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Iowa Department of Administrative Services Activities Specialist 2 in Clarinda, Iowa

Activities Specialist 2

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Activities Specialist 2

Salary

$52,291.20 - $79,622.40 Annually

Location

Clarinda - 51632 - Page County, IA

Job Type

Full-time

Agency

248 Corrections - Clarinda Correctional Facility

Job Number

21-02463

Closing

4/18/2021 11:59 PM Central

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Point of Contact

Steven Wells at (712) 695 7140 or Steven.Wells@iowa.gov

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Job Description

ACTIVITIES SPECIALIST 2

Directs, plans, and coordinates activities programs such as recreation, library, hobby craft and music therapy for a major unit or the entire unit in an adult male correctional institution.

Makes purchase requests to the supervisor for needed materials.

Coordinates and runs programs and fundraisers for institution.

Manages purchase, maintenance, repair, and disposal of weightlifting, cardio, and other recreational equipment for the institution.

Maintains inventory for all tools, recreation equipment, and supplies.

Develops and sets policies and procedures for the area of responsibility subject to approval by a higher-level treatment position.

Assists higher-level treatment positions in developing policies and procedures for the entire activities program at Clarinda Correctional Facility.

This position is to help offenders learn new skills for reentry back to their communities.

This position is located in Clarinda Iowa at the Clarinda Correctional Facility (https://doc.iowa.gov/about-us/about-institutions/clarinda-correctional-facility)

Minimum Qualification Requirements

Graduation from an accredited college or university with major course work in art, the behavioral/social sciences, industrial therapy, music, occupational therapy, physical education, recreation, rehabilitation, therapeutic recreation, or other closely related fields and experience equal to two years of full-time professional work in an activities program;

OR

an equivalent combination of graduate education in one of the above fields and professional qualifying experience substituting a maximum of thirty semester hours for one year of the required experience;

OR

qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education in any equivalent combination on the basis of one year of experience for each thirty-semester hours (or equivalent) of education to a maximum of four years;

OR

employees withcurrentcontinuous experience in the state executive branch that includes experience equal to eighteen months of full-time work as an Activities Specialist 1.

For additional information, please click on this link to view the job description. (https://das.iowa.gov/sites/default/files/hr/documents/class_and_pay/JobClassDescriptions/ActivitiesSpecialist2-02111-82111.pdf)

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Have you filed a registration statement pursuant to the federal Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended, 22 U.S.C. §611 et seq?

  • No - I have NOT filed a registration statement pursuant to the federal Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended, 22 U.S.C. §611 et seq

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Have you graduated from an accredited college or university with major course work in the art, the behavioral/social sciences, industrial therapy, music, occupational therapy, physical education, recreation, rehabilitation, therapeutic recreation or other closely related field AND have two years of full time professional work in an activities program

  • I have not graduated from an accredited college or university with major course work in the art, the behavioral/social sciences, industrial therapy, music, occupational therapy, physical education, recreation, rehabilitation, therapeutic recreation or other closely related field

  • I have graduated from an accredited college or university with major course work in the art, the behavioral/social sciences, industrial therapy, music, occupational therapy, physical education, recreation, rehabilitation, therapeutic recreation or other closely related field but I do not have two years of full time professional work in an activities program

  • I have graduated from an accredited college or university with major course work in the art, the behavioral/social sciences, industrial therapy, music, occupational therapy, physical education, recreation, rehabilitation, therapeutic recreation or other closely related field and have two years of full time professional work in an activities program

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Do you have an equivalent combination of graduation from an accredited college or university with major course work in in art, the behavioral/social sciences, industrial therapy, music, occupational therapy, physical education, recreation, rehabilitation, therapeutic recreation, or other closely related fields and professional qualifying experience in an activities program substituting a maximum of thirty semester hours for one year of the required experience

  • I do not have an equivalent combination of the required education/experience

  • I have an equivalent combination of the required education/experience

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Do you have qualifying experience (professional level work in an activities program) to substitute one year for each thirty semester hours of education to a maximum of four years

  • I do not have the required amount of professional level experience to substitute for the required education

  • I have enough of the required amount of professional level experience to substitute for the required education

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Are you a current executive branch state employee with 18 months full time continuous experience as an Activities Specialist I?

  • I am not a state employee

  • I am a state employee but do not have 18 months of continuous full time work experience as an Activities Specialist I

  • I am a state employee with 18 months of continuous full time work as an Activities Specialist I

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State of Iowa

Agency

248 Corrections - Clarinda Correctional Facility

Address

2000 N 16th StClarinda, Iowa, 51632

Website

https://doc.iowa.gov/about-us/about-institutions/clarinda-correctional-facility

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