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Problem Solving Court Coordinator II

Problem Solving Court Coordinator II Job Description

Job Title: Problem Solving Court Coordinator II
Job Code: R41672
Job Series: Problem Solving Court Coordinator
FLSA Status: Exempt
OCC Group: Professional Services (PS)

Signature of the State Court Administrator approval available on file in the Human Resources Division.

General Statement Of Duties:
The Problem Solving Court Coordinator II serves as the project leader and is responsible for the administrative work and coordinating the day-to-day operations of the assigned problem solving court(s). Depending upon the jurisdictional environment and skill set the coordinator may assume the coordinating responsibility for more than one problem solving court (i.e. Adult Drug Court, DUI Court, Family Drug Court, Juvenile Drug Court, Mental Health Court and Veterans Court). 
Distinguishing Factors:
The Problem Solving Court Coordinator II position is distinguished from other court classifications due to the responsibility of leading an ongoing program. Leading programs or projects includes extensive work planning, organizing, coordinating, and monitoring the activities of assigned court(s).  May provide direct supervision of up to 2.99 staff.  Coordinator should posses a knowledge base concerning the courts, probation services, and treatment practices which will be conducive to the facilitation of cross training and collaboration among the various team members.  May receive supervision from a Problem Solving Court Judicial Officer.
Essential Functions Of the Position:
Plans, implements, and monitors the day to day activities of the assigned problem solving court(s) and ensures the court is implementing key components while serving the appropriate target population(s).
In collaboration with other stakeholders, develops and implements a strategic plan that meets the long term goals of the community and ensures program sustainability.
Serves as an active member of the problem solving court team.
In conjunction with court support staff, directs and maintains an accounting and auditing system with respect to grant funds.
May write and manage grants; plans and prepares budgetary estimates and justifications.
Coordinates and approves expenditures for the problem solving court(s).
Organizes and facilitates interdisciplinary training for problem solving court team members. 
Maintains cooperative relationships with program stakeholders including, but not limited to, treatment agencies, community organizations, Probation Services, the Division of Behavioral Health, Defense Counsel, Prosecution, Judicial Officers, and other court staff.
Attends and participates in conferences, meetings and committees as the problem solving court representative. Also attends pre-court staff meetings and court hearings as deemed appropriate.
Consults with problem solving court judges on a wide range of organizational and managerial issues including but not limited to problem solving court efficiency, internal and external quality assurance.
Facilitates community presentations, assists in docket development, coordinates community service, promotes team integrity, develops community resources, monitors quality assurance, develops agendas, collects data and works closely with the program evaluator.
In conjunction with the other team members the coordinator is responsible for problem solving and program fidelity.
Acts as the liaison between the problem solving court judge, court personnel, probation staff, treatment providers, attorneys, and other members of the problem solving court team 
Compiles participant information and disseminates the information to the respective team members prior to pre-court staff meetings and court reviews.
May complete a standardized intake assessment/screening on potential problem solving court candidates
Performs other duties as assigned.
Supervisor Responsibilities:
Some positions will have supervisory accountability for other employees.  Duties may include scheduling and assigning of work, training in all facets of work, quality control, and decisions impacting the pay, status and tenure of others.  Conducts performance appraisals and provides input into and participates in discipline, dismissal and hiring processes.
Minimum Education:
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree with major course work preferably in the social sciences, public or court administration or related field and three year’s experience in criminal justice, chemical dependency assessment and treatment or related field.  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 Problem Solving Court Coordinator I in the Colorado Judicial Department.
Physical Demands:
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 25 pounds.  Occasional bending, twisting, and kicking is required. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus.
Work Environment:
The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.  This position is subject to varying and unpredictable situations; may handle emergency or crisis situations; is subject to many interruptions; may handle multiple calls and inquiries simultaneously.
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