At CoreCivic, our employees are driven by a deep sense of service, high standards of professionalism and a responsibility to better the public good. We are currently seeking a Unit Manager who has a passion for providing the highest quality care in an institutional, secure setting. Come join a team that is dedicated to making an impact for the people and communities we serve.
The Unit Manager supervises staff assigned to the unit and oversees unit program. They perform liaison functions throughout the facility by attending a variety of administrative meetings, which links the unit to the total facility operation. This individual also provides for the unit to be fully staffed and oversees the manner in which manpower resources are expended in the unit. Lastly, they will monitor and assesses the unit's progress with an emphasis on remedying any deficiencies.
Directly supervise staff assigned to the unit in the performance of their duties and evaluate as prescribed by facility and corporate policy.
Participate in recruiting, hiring and orienting assigned staff.
Communicate responsibilities, authorities and accountability to all direct subordinates so that they are defined and understood.
Complete written evaluations on all staff under direct supervision; review and approve staff evaluations completed by subordinate managers or supervisors in accordance with corporate guidelines.
Routinely review subordinates' payroll records and the use of overtime.
Graduate from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree, that includes 24 semester hours of penology, psychology, sociology, social work, criminology, education, police science or criminal justice administration.
Four years experience in a position that involves responsibility for the activity of inmates in a correctional facility or other acceptable related experience to include two years in a supervisory capacity or two years as a CoreCivic Case Manager or Correctional Counselor, are required.
Substitution of education and/or work experience will be permitted in accordance with established DOC requirements.
A valid driver's license is required.
Minimum age requirement: Must be at least 20 years of age.
CoreCivic is a Drug-Free Workplace & EOE including Disability/Veteran.