South Carolina Department of Corrections

Program Manager IV – Assistant Deputy Director of Prisons


The South Carolina Department of Corrections is searching for a passionate leader to join our Office of the Deputy Director of Operations. The Assistant Deputy Director of Prisons will be directly responsible for the following:

  • Supervision of three regional directors;
  • Operational management of the state’s 21 institutions, security staff of more than 4,500 employees, and over 15,500 inmates;
  • Conduct routine inspections at state’s prisons regarding operational aspects, sanitation, safety, etc.;
  • Coordination of inmate group activity, movement, security, transfers, and mass releases;
  • Participation in policy development, review, and implementation;
  • Responses to requests/concerns from legislators, local officials, and citizens; and;
  • Representing the agency as required and be on-call 24/7 for emergency situations.  


Salary Range: $110,337.00 - $174,495.00

State of South Carolina Minimum Requirements:

  • A bachelor's degree and supervisory experience in a correctional environment. (Or an acceptable equivalency as approved by the Division of State Human Resources).

SCDC Minimum Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s degree and five, Associates degree and seven, or High School and nine years responsible administrative/management experience in a correctional environment.


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