Job Title: Superintendent
Date Posted: 10-10-2007
Job Location: Massachusetts-Boston South
Job Type: Full Time
Education Level: Vocational
Work Experience: 2+ to 5 Years
Job Shift: First Shift
Yearly Salary:70K-90K
Company Name: The Massachusetts Department o
Contact Information: Alexandra   McInnis (
Job Description:
The Massachusetts Department of Correction is seeking to fill the position of Superintendent at
MCI Cedar Junction in Walpole, Massachusetts, a suburb 30 miles outside of Boston.   Opened in
1956, MCI Cedar Junction is the Commonwealth’s first maximum-security (Level 6) facility,
which currently houses up to 865 inmates and employing over 500 staff.  MCI Cedar Junction, in
addition to its regular population, also houses the Department’s Disciplinary Unit (DDU), which
is designed to hold the states most dangerous inmates.  Inmates guilty of serious disciplinary
violations within the facilities are sentenced for a term up to 10 years in the in the DDU
with sentences concurrent to the court sentences.


This is a key senior management level position reporting directly to the Assistant Deputy
Commissioner.  The incumbent will be responsible for providing a safe, secure and sanitary
facility while insuring the safety and protection of the public, inmates and staff through
planning, organization, direction and supervision of staff and inmates.  Additional
responsibilities include the oversight of inmate programs and services, implementation and
adherence to DOC, DPH and ACA rules, establishment of policy and procedures for all aspects of
the facility, implementation of plans for major emergencies and institution disorders:
establishment and maintenance of good relations with surrounding communities, local
representatives and organizations, management of the fiscal plant, programs and services,
sanitation, food services, health services, classification and budget.


Applicants should have at least (A) six years of full time, or equivalent part-time,
supervisory or managerial experience in business administration, business management, or
public administration and (B) of which at least three years must have been in a managerial

Preferred qualifications: Previous management experience in a maximum-security correctional
setting, including budgeting, classification, disorder management and policies.


Salary range:  $52,700.44 - $111,226.09


Last Date to Apply is February 28, 2006


Mail cover letter and resume to:

Alexandra McInnis, Director of Personnel

Division of Human Resources

P.O. Box 946

Norfolk, MA  02056

e-mail to: 


Fax (508)850-5217
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