Summary

We are currently seeking a full-time Program Manager to stand up and lead the Jail Standards Advisory Committee (JSAC) program to join our team of dedicated employees! This is an opportunity to assist in the creation and implementation of important efforts to support county Sheriffs’ jail related work across the state.

Description

Do you enjoy creating and implementing new programs in support of the criminal justice profession? 

Do you have a passion for public safety? 

Are you looking for fulfilling work? 

If you enjoy launching new programs, logistical and planning tasks, want to positively affect health and safety across the state, and are seeking a supportive work culture, then County Sheriffs of Colorado (CSOC) is the place for you! 

Our employees are passionate about the work they do and believe in the value they bring to the organization and the public. As a small team we recognize the importance of teamwork and building relationships. Our work is important and seemingly never ending, but we acknowledge the need for personal wellness and laughter along the way. 

CSOC is a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving the Office of Sheriff by providing relevant programs
and support to all county sheriffs’ offices within Colorado. We do this by providing educational and professional
development to all law enforcement, promote public safety initiatives and programs, and support law enforcement and public safety personnel in times of stress and need.  

We are currently seeking a full-time Program Manager to stand up and lead the Jail Standards Advisory Committee (JSAC) program to join our team of dedicated employees! This is an opportunity to assist in the creation and implementation of important efforts to support county Sheriffs’ jail related work across the state. 

We are looking to have someone on board as early as July 1, 2024. 

Work is conducted throughout the state and may require travel for the purpose of site visits, training and participating in jail assessments. 

Job Overview 

The Program Manager is responsible for developing, implementing, and managing the Jail Standards Advisory Committee program within County Sheriffs of Colorado. The PM reports directly to the Executive
Director. This position does not have supervisory responsibilities. 

Role Profile 

Role Name: JSAC Program Implementation 

Purpose of Role: Incorporating the statutory responsibilities outlined in House Bill 24-1054 for implementation of a state-wide jail standards assessment program. 

Responsibilities 

· Thoroughly understand the requirements and expectations outlined within HB24-1054. 

· Stand up the new program as required by law, within budget, on time, while understanding the nuances of the
program. 

· Manage JSAC meetings and outcomes. 

· Collaborate with the Attorney General’s Office (AG) as required by law. 

Key Results/Expectations 

· Created relationships and collaboration opportunities. 

· Pulled together a diverse group of experienced professionals creating a functional committee group. 

· JSAC has met the statutory requirements. 

· AG’s office has been involved as necessary. 

Knowledge and Skills Required 

· Knowledge of sheriffs’ responsibilities and jail operations. 

· Ability to effectively convey ideas and implement plans. 

· Skilled in program development and implementation.  

· Proficient in Microsoft office and basic computer skills. 

· Excellence in building relationships and alliances. 

Behavioral Competencies

· Organization 

· Communication 

· Professionalism 

· Forward thinking 

· Flexible 

· Time Management   

Role Name: JSAC Program
Management 

Purpose of Role: Ensure the JSAC provides intended services to sheriffs and their jails, while monitoring compliance with legislation and the Jail Standards. 

Responsibilities: 

· Set up and attend all JSAC meetings and regularly monitor activities to ensure all requirements are being
met.  

· Review planning and actions taken for accuracy and adherence to contracts, funding, and the law. 

· Identify changes or enhancements needed to improve processes and implement them. 

· Work in collaboration with jail commanders and staff, understanding their priorities, providing feedback,
and assistance as needed. 

· Provide resources and guidance for jail operational compliance to the Jail Standards. 

· Create and submit annual reports for the Legislative Oversight Committee (LOC). 

· Manage budget and reporting requirements for the program’s state funding. 

Key Results/Expectations: 

· JSAC meets regularly and fulfills the duties and responsibilities as assigned. 

· Program deliverables are met and reported as scheduled or needed.  

· Jail assessors are working with assigned jails and completing assessments as scheduled. 

· Reporting is clear, concise, and submitted within designated deadlines. 

· AG’s office is involved as necessary. 

· Financial reporting and cost reimbursements are completed on schedule. 

Knowledge and Skills Required  

· Ability to effectively convey ideas and implement plans. 

· Proficient in communication with a variety of individuals at all levels. 

· Ability to consider ideas and make decisions.  

· Ability to oversee a group of individuals with differing views and collaborate on jail assessments and
related activities as described in law. 

· Skilled in managing costs to budget and record keeping of expenses. 

Behavioral Competencies: 

· Teamwork 

· Leadership 

· Resilience 

· Collaborative 

· Focused 

Role Name: Jail Assessments Coordinator 

Purpose of Role: Manage schedule, policies, and individual volunteer assessors to complete assessments of jails efficiently.  

Responsibilities:  

· In coordination with JSAC members, establish knowledge, skills and abilities required to be a volunteer
assessor. 

· Identify qualified individuals to serve as assessors of county jails and form memorandum of
understanding documents for their services. 

· Generate process and procedures for assessments to ensure consistency across individual assessors. 

· Collaborate with the AG’s office as necessary. 

Key Results/Expectations 

· JSAC has a robust list of volunteers who are qualified and willing to complete jail assessments
throughout the state.  

· Procedures are clearly identified and followed. 

· Assessors complete a jail assessment and submit reports as required with little assistance required. 

· Regular reviews of volunteers, policies and procedures are completed, and any necessary changes
are documented. 

Knowledge and Skills Required 

· Ability to recruit volunteers for the assessment work.  

· Skilled at writing succinct and understandable process and procedures. 

· Understanding of jail standards and operations.  

· Ability to follow up and track deliverables from various individuals. 

· Excellence in leadership and communications 

Behavioral Competencies 

· Articulate 

· Customer Service 

· Detail Driven 

· Resourceful  

BENEFITS

 Benefits for Full-Time Employees:

· Hybrid working arrangements- a mix of remote and in office days

· 16 hours of paid time off earned monthly (192 hours annually)

· Paid time off for most federal holidays

· 2 paid personal holidays each year

· 100% employee premium for medical and dental insurance

· Retirement fund with 7% company contribution and optional employee contributions

HOW TO APPLY

Send email to anichols@csoc.org

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