The Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC) is a department of the Washington State Supreme Court. Established by state statute in 1957, the mission of the AOC is to advance the efficient and effective operation of the Washington State judicial system.
The AOC carries out its mission through formulation of policy and legislative initiatives, court technology development, educational programs, and program support for 428 Washington judges and their staff. The AOC draws its employees from a wide range of professions including legal, information technology, research, education, and judicial administration.
The agency is administered by an executive team that is committed to maintaining a dedicated and diverse workforce that provides the highest quality of customer service and continuously develops strategies for improving the performance and effectiveness of the court system in Washington.
The Administrative Office of the Courts is located in Olympia, Washington, on Interstate 5 between Seattle, Washington and Portland, Oregon. Olympia and the surrounding Thurston County area offer numerous social, recreational, educational, and cultural opportunities. Natural features include Puget Sound, the Olympic National Park to the west, and Mt. Rainier to the east. Mount St. Helens and the Pacific Ocean beaches are within a 2 hour drive of the city.
- A comprehensive benefits package;
- Membership in the Public Employees' Retirement System; and
- Opportunities to participate in the Deferred Compensation and Dependent Care Assistance Programs.
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- The state of Washington offers a comprehensive benefits package, including health, dental, life and long-term disability insurance
- Vacation leave
- Sick leave
- Shared leave
- Family - Medical Leave
- Military and Civil leave
- Eleven paid holidays per year
- A state retirement plan
- Deferred Compensation Program
- Deferred College Tuition Program (GET)
- Voluntary Medical Benefit Program
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Washington State Administrative Office of the Courts
Attention Human Resources Office
1206 Quince St SE
P.O. Box 41170
Olympia, WA 98504-1170
Application materials will be screened for the purposes of determining who will be selected for an interview.
All employees hired by the Administrative Office of the Courts are required to be fingerprinted for a criminal history background check with continued employment with the AOC contingent upon the results of this background check.
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POSITION: Senior Court Program Analyst for Problem Solving (Therapeutic) Courts
SALARY: $54,504 to $71,496 per year DOQ
LOCATION: Olympia, Washington
OPENS: January 22, 2013
CLOSES: February 12, 2013
NOTE: Due to legislative action,a 3% temporary salary reduction is in effect from July 1, 2011 to June 29, 2013 for most state positions, including this position. Salary listed above does NOT reflect this reduction.
Senior Court Program Analyst Job Overview
- Under the direction of the Court Services Manager, plans, implements, monitors and evaluates program components involving significant impact on therapeutic or problem solving courts, including drug, DUI, mental health, veteran, and other specialty courts.
- Work is performed at a professional level with the expectation of independent judgment and decision making as directed by management or executive level staff, and demonstration of appropriate mentorship, role modeling and technical expertise.
· May direct and review the work of other professional staff.
- Manages inter-jurisdictional, comprehensive programs and/or complex/highly technical major projects related to problem solving courts. Completes research, assessments, and provides recommendations to the designated Manager or executive level staff.
· Provides information, assessment, consultation, support and recommendations to AOC, courts, associations, boards and commissions within major operational areas (i.e., personnel management, contracting, performance management, budget development, court service delivery and/or judicial system policy and procedure) to achieve consistent, efficient, and effective problem solving court programs and operations.
· Analyzes and evaluates proposed legislation and its probable impact upon problem solving courts and/or project and program goals; prepares briefs on proposed legislation; represents the AOC at legislative committee meetings and hearings.
· Performs other duties as assigned.
A Bachelor’s degree in social work, court administration, public administration, political science, or closely allied field AND:
- Five years of progressively responsible experience in therapeutic court administration and/or program development to include one year or more in a lead role and/or managing or directing groups or teams;
- Five years of progressively responsible experience in providing treatment for therapeutic court participants, including one year or more in a lead role and/or managing or directing groups or teams.
The preferred candidate will have:
- Experience working with a problem solving or therapeutic court
- Experience leading and managing change
Demonstration of relevant experience may substitute for education requirement.
To be considered for this position, please submit:
- A cover letter specifying how you meet the qualifications of the position (no more than two pages).
- A chronological resume including: dates and total months/years in each position held for each previous employer.
- Completed AOC application form.
The AOC is committed to the practice of equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination for all persons without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, age, honorably discharged veteran or military status, or the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability. Persons of disability needing assistance in the application process, or those needing this announcement in an alternative format, please contact Jane VanCamp, AOC Human Resource Office, at (360) 705-5289 or fax (360)586-4409, or via email to email@example.com
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