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Correctional Team Manager

Date Posted:  Jun 22, 2022
Requisition ID:  371583

Pendleton, IN, US, 46064


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About the Pendleton Correctional Facility:
The Pendleton Correctional Facility (PCF), formerly known as the Indiana Reformatory, is a state prison located on 500 acres, 33 acres of which are located within the perimeter of the 30-foot wall. This is a maximum security facility that was built in 1922. PCF currently houses over 1,600 male offenders. This facility offers many opportunities to its offender population, including the opportunity to work, obtain their High School Equivalent, and be involved in facility-led programs.  One specific program, PLUS (Purposeful Living Units Serve), is a faith- and character-based program aimed at helping offenders avoid criminal behavior by teaching them to demonstrate the following core values: honesty, integrity, respect, responsibility, compassion, and tolerance. Pendleton also has 4 different programs for our offenders that deal with animals, including ICAN (Indiana Canine Assistance Network), a facility apprenticeship program that allows inmates to train dogs to become service animals to assist the disabled.

About the Job:

​As the Correctional Team Manager, you will be responsible for developing, implementing, and reviewing each assigned offender’s case plan and refer offenders to programs, courses, and activities. Additionally, you will be responsible for administering custodial programs that address reentry and release of offenders. You will provide direct supervision on case management, training and delivery of services and ensure staff successfully complete Individual Risk Assessment System (IRAS) training, Case Management 101 training and Continuous Quality Improvement training. 

A Day in the Life:

​The essential functions of this role are as follows: 

  • Provide supervision to a multidisciplinary team (Unit Team) of professional correctional staff that are responsible for the custody, control, and delivery of services to the offender population of the unit or complex.  
  • Review all incoming case management policy and procedural information for decision on distribution.  
  • Monitor Casework Managers for adherence to policy and procedure using routine Continuous Quality Improvement Assessment. 
  • Serve as a liaison between the unit team and other departments within the facility. 
  • Assist the administration with evaluating proposed custody, treatment, or other programs in the housing units or the facility-at-large. 
  • Disseminate, interpret, and enforce facility policy and procedural information among offender population. 
  • Perform duties assigned by the Deputy Warden or Warden according to instructions and procedures. 
  • Recruit, select, onboard, and train employees to ensure role responsibilities and expectations are clearly understood while providing opportunities to continue professional development. 
  • Set expectations, measure progress, provide ongoing feedback, and evaluate the performance of employees.  Ensure work adheres to quality standards, deadlines, and proper procedures.   


The job profile 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 with or without notice. 

What You'll Need for Success:

You must meet the following requirements to be considered for employment: 

  • High School Diploma or High School Equivalent (HSE) 
  • At least three (3) years of work experience in social work, corrections, criminal justice, or related field. Substitutions: Each one (1) year of related education may substitute for one (1) year of the required experience. 
  • Must test negative on all drug screenings. 
  • Ability to document and maintain records as it pertains to the ACA standards. 
  • Ability to conduct effective training classes and on the job training. 
  • Ability to organize, prioritize, and manage the work of the staff. 
  • Ability to establish a working relationship with staff and offenders. 
  • Knowledge and ability to utilize conflict resolution techniques. 
  • Ability to assess individual performance of subordinate staff and to positively contribute to overall staff development and training. 
  • Ability to delegate work, set clear direction, and manage workflow. 
  • Ability to effectively give feedback, provide guidance or corrective action, coach, and develop employee skillsets. 


You must satisfy the following requirements to continue employment: 

  • Within 90 days of hire, must obtain the Indiana Risk Assessment System (IRAS) Certification through the Indiana Office of Court Services. 
  • Successfully complete all mandatory training including the DOC Supervisory Training Program, First Aid, and CPR courses Knowledge of IDOC, institutional policies and applicable state and federal laws applicable to area of responsibility and unit team management. 

Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:

This role provides supervision for offenders and requires a high level of judgment and care.

Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:

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

  • Three (3) medical plan options (including RX coverage) as well as vision and dental plans
  • Wellness program (offers premium discount for the medical plan and gift cards)
  • Health savings account, which includes bi-weekly state contribution
  • Flexible work scheduling options, including the potential for hybrid remote work for employees whose work may be performed outside state facilities
  • Deferred compensation 457B account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match
  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options
  • A robust, comprehensive program of leave policies covering a variety of employee needs, including but not limited to:
    • 150 hours of paid new parent leave
    • Up to 15 hours of paid community service leave
  • Combined 180 hours of paid vacation, personal, and sick leave time off
  • 12 paid holidays, 14 on election years
  • Education Reimbursement Program
  • Group life insurance
  • Referral Bonus program
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
  • Free Parking for most positions
  • Free LinkedIn Learning access


Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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