Alternative Sanctions Coordinator
The Ninth Judicial Circuit Court is a progressive trial court in Central Florida where employees make a difference. Our team of court professionals is richly diverse, with unique perspectives and ideas. We encourage teamwork and individual contribution and pride ourselves on changing attitudes and doing things better. We’re always interested in dynamic individuals who enjoy innovation, new ideas and the opportunity to serve others while leading the way to the court of tomorrow.
The Alternative Sanctions Coordinator serves professionally to coordinate develop, and support programs that provide alternative services to juvenile offenders. The position is primarily responsible for coordination of the intake referral process between the State Attorney, and court-administered programs including monitoring the Civil Citation call-in phone number. The individual must make program referrals, calculate and report youth compliance with court ordered sanctions and provide detailed & accurate information to the judiciary and others. This requires coordination with various agencies and collaboration with other program coordinators to support and enhance juvenile court programs. The Alternative Sanctions Coordinator position requires the ability to conduct intake interviews with potential program participants in accordance with approved screening tools to include urine analysis screenings. This position requires intermediate to advanced proficiency in use of databased programs and Microsoft applications. The selected candidate will be expected to keep current with changes in the laws related to juvenile alternative sanctions as well as seek innovative ways to improve and expand juvenile programs including securing funding through grant writing. The Alternative Sanctions Coordinator position will require minimal local travel and will on occasion require a flexible work schedule.
A working knowledge of the juvenile justice system is required. Experience using any of the following database programs is a plus: Clerk’s Odyssey program, DJJ Prevention Database, and Ninth Circuit diversion program databases. A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in public administration, business, social work or a related social science is preferred along with two years of progressively responsible experience in program administration or evaluation. Educational requirement may be substituted with additional relevant experience on a year-for-year basis. A Master’s degree in an area cited above may substitute for the recommended experience.
Equal opportunity employer
The Ninth Judicial Circuit Court is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, or disability. Persons with a disability needing an accommodation for the application/selection process should notify Human Resources (407) 836‐2261 prior to the application deadline. If you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711.