Status: Full-time position
Location: Santa Fe, NM
Job Summary: Under the Criminal Justice Program Support contract, the US Department of State, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (DOS-INL) is mandated to furnish assistance to countries and international organizations by strengthening foreign police and criminal justice systems with a wide array of support. In furtherance of the CJPS mission objectives, FedSys is currently seeking a Corrections Subject Matter Expert-Training to support the Department of State in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Qualifications: Possess a Bachelor's or higher degree from an accredited college or university in any field is required.
Degrees in criminal justice, social sciences, accounting, or communications is preferred but not required. Education may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for each year served in U.S. corrections at the rank of associate/deputy warden (or the equivalent).
Graduation from a U.S. federal or state corrections or probation officer academy certified by a POST commission or equivalent, and of at least 120 hours in length.
Minimum of 7 years as a corrections officer in the United States, with at least 2 years at the rank of Sergeant or equivalent is required.
Minimum 3 years of managerial and supervisory experience as a Deputy Warden or Warden, Deputy Director of Training, Deputy Chief of Security, Deputy Director of Programs/Classification, etc. is required.
Must have a demonstrated track record of accomplishment in training other corrections officers is required.
Minimum three years as a corrections trainer in an academy certified by a POST commission or equivalent.
Two years of experience working on international corrections issues and reform, including working overseas in the corrections development field; and have experience working or coordinating with other relevant U.S. government agencies (e.g., Departments of Justice and Defense, USAID) is preferred but not required.
Duties: Serve as a high level expert the field of Corrections.
Support, assist and advise the INL, Narcotics Affairs Section (NAS) and the Government of Mexico (GOM) in the continuing development of the National Corrections Training Academy Program, whose goal is to assist the GOM in creating and maintaining correctional systems that are safe, secure, humane, transparent and conform to internationally accepted standards for correctional institutions.
May function at the senior executive level and set overall mission direction.
Liaise regularly with USG, senior host government, and international actors.
On rare occasions, may serve in very senior specialist roles.
Prompt and regular attendance.
Other duties as assigned by senior FedSys management.