Tuesday , January 31 2023

Corrections Jobs in Florida For Assistant District Administrator

Website Florida Department of Corrections

Job Description:

This position is located in the District 06 Division of Blind Services office in Orlando, Florida. This position reports to and supports the work of the District Administrator (DA). The primary responsibilities of this position will center on managing, under the direction of the District Administrator, staff and services focused on preparing and advancing blind and visually impaired applicants and clients through the Division of Blind Services (DBS) Employment Program. The DBS Employment Program provides unique, specialized services to blind adults and children throughout the vision rehabilitation process. Work performed by the division is centered on enabling DBS clients to improve and develop the skills necessary to prepare for, obtain, maintain or advance in their vocational goals.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the development and revisions of a comprehensive state plan to improve/increase outreach to under-served populations and employers for the services provided by DBS that support employment and training for persons with disabilities.
  • Effectively use and monitor district funds, equipment, and resources.
  • Meet the overall responsibilities of the Employment Placement Specialists (EPS), Rehabilitation Technicians, and the DBS Employment Counselors.
  • Visit and/or call the CRPs monthly to address concerns or lack of client progress during training.
  • Attend trainings as requested or required by the State Office and/or the District Administrator.
  • Manage caseload(s) as necessary to meet client needs and to cover staff vacancies.
  • Ensure program staff are meeting the common performance measures established by the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) as well as other agency established program goals.
  • Maintain and practice a current understanding of DOE and DBS policies and guidelines regarding information security.
  • Supervise DBS Employment Program Counselors, Employment Placement Specialists (EPS) and Rehabilitation Technicians.
  • Ensure that staff maintain a 21st century understanding of the evolving labor force and the needs of blind and low vision clients, through proper training and supervision. This includes the utilization of workforce data and tools such as Labor Market Information (LMI), Sector Strategies, Career Pathways, Apprenticeships and industry certifications; as well as other programs leading to competitive integrated employment.
  • Exhibit, demonstrate, and reinforce the expectation of internal and external cooperation and teamwork to subordinates.
  • Model, demonstrate, and guide employees in the use of the principals of flexibility, adaptability, and approachability – while adhering to applicable laws, rules, policies and procedures.
  • Utilize effective counseling and coaching strategies in accordance with agency personnel policies and procedures to ensure acceptable job performance of subordinates.
  • Keep the District Administrator (DA) and Personnel Administrator (PA) apprised of outstanding performance by staff who are deserving of employee recognition, as well as any personnel issues that may require corrective action. Develop and implement corrective action plans as required.
  • Meet at least quarterly with each subordinate to discuss job performance and ensure each employee is fully aware of his or her level of performance, as it relates to established performance standards.
  • Maintain effective working relationships with the Community Rehabilitation Programs (CRPs).

Job Requirements:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Social, Behavioral or Rehabilitative Science, Education, or Visual Disabilities.
  • An ability to establish and maintain education and experience requirements to ensure an understanding of the evolving labor force and the needs of individuals with disabilities.
  • Knowledge of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA).
  • Knowledge of pre-employment transition services.
  • Attainment of a Certification Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) designation or are eligible to become a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor.
  • Attainment of a Community Work Incentives Counselor (CWIC) designation or are eligible to become a Community Work Incentives Counselor (CWIC).

Job Details:

Company: Florida Department of Corrections

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Other

Job Location: Orlando, FL, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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