State of Massachusetts PM IV/Assistant to the Supt of Schools- EDU in Milford, Massachusetts
The mission of the Education Division is to prepare offenders for successful reentry by providing a comprehensive academic and vocational program continuum which is responsive to the individual risk and need of each offender. Research shows that education is a key factor in reducing recidivism and in promoting successful reintegration.
The position of the Assistant to the Superintendent of Schools with be responsible for the following:
Is the Division’s Liaison with the Division of Human Resources regarding Department of Correction policies, state and federal labor laws
Reviews benefit time of all employees and tracks staff’s payroll
-Assists Staff with the Industrial Accident process and claims
-Represents the Education Division at Arbitration Hearings, Grievance Hearings, and
other meetings as needed
Directing staff on DOC policies, state and federal laws, and educational regulations
Providing supervision to Office Support Specialist
Overseeing and coordinating the hiring process for all new education staff with HR
Preparing and reviewing draft postings and screening resumes to fill vacancies
Assists the Superintendent in overseeing the evaluation and disciplinary process
Participating in labor management meetings and responding to labor related concerns
Using personnel database to maintain training records for all staff assigned to the division
Evaluating effectiveness through compiling and analyzing and preparing reports on HR metrics tothe Superintendent of Schools
Reviews new hire training and makes recommendations to Superintendent of Schools
Using data to inform programming and increase accountability
Ensuring high quality educational programming by implementing regular program reviews
Assists the Superintendent with annual staff orientation and professional development
Reviews form 30’s and tracks EPRS evaluation cycles
Assists with creating opportunities for common planning and structured collaboration
Assists with establishing career pathways, succession planning and induction programs
Ensuring currency of staff licenses as per DESE requirements
Researches and responds to opportunities for grant funding
Assists in overseeing federal grant implementations such as SCA grants
Assists in overseeing expenditures from the operational budget
Assists in overseeing expenditures from the grant budgets
Participating in MA DOC in interactions with other state agencies.
Collaborating with other MA DOC HR Labor Relations
Collaborating with Institutional administration as needed
Collaborating with other MA DOC divisions to promote strategies for successful reentry
Serve as Superintendent of Schools during his/her absence
Other duties as assigned
Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree of Science in Business/Human Resources Management and or Labor Studies/Law with HR Certificate. MS Preferred.
Five years of experience in Labor Law and working with state collective bargaining units
Two years of supervisory experience in an administrative office
Experience working in a correctional setting or educational organization preferred
MINIMUM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must have at least (A) four years of full-time, or equivalent part-time, professional, administrative, supervisory, or managerial experience in business administration, business management, or public administration and (B) of which at least three years must have been in a supervisory or managerial capacity or (C) any equivalent combination of the required experience and the substitutions below.
I. A Master's or higher degree with a major in business administration, management, public administration, industrial engineering, industrial psychology, or hospital administration may be substituted for a maximum of one year of the required (A) experience.*
*Education toward such a degree will be prorated on the basis of the proportion of the requirements actually completed.
An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.
Organization: *Department of Correction
Title: PM IV/Assistant to the Supt of Schools- EDU
Location: Massachusetts-Milford-50 Maple Street
Requisition ID: 1900053C