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Program Coordinator I (PCN 4595

State of Alaska

This is a Full-time position in Juneau, AK posted June 16, 2021.

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The Division of Juvenile Justice is recruiting for a Program Coordinator I located in Juneau.

If you are interested in being part of a dynamic and innovative team, please continue reading!

Our organization, mission, and culture
The Division of Juvenile Justice provides probation, detention and treatment services to Alaskan youth statewide.

There are six (6) youth facilities and 15 probation offices across Alaska.

The Division Director’s Office provides statewide agency administrative support and management oversight for juvenile probation services and juvenile facilities as well as grant program management.

For more information about our mission and core values, please visit our website:  

What you will be doing

You will be responsible for program development, implementation, monitoring, technical assistance, and quality assurance for federal grants, statewide juvenile justice accountability programs and services designed to prevent or reduce delinquency and recidivism.

You will serve as the statewide coordinator for the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act grant, the division’s transitional services program, support case management for the Interstate Compact on Juveniles and manage other division initiatives as assigned, including the monthly publication of the DJJ Newsletter.

These responsibilities involve ensuring compliance with federal and state regulations, internal policy and grant requirements, along with providing grantees, community partners and field staff with training and technical assistance to comply with these requirements. 

The benefits of joining our team

Joining our team will bring the opportunity to support meaningful change in youths’ lives and Alaskan communities.

We are a dynamic team that has fun but works hard to ensure effective and appropriate juvenile justice practices are applied through community supervision, secure facilities, programming and administration.

The working environment you can expect

You will work on the 7th floor of the Court Plaza Building on Main Street in a cubicle setting with an incredible view of downtown Juneau.

The Juneau Director’s Office team consists of 14 staff committed to supporting statewide efforts to improve services and implement evidence-based programs that strengthen juvenile and system outcomes.

Who we are looking for
In addition to the Minimum Qualifications below, we are looking for a candidate with the following competencies: 

Conscientiousness: Displays a high level of effort and commitment towards performing work; demonstrates responsible behavior.

Integrity/Honesty: Contributes to maintaining the integrity of the organization; displays high standards of ethical conduct and understands the impact of violating these standards on an organization, self and others; is trustworthy.

Interpersonal Skills: Shows understanding, friendliness, courtesy, tact, empathy, concern, and politeness to others; develops and maintains effective relationships with others; may include effectively dealing with individuals who are difficult, hostile, or distressed; relates well to people from varied backgrounds and different situations; is sensitive cultural diversity, race, gender, disabilities, and other individual differences.

Stress Tolerance: Deals calmly and effectively with high stress situations (for example, tight deadlines, hostile individuals, emergency situations, and dangerous situations.

To view the general description and example of duties for Program Coordinator Iplease go to the following link: classspecs
Minimum Qualifications
A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in any field.
Two years of professional experience assisting with planning, coordinating, and implementing administrative controls, work processes, and procedures for a program, project, business, or organization.

Additional qualifying experience may substitute for the bachelor’s degree (3 semester hours or 4 quarter hours equals one month of work experience).

There is no substitution for the required two years of professional experience.

A master’s degree from an accredited college in a field closely related to the specific field of the program may substitute for the required experience (2 semester hours or 3 quarter hours equal one month of experience).
Additional Required Information
At time of interview, applicant must submit : 
Three professional references with daytime phone numbers.

Last two performance evaluations.

College Transcripts, if using to meet the minimum qualifications.

At time of appointment, selected candidate must submit: 
Copy of valid Alaska driver’s license.


– Prior to initial appointment, the selected candidate will be subject to a background investigation.

– This position requires frequent travel within the State (normally one (1) trip of up to two (2) days in length occurring monthly.)

Please read the below information carefully.

This applies to your application submission.

For your application to be evaluated you must answer the Supplemental Questions.

Be specific in your answers and tell us how you acquired the relevant experience or competencies.

Please use complete sentences and proof-read your submissions when answering the supplemental questions.

Your responses will be considered a writing sample and will be used to determine which applicants will advance to the interview phase of the recruitment process.

Please see the “QUESTIONS” tab at the top of this bulletin to preview the supplemental questions.

To verify education being used to meet the required minimum qualifications, you must fill in the Education section of the application.

If you have not obtained a degree, please indicate the number of units completed.

Copies of transcripts are required to verify educational credentials being used to meet the minimum qualifications for a position and are required with each application.

(Unofficial are okay, please ensure that the institution/URL name is listed on the transcripts).

Transcripts can be attached at the time of application, provided at the time of interview, or if/when requested prior to scheduling an interview.
Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the above requirements, if applicable.

If utilizing this education you must show that the education credentials have been submitted to a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign educational credentials and that such education has been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S.

education programs; or an accredited U.S.

state university reports the other institution as one whose transcript is given full value, or full value is given in subject areas applicable to the curricula at the state university. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.

Omission of required documentation listed will result in an incomplete application and you will not receive further consideration.


When using work experience not already documented in your application, please provide the employer name, your job title, dates of employment, and whether full-or part-time.

Applications will be reviewed to determine if the responses are supported and minimum qualifications are clearly met.

Work experience needed to meet the minimum qualifications must be documented in the application.

If the application does not support minimum qualifications, the applicant may not advance to the interview and selection phase of the recruitment.

A resume will not be used to determine that minimum qualifications have been met for the position in which you are applying.
If you are currently or previously been appointed to a flexibly staffed position please ensure your work experience within a flexibly staffed position indicates the actual dates employed at each level.

Ensure your time and any subsequent flex promotion(s) are documented as a separate position.

This is required as there are minimum qualifications that require experience at a particular level in which the lower level may not be considered.

If this information is not accurately reflected in your application this may cause the processing of your application for consideration to be delayed.
NOTE:  Attaching a resume or curriculum vitae is not an alternative to filling out the application in its entirety.

Noting “see resume or CV” or any similar response on any portion of your application may lead to a determination your application is incomplete and removal from co