Requisition No: 791096
Agency: State Courts System
Working Title: PROGRAM COORDINATOR - 22010827
Position Number: 22010827
Salary: $55,764.51 - $100,376.13 Annually
Posting Closing Date: 01/10/2023
The Program Coordinator is a highly professional position that oversees the day-to-day case management functions in the Family Law Division of the Twentieth Judicial Circuit. The program managed by this position is designed to promote continuous case management and early resolution of disputed issues and to ensure that judicial resources are reserved for complex issues. This position coordinates and oversees the Domestic Violence Unit of the Administrative Office of the Courts, Lee County, Florida. The Program Coordinator provides supervision to professional case management staff, acts as lead case manager, continually monitors and improves upon case management practices for the effective and efficient disposition of cases, and compiles case tracking reports for the Judiciary and Court Administration. This position performs diverse tasks requiring a vast knowledge of legal procedures. Effective working relationships are established with the judges, court system personnel, attorneys, law enforcement, and the general public. The incumbent must exercise discretion in dealing with confidential and sensitive information. This position reports to the Civil/Family Division Director.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification.
(1) Supervision & Leadership
- Provide leadership to case management staff
- Supervise case management staff
- Ensure training and development of the case management staff
- Ensure training and development of staff
(2) Management & Development
- Oversee the efficient and effective processing of a large volume and variety of cases
- Develop case management plans
- Assist in the development and implementation of best practices for case management
- Maintain and provide case management reports and statistical information
- Coordinate petition filings with the Clerk of Courts and assist with training of clerk staff to ensure proper case flow information and procedural guidance is provided.
(3) Lead Case Manager
- Screen, monitor and facilitate assigned cases through the appropriate tracks in the areas of:
• Domestic Violence
• Repeat Violence
• Dating Violence
• Sexual Violence
• Stalking Violence
- Direct cases to outside resources as appropriate
- Conduct case management
- Participate in the IJIS user groups reconfiguring the DV case management system
(4) Other duties as assigned
Education and Training Guidelines
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with an emphasis on management, criminal justice, psychology, sociology, or a related field.
Four years of experience in legal, public administration or a domestic violence unit, two years of which should include supervisory experience.
Responsible professional level case management experience in a state courts system may substitute for the education on a year-for-year basis.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed in this document are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• State of Florida laws that pertain to domestic violence and family law
• Extensive knowledge of the State Courts System
• Personnel management techniques
• Case management techniques
• Work efficiently and effectively with a large volume of cases
• Deal effectively with judges, non-judicial personnel, attorneys, mediators and the general public
• Effectively lead and develop staff
• Deal effectively with people in stressful situations
• Travel to attend training, seminars, conferences and/or meetings within the circuit and within the State of Florida
The office for this position is located in the Lee County Justice Center, Fort Myers. Occasional travel may be required for training, seminars, conferences and/or meetings within the circuit and within the State of Florida.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
- Notary Public of Florida Certification is required within (90) days of hire.
- Valid Florida Driver's License with an acceptable driving record.
How to Apply
For additional information and to apply visit the Twentieth Judicial Circuit Court of Florida Employment website https://www.ca.cjis20.org/About-The-Court/Career-Opportunities/.
For additional information about the job advertised contact Natalie Perez at 239-533-1707 or HumanResources@ca.cjis20.org
Human Resources Department, 1700 Monroe Street, Fort Myers, Florida 33901
The successful applicant will be subject to a criminal background check.
We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, sex, age, national origin, genetic, disability, or political affiliations.
We hire only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized alien workers.
If you need an accommodation to participate in the application or selection process, please call the contact person at the number indicated for each respective position.
Persons using a TTY/TDD may call the contact person through the Florida Relay Service at 711 or 1-800-955-8771.
The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.
Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.
The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.