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The Unit Manager directs and manages a housing unit within a federal correctional institution and is responsible for the total administration of the unit as well as the planning, development and implementation of individual programs tailored to meet the particular needs of inmates in the unit. Such programming is highly innovative and complex and requires close supervision and evaluation. Demonstrates expertise in the formulation and writing of programs, and evaluates program effectiveness in meeting their prescribed objectives. A unit manager has full responsibility for the program operations and security of the assigned unit. The Unit Manager is the first line supervisor and directly responsible for supervising a staff which consists of correctional treatment specialists, correctional counselors, and unit secretaries.
Along with all other correctional institution employees, incumbent is charged with responsibility for maintaining security of the institution. The staff correctional responsibilities precede all others required by this position and are performed on a regular and recurring basis.
Occasional travel - Travel may be required for training and/or work related issues.
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