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Associate Director (FT)


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Position:  Associate Director (FT)                                 Department:  Accountability Court

Starting Salary:  $19.32/hour                                       FLSA Status:  Non-Exempt

Posting Date: April 28, 2021                                       Closing Date:  May 12, 2021

Job Summary:

This position is responsible for providing managerial oversight to the grant project through the implementation of MAT (medically-assisted treatment) and other program services.

Major Duties:

  • Oversee the project funded by BJA grant funds, including implementing new services and creating new contracts/MOUs with collaborating agencies.
  • Facilitate an efficiency plan for the referral process, including identifying racial or gender disparities between the inmate population demographics compared to those in the program.
  • Collect and report evaluative data and program measurements.
  • Develop and manage program Advisory Board for the purpose of sustainability and improving program effectiveness.
  • Attend trainings and coordinate trainings for other Team Members; maintain certifications and training requirements for self and all Team Members.
  • Manage GPS tracking app for participants, record relevant data, and communicate information with the Team.
  • Seek temporary housing options for participants and develop homelessness prevention plan.
  • Program evaluation
  • Oversee aftercare/alumni services.
  • Act as a program liaison for community partners, including those directly involved in collaborations in this project.
  • Act as a member of the Team, including attending participant review meetings, policy meetings, annual trainings, and the NADCP Conference.
  • Assist the Director in finding funding sources, grant writing, and developing long-term sustainability through fund raising.
  • Implement new evidence-based programs as needed, coordinate treatment and whole-health programmatic requirements for each participant with treatment providers or service providers.
  • Act as an advocate for participants with resource providers or treatment providers in the community in order to coordinate services (i.e. housing, mental health treatment, employment, education, DFCS/CASA, other court hearings…etc.)
  • To ensure that the project follows all grant requirements, as well as all local and state laws.
  • Assist Accountability Courts Director in coordinating services between counties and programs and sharing available resources.
  • Network in the community and with other Coordinators across the state as needed.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of a baccalaureate degree in a course of study related to the occupational field.
  • Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the work of subordinate positions to be able to answer questions and resolve problems, usually associated with one to three years’ experience or service.
  • Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver’s license issued by the State of Georgia for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.

The successful candidate must pass a Background/Reference Check, and Pre-Employment Drug Screenings prior to the start of employment.

Habersham County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To Apply: All applicants must complete a Habersham County employment application. Applications can be found online at  Applications and a detailed job description can be picked up at the Habersham County Human Resources Department, Administration Building located at 130 Jacob’s Way, Clarkesville, GA 30523 in room 303. For more information please call (706) 839-0214.

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