Requisition No: 793802
Agency: State Courts System
Working Title: PROGRAM COORDINATOR - 22011981
Position Number: 22011981
Salary: $55,764.51 Annually
Posting Closing Date: 08/21/2023
Thirteenth Judicial Circuit; Tampa, Florida
Provides oversight and direct case management service in Unified Family Court, including the assistance to judges, stakeholders and team members regarding program services, to include monitoring the movement of cases from initiation to case disposition. Performs administrative tasks, such as reviewing backlog of case files, organizing and processing files for disposition. Works under the supervision of the Court Operations Manager, Director of Unified Family Court. Exercises considerable judgement and independent initiative
Gather and analyze information/data for quality assurance of case management and to evaluating work for efficiencies in domestic relations and dependency cases.
Research legal case files, including monitoring workflow of daily shelter preparations and crossover cases.
Assist in the preparation of checklist, protocol and coordination of adoption reviews in dependency cases.
Oversee and monitor "walk-in" services offered to the public and pro se litigants; coordinate written materials provided to the public.
Coordinate training and supervision of student interns assigned to UFC and provide back-up coverage to the Court Operations Manager/Director of Unified Family Courts.
Other duties as assigned by the Court Operations Manager/Director of Unified Family Courts or Chief Deputy Court Administrator.
Education and Training Guidelines
Bachelor’s degree in public/business administration, criminology, social work or similar field.
Four years of related experience and two years of supervisory experience.
Paralegal experience or work experience related to case management is preferred.
Juris doctorate or Master’s Degree in a related field may substitute for two years of required experience, excluding supervisory experience.
Knowledge of Florida State Court System and Rules of Juvenile Family Law and Dependency Procedure is preferable.
Skill in analyzing court files for appropriate pleadings and legal documentation.
Skill in Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel.
Skill to facilitate group meetings. Ability to work within deadlines to complete projects and assignments.
Ability to use processing, spreadsheets, and database software applications.
Ability to work independently and establish work priorities.
Ability to work in a paperless system.
Ability to prioritize work and communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
Ability to maintain confidentiality concerning sensitive issues before the court.
Ability to interpret, explain and apply laws, rules, policies and procedures.
Ability to communicate ideas clearly, concisely and logically, both orally and in writing with a diverse group of people via both in-person and remote environments.
Ability to maintain effective working relationships with other court personnel, outside agencies, legal professionals, litigants, and the general public.
Incumbent must be professional in all regards.
Paid vacation, sick leave and holidays, comprehensive health insurance and life insurance with accidental death and dismemberment benefits, supplemental dental, vision, life, disability and hospitalization insurance, promotional opportunities, tuition-free college courses, 457 Tax Deferred Retirement Plan.
Please note that future vacancies in this same classification may be filled as a result of this recruitment.
How to Apply
For additional information and to apply visit the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit Court Employment website at Thirteenth Judicial Circuit Job Listings.
Submit a cover letter, résumé, and current State of Florida Application, which is located on the Circuit’s employment website.
Submit all application documents in one PDF document attachment by e-mail to email@example.com.
Application packets must include the documents listed above to be screened for potential interview.
Mailing address is Thirteenth Judicial Circuit, 800 East Twiggs Street, Suite 605G, Tampa, Florida 33602.
To learn more about the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit of Florida visit the website at https://www.fljud13.org/JobListings.aspx.
For additional information about this job opportunity contact Kevin Foster by phone at 813-272-5477 or 813-272-6330.
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, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, or disability.
We hire only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized alien workers.
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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.
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