Juvenile Justice Services Director – Clark County, NV

Clark County, NV

Client: Clark County
(Las Vegas, Nevada)
Position: Juvenile Justice Services Director
Closing Date: Closed

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Clark County, Nevada is seeking a Juvenile Justice Services Director who will serve as key member of the Clark County leadership team, reporting directly to the Deputy County Manager. The Clark County Department of Juvenile Justice Services (CCJJ) provides juvenile justice programming such as probation programs provided on the CCJJ campus and within five neighborhood community centers; a 192-bed youth detention facility; a comprehensive health services program providing a full spectrum of assessment and treatment services to youth involved with the CCJJ; and a staff-secure 100-bed correctional youth camp located at Angels Peak in the Mt. Charleston Recreational/Toiyabe National Forest Area. In addition to the traditional juvenile justice programming, the Department oversees multiple innovative diversion programs, including the Harbor and the Truancy Prevention Outreach Program. CCJJ has a current general fund annual budget of $77 million, which includes multiple year special revenue funding, and multiple year grant funding. CCJJ services are supported by approximately 415 staff in the Department working within one of the 7 divisions under the direction of 3 Deputy Directors.

Candidates with P.O.S.T: Requires a Bachelor’s Degree AND 4 years of full-time senior level management experience over one or more elements of a comprehensive youth justice system. Additionally, reciprocity states for Nevada Peace Officer certification may be taken under consideration.

Candidates without P.O.S.T: Requires a Bachelor’s Degree AND 6 years of full-time Administrative supervisory level experience (overseeing administrative functions within law enforcement, managing personnel, and ensuring compliance with P.O.S.T) over one or more elements of a comprehensive youth justice system, such as detention, probation, protective services, and child welfare or the direct delivery of social and therapeutic services, with a minimum of 4 years of senior management level experience over a juvenile justice services department.

The salary range for this position is $148,075 to $229,486 annually (there is no state income tax in Nevada). Placement within the salary range is determined by candidate’s qualifications and experience as deemed appropriate by County Management. The County also offers an excellent benefits package including Nevada State Public Employees Retirement System (PERS).