correctional services manager


Correctional services managers manage the operations of a correctional facility. They supervise personnel, develop and oversee correctional procedures, and ensure the operation is compliant with legal regulations. They perform administrative duties and facilitate cooperation with external institutions and staff providing aid to the facility.

Alternative label

  • superintendent of jail

  • chief detention officer

  • senior superintendent jail

  • senior superintendent of jail

  • correctional institution director

  • superintendent jail

  • prison governor

  • chief prison officer

Regulatory aspect

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Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge



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