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The Behavioral Health Division is currently hiring a Juvenile Justice Specialist/Substance Abuse Program Manager. In this role, you will split your time between Title II and Drug Free Community efforts.
About the Job
As the administering agency for Office of Juvenile Justice Delinquency and Prevention (OJJDP) funding, ICJI is charged with ensuring the state is in compliance with the juvenile detention requirements of the Juvenile Justice Delinquency and Prevention Act (JJDPA). As the Juvenile Justice Specialist/Substance Abuse Program Manager, you must develop a thorough understanding of the Indiana Juvenile Justice System. You will assist with Grants Management and will have significant involvement with the Juvenile Justice State Advisory Group (SAG), including conducting scheduled and as needed meetings, providing technical assistance, data coordination, and assisting with policy/procedure development.
You will support the Behavioral Health Division in the management of division initiatives related to substance abuse prevention, treatment, law enforcement, and juvenile justice. You will promote the coordination and cooperation in the areas of recovery including assisting with Indiana’s 92 Local Coordinating Councils (LCCs). Your focus and responsibilities as Juvenile Justice Specialist/Substance Abuse Program Manager will be to provide the necessary services to Local Coordinating Councils to support the mission of the Behavioral Health Division of the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute. You will be responsible for the state’s annual Title II application and assist with reporting. You will handle other duties as assigned.
A Day in the Life
The essential functions of this roles are as follows:
The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time.
What We’re Looking For