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Re-Entry Monitor

Date Posted:  Nov 21, 2020
Requisition ID:  119561

Indianapolis, IN, US, 46214

Work for Indiana

Grow your career with the State of Indiana! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana’s communities every day.


About the Indiana Department of Correction:

We promote public safety by providing meaningful, effective opportunities for successful re-entry.  As the model of best correctional practices, we strive to return productive citizens to our communities and inspire a culture of accountability, integrity and professionalism. 


Salary Information:

This role starts at a base salary of $37,778.

About the Job:

In an effort to reduce recidivism and increase public safety in a fiscally responsible manner, IDOC has implemented an Integrated Case Management System in its facilities to ensure that evidence-based practices are utilized when working with imprisoned offenders. As the Re-entry Monitor, you will play an integral part in ensuring that these case management and re-entry functions are carried out in a timely and qualitative manner. This position is responsible for quality assurance audits; developing and delivering training to field staff; acting as liaison with IDOC's partners in the criminal justice arena including community corrections, probation, and the judiciary; providing technical assistance to criminal justice partners accessing the Department's case management database; providing program support for newly implemented / revised cognitive behavioral programs; and participating in multiple Department-wide projects including the Offender Workforce Development Specialist program and the Department's leadership initiative.

A Day in the Life:

The essential functions of this role are as follows

  • Develop and/or conduct training on an as-needed basis in support of policy revisions, technology updates, and program implementation;
  • Assist with the development of annual training conferences for unit team staff;
  • Certify as a trainer for the Indiana Risk Assessment System and deliver training to DOC staff as well as Indiana criminal justice staff throughout the state;
  • Conduct thorough quality assurance audits for each of his/her assigned facilities including quarterly short-form audits and one annual in-depth assessment;
  • Provide technical assistance to outside agencies requesting access to IDOC's data management systems as well as to unit team staff utlizing the software;
  • Process requests for additional credit time actions from program staff;
  • Act as liaison between field staff and central office staff;
  • Conduct a minimum of two visits to each assigned facility annually.

The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time.

What We're Looking For:
  • Working knowledge of IDOC operations including program management, custody, unit team functions and IDOC policies and procedures.
  • Extensive knowledge of case management and classification practices and policies.
  • Working knowledge of evidence-based practices and principles in corrections.
  • Working knowledge of the organization of the Indiana Criminal Justice System including judicial functions, probation and community corrections agencies.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to travel on a regular basis including some overnight stays. 
What You'll Need for Success:
  • Ability to comprehend, analyze, interpret and correlate technical material and make recommendations on implementation in current programs.
  • Ability to develop and implement new principles and policies and discern any far reaching implications;
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing;
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Specialized knowledge of the Offender Case Management System, Offender Information System, and other software applications specific to IDOC.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office including Outlook, Word, and Excel.
  • Ability to perform moderately complex tasks following established procedures and practices.
  • Ability to recognize and define problems, obtain and analyze facts, and take or recommend corrective action.
  • Strong planning and organization skills.
Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:
This role may serve as a team lead for an assigned work group.

Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:

The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package for full-time employees which includes:

  • Four (4) medical plan options (including RX coverage) and vision/dental coverages
  • Wellness program (offers eligibility into a discounted medical plan)
  • Health savings account (includes bi-weekly state contribution)
  • Deferred compensation account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match
  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options
  • Group life insurance
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits
  • Paid vacation, personal and sick time off
  • Competitive leave policies covering a variety of employee needs
  • 12 company paid holidays, 14 on election years
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
  • New Parent Leave


Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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