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IDOC - Management Services Deputy Chief

Posting Begin Date: 2024/05/16
Posting End Date: 2024/05/30
Category: Corrections
Sub Category: Professional
Work Type: Full Time
Location: Boise, ID, United States
Minimum Salary: 51.00
Maximum Salary: 57.00
Pay Rate Type: Hourly

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State of Idaho Opportunity

Applications will be accepted through 4:59 PM MST on the posting end date. 


The Idaho Department of Correction (IDOC) has a current opening for a Division Deputy Chief within the Division of Management Services at Central Office in Boise, Idaho. This position will be responsible for planning, organizing, and directing operations of the Department’s business support units statewide, including the Business Support and Financial Management Units. This will include strategic planning and project management planning vision and oversight, in coordination with the Division Administrator. This is an excellent career opportunity to work in an evolving and changing organization and demonstrate the ability to provide leadership to staff and foster cooperation and teamwork.


  1. Direct oversight and supervision of various teams in the division, including business units budgetary management. 
  2. Hiring, training, and development of staff, ensuring compliance with departmental responsibilities. 
  3. Develop and mentor staff for career path development and staff fulfillment, fostering a thriving, motivating, and professional staff culture and environment, including cooperation and teamwork. 
  4. Strategic planning, organization, and implementation for the Management Services division, including leading and tracking progress of strategic initiatives and/or workplan. 
  5. Administrative problem solving, recommendation/solution development and implementation. 
  6. Utilize an outcome-based approach by applying data measures and executing data driven decisions. 
  7. Process improvement and efficiency identification, planning, documentation and implementation. 
  8. Liaison with other local, state, and/or federal agencies. 
  9. Engage in collaborative and harmonious relationships with all staff and business partners, stakeholders, operations. 
  10. Ensure adherence to all legal requirements for the division. 
  11. Travel 10% to statewide facilities and occasionally to other locations for department and professional needs. 

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. 5 or more years of experience managing professional staff.
  2. 5 or more years of experience analyzing management and program problems, identifying alternatives, and recommending and implementing solutions.
  3. 3 or more years of experience preparing and making presentations to groups.

Specialty Qualifications:

  1. Good knowledge of accounting theory, principles, and practices 
  2. Good knowledge and 3 years or more of experience in project planning and practices

Desirable Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree or higher 
  2. Working knowledge of the State of Idaho budget development process 
  3. Working knowledge of the State of Idaho accounting systems and processes 
  4. Working knowledge of the State of Idaho purchasing statutes and rules, including contract development and monitoring 
  5. Working knowledge of sound financial management practices and principles 
  6. Process improvement and efficiency analysis and implementation experience 
  7. Knowledge of correctional facility operations 


The State of Idaho offers a robust total compensation package, including medical, vision, and dental insurance; PERSI retirement benefits; paid sick, vacation, and parental leave; and 11 paid holidays per year. For additional information related to benefits and/or State programs, please visit*


The State of Idaho is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, political affiliation or belief, sex, national origin, genetics, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws.

The State of Idaho is committed to access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities, auxiliary aids and services are available upon request. If you require an accommodation at any step in our recruitment process, you are encouraged to contact (208) 334-2263 (TTY/TTD: 711), or email [email protected].

Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations.