Services Officer (Juvenile) -- Office of Probation Administration – Lincoln
This position assists in the coordination of programs and services delivered statewide through the Office of Probation Administration, Juvenile Services Division.
This position must demonstrate a high level of knowledge and skill in the area of juvenile justice and youth serving systems. The work of this position involves complex project coordination, case staffing, and technical support to the Administrative Office and local probation districts. Supports the implementation of the Juvenile Detention Alternative’s Initiative (JDAI) and Crossover Youth Practice Model (CYPM) and other initiatives as identified. Work at this level involves creativity and the ability to promote adherence to program and service standards.
Ability to analyze situations and develop recommendations, document information and prepare reports; knowledge of quality assurance issues and how to implement quality initiatives; develop presentations, training materials, and serve as state trainer when requested; utilize information systems and collaborate with other divisions to gather information; conduct regular reviews to assure compliance with policies and procedures regarding service and program delivery; ability to develop policy, protocol and processes; research and compile information on juvenile justice best practice.
This position reports to the Deputy Probation Administrator for the Juvenile Services Division or designee who reviews work through reports and evaluation of operational results, however, the person in this position is expected to exercise initiative and judgment in the performance of assigned responsibilities. Performs other related duties as assigned.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A Bachelor's degree in criminal justice or related field and at least two years of prior probation or social behavior work.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: supervisory experience and work experience in quality assurance, total quality management, or other evaluative techniques. Bilingual skills in English and Spanish.
Hiring rate is $4,294.36 per month.
The closing date is January 31, 2017.
Please visit www.statejobs.nebraska.gov to fill out the State application. The State of Nebraska complies with Nebraska’s Veterans Preference Laws.