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Program Manager, Breath-Alcohol Instruments and Programs

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UCM application for employment, cover letter, resume, and list of three references required. Incomplete applications WILL NOT be considered. A background check is required to be completed for the recommended candidate prior to hire. Review will begin July 10, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

Position Information

Position Information

Position Title Program Manager, Breath-Alcohol Instruments and Programs
Working Title Program Manager, Breath-Alcohol Instruments and Programs
Department 203410-Missouri Safety Center
Pay Rate $3,480.00 Monthly Minimum
FTE 1.0
FLSA Exempt
Position Number 999174
Classification CJS15
Special Instructions to Applicants:

UCM application for employment, cover letter, resume, and list of three references required. Incomplete applications WILL NOT be considered. A background check is required to be completed for the recommended candidate prior to hire. Review will begin July 10, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

Working hours:

Monday – Friday
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Bargaining Unit No
Work Location Warrensburg Campus
Posting Date 06/23/2017
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Position Purpose

Under the administrative guidance of the Senior Program Manager; plan, organize, implement, supervise and manage the operation of the State’s Breath-Alcohol Instrument Training program, supporting Maintenance/Repair Lab and functions. Including all impaired driving countermeasures and breath alcohol instrument training, all maintenance and repair lab functions, oversight of all state-owned breath alcohol instrumentation assigned to Missouri law enforcement agencies, Ignition Interlock Device statewide monitoring, and acquisition of annual breath-alcohol program federal grant funds.

Conceptualize, develop and conduct impaired driving countermeasures research, training and educational awareness programs.

UCM CORE ATTRIBUTES – Our core behaviors all employees are expected to model. During the annual review process, all employees will be rated on how well they model these behaviors.

Engaging: Immersive learning experience through purposeful involvement of employees and students.
Cumulative: Aggregating multiple points of learning to broaden and deepen education.
Passionate: Encouraging employees and students to find his or her sense of purpose.
Confident: Embracing change and the new opportunities and challenges of tomorrow.
Enterprising: Creating new ways for all students and employees to engage in their education and jobs.
Caring: Acting on the needs and welfare of our people and the community.

Listed below are the core leadership skills and traits at UCM. For all UCM leaders, a portion of their annual review focuses on the development and modeling of these competencies.

Builds Trust

Leads Change

Communicates Effectively

Builds High Performance Teams

Customer/Student Focused

Achieves Results

Education & Formal Training Bachelor's degree (Specify field(s) of study below), Education/Experience substitution (specify)
Other Education & Formal Training

Bachelor’s degree required in Criminal Justice, Safety, Chemistry, or closely related. A Master’s degree is preferred.

Education may be substituted for experience or if experience may be substituted for education. Note that equivalencies are based on the following: BA/BS or 120 credit hours = 4 years’ experience; MA/MS = 6 years’ experience; PhD = 8 years’ experience.

Computer Skills Word-Processing, Spreadsheet, Presentation, Other - Database management

1. Three (3) years’ experience in safety-related occupation, e.g., traffic or public safety to include one or both of the following:
a. Instruction, training, and/or teaching professional training programs, workshops, seminars and/or conferences.
b. Program development and administration.
2. Three (3) years demonstrated law enforcement experience, including DWI arrests.
3. Two (2) years supervisory experience.
4. Two (2) years demonstrated experience in grant writing and data management.
5. Demonstrated breath-alcohol instrument operation and maintenance experience.

Other Experience
Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, & State/Federal Requirements of Position: Criminal History check, Driver's license, Missouri license required
Other Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, & State/Federal Requirements
Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge: Attention to detail, Budget-related skills, Communication skills, including oral, written, and/or nonverbal, Knowledge of a University environment preferred, Human Relations/Interpersonal skills, Leadership skills: organization/meeting facilitation/project leadership, Supervisory skills, including motivation, delegation of duties, evaluation, etc, Management and/or administration skills, Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects and meet deadlines, Maintain confidentiality
Other Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge

Preferred; knowledge of basic chemistry.
Preferred; knowledge of basic electronics and components of breath-alcohol testing instrumentation.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Specify sensory abilities:
Physical & Environmental Factors: Excessive standing and/or walking, Exposure to fumes and/or chemicals, Lifting (weight) - 80 lbs
Other Physical & Environmental Factors
Lifting weight
Special Working Conditions: Travel required, Irregular work hours, Professional appearance, Work in stressful conditions
Other Special Working Conditions

Requires some nights and weekends.
Limited exposure to alcohol and drugs during training, research and evaluations.

Ability to Keyboard No keyboarding test required.
Special Qualifications:
Other Special Qualifications

Required; MO DHSS Type-II Instrument Supervisor permit certified, or obtained
within first 6 months of hire.
Required; certified in Indiana Univ’s Borkenstein: Alcohol and Highway Safety
course, or obtained within one year of hire.
Required; Standard Field Sobriety Testing (SFST) Practitioner certification.
Required; proof of instructor development training certification, or obtained
within one year of hire.
Preferred; breath-alcohol instrument manufacturer certified to repair and maintain
instruments approved by MO DHSS.
Preferred; SFST Instructor certification, or obtained within one year of hire.
Preferred; Drug Recognition Expert (DRE) certification.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Do you understand that the university requires a background check for this position and that any job offer made to the selected candidate is contingent upon the results of this check?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. Do you understand that this is a grant funded position and that continuation of this position will depend upon additional grant funds?
    • Yes
    • No

Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents