Youth Facility Supervisor 2 - Living Unit Manager

  • Oregon Youth Authority
  • Grants Pass, OR
  • Oct 11, 2023
Full time Government Manager Nonprofit-Social Services

Job Description


Youth Facility Supervisor 2 - Living Unit Manager


Bring your proven leadership skills to Rogue Valley Youth Correctional Facility!

Oregon Youth Authority has an opportunity as a Youth Facility Supervisor 2 at the Rogue Valley Youth Correctional Facility in Grants Pass, Oregon. As a Youth Facility Supervisor 2 you will manage the daily operations and logistics of a 24/7 close custody living unit. You will direct and supervise unit staff who provide daily supervision, security, and treatment of adjudicated youth at OYA and youth from the Department of Corrections in a secure correctional facility. The YFS2 projects and prepares budget requests to support operational needs, evaluates services for effectiveness, maintains living unit equipment and supplies, participates as a member of the facility management team and serves as Officer of the Day as needed.

We are seeking individuals who are passionate about working with youth and who are dedicated to creating a safe and positive environment. If you have the necessary skills and qualifications, we encourage you to apply for this rewarding and challenging position.

For a complete description of duties and responsibilities, please email .

Would you like to learn more about this position or how our application process works? Join our Recruitment team during our OYA Career Chat Sessions every Wednesday. We can assist you with all your application and agency questions!

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At OYA, diversity, equity, and inclusion are more than just words on a page. To meet our mission and live our values as an agency, DEI must be at the heart of all we do. We support cultural competence, develop teams and cultivate leaders in ways that are equitable to everyone, especially people of color, those who identify as LGBTQ+, or those from other marginalized communities. We are explicit and intentional as we identify resources that all our youth and staff need to grow and prosper. Our DEI work connects closely with our culture of positive human development, with safe and supportive environments where everyone is held accountable and connected to their community. The end goal is to protect the public and reduce crime by holding youth accountable and providing opportunities for reformation in safe environments.

If you are looking to join a team that values individual and cultural differences, with the opportunity to contribute to youth reformation by enriching our workforce with diversity, OYA wants to hear from you!  People of color, women, and other members of historically marginalized communities are strongly encouraged to apply!

Please take a moment to watch this quick video about Oregon Youth Authority, our team and our culture For more information, please visit

What's in it for You?

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What We Are Looking For:

  • Four Years of lead work, supervision, or progressively related experience; OR
  • One year of related experience and a Bachelor’s degree in a related field.

Desired Attributes/Application Scoring Criteria: 

In addition to your related work experience and education, we will use the attributes below to determine whom to interview. 

  • Demonstrated leadership experience in working with diverse teams of employees and community partners.
  • Experience successfully developing positive relationships with peers and managers.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal (will be assessed in application materials and at time of interview).
  • Case planning experience.
  • Demonstrated experience creating an inclusive environment for staff and youth.
  • Demonstrated experience providing coaching to and training of staff.
  • Demonstrated operational experience in a juvenile setting.

Additional Details:

  • This position is part of the state's management team.
  • Expected starting salary for new-to-state employees is $64,908 - $71,496 depending on experience
  • Full salary range for the position is $64,908 -$107,460
  • We may use this recruitment to fill future vacancies.

How to apply:

  • Complete the application fully or upload a complete resume including dates of employment and duties/responsibilities of each position.
  • Complete the questionnaire / supplemental questions.
  • RESUME & COVER LETTER REQUIRED: Submit a cover letter describing how you meet the qualifications and the desired attributes above.
  • After you submit your application please respond to the public records request authorization and gender identity questionnaire. This step will come after you submit and will complete the process. If you are an employee, the tasks will come to your Workday inbox.
  • If you are a veteran, you may receive preference.

Click here for more information about veterans’ preference. The task to claim preference will come after the public records request and gender identity questionnaire tasks. Click here for a guide on how to upload your documents. For privacy reasons, please do not attach your DD214/DD215/civil service preference letter to your application or combine it with any other required document attachments.

Additional Information:

Our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the citizens we are here to serve. OYA is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be individualized based on merit, competence, performance, and business need.

We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical​​​ condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or ​expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.” The more diverse we are, the better our work will be.

Applicants with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation to participate in the hiring process. For assistance regarding reasonable accommodation or for alternative format please contact OYA Recruitment at 971-345-1236. Oregon Relay Service can be reached by calling 7-1-1.

Pre-employment Checks:

In keeping with our mission, OYA will conduct a criminal record check, per OAR 416 Division 800, a driving record background check and a vulnerable population abuse and neglect check. Information obtained about an individual is confidential. An individual who refuses to consent to a criminal records/background check shall be disqualified from consideration in the position for which you applied. All applicants are subject to additional pre-employment check(s) such as fingerprint based on criminal records check, pre-employment drug screening and/or education verification as required for the position.

In 2003 Congress passed the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA), the first federal civil statue focused specifically on addressing sexual violence in juvenile facilities, jails, prisons, and other facilities.  In recognition of the rights, safety, and well-being of the youth we serve you will be asked specific questions about your background to ensure our hiring and promotion practices comply with the National PREA standards. 

All positions in OYA will require the incumbent to serve as a "mandatory reporter" of child abuse.

Visa Sponsorship:

We do not offer Visa sponsorship. If you are hired, you will be required to fill out the US Department of Homeland Security’s I-9 form confirming you are able to work in the US. OYA uses E-Verify to confirm that applicants are authorized to work in the United States.

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