Assistant Superintendent - Community Reintegration Center

8885 S 68th St, Franklin, WI 53132, USA Req #1531
Thursday, June 13, 2024

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Assistant Superintendent 

Community Reintegration Center (CRC)

Full-time, Salary

Salary Range:  $93,071.60 - $137,779.20/yr

This position has an on-call (24/7) requirement.


Position Summary. Under the direction of the Superintendent, the Assistant Superintendent at the Community Reintegration Center (CRC) will oversee and administer all divisional housing, security, programming, industries, as well as the related operational procedures, processes, and personnel. This position will ensure all facilities and processes are managed as required by state and federal law, administrative codes, precepts promulgated by recognized correctional standards, and relevant case law. The Assistant Superintendent makes recommendations to the superintendent regarding enhancing, eliminating and/or adopting Standard Operating Procedures.


Essential Responsibilities:

  • Attend meetings and/or hold positions on committees consisting of community advocates, educators, law enforcement agencies, re-entry groups, and religious organizations all of which have vested interest in outcomes pertaining to resident housing, programming, and reentry of prisoners.
  • Attend scheduled and ad hoc command staff meetings. Prepare and maintain management and operational reports. Continuously meet/check in with the Superintendent to provide updates and/or discuss all issues relating to the management of the CRC.
  • Research and develop strategies to implement evidence-based programming which includes employment, substance abuse, education, cognitive, vocational training, etc. Implement techniques for evaluating programs, services, and daily activities.
  • Plan and forecast the needs and activities of specialty units within the facility to include the K-9-unit, emergency response teams, special management teams, honor guard, firearms, armory, and records/inmate classification.
  • Create opportunities for labor within the CRC to assist with laundry, tailor shop, kitchen, graphics and maintenance functions in various capacities. Establish and manage reward systems and recognize trends in resident productivity.
  • Use leadership and teambuilding skills in motivating staff to work toward common goals and objectives.  Implement strategies to increase employee retention. Make disciplinary recommendations and work closely with Human Resources on disciplinary issues. Oversee direct report personnel.
  • Identify, develop, and implement training for officers, supervisors, and support staff to maintain State minimum requirements as well as enrichment and/or remedial training. Coordinate emergency preparedness training plans.
  • Seek out opportunities and resources to benefit the organization to include training opportunities, educational resources for both staff and inmates, expansion of industries, and reentry resources.
  • Assists in the review of fiscal data and directing the organization and controlled use of resources to meet fiscal goals and objectives. Provide recommendations during preparation of annual budget.


Minimum Requirements

  • Valid driver's license, which must be maintained throughout employment.
  • Ability to lift/carry up to 50lbs and push/pull up to 100lbs as needed.
  • Able and willing to comply with an on-call (24/7) requirement.
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Criminal Justice, Social Work, Human Services or in a closely related field.
  • At least five (5) years of recent experience working in a Corrections, Reentry, and/or Correctional Programming role.
  • At least five (5) years of personnel management 


Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience managing the daily operations of a correctional facility.
  • Experience in staff development. 
  • Experience in public speaking. 
  • Intermediate experience with the use of personal computers and Office software applications
  • Participation in professional associations and/or civic/community-based organizations
  • LESB certification (Jailer Certification)
  • CPR certification
  • SCBA certification

NOTE: This position is unclassified and not subject to Civil Service Rules and Regulations. This original application is open to qualified candidates authorized to work in the United States. Appointee must establish Wisconsin State residency within six (6) months of appointment and maintain such residency during incumbency. During the application process please upload your updated resume and cover letter outlining experience.


Milwaukee County is committed to fostering an equitable working environment, free from discrimination and harassment, on the basis of any characteristic protected by law. We prohibit any form of discrimination, harassment based on race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, pregnancy related condition, national origin, age, disability, FMLA status, sexual orientation, military status, marital status, or any other category or status that is now or in the future protected by federal, state, and local law. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing, background checks and pre-employment physicals subject to job requirements. If special accommodations are needed, please contact 414-278-3936.

Other details

  • Job Family 11- Corrections
  • Job Function 1 Officials and Administrators
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Required Education Bachelor’s Degree
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