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JUVENILE CENTER DIRECTOR

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

701 MAIN STREET,

ST. JOSEPH, MICHIGAN 49085

POSITION: JUVENILE CENTER DIRECTOR

SALARY: $74,862

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Applications for the following vacancies will be received at the Personnel Department, Berrien County Administration Building, 701 Main Street, St. Joseph, Michigan 49085, between 8:30 a.m. EST and 5:00 p.m. EST.  Applications can be downloaded from: www.berriencounty.org.

Required: A Master’s degree in social work, sociology, psychology, corrections, or related field, and a minimum of four years supervisory or management experience in a court, correctional, youth-serving organization or treatment agency, or juvenile justice setting.

Desired:

  • Coursework in Criminal Justice, Corrections or Administration
  • Supervisory experience in the field of juvenile or adult corrections
  • Knowledge of accreditation standards and administrative rules relating to juvenile detention and residential treatment facilities
  • Knowledge of computer applications in the justice system.

Duties: Under the direction of the Family Division Administrator, the Juvenile Center Director develops and manages the Juvenile Center’s programs and personnel. Performs leadership and administrative functions including but not limited to the supervision and professional development of the supervisory team, budget management, program evaluation, and long-term planning. Ensures the Juvenile Center complies with federal and state regulations, as well as, industry standards and guidelines.

Equal Opportunity Employer. The Juvenile Center is a court-operated facility by the Berrien County Trial Court.