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The Arkansas Department of Correction (ADC) / Department of Community Correction (DCC) Internal Affairs Administrator is responsible for directing internal affairs investigations and the inmate disciplinary processes for the institutions within the Department of Correction. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

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Supervises a professional and administrative support staff, by interviewing applicants and recommending hire, assigning and reviewing work, resolving work problems, training new employees, and evaluating the performance of incumbents. Reviews reports and allegations, assigns investigator to case, monitors progress, and provides guidance to investigator as necessary. Acts as liaison by coordinating investigations with other state and federal investigative agencies as required. Oversees inmate disciplinary operations, including reviewing recordings of hearings, reviewing documentation, and providing guidance to disciplinary committee to ensure that due process requirements are met. Reviews inmate appeals and warden’s responses, ensuring that due process requirements have been met, and prepares response to inmates. Provides technical assistance and guidance to wardens regarding disciplinary matters and internal affairs investigations or action. Advises director and informs officials of intelligence information obtained, current progress on investigations, and or violations of policy. Assists and supervises chase/apprehension team and other law enforcement agencies in the hunt of felons. Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

Knowledge of correctional policies, procedures, and systems. Knowledge of state and federal laws and regulations governing correctional institutions. Knowledge of investigative techniques, practices, and procedures. Ability to plan work unit objectives and operational activities and to assign and direct the work of others. Ability to conduct investigations to determine compliance with laws and regulations. Ability to monitor investigations and disciplinary process and recommend changes. Ability to prepare, present, and review oral and written information. Ability to patrol areas, monitor radio transmission, and aid in search of escaped inmates.

Minimum Qualifications:

The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice or a related field; plus six years of experience in corrections, law enforcement, or a related field, including one year of experience in a supervisory or leadership capacity. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.

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