Job Series: TASC Program Manager
FLSA Status: Exempt
Occ Group: Professional
Job Code: R44070
Original signature of the State Court Administrator can be obtained in the Division of Human Resources.
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES
Develops implements and manages programs related to juvenile and adult offenders suffering from substance abuse and mental health issues and/or who are at risk of developing such disorders (prevention).
The TASC Program Manager is distinguished from other classifications due to the management and oversight of large scope projects. The TASC Program Manager has responsibility for direct supervision of five or more employees and receives supervision from the Chief Probation Officer.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION
Develops, manages and oversees multiple local, state, and federally funded large scope projects.
Develops and obtains funding for various initiatives.
Writes and manages local, state and federally funded grants. Responsible for all grants administration functions (i.e., mandated reporting, evaluation, communication with grants program officers, representation at required grantee meetings, etc)
Prepares and oversees multiple project budgets.
Develops and monitors vendor contracts.
Represents and encourages support for programs through data collection, reporting and extensive presentations at the local, state, and national levels.
Keeps appraised of trends and best practices related to substance abuse and co-occurring disorders
Recruits and selects unit managers and employees, establishes expectations and provides performance feedback on an on-going basis. Assigns duties and responsibilities of staff; develops and establishes procedures for operating and maintaining required administrative systems. Provides clinical supervision.
Participates in various committees.
Works extensively with all community based systems involved with justice involved children, youth, adults, and families.
Attends meetings and training as required.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Has supervisory accountability for other employees, volunteers, or interns. Plans, directs and coordinates activities for a unit. Duties include scheduling and assigning of work, training in all facets of work, quality control, and decisions impacting the pay, status and tenure of others. Conducts performance appraisals, and provides input into and participates in discipline, dismissal, and hiring processes.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each of the locally established essential functions and meet the physical and environment demands described below satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, ability, physical and environmental conditions required of the employee on the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions, physical and environmental demands.
MINIMUM EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree with a minimum of five years experience in the system abuse field. Familiarity with issues facing juveniles and their families, and experience in grant writing, program implementation and evaluation is required. At least one year of management experience is required. Additional work experience in these or other related areas may be substituted on a year for year basis for the required formal education. Designation as a Senior Level Colorado Addictions Counselor is preferred
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands and fingers and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus. Some positions may be required to travel.
The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet. This position is subject to varying and unpredictable situations; may handle emergency or crisis situations; is subject to many interruptions; may handle multiple calls and inquiries simultaneously; and may occasionally handle absentee replacement on short notice.