The City of Kansas City, Missouri is offering an excellent opportunity for a professional experienced in corrections operations to lead a new jail project and help build a new agency of like-minded professionals. The Administrator of Corrections reports directly to the City Manager and, on a daily basis, works in close cooperation with the Courts Administrator, Chief of Police, and elected Judiciary. The Administrator of Corrections is a new position responsible for planning, implementing, coordinating, and the overall management and administration of a correctional program/institution. Ideal candidates for this position must be experienced in corrections operations, innovative in administering programs designed to reduce recidivism and promote transition back into the community, and able to communicate effectively with Department Directors, the Courts, City Council, Community Leaders, and other external stakeholders. Requires a Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of progressively responsible experience in the correctional field, including 3 years in a responsible administrative or supervisory position. The annual salary for the position is $105,750 to $123,144 DOQ, supplemented with an excellent benefits package.