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Reentry Services Program Manager

Reentry Services Program Manager

 STATUS

Full time/Non-Exempt

 POSITION SUMMARY

The Reentry Program Manager is responsible for overseeing services focused on supporting those impacted by the legal system. This includes pre-release services inside correctional facilities, as well as interventions for individuals following release from incarceration. In addition to monitoring program services and outcomes, this individual is responsible for supervising Reentry Services program staff.

REPORTS TO

Director of Reentry

 ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Other duties may be assigned.

Program implementation, Evaluation, and Reporting

  • Collaborate with management to define program goals, objectives, and strategies to serve individuals impacted by the legal system
  • Identify community needs, review best practices, and implement innovative strategies focused on client empowerment
  • Audit services provided by program staff for quality and alignment with program goals
  • Provide support for funding applications and grant reporting

 Staff Supervision

  • Hire, train, and supervise members of Reentry Services Team
  • Conduct regular Reentry Services staff meetings and foster professional development opportunities for employees
  • Hold and document regular supervision meetings with members of Reentry Services Team
  • Monitor timekeeping and approve time off requests for Reentry Services Team

Leadership

  • Provide leadership and guidance to program staff, fostering a collaborative and inclusive work environment
  • Delegate tasks and responsibilities, ensuring that team members work in alignment with program goals

 Stakeholder Engagement

  • Represent the organization at all training courses and meetings as required by Step-Up, Inc.
  • Work independently after training is completed
  • Collaborate with community partners and other relevant entities to enhance program impact and sustainability
  • Collect and implement feedback from key stakeholders, including clients, to enhance services

 QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty listed above satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education/Experience:

Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree in social work, public health, sociology, psychology, or related field is preferred. Equivalent experience will be considered.

3+ years supervisory experience required.

A combination of lived expertise, work experience, and/or certification as defined below may be considered in lieu of degree.

Lived Expertise

Directly impacted by the criminal legal system

Living with, in recovery from, or caring for others experiencing, viral hepatitis, HIV, substance use disorder, homelessness, trauma, mental illness, etc.

Experience accessing healthcare as a member of communities that have been traditionally excluded from access including Black, Indigenous, and other People of Color (BIPOC); lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning, intersex (LGBTQIA+); physical ability, or national origin, people who have experienced homelessness, or anyone with a history of criminal justice involvement.

Language Ability:

Ability to read and speak English required.

 Other Skills:

Proficiency with Word, Excel, and Outlook, and ability to learn additional programs, required.

Dependable transportation required; position will entail regular travel in Central Indiana and may entail travel throughout Indiana.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This position directly supervises members of the reentry team, including COMPASS, HepLink, and reentry staff.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This job is performed primarily in an office setting; While performing the duties of this job, the employee is routinely required to use standard office equipment such as computers, phone, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines, and is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The employee must regularly work 37 ½ hours per week and additional hours may be required.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds with or without assistance; Specific vision abilities.

The employee must regularly work 37 ½ hours per week, additional hours may occasionally be required.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds with or without assistance; Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and ability to adjust focus; While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, and talk or hear; While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to bend, twist and squat.

Interested and qualified applicants may apply by submitting a resume and cover letter to hiring@steupin.org.

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