Senior Court Program Specialist ~ Domestic Violence

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 Senior Court Program Specialist position is responsible for monitoring the performance of the Domestic Violence Division. Directing and supervising the daily operations and staff. Evaluating process and analyzing data in order to develop and implement new or improved workflow processes for the division. Monitors and reviews new legislation, rules and other mandates requiring procedural and/or administrative changes in legal proceedings, and implements required changes. Supervises and assists with providing efficient service to court personnel and the public in compliance with organizational standards, policy and procedures. Responds to inquiries from the, public, Judges, court staff, state or local agencies. Maintains monthly and yearly statistics regarding volume and types of cases handled by the program. Performs task such as preparing periodic employee evaluations, reviewing timesheets prior to submission, preparing correspondence and memoranda, and updating policy and procedures manual. This position conducts personnel management functions, including interviews, selection, counseling, disciplining, terminating or recommending termination. Assigns specific duties, maintaining harmonious relations, and promoting efficiency. Plans, conducts and/or attends staff meetings, in-service trainings and summits. Attends technical or professional workshops and seminars to improve professional skills.

Knowledge of family forms and procedures and/or family law, court rules and procedures, and case management experience is desired. Must be able to work independently and work closely with others. Bachelor’s Degree in law, paralegal, business administration, management, social work, or a closely related field. Progressively responsible experience may substitute for recommended education on a year-for-year basis. 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.