The Geo Group
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Assistant Program Manager - Social Services
at The Geo Group
Facility: CDCR PLACEMENT REGION 2
Compensation Bonus (if applicable): $63,000
Equal Opportunity Employer.
This position is responsible for assisting in the overall administration of the STOP program including the planning, direction and coordination of all program activities. This positon also assists with selecting and training staff, monitoring program effectiveness, coordinating invoices, submitting required reports, and managing required contract services. Finally, this positon Director will oversees all STOP program operations in the absence of the Program Manager.
Our new facility is opening up in December and we are seeking an Assistant Program Manager to help lead our team.
This is a full time position, wages are $63,000 with benefits and time off.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
- Assists the Program Director in the day-to-day administrative operations of the STOP Placement Office.
- Provides direct supervision of the work activities and assignments of administrative staff.
- Ensures that all clerical, record keeping, data collection, data entry, file maintenance and storage, supply inventory maintenance and ordering, and business machine maintenance and repairs are accomplished as required.
- Helps provide supervision, direction and oversight of Placement Office staff in the performance of data collection, billing, account reconciliations, reimbursements, and expense reports.
- Tracks and reports employee hours, leave, and benefit time for payroll purposes.
- Assists the Program Manager in all HR duties and functions. Maintain personnel files, as required by GEO policies and procedures and enter employee data in GEO’s systems of record.
- Develops schedules, contingency plans, policies, and procedures related to office operations and HR with the approval of the Program Manager to ensure all STOP Placement Office operations and HR needs are met in an efficient, cost-effective, timely, and successful manner.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
- Bachelor’s degree in Human Services, Criminal Justice, or related field and two (2) years of experience working with a criminal justice population. Additional experience may be substituted for education on a year for year basis, or possess six (6) cumulative years of full-time administrative experience with a criminal justice population. (Possession an Alcohol and Drug Counselor Certification recognized by the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) and prior management experience is preferred.)
- Understanding of a variety of models including cognitive behavioral therapy, theories of addiction and dynamics related to substance use and other criminogenic risk factors.
- Ability to recognize the importance of family, social networks, and community systems in the treatment and recovery process.
- Knowledge and the ability to comply with program documentation requirements, applicable ethical and professional standards of conduct.
- Ability to conduct assessments and/or evaluations, which serve as the basis for CBP placement
- Ability to provide services appropriate to the personal and cultural identity and language of the participant.
- Ability to tailor program services to the Participant's stage of dependence, change, or recovery.
- Ability to appropriately use strategies from accepted and culturally appropriate models with participants with substance use and other criminogenic risk factors.
- Ability to establish rapport with participants, including management of crisis situation and determination of need for additional professional assistance.
- Ability to facilitate the participant's engagement in the treatment and recovery process.
- Possession of the case management skills necessary to implement the case plan, ability to consult as a member of a multi-disciplinary team, and assess ongoing treatment planning efficacy.
- Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.