AUGUSTA — Probation officer Adam Silberman has been promoted to correctional manager for Region 2 adults in the Maine Department of Corrections. Silberman is to start his new job Monday and be based in Augusta, according to a press release from the department.

“Adam has 18 years correctional experience in both field and facility,” said Susan Gagnon, the department’s regional correctional administrator, in a prepared statement. “He has been a probation officer in Lewiston for the past seven years, a field training officer, as well as a Maine Integrated Risk Reduction Model instructor. His leadership skills and attention to detail will serve him and the region well.”

Most recently Silberman was the officer assigned as the sex offender specialist in the Lewiston office, according to the department’s website.

As regional correctional manager, Silberman will be responsible for adult community corrections offices in Augusta, Lewiston, Rockland, Skowhegan, Waterville, and Wiscasset.