Juvenile Drug Court Coordinator - Temporary
North Dakota State Government - Grand Forks, ND

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Requires a high school diploma but prefer a bachelor’s degree in the social sciences (criminal justice, social work, sociology, psychology, etc.).

Application Procedures: Applications must be submitted online at http://agency.governmentjobs.com/ndcourts/default.cfm by July 3, 2013, at 12:00 p.m. Any form of paper or other electronic application will not be accepted.

The successful candidate will be subject to a criminal background check.

Persons needing accommodation or assistance in the application process may call Human Resources at (701) 328-4216.

ND Relay Number: 1-800-366-6888

Summary of Work: The Juvenile Drug Court Coordinator is responsible for maintaining the files of all youth who are involved in the Juvenile Drug Court Program. The coordinator will contact all collaborating organizations (treatment provider, schools, tracker, probation officer, community service provider, etc.) and prepare progress reports for the weekly review hearings. The coordinator will also maintain the overall statistical data, budget, and other relevant information required for evaluation of the program.

Essential Functions :
1. Maintains files on all participants.
2. Contacts collaborating organizations and provides progress reports for review hearings.
3. Assists the Juvenile Drug Court Judge in the Courtroom during review hearings.
4. Conducts orientations for new participants and their parents.
5. Staffs the weekly review hearings and administrative team meetings.
6. Coordinates graduations.
7. Purchases supplies needed for drug court affairs.
8. Schedules and verifies community service work for participants and develops meaningful community service opportunities.
9. Communicates and coordinates with programs contracted to provide supervision for participants.
10. Maintains statistical data, budget information, and other information required for the evaluation of the program.

Knowledge Requirements:
1. Knowledge of local drug and alcohol services and other services for youth.
2. Familiarity with the Juvenile Justice System is important.
3. Experience working with Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel.

Physical Requirements:
1. The essential functions of the job typically require: sitting, stooping, crouching, kneeling, standing, walking, talking, hearing, seeing, feeling, reaching, and fingering requirements.
2. Employee may be subject to some limited travel in the performance of the job. Employee normally has control over travel schedule and can often adjust schedules due to adverse weather or travel conditions. Employee is exposed to biological hazard in the performance of drug testing.

As employers, the State of North Dakota and political subdivisions prohibit smoking in all places of state and political subdivision employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. § 23-12-10.