DUI Court Coordinator - State Court


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Full Time Position Available:

State Court – DUI Accountability Court

This is a grant-funded position that is renewed on a year-to-year basis depending on available


*NOTE: This position is a Non-Civil Service position, serving at the pleasure of the State Court Judge administering the program. The employment relationship is “at-will”, meaning that either the employee or Paulding County may terminate employment at any time, and for any or no reason, or there is no contractual agreement as to employment duration.

The position requires a valid Georgia Driver’s License and private vehicle for travel. Applicant will be required to pass a background check as a condition of employment which will include a criminal records check, driving history, drug testing, and past employers check if necessary.

Occasional overnight travel is required.

Responsibilities and Performance Standards:

The function of the DUI Court Coordinator is to manage, coordinate, and plan the operations of the DUI Court, to assist the Judge, manage daily administrative operations, budget preparation, grant writing, preparation of court orders, and maintain records/statistics regarding program participants. The Coordinator should work well in a team setting and demonstrate excellent time-management and supervisory skills.

The following are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.

  • Performs participant intake interviews
  • Oversees the Case Manager and any other program employees
  • Attends and participates in court session as a member of the court team
  • Preparation and maintenance of current information on participant activity and updates the CaseWorx Case Management system
  • Responsible for developing/revising policy, implementation of programs, goals, strategies, objectives
  • Works with Court Administration and Judge to establish fiscal year budgets and expenses
  • Ensures expenses are properly documented and paid in a timely manner
  • Seeks out, writes, edits, and submits timely grant applications on behalf of the court ensures reporting of grants as required by funding authority; provides requested grant reports as needed. Prepares various statistical, financial and other reports as needed
  • Monitors fiscal year expenditures to ensure spending Grant funds and circuit budget at proper levels, tracks expenses of program and provides budgetary reports
  • Complies with circuit and grant regulations and guidelines to procure equipment and supplies, ensures compliance with federal, state, local laws and codes
  • Ensures vendors and contracts meet the need and requirements of the courts and establishes memorandums of understanding between Court and selected vendors and/or contractors
  • Serves as a liaison between judges, service provider, elected officials, courts, law enforcement officers and agencies, attorneys, and the public to ensure program efficiency
  • Organizes and conducts community outreach and stakeholder meetings; meetings will inform stakeholders and community regarding needs and accomplishments

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice, Psychology, Social Services or related area
  • Preferred experience working with the criminal justice population and counseling/case management, or a related field
  • Any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this position
  • Must possess and maintain a valid Georgia driver’s license
  • Strong oral and written communication and presentation skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Grant writing experience
  • Supervisory experience
  • Governmental or business budgeting
  • Experience and knowledge of general court operations, accountability court and community health disciplines, community supervision (probation/parole) functions
  • Skill in multi-tasking with efficiency and accuracy, working independently in a fast paced, sometimes stressful environment and skill in interpersonal communications in a collaborative format
  • Knowledge in development and management of case management plans for persons with addiction and psychiatric disorders, documenting behaviors and maintaining accurate records
  • Knowledge of community resources needed for target population and skill in development of resources on individual basis
  • Experience in scheduling, educating others and planning and resource exploration and development

Please send application, resume and references via email by no later than May 31, 2024 to:

Rhonda Franklin State Court Administrator (rhonda.d.franklin@paudling.gov)

Equal Opportunity Employer

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