Job Series: Court Programs Analyst
FLSA Status: Exempt
OCC Group: Professional Services
Job Class: R41302
Original signature of State Court Administrator approval available in the Human Resources Division
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES
Manages Court Auxiliary Services Program within the Executive Division of the State Court Administrator's Office
This position is distinguished from other classifications due to the responsibility of leading Court Auxiliary Services Program which consumes 50% or more of the employee's time. Responsibilities include assigning tasks, monitoring progress and work flow, checking the product, scheduling work, and establishing work standards. Provides indirect supervision of field staff and may directly supervise up to 2.99 staff. Supervision is received the Judicial Programs, Polices and Procedures Manager.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION
Implement state-wide program for the administration of Court Auxiliary Services within the Judicial Department.
Make recommendations concerning service delivery, caseload standards, and training requirements. Study other program delivery models within the state and nationally. Recommend the implementation of new processes that promote due process, maximize resources and contribute to the smooth functioning of the judicial system. Develop methods to assess and document the effectiveness of various delivery models of representation.
Establish or work with interdisciplinary, community-based, local groups to oversee court auxiliary services in each judicial district in cooperation with local judicial administration to ensure compliance with all relevant statutes, orders, rules, directives, policies, and procedures.
Ensure the provision of high-quality, accessible training for persons serving as Court Appointed Counsel as well as other court appointed professionals, such as those appointed as child and family law professionals. Oversee curriculum development. Research and consult with judges on legal issues in juvenile and family law and dispute resolution. Read opinions on an ongoing basis to maintain knowledge in the area of family representation.
Develop and implement quality assurance program for the state.
Staff ad hoc committees on court appointed services within the Judicial Branch.
Attends meetings and training as required.
Some travel is required.
Performs other duties as assigned.
No formal supervisory responsibility. Manages specific programs or serves as project leader to develop improved managerial procedures and practices in the Colorado Judicial Department. Responsibility for one's own work product and work within a unit performing similar functions. Rarely provides lead function, advice, or explains work instructions to other employees or volunteers.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each of the above essential functions satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, ability, physical and environmental conditions required of the employee on the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree and four years of management analysis experience in statistical or economic analysis, office systems, methods and procedures, work measurement, forms design, program planning or other related fields. Additional work experience in these or other related fields may be substituted on a year for year basis for the required formal education.
One year of experience as a Court Programs Analyst I in the Colorado Judicial Department.
Preferred Qualifications: Strong preference will be given to candidates with a law degree and three or more years experience in the practice of law. Experience with family law is also preferred.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands and fingers and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus.
This position is subject to many interruptions and may be required to handle multiple calls and inquiries at once. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.