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The Department of Community Correction (DCC) Deputy Director of Parole and Probation Services is responsible for overseeing the supervision of all parole and probation

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Typical Functions:

Manages the adult parole and probation community supervision services. Develops special projects; conducts the research and prepares reports as needed. Provides administrative supervision by assigning and reviewing the disciplinary actions for the assistant directors; ensures any potential problem resolution through individually organized staff meetings as well as performance evaluations. Provides instruction regarding training programs and departmental legislative needs, including assisting with the standards developing process for the supervision of offenders. Serves as a liaison to numerous individuals and organizations, including the courts, offices of prosecuting attorneys, additional law enforcement agencies, and the Arkansas Board of Parole. Develops administrative memoranda regarding agency policy as well as the agency budget. Monitors the administration of both the drug courts and day reporting centers. Oversees the complete consolidation for all office space and equipment. Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

Knowledge of general federal and state laws. Knowledge of budget procedures and extradition procedures. Knowledge of substance abuse treatment guidelines and regulations. Knowledge of the American Correctional Association accreditation standards. Knowledge of the Interstate Compact for Adult Offender rules and regulations. Ability to testify in court on demand. Ability to apply the Interstate Compact for Adult Offender rules and regulations. Ability to comprehend information and ideas spoken through words and sentences. Ability to clearly communicate information and ideas orally and through documentation.

Minimum Qualifications:

The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice; plus seven years of progressively more responsible experience within the criminal justice system, including three years in a professional managerial capacity.

Required Certificates:

Must be certified as a Specialized Law Enforcement Officer by Commission of Law Enforcement Standards and Training in accordance with ACA 12-9-106.


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