Probation and Parole District Administrator

General summary

Positions at this level direct the day-to-day administration and operations of a parole/probation office(s) through subordinate supervision and/or professional level staff. Day-to-day administration involves both operational responsibilities (e.g., coordinate parole/probation activities across all relevant criminal justice areas and agencies, warrant management, building relationships and collaborating with various resource partners to develop an effective program of services and resources and to work on special projects; contract management, budget management,) and long-term planning (e.g. development of related budgets). May perform case management activities. Employee supervision includes hire recommendations, training, planning and assigning work, performance assessment, coaching, and progressive discipline.

Knowledge, skills & abilities

In addition to those identified in the previous levels: Ability to maintain favorable public relations to develop an effective program of services and resources. Ability to effectively build formal and informal relationship networks inside and outside the organization. Ability to develop others to meet both their career goals and the organization’s goals. Ability to provide clear direction and accountabilities.

Typical qualifications

Bachelor’s degree and 4-6 years of relevant experience. (Substitutions may be allowed.)

Pay grade