Job Description

Associate Dean of Correctional Programs

Position Title: Associate Dean of Correctional Programs
Department: Murphysboro Life Skill Center
Supervisor: Dean of Correctional Programs South

Description of Essential Functions (critical tasks):

Job Summary: Responsible for administration and coordination of vocational and academic post-secondary programs at a correctional facility
  • Insure adherence to guides for courses offered in their programs.
  • Plan and schedule course offering at the correctional facility.
  • Review and monitor purchase orders prepared by facility staff.
  • Insure all rosters are completed on assigned dates.
  • Insure attendance records prepared by facility staff are complete and accurate.
  • Conduct monthly staff meetings.
  • Be on work site a minimum of 37.5 hours per week (30 minute lunch).
  • Arrive at work site prior to beginning of established shift.
  • Supervise evening course offering through classroom visits to each class at a minimum of 2 visits per class per module.
  • Serve on such committees for the betterment of the College as may be established by the administration and faculty.
  • Attend Administrators, Wardens Meeting and other meetings as assigned.
  • Insure proper registration and admissions procedures are followed.
  • Observe, support, and enforce the regulations, policies, and programs of the College and inform the President in writing of any problem that might have a detrimental effect on the College.
  • Conduct oneself in a professional manner.
  • Notify the Dean of Correctional Programs of absences well in advance.
  • Insure inventory of property, caustics, and flammable are maintained in program area.
  • Insure accurate control of tools and keys are maintained in program area.
  • Insure EGGC forms, task lists and attendance reports are prepared as required.
  • Assist institutional personnel during emergency situations.
  • Comply with Illinois Department of Corrections regulations and procedures.
  • Insure maintenance of accurate and complete financial records of all college transactions at assigned site.
  • Insure compliance with purchasing regulations.
  • Insure completion of required reports in a timely manner.
  • Inspect each vocational area at least once per week.
  • Insure time keeping regulations are followed and time reports are filed accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Act as liaison between LLC staff and DOC staff at assigned site.
  • Provide advice, guidance and supervision to assigned staff.
  • Insure supplies, equipment and materials are available to each program as required.
  • Insure contract required student loads are maintained.
  • Insure compliance with Lake Land college regulations and procedures by assigned staff.
  • Provide advisement services to students as required.
  • Insure compliance with Tuition Reimbursement System.
  • Maintain equipment assigned to area.

Specific Functional Job Requirements

Education: Master's Degree required
Experience: Administrative or supervisory experience required
Knowledge: Knowledge of Community College procedures required. Knowledge of correctional systems preferred.
Skills Excellent written and verbal communication skills required. Highly developed problem solving skills required.
Personal: Good interpersonal skills
Physical: Must be able to perform routine administrative tasks and be able to drive to required locations. Drug testing required and background required.
Machines and equipment used: Computers, Phone, Calculator, Fax

General Employment Statement

A. Length of training and Probationary Period: 1 year
B. Hours of Work Day: 37.50 hours
C. Group Affiliation: Administrative 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
Standing Y
Walking Y
Sitting Y
Bending Y
Stooping/Kneeling Y
Repetitive Motions: Hand-Wrist Y
Repetitive Motions: Elbow Y
Lifting: 0-25 lbs
Lifting: 26-50 lbs Y
Lifting: 51-75 lbs
Lifting: 76-100 lbs
Lifting: 100+ lbs
Carrying: 0-25 lbs Y
Carrying: 26-50 lbs
Carrying: 50+ lbs
Pushing/Pulling: 0-25 lbs Y
Pushing/Pulling: 26-50 lbs
Pushing/Pulling: 51-75 lbs
Pushing/Pulling: 76-100 lbs
Pushing/Pulling: 100+ lbs

Physician Requirements

Physical Requirements Required
Manual Dexterity (Hand/Eye Corrd) Y
Hear Alarms/Telephone/tape Recorder Y
Finger Dexterity Y
Color Vision
Visual Acuity - Far
Visual Acuity - Near
Depth Perception
Use of Respiratory Protection
Appropriate Safety Equipment

Hazards/Exposure to:

Type Required
Toxic/Caustic Chemicals or Detergents
Extreme Conditions (Hot/Cold)
Moving Mechanical Parts
Potential Electrical Shock
Electro Magnetic Energy (Laser)
High Pitched/Loud Noises
Blood Borne Pathogens: Type: Body Fluids
Blood Borne Pathogens: % of Time: 80%
Gaseous Risk

Hazards/Exposure to:

Judgment and Reasoning Required
Manage Stress Appropriately Y
Handle Multiple Priorities Y
Make Decisions Under Pressure Y
Work Alone Y
Manage Anger/Fear/Hostility/Appropriately
Work in Area that are Confined or Crowded