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|Job Category:||Senior-Level Administrator|
|Job Title:||Warden - Larned Correctional Mental Health Facility|
|Hiring Organization:||Kansas Department of Corrections|
|Salary Range:||$61,838.40 - $82,867.20|
|Description:||The Kansas Department of Corrections (KDOC) is accepting applications for an unclassified Warden position at the Larned
Correctional Mental Health Facility. Larned, located in the “Heart of Kansas” is home to the Larned State Hospital, Larned
Juvenile Correctional Facility, and Larned Correctional Mental Health Facility. Larned Correctional Mental Health Facility
provides treatment and a more appropriate and therapeutic atmosphere for inmates who are determined to be mentally ill. This
facility also houses a minimum custody living unit. LCMHF employees 187 personnel, with 133 of the staff dedicated to security
functions. Approximately 40 medical/mental health, educational, and food service contract staff are also employed at the
facility. The Warden has the overall responsibility for managing and directing the security, fiscal, human resources and
physical plant programs of the Larned Correctional Mental Health Facility (LCMHF) and ensures that prescribed activities are
implemented and carried out in accordance with specified objectives. Considerable latitude and independent judgment is
granted to the Warden in discharging the duties and responsibilities of the position.
Required Minimum Qualifications:
A Bachelor’s Degree with major coursework in criminal justice, the social sciences, the behavioral sciences, or public administration, and five years of supervisory and administrative/manager level experience in the field of corrections.
Preferred Skills and/or Qualifications:
Five years of experience in adult correctional work. A Master’s Degree with major coursework in criminal justice, the social sciences, the behavioral sciences, or public administration.
Positions in this class require that at the time of appointment the selected candidate must take and pass a drug screening test approved by the Division of Personnel Services unless the incumbent is moving from one safety-sensitive position to another safety-sensitive position within the same agency performing substantially similar duties. Possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.
Salary: $61,838.40 - $82,867.20 depending on experience, education and skill. Excellent benefit package. This position will become vacant December 10, 2010 and it is anticipated the position will be filled in January, 2011.
To Apply: Submit an electronic application through www.jobs.ks.gov . Enter requisition #167201
Equal Opportunity Employer ACCOMMODATIONS: The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 ensures your right to reasonable accommodations. Arrangements will be made if you have a disability that requires an accommodation in completing an application form, in taking an examination, or in an interview or assessment. A request for an accommodation will not affect your opportunities for employment with the Kansas Department of Corrections. It is your responsibility to make your needs known. Please notify the contact person indicated in this notice if you have a need and what accommodation you require.
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|Contact Information:|| KDOC
900 SW Jackson, LSOB 4th floor,
Topeka, Kansas United States
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