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Employment Opportunity

9/21/2022

TASC Manager

This is an unclassified position that serves at the pleasure of the Court.  Treatment Alternatives to Street Crime (TASC) provides clinical treatment interventions to substance-involved adults referred by the criminal justice system.  The TASC Manager’s primary function is to manage the daily operations of the TASC division, including the management and supervision of employees and performing various administrative functions as required.  This position also functions as liaison with various community agencies and organizations. Current Court policy requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 coronavirus as a condition of employment.     

 

 

Department: Treatment Alternatives to Street Crime (TASC)
Reports To: Corrections Planning Board Administrator
Starting Salary:

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$79,144.00 - $86,632.00 (commensurate with experience)

Essential Duties and Responsibilities


Include the following:

  1. Providing administrative oversight of the TASC division;
  2. Consulting with the Corrections Planning Board Administrator and Court Administrator on a wide range of organizational and managerial issues including, but not limited to, TASC efficiency and internal and external quality assurance;
  3. Managing day-to-day TASC operations to ensure that assessments, referrals, urinalysis, and service provision are conducted in a timely and effective manner;
  4. Overseeing supervisory audits of service records and case files; reviewing and evaluating service delivery to clients to identify accomplishments and deficiencies;
  5. Maintaining TASC administrative files; preparing and disseminating program correspondences, required reports and program statistical information;
  6. Collaborating with the Corrections Planning Board to identify and pursue local, state, federal, community and private funding sources, and management of grants obtained to support the program, including assisting with preparation of applications for grant funding, submitting reporting requirements of grantors when applicable;
  7. Collaborating with the Corrections Planning Board and Common Pleas Court to promote TASC programming;
  8. Monitoring and approving expenditures of division budget;
  9. Preparing reports, audits and statistics for public and private agencies;
  10. Preparing and/or monitoring contractual or working agreements with treatment agencies and courts;
  11. Serving as liaison between Common Pleas Court staff, Cleveland Municipal Court staff, designated Specialty Docket Court staff, Probation Officers and service providers (g., case management, substance abuse treatment, employment counseling); working with Courts, probation officers, magistrates and judges in the provision of services, community substance abuse, mental health and developmental disabilities treatment providers and county and state behavioral health boards regarding provision of services; communicating with criminal justice referral agencies regarding existing services;
  12. Developing community resources for client services (g., employment counseling, housing, anger management); Maintaining community support for necessary services and in fostering continued collaboration between the criminal justice and treatment agencies involved with the program;
  13. Serving as liaison/public relations officer and facilitator; establishing relationships between court programs, treatment programs, inter/intra-agency network communications, media, and the public (federal and local), including, but not limited to, conducting drug court program presentations, training, surveys, program planning coordination and process, managing logistics, preparing agenda issues for meetings, and community/client based outreach activities/events;
  14. Developing and implementing division programs and services to meet identified needs or accomplish established service delivery goals;
  15. Analyzing and evaluating policies and procedures; developing new policies and procedures and revising current policy and procedures;
  16. Managing employees through subordinate supervisors; assigning tasks and projects and reviewing progress and completed work assignments; responding to employee problems; evaluating employee performance; interviewing and recommending employees for hiring and promotion; recommending disciplinary action when appropriate;
  17. Overseeing the coordination of activities to ensure continued Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) accreditation of TASC;
  18. Serving on various committees and task forces; coordinating community outreach among networking agencies;
  19. Performing other related duties as required and/or assigned.

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work performed by individuals assigned to this classification.  They are not an exhaustive list of all duties.  Other duties may be assigned.

Knowledge, Qualifications, Skills, and Abilities


To perform this job successfully, an individual must demonstrate the following:

 

  1. Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with Judges, direct staff, Court employees, clients, and the public;
  2. Excellent organizational skills; ability to organize work, set priorities and determine necessary resource requirements; ability to determine sequence of activities to achieve the daily objectives of TASC and the Court;
  3. Ability to delegate and monitor work effectively;
  4. Proficiency in typing and data entry skills and Microsoft Office applications; ability to learn and work with electronic health records and any custom software utilized by the Court;
  5. Ability to work collaboratively, constructively and positively in a team environment; ability to build constructive working relationships to meet mutual goals and objectives;
  6. Ability to motivate, supervise and manage employees of diverse backgrounds and skill levels;
  7. Effective time management, reliability and punctuality;
  8. Ability to maintain sensitive and confidential information and maintain the highest ethical standards;
  9. Professional appearance and demeanor at all times.

Education and Experience


Required:

  • Master’s degree and a minimum of five (5) years’ experience in alcohol and other drug addiction services or an allied profession; and
  • Minimum of three (3) years’ experience in a managerial, upper level administrative or supervisory capacity; and
  • Minimum licensure as Licensed Social Worker (LSW) or Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the State of Ohio.

Preferred: Master’s level degree in Counseling, Social Work, or related field(s); Independent licensure through the Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board and/or the Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board.   

Physical Demands and Work Environment


The physical demands described here represent those an employee must meet to perform the essential functions of this job.  The work environment characteristics described here represent those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This position requires working in a normal Court and office environment with no unusual demands or exposure to hazardous situations, and in a jail environment, involving some contact with criminal defendants who are disruptive or have contagious diseases. However, security is available.  Frequent contact is made with criminal defendants, defendants’ families, co-workers and other court personnel and agencies.

The normal hours of operation are from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday.  This position may require work beyond normal hours, including evenings and weekends.  Some travel may be required. 

Proof of education and employment references will be required before final interview.  Current Court policy requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 coronavirus as a condition of employment.  The Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas requires submission to a criminal history background check and drug testing for employment.  Valid Ohio Driver’s License is required.  Applicants must submit a letter of interest and resume to:                                 

 

Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court
Gregory Popovich, Court Administrator
1200 Ontario Street
Justice Center 11th Floor
Cleveland, Ohio 44113 
(e-mail: infosys@cuyahogacounty.us)

 

This position will remain open until filled. However, the process of resume review will begin October 7, 2022.

 

For a downloadable .pdf version of the job description, click here.

 

All applicants will receive notification of their application status.  No phone calls or e-mails please.  Reasonable accommodation may be available to qualified employees and applicants; please contact the Director of Human Resources for Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court at 216-443-8560.

Visit the Court’s website:

http://cp.cuyahogacounty.us

Proof of education, licensure and employment references will be required before final interview. The Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas requires submission to a criminal history background check and drug testing prior to employment. Valid Ohio Driver’s License is required.

All applicants will receive notification of their application status. No phone calls or e-mails please. Reasonable accommodation may be available to qualified employees and applicants; please contact the Director of Human Resources for Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court at 216-443-8560.

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For more information, visit the following websites:

https://cp.cuyahogacounty.us/court-information/employment/

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