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State of Massachusetts Program Coordinator I - Inmate Training & Education Division in Shirley, Massachusetts

Duties: Responsible for assisting the Director, Deputy Director and Teacher D with coordinating and monitoring program activities for the Division of Inmate Training & Education post-secondary educational programs at MCI Shirley. Coordinates meetings and administrative activities as assigned. Responsible for coordinating and monitoring incarcerated individuals’ participation in college programs. Responsible for purchase requisitions and maintaining inventory. Maintains liaison with various department staff as well as local, and state agencies to exchange information or to resolve issues. Prepares correspondence, and reports in final formats as well as providing assistance to ensure established rules, regulations, policies, and procedures are followed in carrying out assigned tasks. Attends meetings as needed and maintains all necessary records as required. Reviews programs to ensure compliance and provides support services to the staff of the Division of Inmate Training & Education. Must be able to write clearly and concisely to express information in a logical sequence. Must have knowledge of Microsoft Office software and other general office equipment. Review and analyze data related to agency programs in order to determine program effectiveness, make recommendations for changes in procedures, and devise methods of accomplishing division objectives. Incumbent will also be tasked to ensure all policies, procedures, and necessary materials are submitted within allotted time frames. Performs other duties as required. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Based on assignment, possession of a current and valid Massachusetts Class 3 Motor Vehicle Operator's license may be required. Preferred Qualifications: Ability to plan and organize. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Ability to prioritize, resolve scheduling conflicts, take initiative, and utilize resources effectively. 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. 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. The DOC urges bi-lingual applicants to apply. 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 - Inmate Training & Education Division Location: Massachusetts-Shirley-Harvard Road Requisition ID: 2400045R