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Special Programs Supervisor
 
JOB CODE:105148
 
PAY GRADE:2180
 
SALARY RANGE:$33,162 - $45,904
 
LOCATION OF WORK
Juvenile Services
 
GENERAL DESCRIPTION
Under the supervision of an employee of a higher classification, performs highly responsible supervisory work directing and coordinating staff programs, workshops, and other special services of Juvenile Services. Work also involves setting up, supervising, and coordinating volunteer services, recruiting and screening volunteer workers, establishing and conducting a training program for volunteers, and supervising the activities of the volunteer program staff; responsible for developing partnerships with community agencies. Work requires the exercise of independent judgment within broad policy limitations. Work is subject to review through discussion and observation of results obtained. Performs other work as requested.
 
ESSENTIAL WORK TASKS
Researches areas where volunteer services can be used effectively. Maintains close liaison with the staff to coordinate special services for the department including volunteers and professional services. Supervises the keeping of appropriate records of special services. Submits statistics and other evaluative reports on the effectiveness of the program. Establishes and maintains an in-service training program for volunteers. Conducts and coordinates delinquency prevention talks at schools and other groups. Coordinates job fairs for the department. Develops set of contacts and partnerships with community agencies.
 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Knowledge of the theory and practice of social casework. Knowledge of state laws and local ordinances relating to juvenile and adult probation. Knowledge of adult and child psychology as related to the socially maladjusted person. Knowledge of and ability to use community resources available for the treatment of the maladjusted person. Ability to make decisions recognizing established precedents and practices and to use resourcefulness and tact in meeting new problems. Ability to understand and treat the special problems of the socially maladjusted person. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the public. Ability to express ideas clearly and concisely, orally and in writing, to groups and to individuals. Ability to coordinate various programs and services. Ability to conduct statistical and evaluative reports on the effectiveness of programs and services. Ability to apply good work habits such as punctuality, reliability, preciseness, and dependability in order to effectively complete assigned tasks and contribute to the smooth operation of the department and division.
 
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
EDUCATIONAL AND EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's degree in psychology, sociology or a closely related field, with master's degree in social work and three years experience in professional level probation work, and two years experience recruiting or training volunteers.
 
SUBSTITUTIONS
Any equivalent combination of education and experience.
 
CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSES
None.
 
OTHER JOB ASPECTS
None.
 
NOTE:
The work examples described in this specification are intended only as an illustration of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from job performance requirements if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the job.