TREATMENT COURT ADMINISTRATOR II JOB ANNOUNCEMENT
Post Id: 2018
Organization: CIRCUIT COURTS - CIRCUIT 31
Pay Range: J30 Full-Time Equivalent (FTE): 40 Hours/Week Minimum Salary: $46,992.00
Basic Functions and Responsibilities:
The official domicile for this position is in Springfield, MO. There will be occasional overnight travel to Jefferson City for meetings and training or some out of state travel for conferences.
The employee in this position will have direct supervision from the Treatment Court Commissioner and the Court Administrator.
This is responsible administrative and managerial work related to the day-to-day management of the business of the treatment court.
Administrator duties include, but are not limited to the following:
•Maintain documents regarding the operation of the treatment court, such as policy and procedure manuals, memorandum of understandings between community partners, assist in drafting and negotiating contracts for services with treatment providers. Monitor contracts with providers for compliance. All contracts and legal documents shall be subject to final approval by the Presiding Judge of the 31st Judicial Circuit and the Treatment Court Commissioner;
• Write applications for grant funding from state and federal sources. Manage grant funds and ensure that all grant reports are submitted as required by the funding agency;
•Manage and ensure that all participant fees are collected in a manner that protects against fraud or the appearance of impropriety;
•Assist the Treatment Court Commissioner in developing the budget and manage a budget that includes multiple funding streams;
•Ensure prompt and accurate payment for services provided by treatment court service providers;
•Oversee and maintain quality of service to treatment court participants by treatment court service providers, and ensure that all services are evidence-based and follow best practices;
•Ensure that each team member receives ongoing training and education regarding: team roles, ethical issues and best practices;
•Ensures that the treatment courts and all team members are educated toward providing services that are culturally competent and that the treatment courts understand the impact of policies that have resulted in historical disparate impacts on disadvantaged populations;
•Assist the Treatment Court Judges and Commissioner in community outreach programs and community education;
•Act as a point of contact between the treatment court teams and the judges.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
(This job description does not include specific physical requirements necessary to perform the job. Such requirements vary from position to position and may be determined by the appointing authority.) Thorough knowledge of court procedures, legal documents, statutes and legal factors pertaining to the court system and treatment courts..
Thorough knowledge of the organization, functions, responsibilities and procedures of the court system.
Considerable knowledge of the modern principles and practices of public and judicial administration.
Considerable knowledge of public procurement procedures.
Some knowledge of treatment courts, chemical addiction, substance abuse treatment, mental health disorders/treatment and principles associated with the operation of a treatment court.
Some knowledge of accounting and financial systems, grant management, and modern automated systems.
Strong ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with judges, court officials, attorneys, treatment/service providers, Probation and Parole, law enforcement and the general public. Ability to coordinate activities of multiple programs simultaneously.
Ability to organize, direct and coordinate team meetings, training sessions and public forums in an effective manner.
Ability to communicate ideas clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
Ability to make oral presentations to justice system employees and the general public.
Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.
(The following statement represents the minimum education and experience which will be used to determine qualifications of applicants, provided equivalent substitution will be permitted in case of deficiencies of either experience of education. Education above the minimum stated may be substituted for up to two years of the required experience; professional experience at the management and administrative level may be substituted on a year for year basis for the required education.)
Graduation from a four year college or university with major course work in judicial administration, public or business administration, sociology, psychology, criminal justice, or a related field and three years of responsible professional experience in management or administration.
The treatment court administrator is expected to perform administrative functions with minimal supervision and be able to manage multiple tasks independently.
The successful candidate will be a team-oriented individual with a successful history of developing and maintaining relationships with a variety of stakeholders and strong communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
Application Deadline: Until Filled
How Do I Apply:
Position is open until filled with a preference given to applications received prior to November 15, 2018.
Qualified candidates shall submit a cover letter, resume and at least three professional references through the online application process outlined below.
Individuals, including current judicial employees, interested in this position must register to complete a profile and submit an application prior to the application deadline, if applicable. Applicants with the necessary educational qualifications must also upload a copy of their college transcript(s) to the online application system. Individuals who have previously completed a profile and wish to be considered for this position must login to their profile and submit an application prior to the application deadline, if applicable. For more information, visit the Missouri Courts Careers web page (www.courts.mo.gov/careers).
The Office of State Courts Administrator is an Equal Opportunity employer and has a strong commitment to diversity in all its forms.
We are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of qualified people who would assist us in demonstrating our essential values of excellence, integrity, justice, stewardship, teamwork and partnership.