Court Program Specialist I ~ Unified Family Court Case Manager

The Ninth Judicial Circuit Court is a progressive trial court in Central Florida where employees make a difference.  Our team of court professionals is richly diverse, with unique perspectives and ideas.  We encourage teamwork and individual contribution and pride ourselves on changing attitudes and doing things better.  We’re always interested in dynamic individuals who enjoy innovation, new ideas and the opportunity to serve others while leading the way to the court of tomorrow.

Position description

The Court Program Specialist I Unified Family Court Case Manager is responsible for providing case management services and other assistance to the judiciary to meet the goals and mandates of the Unified Family Court (UFC) Administrative Order. The position monitors the movement of court cases through UFC from point of initiation to disposition, exercising independent judgment and initiative. Coordinates, links and tracks all UFC related court cases and researches case histories, compiles statistical data, prepares necessary notices and orders, sets mandatory case conferences, and any other duties assigned by the judiciary. The case manager may assist the public with court information and procedural questions. Finally, the case manager may assist with other non-UFC case management work as directed by the Administrative Judges of the Family division. It is imperative that the person in this position establish effective working relationships with judges, court personnel, professionals associated with family court, and the general public.

Two years of administrative analytical experience required. The preferred candidate will have a degree (Associates or Bachelors) from an accredited college or university with a major in public or business administration, English, psychology, sociology, pre-law or a similar field. The preferred candidate will have: a working knowledge of the legal system, family court procedures, and legal terminology; skill in analyzing court files for appropriate pleadings and legal documentation; ability to work independently and to establish work priorities; ability to communicate ideas clearly, concisely, and logically, both orally and in writing with a diverse group of people; ability to maintain confidentiality concerning sensitive issues before the court; ability to use word processing, spreadsheets, and database software applications; must be extremely computer literate and able to work in a paperless/fileless system; ability to maintain effective working relationships with other court personnel and outside agencies, legal professionals, litigants, and the general public. This is a State funded position with benefits

Equal opportunity employer

The Ninth Judicial Circuit Court is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, or disability. Persons with a disability needing an accommodation for the application/selection process should notify Human Resources (407) 836‐2261 prior to the application deadline. If you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711.