NYC DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION
Full Job Description
The New York City Department of Correction (DOC) is an integral part of the City’s evolving criminal justice system, participating in reform initiatives and strategies aimed to move the City towards a smaller jail system without compromising public safety. The DOC is responsible for maintaining a safe and secure environment for staff, visitors, volunteers and people in our custody. Importantly, safe jails enable DOC to provide people in custody with the tools and opportunities they need to successfully re-enter their communities. The DOC operates facilities and court commands across the five boroughs with more than 9,500 diverse professionals and knowledge experts.
The Department of Correction Training Academy is seeking New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services (NYS DCJS) certified General Topics Instructors to serve as part-time Academy Instructors. The incumbents will be responsible for the planning and delivery of classes related to the Academy’s recruit and in-service training programs. The selected candidate will also be responsible for ensuring classes are delivered within the specifications of DOC polices and procedures, NYS DCJS guidelines, and the Municipal Police Training Council established curriculum on the Basic Course for Correction Officers. The instructors will perform appropriate in class assessments to determine whether training programs meet and achieve goals and objectives: assist with the creation and revision of recruit lesson plans and other relevant training materials; make recommendations to the Director of Training Operations in order to obtain optimum efficiency in the utilization of staff , equipment and technology and other operating resources; and support the work of the Division and the Director as needed. Any other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qual Requirements
1. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and two years of experience in community work or community centered activities in an area related to the duties described above; or
2. High school graduation or equivalent and six years of experience in community work or community centered activities in an area related to the duties as described above; or
3. Education and/or experience which is equivalent to “1” or “2” above. However, all candidates must have at least one year of experience as described in “1” above.
Microsoft Office Suite (PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Outlook etc.) proficiency;
Experience in a high-paced environment, with the ability to manage information and
Ability to establish positive working relationships with multiple units and different levels
Excellent writing, communication, inter-personal, analytical, research, problem-solving,
and organizational skills;
The candidate must be well-organized, proactive, resourceful, flexible, and able to communicate
with staff (at all levels) in a fast- paced environment, meet deadlines, and perform with a
high level of professionalism.
For City employees: Go to Employee Self-Service (ESS) – www.nyc.gov/ess and search for Job ID# 485309
For all other applicants: Go to https://a127-jobs.nyc.gov and search for Job ID# 485309
Submission of a resume is not a guarantee that you will receive an interview.
Only candidates under consideration will be contacted.
New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.
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