Appointment Type: Permanent Exempt. This position is excluded by the Charter from the competitive civil service examination process and shall serve at the discretion of the appointing officer. The maximum duration of this permanent exempt appointment is three years.
Department: The San Francisco Adult Probation Department is committed to Public Safety and Public Service. It is our goal to utilize the principles of community corrections to provide supervision and assistance to individuals on probation to achieve positive outcomes for the probationer, victims of crime and the communities of the City and County of San Francisco.
Overview of the Reentry Division: The Reentry Division of the San Francisco Adult Probation Department directs collaborative efforts to promote policy, operational practices, and supportive services to effectively implement Public Safety Realignment, coordinate reentry services for returning adults, and engage diverse stakeholders in Citywide planning. The Reentry Division is responsible for ensuring that Public Safety Realignment services are implemented effectively in partnership with all affected departments, organizations, and communities. The Reentry Division provides lead staff for the City & County’s Reentry Council, as well as the Community Corrections Partnership and its Executive Committee. The Reentry Division is responsible for coordinating the Department and Citywide efforts to reduce recidivism through the utilization of evidence-based practices and implementation of partnerships across departments, organizations, and communities.
Position Description: Under general supervision of the Reentry Division Director, the Reentry Resource Coordinator (Senior Community Development Specialist I) develops, maintains, and distributes outreach materials regarding the Reentry Division, Adult Probation Department, Public Safety Realignment, Community Corrections Performance Incentive Act, and other topics of interest to the community and other stakeholders; represents the Reentry Division at appropriate community events, and conducts other regular outreach to communities regarding Realignment, reentry, and related activities; creates, publishes, and distributes Getting Out & Staying Out: A Guide to San Francisco Resources for People Leaving Jails and Prisons and related resources, including fact sheets, videos, and other educational resources to train Adult Probation Department staff, other City staff, and the reentry population on relevant topics in order to maximize service utilization; and develops, implements, and monitors reentry services contracts with community based providers, ensuring that services are implemented in accordance with evidence based practices.
Examples of Duties:
Develop, implement, and monitor reentry services contracts in accordance with evidence based practices for high risk, high need individuals on community supervision.
Coordinate, develop, and manage array of outreach and educational resources for reentry and realignment population, and conduct trainings of both reentry population and Adult Probation Department staff, to ensure that all appropriate services are utilized to highest degree possible;
Analyze existing and proposed administrative policies and procedures as well as organizational problems related to delivery of reentry services within the Adult Probation Department and Citywide;
Prepare and present reports with recommendations and appropriate justification based on studies and surveys of reentry and realignment populations and review of evidence based practices;
May coordinate the implementation of new systems and/or procedures to improve service delivery to reentry and realignment populations by working with community based providers, Deputy Probation Officers, or Reentry Division staff;
Manage professional services contracts related to reentry services and conduct competitive contract vendor selection processes including public bids and requests for proposals;
May represent the Division to the Mayor's Office, Board of Supervisors, Controller's Office, other City officials, outside agencies or the general public;
Perform related duties as assigned, including Division-wide planning, project management, and administrative activities.
Possession of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university AND three (3) years of administrative/professional experience in community development, housing development, workforce development, finance, education, social work, children/youth work, or criminal justice; OR
Possession of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university with a major in one of the following fields: public or business administration, urban planning, government, social work, education, finance or criminal justice AND two (2) years of administrative/professional experience in community development, housing and/or housing development, workforce development, finance, education, social work, children/youth work, criminal justice; OR
Possession of a Master's degree from an accredited college or university in public policy, planning, social work, public administration, finance, education, criminal justice, or business administration; AND one (1) year of administrative/professional experience in community development, housing and /or housing development, workforce development, finance, education, social work, children/youth work, or criminal justice; OR
Possession of a Juris Doctor degree from an accredited college or university AND one (1) year of administrative/professional experience in community development, housing and/or housing development, workforce development, finance, education, social work, children/youth work, or criminal justice.
Verifiable administrative/professional experience involving community development, housing and/or housing development, workforce development, finance, education, social work, children/youth work, or criminal justice may substitute for the educational requirement in Minimum Qualification #1 on a year-for-year basis.
The following stated desirable qualifications may be used to identify job finalists at the end of the selection process when candidates are referred for hiring.
Demonstrated interest in the well-being of justice-involved individuals, their families, and communities;
Demonstrated interest in local government, criminal justice, and corrections systems, and reforms related to reduction of recidivism, racial disparities, and victimization;
Ability to work with people of vastly different backgrounds, positions, and life experiences;
Self-awareness, willingness to ask questions, and excellent judgment;
Strong work ethic, and ability to manage multiple projects, as assigned;
Initiative and interest in honing skills, ability to integrate constructive criticism of work products, and engage in ongoing professional development activities;
Excellent interpersonal as well as effective oral and written communication skills.
HOW TO APPLY
Applications for City and County of San Francisco jobs are being accepted through an online process. Visit www.jobaps.com/sf to register an account (if you have not already done so) and begin the application process.
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Applications for this recruitment process will be accepted on a continuous basis and filing may close at any time. The recruitment will close when a sufficient number of qualified applications are received. Interested candidates are encouraged to immediately apply.
Resumes may be attached to the application; however, resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed City and County of San Francisco application.
Computers are available for the public (from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday) to file online applications in the lobby of the Dept. of Human Resources at 1 South Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor, San Francisco.
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If you have any questions regarding this recruitment or application process, please contact the exam analyst, Kristin Kogure, by telephone at 415-553-1689, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Applicants may be required to submit verification of qualifying education and experience at any point during the recruitment and selection process. If education verification is required, information on how to verify education requirements, including verifying foreign education credits or degree equivalency, can be found at http://sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=456
Note: Falsifying one’s education, training, or work experience or attempted deception on the application may result in disqualification for this and future job opportunities with the City and County of San Francisco.
Applications will be screened for relevant qualifying experience/education. Additional screening mechanisms may be implemented in order to determine candidates’ qualifications. Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed to advance through all of the steps in the selection process.
As part of the selection process an image of your fingerprints will be captured and sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction (or arrest, in limited circumstances) history will disqualify you as a candidate based on the specific requirements of the position to which you are applying. If selected for fingerprinting, the hiring department will contact you to schedule an appointment.
DISASTER SERVICE WORKERS
All City and County of San Francisco employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the City requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency.
Applicants with disabilities requiring reasonable accommodation must contact Kristin Kogure by phone (415)553-1689(voice), by email email@example.com.
Terms of Announcement:
Applicants must be guided solely by the provisions of this announcement including, requirements, time periods and other particulars, except when superseded by federal, state or local laws, rules or regulations. Clerical errors may be corrected by posting the correction on the Department of Human Resources website at: www.jobaps.com/sf.
General Information concerning City and County of San Francisco Employment Policies and Procedures:
Important Employment Information for the City and County of San Francisco can be obtained at http://www.sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=20 or hard copy at 1 South Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor.
Copies of Application Documents:
Applicants should keep copies of all documents submitted, as these will not be returned.
Right to Work:
All persons entering the City and County of San Francisco workforce are required to provide verification of authorization to work in the United States.
Minorities, Women, and Persons with Disabilities are encouraged to Apply. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer
Issued: July 7, 2014
Human Resources Director
Department of Human Resources
Recruitment ID Number: PEX-9774-063572
ADP/ KK / (415) 553-1689
All employees hired on or after January 10, 2009 will be required (pursuant to San Francisco Charter Section A8.432) to contribute 2% of pre-tax compensation to fund retiree healthcare. In addition, most employees are required to make a member contribution towards retirement, ranging from 7.5%-13.25% of compensation. For more information on these provisions, please contact the personnel office of the hiring agency.
Allyson West, Executive Director California Reentry Program P.O. Box 483 San Quentin, CA 94964 www.ca-reentry.org 415-599-6586
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