recruiting efforts for this position will continue until a sufficient candidate pool has been established. However, the first review of applications will be conducted September 28. The Appointing Authority reserves the right to make a hiring decision at any time thereafter.

To be considered for this position, please attach the following to your online application:

  • A chronological Resume outlining your experience to date
  • A Letter of Interest detailing your qualifications, and why you believe you are the best person for this role, and
  • A minimum of three (3) professional references who can attest to your work performance, technical skills, knowledge base, and job-related competencies.

This position is exempt from Washington's civil service rules.

  • Exempt employment is considered "at will," and there are no contractual employment rights.

  • Exempt employees serve at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority.

Duties

Among the many other varied responsibilities held within this role, you will:

  • Lead and participate in strategic and business planning activities; ensure agency priorities are reflected in the allocation of resources.

  • Serve as a key member of the Reentry Division management team, and represent DOC in policy matters with the legislature, the Cl Advisory Board, and public policy makers.

  • Maintain relationships with vendors and oversee the negotiations of contracts for goods and services valued at more than 48 million dollars.

  • Strengthen partnerships and engagement with community partners, and government stakeholders (local, tribal, and federal) to support the successful reentry of the more than 2,500 incarcerated workers participating in the Correctional Industries programs.

  • Responsible for manufacturing and service operations producing more than 114 million dollars in annual sales to the Cl Revolving Fund, and 10 million dollars in appropriated funding.

  • Oversee development of the biennial budget. Work closely with executive management across divisions to communicate, influence, and promote the reduction of recidivism and improvement to public safety.

  • Implement policies, procedures, and processes as deemed appropriate by the Assistant Secretary and Secretary.

Other major decision making responsibilities include:

  • Employment actions

  • Budget development

  • Training

  • Policy development

  • Long term strategic planning

  • Issues with major impact on the financial resources, and

  • Issues related to significant organizational changes.

NOTE: This position requires extensive travel at times which may include overnight stays. Qualifications

The Director of Correctional Industries requires big-picture thinking with the ability to educate, and motivate others toward a strategic vision. This individual must be politically astute with exceptional interpersonal skills in order to cultivate relationships, work collaboratively with a varied range of stakeholders, and bring people together to address issues and solve problems.

At a minimum, the ideal candidate will possess:

  • Five (5) years of broad-based, progressive managerial or administrative experience, to include:

  • Budget administration and development

  • Leadership in the implementation of service and/or manufacturing programs

Two (2) years experience utilizing project management or Lean methodology

In addition to:

  • Working knowledge of total quality management (critical thinking) principles.

  • Communication skills and leadership competencies, including mediating, negotiating, and resolving conflict.

  • Ability to successfully network, establish, maintain, and expand relationships with external stakeholders community organizations, fellow state agencies, legislative bodies, and state citizens.

  • Ability to provide positive leadership in the implementation of manufacturing and service programs, reentry and supervision of incarcerated workers

The most desired candidates will also have:

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution whose accreditation is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education, the Council of Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), or foreign equivalent

  • Knowledge of contemporary business practices and methodology.

  • Knowledge of risk, need, responsivity, and case management principles.

  • Knowledge of contemporary reentry issues, including barriers to successful reentry.

The absolute best person for this role is someone whose actions exemplify honesty, dependability, strong work ethic, and the ability to achieve results through teamwork. Supplemental Information

'The mission of DOC is to improve public safety.'

For additional information about the agency, please visit doc.wa.gov.

IMPORTANT NOTES:

  • Please include a minimum of three professional references with your application. A professional reference is defined as an individual who has been paid to supervise your work and can attest to your work performance, technical skills, and job competencies. If you do not have any or sufficient professional references, please include non-related professionals, such as educators or other professional associates.

Phone number AND email address are required for all professional references.

  • Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the position.

  • Employees may work directly with or in close proximity to incarcerated individuals in a potentially hazardous setting. Please consider this when deciding whether to apply.

  • We are committed to maintaining a drug and alcohol free work environment, and our employees are expected to comply with all state and federal laws. A pre-employment drug test may be administered as part of the selection process, and applicants who test positive for any controlled substances, will be disqualified from consideration.

  • Oleoresin Capsicum (OC) is an aerosol pepper spray made available as a means of self-defense and/or de-escalation. Applicants with sensitivities or allergies are encouraged to ask about the level of exposure they could expect in this position.

  • Animal care projects are a common component of most Washington State prisons, including dog and cat programs. Applicants with animal sensitivities or allergies are encouraged to ask about the level of exposure they could expect in this position.

  • Tuberculosis (TB) is a priority health issue for DOC employees. The successful candidate may be required to provide valid proof of a baseline TB skin test within 60 days from the date of hire. When positive tests result, further information, testing and treatment may also be required. Employment is not contingent upon test results.

  • This position may be represented by a Union Shop.

We are committed to hiring individuals who possess core diversity competencies:

  • Foster a positive attitude and openness toward the ever changing social and cultural makeup of the workplace.

  • Work effectively with people of different perspectives, abilities, disabilities, races, religions, ages, lifestyle preferences and social, ethnic and cultural backgrounds.

  • Respectfully acknowledge people's differences and recognize these differences as important and valuable.

  • Promote inclusiveness.

  • Be culturally sensitive and appropriate.

  • Respect and value diverse backgrounds and traditions.

DOC is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, honorably discharged veteran, veteran status, genetic information, or the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability or the use of a trained guide dog or service animal by a person with a disability.

For questions about this recruitment, or to request reasonable accommodation in the application process, please email krystle.jones@doc.wa.gov or call us at (360) 407-5745. For TTY service, please call the Washington Relay Service at 7-1-1 or 1-800-833-6388.


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Director, Correctional Industries

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State Of Washington