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VICTIM SERVICES ADMINISTRATOR

  • 511327
  • PHOENIX
  • DEPT OF CORRECTIONS
  • Full-time

ARIZONA DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

REHABILITATION & REENTRY

The Arizona Department of Corrections, Rehabilitation & Reentry is dedicated to developing, encouraging, recognizing, and rewarding the professional performance and growth by employees at all levels. The state is proudly served by over 9,000 well-trained corrections professionals who are dedicated to public, staff and inmate safety by effectively employing sound correctional practices, efficient operational procedures, and proven programming opportunities for inmates. Join our team and help to proudly serve our community!

VICTIM SERVICES ADMINISTRATOR

Job Location:

Address:  

1645 West Jefferson Street
Phoenix, AZ 85007
https://corrections.az.gov/

Posting Details:

Salary:  $56,097.00 - $95,999.00

Grade: 24

Closing Date:  Open Until Filled

Job Summary:

Are you passionate about Victims’ Rights and Services? Have you worked with state or federal grant funding? Don’t let this opportunity pass you by.
The Arizona Department of Corrections, Rehabilitation & Reentry (ADCRR), is seeking a highly qualified individual with strong leadership skills to assume the role of Victims Services Administrator. This position develops and manages the office of Victim Services. Overseeing parole, clemency hearings, grant funding, and post-conviction victims’ rights.
This is a grant-funded position with an estimated end date of June 30, 2023.

Job Duties:

- Ensures victim rights are upheld during the Post-Conviction stage of the criminal justice system
- Acts as a liaison for the agency
- Reviews and approves application requests for non-profit, charitable, and community organization fundraising events
- Writes, administers, and manages federal and State grants
- Submits monthly statistical reports
- Nationally represents the agencies victim services
- Participates in state and national training programs and conferences
- Attends various Victim Services Advisory and Victims Coalition Group meetings
- Assists the development of training programs for educating staff regarding crime victims and victims’ rights
- Attends all executions and provides notification and prepares crime victims who are attending the execution
- Drives on State business
- Performs other duties appropriate to the assignment

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

Knowledge of:
- Processes, policies, and procedures of ADCRR
- State and Victim rights laws
- Criminal Justice System
- Computers and software programs

Skill in:
- Verbal and written communication
- Interpersonal relationships with internal and external individuals
- Supervisory and leadership

Ability to:
- Maintain confidentiality
- Deal with clients in crisis or under high-stress situations in a professional calm, sensitive, and empathetic manner
- Multi-task and coordinate many issues on a regular basis
- Conduct research and analysis
- Write reports and compose correspondence

Selective Preference(s):

- Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice or related degree including five (5) years of increased supervisory or management experience with Victim Services or Criminal Justice field
- Master’s degree in Criminal Justice or related field including two (2) years of increased supervisory or management experience with Victim Services or Criminal Justice field
- Familiar with writing and administering state and federal grants

Pre-Employment Requirements:

Requires possession of, and ability to retain a current, valid state-issued driver’s license appropriate to the assignment. Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver’s license record checks, must maintain acceptable driving records, and must complete any required driver training (see Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.12).
Employment is contingent on the selected applicant passing a background investigation.

Benefits:

We offer an excellent and affordable comprehensive benefits package to meet the needs of our employees:
- Vacation and sick days with 10 paid holidays per year
- Robust and affordable insurance plan to include medical, dental, life, short-term and long-term disability options
- Exceptional retirement program
- Optional employee benefits such as deferred compensation plans, credit union membership, and a wellness program
- An incentivized commuter club and public transportation subsidy program

For a complete list of benefits provided by The State of Arizona, please visit our benefits page

Retirement:

Positions in this classification participate in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS).
Enrollment eligibility will become effective after 27 weeks of employment.
Current ADCRR Employees: Consult with your respective Human Resources Liaison if you are in a different retirement plan than the one indicated above.

Contact Us:

Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting 602-255-2430.
Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. Arizona State Government is an AA/EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.

ARIZONA MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (AMS)

All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress.  Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results.  
State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.

The State of Arizona is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.