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.

Position description

The Drug Court Manager is responsible for the day to day management and operations of Orange County Adult Drug Court Program and also oversees the other Problem Solving Court Programs in the Ninth Judicial Circuit. This position is responsible for various administrative functions, including, but not limited to; case management, identifying and implementing program improvements, assisting in the development of grant proposals, contracts and MOUs, monitoring budgets, reviewing invoices and developing relationships in the community in support of the courts’ efforts.

The position works directly with the Director of Case Management, other problem solving court coordinators and Problem Solving Court Judge in supporting long-term goals and objectives for each court. The position supervises and evaluates the problem solving court coordinators as well as assigned case management staff and is directly involved in all personnel decisions, training, work assignments, disciplinary actions and terminations. The position must exercise a high degree of judgment, tact, and diplomacy. Must be able to work independently and be self-motivated, have the ability to plan, organize, and work under pressure while coordinating work assignments in order to meet demanding deadlines. The ideal candidate will have experience in program management or implementation; grant reporting, public speaking, and preparation of reports and manuals.

Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration, Court Administration, Criminal Justice, Sociology or a closely related field (graduate degree in related field preferred). The ideal candidate will also have at least (3) years of experience in the criminal justice environment, particularly within the court environment, or any combination of experience and training which provides the equivalent knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the work. This is a State funded position with benefits.

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.

Position details
Position status: Accepting applications
Position #: 22009426
Closing date: Open until filled
Education: Bachelor’s Degree
Type: Full-Time
FLSA: Exempt
Shift: Day
Salary: $50,882.25
Location: Orlando, FL
Relocation: Not Available

The Ninth Circuit is a unique organization, rich with diversity and unlimited opportunity where all full time employees have access to:

  • Paid Leave
  • Paid Holidays
  • Florida Tuition Waiver (State Employees)
  • Affordable Health Benefits
  • Optional Vision, Dental and Supplemental Insurance
  • Free Life Insurance
  • Multiple Deferred Compensation Options
  • Florida Retirement Benefits
  • Tax Favored Spending Accounts
  • Employee Assistance Support
  • Ongoing Training and Growth Opportunities