Regional Program Coordinator
Vermont Judiciary - Chittenden Unit - Burlington, VT

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Deadline: Open Until Filled

The Vermont Judiciary is seeking a person to serve as the Program Coordinator for Chittenden County and surrounding areas. While based in Burlington, Vermont, this position will be responsible for duties across several counties of the region. The coordinator will be responsible for the general administration and ongoing development of SAMHSA grant funded treatment court activities. Reliable means of transportation is necessary with reimbursement at state rates. This is a grant funded limited service full-time position expected to last 18 months, which may be extended if additional funding is secured. This is a Judicial Branch position equivalent to pay grade 23.

Summary of Duties

This position involves administrative, coordination, and technical responsibilities in the Vermont Judiciarys Division of Planning and Court Services as it relates to the support of the SAMHSA Drug Treatment Courts. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, coordinating grant activities; facilitating meetings, encouraging best practices across services, collection of data and documentation to measure performance and outcomes, record keeping, identifying system needs and recommending potential solutions; developing and implementing action plans; recommending and coordinating training; and other work as assigned.

Interaction with judicial officers and judicial branch staff, representatives from other branches of government and various public and private groups will occur.

Examples of Job Duties:
  • Coordinate and implement as appropriate the activities in the Joint SAMHSA/BJA grant;
  • Manages and resolves conflict between the parties;
  • Collects, coordinates, and reviews data using an MIS to measure compliance with interagency MOUs, ensures performance outcomes are met under established policies and procedures, and works closely with program evaluator;
  • Convene, coordinate, and facilitate interdisciplinary team meetings, education and training events, programs and projects;
  • Research, compile, and write reports describing progress and findings;
  • Identify local/regional systems issues, work with other grant funded drug courts as needed; recommend and implement collaborative strategies and policies based on best practices;
  • Observes requirements regarding grant budgets and expenditures;
  • Assist in drafting proposals for acquisition of grant funds, as assigned;
  • Support the Tri-Branch Task Force meetings, monthly Criminal Justice Capable Core Team;
  • Other related duties are performed as required.

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Bachelors Degree (Public Administration, Business Administration, Public Health, Health Administration, Criminal Justice, Sociology, Behavioral Science, Social Work, Psychology preferred).

Experience: Two years in a judicial/legal setting with administrative duties or two years in social work, counseling, or related field with administrative duties.


Education: Associates Degree in Criminal Justice, Public Administration or a related field described above.

Experience: Three years in a judicial/legal setting with administrative duties or three years of work in counseling, social work or related field with administrative duties.

Additional years of related judiciary experience, or experience as defined above may be substituted for a bachelors degree on a semester for six months basis

Salary :

$21.02 per hour with raises as enacted by the Vermont Legislature. This is a limited service full-time position for 18 months; the position may be extended depending upon funding.


* Twelve days of vacation and sick leave are earned per year

* Twelve holidays are paid per year

* Group life and medical insurance are available

* Dental coverage is effective after six months

* Membership in the Vermont State Employees Retirement System

* Long-term retirement investment plan available (457 Plans)

Submission of Applications

Application forms may be obtained through the Judiciary website at . If a resume is submitted, it must be accompanied by a completed judicial branch application. Open until filled. Applications should be sent to:

Office of the Court Administrator

Human Resources Department

109 State Street

Montpelier, VT 05609-0701

Phone: 802-828-4906

Persons with disabilities who wish to apply and require reasonable accommodation to participate in any portion of the application or interview process should notify the office in advance.