Correctional Administrator (Level 2)

General summary

This is an advanced managerial position that may function as the deputy manager of a specialty area/unit/program, or deputy warden for a facility, overseeing all operations through the supervision of staff. Employees are responsible for the performance of operations, budget oversight, security related decisions, and similar activities related to a facility’s programs. May perform similar administrative functions, oversight, and/or quality assurance for a specialty area/unit.

Specialist positions at this level may function as parole hearing analysts, reviewing case files of individuals confined in the Missouri Department of Corrections and formulating recommendations for release, methods of release, and conditions of supervision and/or revocations.

Knowledge, skills & abilities

In addition to those identified in the previous level: Knowledge of correctional programs, staffing patterns, and supervisory techniques. Knowledge of general administrative functions. Ability to enforce rules, regulations, and discipline. Ability to exercise sound judgment and respond quickly in an emergency situation.

Typical qualifications

5-6 years of corrections experience and 2-3 years of supervisory experience. (Substitutions may be allowed.)

Pay grade