Job Code Pay Scale Group Pay Scale Type Bargaining Unit Civil Service or Non-Civil Service Last Executive Board Change Executive Board Change History
04133 11 ST C3 N 760-03 03/12/2020
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JOB CODE: 04133

DEFINITION: This is professional educational and administrative work directing the operations of the Correction Education Division in the Bureau of Reentry Coordination, Department of Corrections.

The employee in this job is responsible for planning, developing, directing, and coordinating the statewide program of education for adjudicated youth and adults. Work involves responsibility for formulating program policies and procedures; developing program guidelines and standards to ensure an integrated and consistent approach to the delivery of education services; and advising senior staff concerning the impact of proposed legislation and regulations. An important aspect of this position involves providing statewide leadership on correction education programs and collaborating with professional departmental staff to develop and implement innovative program goals and objectives. Supervision is exercised over professional and support staff engaged in the promotion and improvement of correction education. Work is performed independently and is reviewed by the Director, Bureau of Reentry Coordination, Corrections, through conferences and written reports for achievement of goals and objectives, and overall program quality.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: (NOTE: The examples of work are representative of the work, but every position classified to this job may not perform all examples of work listed. Conversely, this is not an all-inclusive list of work examples.)

• Directs, plans, and coordinates the development and delivery of education programs for adjudicated youth and adults.

• Develops, recommends, and implements correction education program policies and procedures in accordance with state and federal laws and regulations.

• Provides guidance to agency leadership on legislative policy proposals and regulations for education programs for adjudicated youth and adults.

• Directs the organization of in-service education activities and consultative services in correction education.

• Directs and participates in the preparation of agency wide corrections education plans and amendments.

• Directs and oversees the agency wide submission of correction education administrative and program budgets.

• Monitors and evaluates the expenditure of federal and state correction education funds.

• Serves as a liaison with other bureaus, state agencies, contractors, professional associations, and the public regarding correction education programs.

• Performs the full range of supervisory duties.

• The employee in this job may participate in the performance of subordinates’ work consistent with operational or organizational requirements.

• Performs related work as required.


• Knowledge of the principles and practices used in curriculum development, teaching, and the measurement of educational program effectiveness.

• Knowledge of federal and state laws and regulations governing education.

• Ability to analyze, interpret, and evaluate regulations, policies, and procedures.

• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.

• Ability to communicate effectively orally.

• Ability to communicate effectively in writing.

FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: (NOTE: These are expected of an employee performing the work of this job at the full performance level. These are not used for merit system evaluation or examination purposes and are not position-specific performance standards.)

• Knowledge of the principles, practices, and methods for educating adjudicated youth and adults.

• Knowledge of correctional principles and practices.

• Knowledge of individual and group behavior dynamics of persons with a criminal background.

• Knowledge of principles of correction education program administration.

• Knowledge of commonwealth policies, procedures, and processes governing the delivery and implementation of a comprehensive correction education program.

• Ability to exercise initiative and judgment in developing, interpreting, and implementing policies and procedures and analyzing and evaluating the effectiveness of the delivery of correction education programs.

• Ability to develop, revise, and manage a statewide program of consultative services in correction education.

• Ability to plan, direct, and coordinate workforce activities to achieve desired results.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: (NOTE: Based on the Entry Level Knowledges, Skills, and Abilities)

• Seven years of professional experience in the field of education, including three years in an administrative or supervisory capacity, and a bachelor’s degree in education;


• An equivalent combination of professional experience and training including three years of administrative or supervisory experience in the field of education.