The position of Criminal Justice/Jail Management Consultant will assist county law enforcement and corrections departments in Middle and West TN by providing technical assistance to help those departments to in improve, upgrade, modernize and professionalize their departments.
In addition to working with TN counties the Criminal Justice Consultant also works with the various county organizations such as TCSA, TACE and TCCA and also provides direct assistance to the TN Sheriffs Association (TSA), the TN Corrections Institute (TCI), the TN Departments of Corrections and Safety, the TBI, the TN Law Enforcement Training Academy, the Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC), the Peace Officers' Standards and Training Commission (POST), TN Sentencing Commission, state District Attorneys Conference and state Legislative offices and committees and the Governors' office.
Duties and Responsibilities: The Criminal Justice Consultant is the front-line person for IPS/CTAS and the University of TN, primarily working in the fields of law enforcement and jail management and as well as providing assistance and information to other groups, agencies and stakeholders. The Criminal Justice Consultant provides direct assistance to county Sheriffs by spending time at county law enforcement departments, including jails/workhouses and when requested at county courthouses. The Criminal Justice Consultant makes decisions on a daily basis that involves a wide variety of topics for both law enforcement and corrections. Those topics include; budgeting, operations management, staffing analysis, drug fund reporting, prisoner accounting systems, jail management, records management, review of inmate medical and dental programs, review of jail/workhouse expansions, personnel management and inmate care /custody. The consultant will also make presentations to law enforcement/jail management staff, to county officials, TSA and to various state departments/organizations.
Internal Number: 195566
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The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is an engaged, metropolitan university committed to excellence in teaching, research, and service, and dedicated to meeting the diverse needs of the region through strategic partnerships and community involvement.