Contacts and Monitoring Unit Manager III
Juvenile Justice Services
HIRING SALARY RANGE:
$70,814.00 - $83,000.00 annualized, DOE
FIRST REVIEW DATE:
September 3, 2021
All positions are open until filled.
The Juvenile Justice Services Division (JJSD) is responsible for the effective administration of juvenile justice programs for delinquent and incorrigible youth in coordination with the juvenile courts. We are seeking an experienced individual in contract administration, procurement, and risk management. This position manages the Contracts and Monitoring and Incidents Unit in the Juvenile Justice Services Division. As well as manages all treatment contract and monitoring activities. This position will also participate in the development and implementation of a statewide treatment provider evaluation strategy based on national best practices.
In addition, this position will be responsible for providing direction and directives to staff in the performance of their duties, which includes managing workloads, performance, and schedules to ensure office coverage and completion of tasks; will develop and conduct comprehensive Juvenile Treatment Service Solicitations to meet the treatment needs of county jurisdictions; and ensure that all contracting processes and related documents are accomplished in accordance with Arizona state procurement law and AOC Judicial Code of Administration; and align with JJSD established policies. This position will also evaluate Contractor responses to Service Solicitations, including analysis of submitted budgets, negotiation of rates for services provided, and quality of treatment services proposed; track utilization of treatment funds, analyze incident trends; and supervises and/or conducts investigations of contract providers.
The successful candidate will hold a Bachelor’s degree in a related field and least seven years’ experience with three or more years of supervisor experience. This position must also have experience in contract administration, procurement, and risk management, knowledge of budget structures and ability to analyze utilization of treatment funds, and knowledge of effective treatment and diversion services for youth. In additions, this position must have the ability to work effectively with key external stakeholders and the provider community and develop and maintain relationships with internal JJSD management and staff; knowledge about the development and current status of the state behavioral health and juvenile justice programs, including federal and state statutes and policies; and excellent verbal and written communication skills with demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects at one time.
The preferred candidate will have a Master’s Degree and Licensure by Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners. As well as knowledge of program monitoring, program evaluation, contract and performance improvement methods.
Travel level: Up to 15% - Must possess a valid driver’s license and be able to travel statewide.
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Some positions may take 4-6 weeks to fill. Only applicants whose backgrounds most closely meet the needs of the position may be invited to interview. Requests for a special accommodation to participate in the interview process should be made at the time you are contacted to schedule an interview. The Selection Process may include computer testing (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, proofreading, typing, etc.) and first and/or second round panel interviews. This is a Regular, Full-time, Exempt position.
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State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.
Arizona State Government is an AA/EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.