Manager Corrections Program - Sheriff's Office

  • Lake County, IL
  • Waukegan, Illinois
  • Oct 30, 2019
Full Time Administration and Management CORRECTIONS Probation Public Safety

Job Description

Are you looking for a challenging role within an organization that provides flexible hours, rewarding compensation and an excellent benefit package? If so, Lake County Government is the place for you. Comprised of nearly 3,000 employees, it is our goal to positively serve the residents of Lake County while working with a purpose. We believe our employees should take pride in the work they accomplish while truly respecting a collaborative work environment. Do you have a background in developing programs in the criminal justice system? If so, this position could very well be for you:

Position: Manager of Corrections Program

Location: Waukegan, IL

Salary: $57,834.70/year

Job Summary: Lake County is seeking an individual who is responsible for the development and maintenance of all inmate programs and activities necessary to ensure their physical, social and emotional well being. In this position you will also be responsible for schedules and coordinating volunteer programs. You will work with interested community groups or organizations in developing programs and activities designed to assist inmates incarcerated in the correctional facility. Candidate should have knowledge of laws relative to inmate’s rights, along with the principles of human psychology.

You will have endless opportunities to impact and make a difference within Lake County. Being able to build working relationships with employees, 30 countywide departments and the public, is sure to keep you interested and continuously learning. In order to be successful in this role you should have a Bachelor's degree, Master's degree preferred and, four years of experience. Individuals should have a working knowledge of counseling, social service administration, program development, criminal justice community relations and social service/community networking; possess the ability to effectively problem solve and have the ability to work both individually and in a team atmosphere.

Lake County offers a competitive salary and benefit package with performance-based incentive plans. We also offer flexible working hours, and a comprehensive wellness and training program. Visit our Prospective Employee page to get additional information on why you should work for Lake County!

To learn more about the department you will be working for, visit Sheriff's Office. To learn more about other services Lake County provides and to see some of our employees in action visit our website to view videos.

If you need assistance writing your resume we have some tools to help you at our Human Resources website.

Any offer of employment is conditioned on the successful completion of a background screening, drug and alcohol testing and may include a pre-employment medical exam.

Lake County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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