Program Specialist I – Sex Offender Treatment Program

State of Utah

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Job Description

If you would like an opportunity to join a team of passionate individuals who work hard in providing mental health services, this is the job for you.

The Department of Correction Programming Division is seeking to hire a Program Specialist I in the Sex Offender Treatment Program (SOTP). Some of the duties will include the following:
Develop, direct, and/or evaluate programs utilized for Sex Offender Treatment Program (SOTP) treatment interventions.
Interpret, clarify, explain and apply agency policy and procedures, business practices, federal or state laws and regulations, etc. to clients, family members or other employees when needed.
Analyze, summarize and/or review data; report findings, interpret results and/or makes recommendations specifically regarding any internal or legislative audits.
Assists Sex Offender Treatment Program (SOTP) Director in developing or modifying rules, policies, or standards, etc.
Manages statistics regarding recidivism rates for the Sex Offender Treatment Program (SOTP) population.
Helps track approximately 1/3 of the incarcerated population in the state and helps funnel them to the appropriate locations for their treatment interventions while considering various factors including their mental health and medical levels.
Facilitates the use of research data to improve existing programs and utilization of resources.
The ideal candidate will :
Work independently with minimal supervision but also can appropriately ask for support regarding the nuances of the program and its clients.
Expresses originality regarding improving program efficiencies.
Have good deductive reasoning and problem solving skills.
Support subordinate and program staff with office duties as needed that include purchase orders and inventory of supplies.
What’s in it for you?

Besides working with a dedicated team of professionals who are dedicated to ensuring the public’s safety, you will receive great health and retirement benefits. Click here to view a summary of the benefits we offer. We also provide a generous paid time off so you can spend more time with your family and have a positive work-life balance. As well as training, development and support to make our employees a success.

The Agency:

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Risks found in the typical office setting, which is adequately lighted, heated and ventilated, e.g., safe use of office equipment, avoiding trips and falls, observing fire regulations, etc.
Typically, the employee may sit comfortably to perform the work; however, there may be some walking; standing; bending; carrying light items; driving an automobile, etc. Special physical demands are not required to perform the work.
All questions must be answered fully and in the format requested, if applicable. Failure to do so may result in disqualification. Entering “see resume” as an answer will be considered an incomplete answer. Cutting and pasting pertinent information from your resume is acceptable, but should be edited to be a precise answer to the question.
Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
Salary will be based on the Career Ladder for current UDC employees.
NOTE: Department of Human Resource Management rules regarding promotions and transfers apply to current state employees.

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