Job Description

Correctional Career Technology Instructor

Position Title: Correctional Career Technology Instructor
Department: Graham 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
C. Group Affiliation: Support Grade Level:
D. Condition of Employment: Contractual
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
Climbing Y
Bending Y
Stooping/Kneeling Y
Crawling Y
Repetitive Motions: Hand-Wrist Y
Repetitive Motions: Elbow Y
Lifting: 0-25 lbs Y
Lifting: 26-50 lbs Y
Lifting: 51-75 lbs Y
Lifting: 76-100 lbs Y
Lifting: 100+ lbs Y
Carrying: 0-25 lbs Y
Carrying: 26-50 lbs Y
Carrying: 50+ lbs Y
Pushing/Pulling: 0-25 lbs Y
Pushing/Pulling: 26-50 lbs Y
Pushing/Pulling: 51-75 lbs Y
Pushing/Pulling: 76-100 lbs Y
Pushing/Pulling: 100+ lbs Y

Physician Requirements

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

Hazards/Exposure to:

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

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 Y
Work in Area that are Confined or Crowded Y