Job Responsibilities

  • Under the purview of the division director, direct the development of a comprehensive QI process, assess agency performance, and assist programs & leaders with identification of comprehensive CQI strategies, systems monitoring processes & tracking for the mental health settlement agreement (MHSA).
  • Manage use of force and QI staff and associated improvement processes.
  • Support implementation of the division’s CQI policy.
  • Identify and complete CQI studies, assist with report writing.
  • Develop and implement qi aspects of instructional audits.
  • Ensure necessary training information and tools are available to allow staff in key roles to be fully qualified in required processes.
  • Collect & process data and information in a detailed, thorough, and scientific manner to drive meaningful QI opportunities and initiatives to closure.
  • Thorough understanding of quality improvement strategies and methodologies.
  • Strong organizational skills – ability to adapt to a rapidly changing and remain in control of various projects and changing priorities.
  • Assist with development and implementation of the division’s strategic plan.

Questions regarding the application process, this job posting or any other postings with the SCDC should be directed to:

Recruiting and Employment Services

(803) 896-1649


Minimum And Additional Requirements

State of South Carolina Minimum Requirements:

A Bachelor’s degree and relevant project management experience.

SCDC Minimum Requirements: (Or an acceptable equivalency as approved by the Division of State Human Resources).

  • Master’s degree and 5+ years related experience required with at least three years in quality management & two years’ supervisory experience.
  • A bachelor’s degree in public health or similar degree and 7+ years related experience required with 3+ years in quality management and 3+ years supervisory experience.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of improvement science.
  • Proficiency collecting, interpreting, and presenting data.
  • Proficiency required in Microsoft applications including PowerPoint, Excel, and Access.
  • Formal training in continuous process improvement.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred qualification: CPHQ or other quality certifications. Must have thorough understanding of quality control standards and methodologies.

Additional Comments

The South Carolina Department of Corrections is committed to providing equal opportunities to all applicants and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age (40 or older), disability or genetic information.

Supplemental questions are considered part of your official application. Any misrepresentation will result in your disqualification from employment. Please complete the state application to include all current and previous work history and education.