Job Description: Basic Functions and Responsibilities: This is advanced professional level work supporting the Missouri judiciary with specialized programming related to pretrial services and treatment court. The primary work assignment includes development and management of highly complex projects and court processes and engagement with local courts, agencies and stakeholders. The Court Services Principal Management Analyst will actively engage local court staff, judges and service providers regarding program standards, best practices, outcome measures and analysis and provide technical assistance as needed. The position works in the Adult Programs unit of the Office of State Courts Administrator and under the supervision of the Adult Programs supervisor. Characteristic Duties:(The following duties are representative of this position, not comprehensive.)Provides high level expertise, technical and program assistance to judicial staff to improve the administration and operational aspects of local treatment courts and pretrial programs. Provides staff support to committees of judges, court staff and stakeholders as appointed by the Supreme Court; provides subject matter expertise related to court programs and makes recommendations to the committees regarding various court services and processes. Leads, develops and manages complex projects and supports the formalization of operational processes and policy as needed. Collects and analyzes data related to court programming and manage complex evaluation projects related to treatment courts and pretrial services in the judicial system. Prepares training and informational materials and presents and disseminates as needed. Maintains handbook and other resources for court personnel. Prepares, distributes and analyzes pending or passed legislation to inform and advise local courts asneeded. Researches professional literature, and attends training to stay current on national trends, best practices, new methods, and procedures for the courts. Assists the courts with case management system issues related to court programs. Independently manages a specialized program or project where the complexity is reflected by limited direction and scope. Identifies areas that need improvement in regard to efficiency, economy, and effectiveness. Uses analytical skills and problem solving techniques. May instruct lower level court specialists and clerical staff on specific projects.
Location: Jefferson City, MO
Requirements: Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:(This does not include specific physical requirements necessary to perform the job, such as carrying, standing, and lifting. Such requirements will be determined on a position by position basis.)Substantial knowledge of the operation of local and state court systems. Considerable knowledge of the pretrial and treatment court technical work processes. Substantial knowledge of the principles and practices of modern court management. High level of knowledge of the general rules and regulations of the judicial system. Ability to communicate effectively, orally, and in writing. Ability to maintain effective working relationships with judges, court personnel, coworkers, and staff from other agencies. Ability to analyze complex problems and needs and make effective recommendations. Ability to use automated operating systems, such as Windows, word processing, and spreadsheets. Ability to travel to the courts to provide onsite technical and administrative assistance to court personnel. Ability to perform accurate data entry. Minimum Qualifications:(The following statement represents the minimum education and experience which will be used to determine qualifications of applicants. Additional experience above the minimum stated may be substituted on a year for year basis for the required education. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted on a year for year basis.) Bachelor’s degree in a related field of study or court management; AND Three years of professional experience in a related field.
Preferred Qualifications: Considerable work experience, training or education related to program development, management and evaluation is preferred. Specific knowledge and experience with treatment or problem-solving courts and/or pretrial services is highly beneficial.
Application Deadline: February 05, 2021
To Apply: Individuals, including current judicial employees, interested in this position must register to complete a profile and submit an application prior to the application deadline, if applicable. Applicants with the necessary educational qualifications must also upload a copy of their college transcript(s) to the online application system. Individuals who have previously completed a profile and wish to be considered for this position must login to their profile and submit an application prior to the application deadline, if applicable. For more information, visit the Missouri Courts Careers web page (www.courts.mo.gov/careers).