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State of Massachusetts Program Coordinator I - MCI-Framingham in Framingham, Massachusetts

Duties: Responsible for managing individual program plans within the Secure Adjustment Unit at MCI Framingham. Work collaboratively with the multidisciplinary team in the SAU, under the direction of the Unit Director to ensure each incarcerated individual’s progress to program goals is tracked, and feedback is provided. Responsible for entering information regarding the individuals progress in the IMS case plan, in addition to the case file. Attend a minimum of three MDT meetings weekly to discuss the individual’s progress toward goals with various staff to include: Unit Director, Security, Program Vendor, Mental Health Providers, and Education. Communicate regularly with participants on their progress toward program goals, status in program, and points awarded weekly. Coordinate and document the delivery of all services, participant adherence to treatment and behavioral plans. Track the progress of the individual in the phase system and incentive programs as relevant to Secure Adjustment Unit and provide that information directly to the participant as necessary. Communicate regularly with administration and security staff to better understand the individual’s needs and progress.* *Preferred Qualifications: Experience with case management and program plan record keeping. Excellent written/verbal communication skills. Working knowledge of the Department of Correction’s operating procedures, security management, classification, treatment, and assessment. One to three years of correctional or criminal justice experience. Familiarity and knowledge of mental health field and experience in dealing with special needs populations such as mentally ill, developmentally, or otherwise disabled, or substance use patients. Expertise in program application, and case management.* *Comments: This is a civil service position. Please note that salaries for union positions are determined according to the provisions of the respective collective bargaining agreement.The DOC urges bilingual applicants to apply. Applicants must have no felony convictions, to include any actions defined in 5 U.S.C. 301; U.S.C. 509, 510; 42 U.S.C. 15601-15609. The Massachusetts Department of Correction shall not hire anyone who may have direct contact with offenders, who has engaged in sexual abuse in a prison or other institution as defined in 42 U.S.C. 1997; or has been convicted of engaging or attempting to engage in sexual activity in the community facilitated by force, overt or implied threats of force or coercion, or if the victim did not consent or was unable to consent or refuse, or has been civilly or administratively adjudicated to have engaged in the activity described in the above paragraph. The agency shall consider any incidents of sexual harassment in determining whether to hire anyone who may have contact with offenders or residents. First consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days. MINIMUM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must have at least (A) two years of full-time, or equivalent part-time, professional, administrative or managerial experience in business administration, business management or public administration the major duties of which involved program management, program administration, program coordination, program planning and/or program analysis, or (B) any equivalent combination of the required experience and the substitutions below. Substitutions: I. A Bachelor's or higher degree with a major in business administration, business management or public administration may be substituted for the required experience.* II. A Bachelor's or higher degree with a major other than in business administration, business management or public administration may be substituted for a maximum of one year of the required experience.* Education toward such a degree will be prorated on the basis of the proportion of the requirements actually completed. _Comprehensive Benefits_ When you embark on a career with the Commonwealth, you are offered an outstanding suite of employee benefits that add to the overall value of your compensation package. We take pride in providing a work experience that supports you, your loved ones, and your future. Want the specifics? Explore our Employee Benefits and Rewards! *An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. The Commonwealth is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. Research suggests that qualified women, Black, Indigenous, and Persons of Color (BIPOC) may self-select out of opportunities if they don't meet 100% of the job requirements. We encourage individuals who believe they have the skills necessary to thrive to apply for this role. Job: Administrative Services* *Organization: Department of Correction *Title: *Program Coordinator I - MCI-Framingham Location: Massachusetts-Framingham-99 Loring Drive Requisition ID: 23000CZF