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Job Title: CDOC/Curriculum Developer- International Correctional Management Training Center
Hiring Organization: Colorado Dept of Corrections
Salary Range: Negotiable
Closing Date: 11/10/2014
Job Location: Colorado
Description: The mission of the Colorado Department of Corrections is “To protect the citizens of Colorado by holding offenders accountable and engaging them in opportunities to make positive behavioral changes and become law abiding, productive citizens”

Our vision…“Building a safer Colorado for today and tomorrow”

Customer service is a key component for every position in state government as is the focus on ideas and ways to redesign the delivery of services in making state government more:

Effective. Measure every aspect of government to be sure it's doing what it's supposed to do and to examine outcomes to judge whether our programs are successful.
Efficient. Deliver services in ways that are timely and effective including identifying waste and duplication and measure for efficiency.
Elegant. Deliver state services in a way that elevates both the state employee and the person receiving state services.
This position is grant funded and will be abolished when the grant is terminated or ends (approximately one year). The person selected to provide this service to the Colorado Department of Corrections (CDOC) will be required to sign a purchase agreement/personal services contract. This is a purchased service and the selected leased worker will not be an employee of the CDOC and will not have rights to a position. The Independent Contractor (leased worker) will be responsible for paying for their own taxes, benefits, and insurance. This funding is expected to end on September 25, 2015.


Correctional Industries International Correctional Management Training Center hosts and trains many different country’s prison personnel. The position is located in Canon City, CO. Canon City, and the Royal Gorge Region is located just two hours south of Denver and 45-minutes southwest of Colorado Springs. The Royal Gorge is host to a number of world-class activities and attractions, including the Royal Gorge Route Railroad, Colorado's premier scenic train that offers the very best view of the dramatic Royal Gorge, Royal Gorge Bridge, and delicious dining opportunities. Experience world-class rafting opportunities on the Arkansas River, along with wine tasting at the Winery at Holy Cross Abbey, and a unique downtown historic district, rock climbing, mountain biking, and more. - See more about Canon City at: http://www.canoncitycolorado.com/#sthash.DMIu4CD0.dpuf The International Narcotics and Law Enforcement and CDOC is recruiting for a unique leader to develop curriculum for Security Operations Training Initiatives. This highly specialized position will develop curriculum and will work directly with International Narcotics and Law Enforcement (INL) and its federal inter agency partners (US Federal Bureau of Prisons {FBOP} and Department of Defense {DOD}) to draft lesson plans, prepare training to qualify staff from INL, DOD, FBOP, and CDOC to provide innovative, up-to-date training.

The overall mission of the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) is to minimize the impact of international crime and illegal drugs on the United States, its citizens, and partner nations by providing effective foreign assistance and fostering global cooperation. This position will provide specific training curricula or venues to properly train international delegates, correctional staff, law enforcement and military units in effective methods to combat external threats and prison attacks in foreign environments. In addition, the position will study how to properly conduct standard vulnerability assessments. This assignment will include developing a program designed to address these needs by providing training to respond to threats of external attacks against prison facilities and prisoner transport in high threat (kinetic) environments such as Afghanistan, Iraq, and Nigeria, and Mexico. Additional courses will need to be developed to enhance force protection measures, security threat group intelligence operations, and additional information for high risk transportations. In preparation for the actual training the development of curriculum, training of instructors, development of assessment tools and metrics must be completed and accepted by INL. The training materials must be developed to the level where the participants will have the ability to develop sustainable systems and programs in their countries.

A curriculum development plan will contain benchmarks and time lines. All curricula and course material shall be submitted to INL for review and approval. Training courses will include, but not be limited to:
  • Prison Design/Construction;
  • Internal Security and Control;
  • Staffing Analysis;
  • Emergency Response;
  • Prisoner Transport (Basic and High Risk);
  • Emergency Planning;
  • Security Threat Group Management;
  • Security Technology;
  • Tactical Operations;
  • Vulnerability Assessments;
  • Standard Minimum Rules for the Treatment of Prisoners;
  • Corrections in a High Threat Environment;
  • Visitation;
  • Mitigating Inter agency Coordination;
  • Internal Affairs;
  • Crimes Against Staff/Families;
  • Post-escape Plans.
Special Instructions: Please apply on line at: www.cdoc.jobs


Graduation from an accredited college or university with a focus on curriculum development and instructional design. (must attached college transcripts in order to receive credit).

  1. Senior level experience in a domestic corrections and/or law enforcement agency in a position involved in emergency management and emergency response.
  2. Five years of experience curriculum development and instructional design in corrections, law enforcement, or military.
Desired Qualifications:
  • Experience in force protection, base defense, and/or anti-terrorism operations either military or law enforcement including tactical movements and response.
  • Experience in executive protection in high threat environments including emergency vehicle operations, convoy operations, etc.
  • Experience working in high threat environments overseas with a preference for locations with active combat/counter insurgency operations.
  • Knowledge of explosives, improvised explosive devices (IED) and counter-IED operations.
  • Knowledge of the typical law enforcement use of force options such as defensive tactics, impact weapons, electronic immobilizes, chemical munitions, and firearms.
  • Knowledge of firearms training and range operations.
  • Extensive experience training adults (especially of diverse cultures).
  • Training international students.

After submitting an application, you should receive an immediate email acknowledging your submission. If you do not get the email, please check to ensure you have actually submitted the application and typed the correct email address on the application.

Include a working email address on your application; one that is checked often as time sensitive correspondence WILL take place via email. You may receive email notifications from a Colorado Dept of Corrections employee or from this email address info@governmentjobs.com It is your responsibility to ensure that your email will accept these notices and/or review your junk mail and spam filtered email; if you do not receive correspondence soon after the closing date, please contact the “Department Contact” listed in this announcement.

HOW TO APPLY: Thank you for your interest. Submit an on-line application by clicking the link below or submit a State of Colorado Application for Announced Vacancy and all supplemental questions according to the instructions provided below. Failure to submit a complete and timely application may result in the rejection of your application. Applicants are responsible for ensuring that application materials are received by the appropriate Human Resources office before the closing date and time listed above.

TRANSCRIPTS REQUIRED: An unofficial copy of transcripts must be submitted at the time of application. Transcripts from colleges or universities outside the United States must be assessed for U.S. equivalency by a NACES educational credential evaluation service. This documentation is the responsibility of the applicant and must be included as part of your application materials. Failure to provide a transcript or credential evaluation report may result in your application being rejected and you will not be able to continue in the selection process for this announcement.

The Colorado Dept. of Corrections has a special application that can only be submitted through this online method on CO-Jobs. If you cannot submit an online application you must contact Gina Long before the closing date.

gina.long@state.co.us 719-226-4438

METHODS OF APPOINTMENT: Appointment to the vacancy or vacancies represented by this announcement is expected to be from the eligible list created. However, at the discretion of the appointing authority, the position(s) may be filled by another method of appointment for a valid articulated business reason.
Additional Online Information: www.cdoc.jobs
Contact Information: Gina Long
HR Manager
Colorado Springs, Colorado United States
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