Corrections Investigations Manager

State of Minnesota Saint Paul, MN
Job Details

Job Class: Corrections Investigations ManagerWorking Title: Director of the Office of Special Investigations

Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers

Date Posted: 06/13/2018

Closing Date: 06/25/2018

Hiring Agency: Department of Corrections

Location: Central Office-St. Paul

Division/Unit: Office of Special Investigations (OSI)

Work Shift/Work Hours: Day Shift

Days of Work: Monday - Friday

Travel Required: Yes, up to 5% of the time

Salary Range: $41.87 - $60.05 /hourly; $87,425 - $125,384 /annually

Classified Status: Classified

Connect 700 Program Eligible: Yes

Job Summary

Job Summary

To serve as the Chief Law Enforcement Officer for the Office of Special Investigations and security manager for the department. This position will manage the Office of Special Investigations and its law enforcement function.

This position is the final budget manager for the unit as well as a variety of ancillary teams such as the Emergency Response Team and the Incident Management team. This position will facilitate, manage and coordinate the development, implementation, evaluation and improvement of the department's security programs and systems to include both tactical teams and technological security areas involving the creation, revision and recommendation of policies and procedures, developing operational guidelines, providing technical assistance, troubleshooting problems, adjudicating conflicts, promoting departmental consistency, as well as consulting and developing security technology systems.

This position also serves as the agency's Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) coordinator and Emergency Manager and liaison to the State Emergency Operations Center. The position assesses project needs, develops funding recommendations and monitors project allocations and expenditures, and provides operational expertise and advice to department management on security-related issues, projects and programs.


Minimum Qualifications:

The following qualifications are required of all applicants seeking consideration for this position.

Applicants must meet all of the following criteria:

* Be a citizen of the United States; AND

* Possess or be eligible to obtain a valid Minnesota Driver's license; AND

* Not have any felony or theft convictions in Minnesota and no convictions in any other state or federal jurisdictions that would have been a felony or theft conviction if committed in Minnesota.

AND applicants must meet at least one of the following criteria:

* Possess a valid MN Peace Officer's license; OR

* Be eligible for licensure by the Minnesota Board of Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST); OR

* Have completed basic police training and be certified as a full-time peace officer in a state or with a federal law enforcement agency with which Minnesota has reciprocity AND pass the Minnesota P.O.S.T. Board reciprocity examination.


Applicants who meet the above criteria will be further evaluated based on the following requirements:

* Five years of supervisory experience or three years of managerial experience in a law enforcement or correctional setting, which included experience in the areas listed below. (NOTE: please describe through your resume or application, by positions held, your experience in the following areas):

* Experience conducting or supervising investigations of criminal, civil, and administrative matters.

* Experience conducting or supervising the processing of crime scenes, gathering evidence, interviewing witnesses, swearing complaints, testifying in court, patrol, etc.

* Experience coordinating or supervising investigative activities with many different agencies, such as local, state, and/or federal law enforcement agencies, attorneys and other public officials.

* Completion of a Bachelor's degree program.

* Knowledge of laws, rules and regulations that regulate employee and inmate conduct, violations of state statues, and POST licensing requirements.

* Knowledge and understanding of emergency management processes.

* Knowledge and understanding of law enforcement tactical decision making.

* Knowledge skills, and abilities sufficient to provide direction and management of department investigative activities involving local, state and/or federal law enforcement agencies.

* Knowledge of Human Resources principles, procedures and systems sufficient to manage and maintain a harmonious labor relations environment in accordance with collective bargaining and affirmative action/equal opportunity policies.

* Knowledge of fiscal management principles and procedures sufficient to develop and/or administer budgets.

* Skills in developing and implementing policies and procedures.

* Written and oral communication skills sufficient to relay sensitive information to staff, the public, law enforcement agencies, attorneys, offenders, and other state agencies.

* Human relation and conflict resolution skills sufficient to effectively solve problems in a manner that is sensitive to organizational structures.

Preferred Qualifications:

The following qualifications are strongly desired of applicants seeking consideration for this position:

* Masters or advanced educational degree.

* Graduate of a law enforcement leadership academy (i.e. FBI Academy, Northwest School of Staff and Command or Southern Police Institute).

* Certification as a Minnesota Emergency Manager.

* Certification as a Police Forensic Pathologist Specialist.

* Two years of fugitive apprehension experience.

* Experience exercising fiscal control and preparing budget materials, and developing and implementing policies, procedures, criteria, and/or guidelines.

* Knowledge of Minnesota Department of Corrections' policies and procedures.

Physical Requirements

The completion of pre-placement physical components may be required prior to hire for this position. These components consist of a physical examination, psychological examination, functional assessment, and/or drug test. For a copy of the Physical Demands Analysis, please contact Cindy Juliar at

Additional Requirement

The selection process may include screening the top candidate(s) on their criminal history, predatory offender registration, offender associations and/or other applicable background information in accordance with Department of Corrections' policy.

Employment history/reference checks, including incidents of sexual harassment, will also be conducted on the top candidate(s) in accordance with Department of Corrections' policy. This may include a review of job performance and discipline records.

New employees will be fingerprinted within the first 30 days of employment.

Application Details

Why Work For Us

Join a team with a national reputation for excellence! The Minnesota Department of Corrections (DOC) is highly regarded nationwide and has provided a model for other corrections systems to follow. Our mission is to reduce recidivism by promoting offender change through proven strategies during safe and secure incarceration and effective community supervision. We offer great State of Minnesota benefits, competitive pay, internal promotional opportunities, free parking, and workout facilities at most locations.

The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including low cost medical and dental insurance, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year.

How to Apply

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If you have questions about the position, contact Cindy Juliar at or 651.361.7204.


The State of Minnesota is an equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employer. We are committed to providing culturally responsive services to all Minnesotans. The State of Minnesota recognizes that a diverse workforce is essential and strongly encourages qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.

We will make reasonable accommodations to all qualified applicants with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application system, please contact the job information line at 651-259-3637 or email Please indicate what assistance you need.

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