Job Description

Correctional Career Technology Instructor

Position Title: Correctional Career Technology Instructor
Department: Lincoln Correctional Center
Supervisor: Associate Dean of Correctional Programs

Description of Essential Functions (critical tasks):

Job Summary: Under the general direction of the Associate Dean, performs responsible functions in the development, coordination and maintenance of a meaningful, consistent statewide training and development program for Job Preparedness instruction. The main responsibility is to teach an intensive job preparation curriculum and build a bridge for continued services in the community to offenders preparing for Mandatory Supervised Release. (Parole)
  • In cooperation with other instructors concerned prepare and revise curriculum to Instruct offenders in job preparedness.
  • Teach classes in career technology as assigned by the Associate Dean
  • In cooperation with others make recommendations on curriculum materials
  • Report attendance and grades as prescribed by the Associate Dean
  • Attend faculty meetings called by the administrative officers
  • Be on the work site for 37.5 hours per week. (30 minute lunch)
  • Arrive at work site prior to beginning of established shift.
  • Arrive at the classroom prior to the scheduled class time.
  • Serve on such committees for the betterment of the College as may be established by the administration and faculty
  • Assist in registration as needed
  • Consider the general and special needs of the student. Assist students in meeting needs or solving problems when necessary, seek additional help from other college services
  • Observe, support, and enforce the regulations, policies, and programs of the College and inform your supervisor in writing of any problem that might have a detrimental effect on the College
  • Conduct oneself in a professional manner.
  • Notify the appropriate supervisor well in advance of absences
  • Maintain inventory and control of flammable and caustics
  • Maintain accurate control of tools and keys on assignment
  • Prepare task lists and attendance reports as required
  • Maintain hourly count check on students
  • Assist institutional personnel during emergency situations
  • Prepare grant related reports as needed
  • Provide advisement and testing as needed
  • Comply with Illinois Department of Corrections Regulations and procedures.
  • Maintain Equipment assigned to area

Specific Functional Job Requirements

Education: Bachelor Degree Required
Experience: Teaching experience preferred
Knowledge: Knowledge of job search techniques preferred
Skills Must be able to instruct incarcerated adults in the area of job preparation and employment searches
Personal: Good Interpersonal Skills
Physical: Ability to perform general classroom activities. Drug Test Required
Machines and equipment used: Duplicating Machine, Computer, VCR

General Employment Statement

A. Length of training and Probationary Period: 90 days
B. Hours of Work Day: 7.5 hours
C. Group Affiliation: Support Grade Level:
D. Condition of Employment: Contractual (Grant Funded
E. Position: E

Job Demands

Some = 1-3 hours/day Frequently = 4-6 hours/day Very Frequently = 7+ hours/day

Job Demand None Some Freq Very Freq

Physician Requirements

Physical Requirements Required

Hazards/Exposure to:

Type Required

Hazards/Exposure to:

Judgment and Reasoning Required