Juvenile Justice Re-Entry Corrections Advisor (Level I-IV)

Location: Guatemala City, Guatemala, Guatemala
Date Posted: 01-25-2018
 
Corrections Advisor (I, II, III, IV) - Juvenile Justice Re-Entry  
Guatemala City, Guatemala
Bilingual: Spanish and English
MRPT Security Clearance
 
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The company provides a variety of services within the Intelligence Community. Our products may be diverse but the results are one and the same—on schedule, on budget, and completed with superior quality. We are experienced in areas such as Mobility, Enterprise Architecture, Data Processing, Law Enforcement Mission Support, and Acquisition Support. As an organization, we are consistently expanding our footprint in the contracting community.
 
We are presently of identifying candidates for the position of a Corrections Advisor - Juvenile Justice Re-Entry to work with International Narcotics and Law Enforcement (INL) in Guatemala City, Guatemala on the CARSI Initiative. This opening is in response to the Government taking efforts to consolidate positions in Latin and Central America to one source.
The Juvenile Justice Reentry Liaison will assist the INL-Guatemala Correction Program Manager with planning, coordinating and implementing complex and multi-faceted strategies to help the Secretariat of Social Welfare implement their plan to establish reentry programming for the juveniles in Guatemala.  The focus of this position will be to increase the use of tertiary violence prevention strategies by providing comprehensive reentry programming for juveniles before their release after incarcerations.  This will require developing a plan that addresses a public awareness campaign, public participation, activities and events that support the Corrections Reentry Program goals and objectives.

The CARSI Initiative, one of the largest and most sophisticated multi-lateral security efforts in the world, provides funding for the USG to assist the governments of the CARSI countries with police professionalization, justice sector reform, counter narcotics efforts, border security management, crime and violence prevention, and anti-corruption efforts.
 
This CARSI Initiative will focus on three main roles: Corrections Case Processing Liaisons, Corrections Program Analysts, and Juvenile Justice Re-Entry. Requirements and Skill Level Qualifications for the Juvenile Justice Re-Entry are as follows:
 
 

Requirements:
  • US Citizen.
  • MRPT Security Clearance.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Clinical Psychology or Social Work.
  • Minimum of two (2) years in working with governments entities, non-profit organizations, and/or community-based groups on juvenile justice issues.
  • Experience working on juvenile justice matters including reentry programming with a socio-educational focus.
  • Ability to prepare accurate, persuasive and concise written material for a variety of audiences in Spanish that convey complex technical programming concepts and recommendations.
  • Ability to interact and to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ability to provide reports about procurement, deliveries and use of the program budget assigned.
  • Ability to contact Guatemala´s officials to conduct assessment visits required to identify procurement requisitions based on their actual needs.
  • Capacity to conduct analysis and research, including ability to evaluate and integrate information from a variety of sources and make proposals to improve program.
  • Ability to create juvenile justice programming including establishing Standard Operating policies and procedures for a reentry program.
  • Knowledge and Proficiency of various software applications including but not limited to; Word, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint, etc.; preferred.
 
 
 
Responsibilities:
  • Assist INL-Guatemala Corrections Program Advisor and Team in planning juvenile justice work projects.
  • Participate in all aspects of training and implementation of reentry programs for the establishing of the first reentry program in Guatemala.
  • Assist the INL-Guatemala Corrections Program Advisor and Team with implementing the USG support to the Secretariat of Social Welfare (SSW) which houses juvenile prisoners in expanding the institution’s ability to provide a safe, secure, humane and transparent juvenile management system that upholds human rights. 
  • Assist the INL-Guatemala Corrections Program Advisor and Team in developing, coordinating, scheduling and present slide shows, speeches, handouts and educational materials for business groups, community groups, schools and associations on juvenile justice topics including reentry and the implementation of socio-educational alternative measures.
  • Provide training for the juvenile justice reentry program staff to ensure psycho-social case management is adhered to and that cognitive behavioral interventions are implemented.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Provide a written weekly activity report in Spanish to the INL-Guatemala Corrections Program Manager by or before noon each Friday;
  • Provide written reports in Spanish with pictures for social media of all juvenile justice programming and activities;
  • Provide monthly status report in Spanish on juvenile justice community corrections projects;
  • Submit a quarterly report in Spanish to the INL-Guatemala Corrections Program Manager on or before the last Friday of each Month. Such quarterly report shall contain the following:
  • Number and type of juvenile justice reentry program events and activities funded by INL-Guatemala;
  • Number and type of procurement activities funded by INL-Guatemala for juvenile justice programs;
  • Number and type of assistance provided to any government entities, non-profit organizations and community-based groups on planning future projects for juvenile justice, training and events for next quarter;
  • Number and type of equipment delivered to the Secretariat of Social Welfare and other juvenile justice actors as identified by Corrections Program Manager.
  • Hours for this full-time position will be the core hours of U.S. Embassy Guatemala: 7:30 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday, 40 hours per week.
  • In-country travel, particularly to Quetzaltenango and other designated departments as well to U.S. for training will be required for this position.
 
 
 
Skill Level Qualifications (*Candidates must fit into one of these levels of experience):
 
IV (LEVEL 4)
  • Bachelor’s or higher degree from an accredited college or university in any field with preference given to degrees in criminal justice, social sciences, accounting, or communications.
  • Language Proficiencies: FSI Level 3/3 English AND FSI Level 3/3 Spanish.
  • Rank of Associate/Deputy Warden (or equivalent; or higher).
  • Three (3) years of managerial and supervisory experience as a Deputy Warden, Warden, or equivalent.
  • Two (2) years of experience working on international corrections issues; preferred.
 
III (LEVEL 3)
  • Bachelor’s or higher degree from an accredited college or university in any field with preference given to degrees in criminal justice, social sciences, accounting, or communications.
  • Language Proficiencies: FSI Level 3/3 English AND FSI Level 3/3 Spanish.
  • Rank of Associate/Deputy Warden (or equivalent; or higher).
  • Two (2) years of managerial and supervisory experience as a Deputy Warden, Warden, or equivalent.
  • One (1) year of experience working on international corrections issues; preferred.
 
II (LEVEL 2)
  • High School degree required.
  • Language Proficiencies: FSI Level 3/3 English AND FSI Level 3/3 Spanish.
  • Rank of Lieutenant (or equivalent; or higher).
  • Two (2) years of managerial and supervisory experience as a Lieutenant, or equivalent.
  • One (1) year of experience working on international corrections issues; preferred.
 
I (LEVEL 1)
  • High School degree required.
  • Language Proficiencies: FSI Level 4/4 English AND FSI Level 3/3 Spanish.
  • Rank of Lieutenant (or equivalent; or higher).
  • Two (2) years of corrections experience.
  • One (1) year of experience working on international corrections issues; preferred.
 



 
 
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