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Job Category: Senior-Level Administrator
Reference #: 168055
Job Title: Warden
Hiring Organization: Kansas Department of Corrections
Salary Range: $60,000 minimum range. Salary offer will be based on education and experience. Excellent benefit package
Closing Date: 03/17/2011
Job Location: Kansas
Description: The Kansas Department of Corrections (KDOC) is accepting applications for an unclassified Warden position at the El Dorado Correctional Facility, El Dorado, KS. The city of El Dorado has the conveniences of a “full service” community and amenities of a major metropolitan area. El Dorado is located in south central Kansas twenty minutes from Wichita, KS. The Warden is an administrative position responsible for the total operation of a correctional facility with highly specialized, multiple security functions including the Department’s Reception & Diagnostic Unit. Incumbent has the overall responsibility for managing and directing the security, fiscal, human resources and physical plant programs of the El Dorado Correctional Facility, including the Kansas Department of Corrections' Reception and Diagnostics Unit (RDU), to ensure that prescribed activities are implemented and carried out in accordance with specified objectives. · EDCF opened in 1991 · Max./med.custody male inmates · Reception & diagnostic unit: capacity: 320 · Total Capacity:1,178 · Staff:429 Salary: Salary offer will be based on education and experience. Minimum of Range: $60,000. Excellent benefit package. Selection Criteria/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. Ability to: Administer a multi-custody correctional institution; communicate effectively; deal with employees, inmates and the public with diplomacy. Develop, implement, interpret, and evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of complex statutes, rules, regulations, as well as Departmental and institutional policies and procedures. Think and act quickly during an emergency; follow oral and written instructions; and plan, assign, and direct work of others. Maintain discipline among inmates. Communicate effectively, orally, and in writing. Plan, organize, direct and evaluate staff. Knowledge of: Modern principles, practices, and methods of correctional administration and rehabilitation, and understanding of the factors that produce crime and the attitudes, problems and behavior of those under restraint. Principles and concepts of learning and effective instruction. Modern management principles and practices, particularly those related to fiscal controls and personnel. Other Requirements: Candidates may be subject to a background/suitability investigation/determination, physical, drug screen and TB test. Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license. A complete position description with Essential/event driven functions for a Manager/Administrator are available upon request. Reasonable Accommodation: Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact 785-296-4495.
Special Instructions: To Apply: Submit an electronic application through www.jobs.ks.gov. Enter requisition #168055 and submit online application to the Department of Corrections. · Or mail application, resume and transcripts to KDOC, 900 SW Jackson, LSOB 4th floor, Topeka, KS 66612 · Or fax to 785-368-6565 · Or E-mail HR@doc.ks.gov For additional information contact: 785-296-4495. If applicant does not have a state applicant ID number, please complete online applicant personal data section on jobs.ks.gov in order to be issued a State of Kansas applicant ID. POSITION CLOSES: March 1, 2011
Additional Online Information: http://www.dc.state.ks.us
Contact Information: Vicki Canaday
Kansas Department of Corrections
900 SW Jackson
LSOB 4th Floor
Topeka, Kansas 66612 United States
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