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DJJ OPERATIONS COORDINATOR - 80000967

Date: Dec 7, 2021

Location: MIAMI, FL, US, 33169

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Requisition No: 446642 

Agency: Juvenile Justice

Working Title: DJJ OPERATIONS COORDINATOR - 80000967

Position Number: 80000967 

Salary:  $1,538.47 Bi-weekly 

Posting Closing Date: 12/31/2021 

The Department of Juvenile Justice salutes our heroes. 

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We value the service given to our country and support the hiring of service members and military spouses.

 

THIS POSITION IS BEING RE-ADVERTISED

PREVIOUS CANDIDATES WILL BE CONSIDERED AND DO NOT NEED TO RE-APPLY

 

SOUTH REGION JUSTICE REFORM COORDINATOR (JUVENILE DETENTION ALTERNATIVE INITIATIVE (JDAI), RACE EQUITY DISPARITIES (RED)) - Responsible for working with Circuits 11, 16, and 17

 

LOCATION, CONTACT AND SALARY INFORMATION:

Location: Miami, Florida - South Region

Starting Salary: $1,538.47 Bi-weekly. (In accordance with current spending restrictions, an internal promotion into the position will be filled at the minimum of the pay grade or up to 5% of the employee’s current rate, whichever is higher.)

Contact Person: Minnora Bishop, Statewide Justice Reform Coordinator, (850) 251-4143

DESCRIPTION:

This is work conducting organizational studies and evaluations, designing office systems and procedures, conducting work simplifications and measurement studies, providing technical assistance and developing operations and procedures to assist organizations in operating more efficiently and effectively. May include program analysis, management consulting, and examination development.

Some positions in this occupation may be responsible for coordinating work and supervising employees.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

Coordinate activities with local stakeholders related to the Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative (JDAI)/ Disproprionate Minority Contact (DMC)/ Racial Equity and Disparities (RED).  Plan and coordinate meetings, including the Steering/Executive Committee and JDAI workgroups. 

Plan pre-meeting data review and analysis, preparation of data and other materials to be shared and discussed at the meetings; assist Chair(s) with running the meeting, and record minutes.

Performs data analysis, and strategic planning. 

Participate in regular conference calls with other Florida JDAI/DMC/RED sites.  Participate in on-going research for JDAI/DMC/RED initiatives throughout the country.

Facilitate the development of a work plan and encourage members; maintain accountability of tasks and timelines set forth in the work plan. 

Meet with various parties and key stakeholders on an individual or small group basis.  Review and request relevant data and data analysis from an approved departmental source. 

Prepare and review various written documents, procedures, and agreements; formal position statements, action plans, and other assignments as needed.

Represent the JDAI/DMC/RED Initiatives at meetings with other local groups and boards.  Coordinate and participate in JDAI coordinator meetings, and training seminars; model site visits to other states and the national JDAI conference.

Collect and monitor data to assess the success and impact of alternatives to detention programs; including court reminder initiatives and services provided as alternatives to detention.

Keep JDAI/DMC/RED collaborative and other Florida JDAI/RED/DMC partners informed of progress and challenges with regular reports/communications summarizing recent issues, policy/procedure changes, significant developments, and other related activities.

Conducts data analysis for use and monitoring related to the DMC/RED initiatives. Report measurable performance outcomes.

Act as liaison between circuits and State Justice Reform Coordinator to assist with development of circuit level work plan and state reporting requirements. Offer information, education, technical assistance, and support to assigned region.

Provide recommendations in the juvenile justice field to Circuit Advisory Boards (CAB).

Provides recommendation for circuit-level DMC/RED plans which include juvenile minority over-representation data, national best practice reviews, and goal setting for the next year.

Provide information/oversight for supervised release programs and identified modifications which include admissions, length of stay and outcome data.

Provide technical assistance for new supervised release program implementation, program effectiveness, and process improvement strategies.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS FOR THIS POSITION INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING REQUIRED ENTRY LEVEL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.

Valid driver's license.

Knowledge of the concept of juvenile detention alternatives and equity strategies.

Ability to prioritize multiple tasks.

Ability to work with diverse groups and individuals.

Ability to read data, interpret trends, identify problems, develop solutions, and design analyses.

Ability to analyze the effectiveness of service programs.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Strong organizational/time-management skills.

General understanding of the juvenile justice system.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Knowledge of and/or experience with the juvenile court system.

Knowledge of and/or experience with local stakeholders and/or community partners.

Experience in developing and implementing a work plan.

Experience in data (statistics) analysis and/or strategic planning. 

Experience with public speaking

Knowledge of JDAI and DMC/RED.

Knowledge/Experience with the DRAI

Experience with Excel and Tableau
SPECIAL NOTES:

All prospective candidates will be subject to a sex offender check, criminal background checks (state, local, and national) and pre-employment drug screening for direct care positions.

DJJ participates in E-Verify (Employment Eligibility).

When identified on a position description, a valid driver’s license is required. If initially hired with an out-of-state license, the Florida resident must obtain a valid Florida state driver’s license within 30 days of hire. Licenses suspended or revoked for any reason, work permits (Business purpose/Employment/education only licenses) and some types of restricted licenses are not acceptable.  Licenses that have Corrective Lenses Restriction are acceptable, provided the driver wears corrective lenses while operating the vehicle.

 

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. 


Nearest Major Market: Miami