Re-Entry Case Manager

Oklahomans for Criminal Justice Reform

OCJR is seeking a dynamic individual to serve as its full time Reentry Case Manager.  This position is responsible for prison in-reach and development of reentry plans for individuals being considered for release through Project Commutation, as well as the delivery and coordination of reentry services to designated reentrants.  The Reentry Case Manager will prioritize reentry service plan development and the coordination of reentry services for individuals served by Oklahomans for Criminal Justice Reform’s (OCJR) Project Commutation, and other funded reentry projects.  The position will be supervised jointly by the Project Commutation Coordinator and the OCJR Deputy Director. The employee will office in Tulsa and will have state-wide responsibilities to assist with coordinating reentry services for individuals affected by incarceration.  Salary is commensurate with experience.

Oklahomans for Criminal Justice Reform is a 501(c)3 whose mission is to advocate for criminal justice reform in Oklahoma through research-driven policy and reform efforts that improve public safety by reducing the state’s dependence on incarceration. 

Description

  • The ideal candidate will collaborate with multiple social service providers and with multiple community partner organizations (both rural and urban) in the development and provision of recovery and reentry services for justice-involved individuals.
  • Act as a liaison between families of justice-involved individuals, reentry providers, and members of the OCJR coalition to identify and secure communities of support for returning adults.
  • Foster strong relationships with justice-involved individuals in order to help them build their skills and empower them to achieve stability upon reentry.
  • Serve as the liaison between local community and organizations to foster partnerships and develop resources that enhance the successful return of justice-involved individuals to their communities. 
  • Coordinate efforts to establish effective multi-disciplinary community reentry and skill development services and partnerships. 
  • Evaluate and analyze existing programs and program resources in order to identify and connect the best fit for each individual.
  • Research programs to determine applicability to each individual and ensure resources and programs are accessible. 
  • Identify, collect, and analyze related data and produce statistical reports to provide objective information. 
  • Record participation and relevant expenditure of grant funds associated with reentry efforts.
  • Monitor reentry participation and programming progress and intervenes as needed to resolve issues.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university. Appropriate experience or special training may be substituted in lieu of Bachelor’s degree.
  • Experience in case management and job readiness preparation within adult social services, specifically with returning citizens is a plus.
  • Experience in navigating social services resources, programs, and benefit systems in Oklahoma is preferred. 
  • Sensitivity to the needs of special populations.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to problem solve and collaborate with a variety of participants and partners, including but not limited to those individuals in the reentry population and related social service agencies.
  • Familiarity with Google G Suite applications (especially Docs and Sheets).
  • Able to travel in-state, when necessary. 

OCJR is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities. The organization will not engage in, or tolerate, unlawful discrimination (including any form of unlawful harassment) on account of a person’s gender, gender identity, age, race, color, religion, creed, sexual preference or orientation, marital status, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, military status, veteran status, handicap, disability, or membership in any other protected group. Qualified individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply; reasonable accommodations will be provided.

To apply, email a cover letter and résumé to clint [at] okjusticereform [dot] org.