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Jail Superintendent - Riverside Regional Jail
The candidate selected as the new jail superintendent will be an experienced leader of an adult detention facility. Completed in 1997, this ACA accredited regional jail has an annual operating budget of $43 million, with 330 sworn and 65 civilian full-time equivalent employees. The position requires significant experience and knowledge in the areas of security, rules, regulations and procedures of a jail facility. The chosen candidate must have comprehensive knowledge of modern penology as it relates to the supervision and care of persons under institutionalized restraint. The candidate will also have the ability to plan, organize and direct the activities of a detention facility. Must have outstanding communication skills, both oral and written, which will allow the successful candidate to build and maintain effective working relationships with the Authority’s Board members, staff, law enforcement agencies, community partners and state and federal officials. 
Position: Jail Superintendent - Riverside Regional Jail
Organization: Chesterfield County Human Resources
Location: Chesterfield,  VA 
United States
Posting Start Date: 6/4/2024
Date Posted: 6/4/2024
Requirements Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in corrections, criminal justice, public administration, law enforcement or a related field; progressively responsible experience in jail management, including a minimum of five years in a senior leadership capacity at the Superintendent or Assistant Superintendent level in a comparably-sized facility, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Provide strategic vision and forward-focused leadership to a dynamic, regionally governed organization. ? Plan, organize, direct, monitor and coordinate all programs and activities of a 1,500-bed adult detention facility, in compliance with applicable rules, regulations and accreditation standards. ? Supervise assigned staff effectively, including selection, performance management, employee relations, training, prioritizing and assigning work and related activities. ? Monitor all current regulations, new laws, precedent decisions and directives that may impact the jail operationally. ? Develop operational and capital budget based on historical data and guidance from the Authority Board; continuously monitor the budget, and prepare appropriate reports including annual financial statements; and review requests for purchase of supplies and equipment to assure proper budget management and efficiencies. ? Study and evaluate enforcement activities and local court trends that may require adjustment in plans to provide the most effective utilization of the jail and staff. ? Evaluate management and operational problems encountered and plan the course of remedial action; and oversee procedures for resolving inmate grievances. ? Enforce the policies and procedures of the facility and prepare and recommend changes or modifications as needed. 
Status: This listing expires on: 7/19/2024
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Organization Information
Chesterfield County Human Resources
P.O. Box 40

Chesterfield,  VA 23832
United States
(804) 748-1551
Mary Martin Selby, Director of Human Resources