Juvenile Court Program Coordinator
The Administrative Office of the Courts is seeking a qualified person for the position of Juvenile Court Program Coordinator. This position consists of responsible professional work in program administration, planning, development, and evaluation. An employee assigned to the court program coordinator position works under the supervision of the Director of Court Services performing a variety of tasks to support the Tennessee Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges. Duties include, but are not limited to, planning and implementing educational programs and conferences, monitoring and interacting on legislative initiatives, maintaining databases and a website, and writing grant applications. This position will work primarily with juvenile courts but may also interface with other courts. The court program coordinator serves as staff liaison to various committees, commissions, and task forces. Working relationships will be established with court personnel, judges, attorneys, and other professionals, particularly in the child welfare and juvenile justice arenas.
Education and Experience: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree and experience equivalent to three years of professional experience in one or more of the following areas (1) social work, juvenile justice, educational program work (including managing, consulting and administering the services;) or (2) Grants administration.
Substitution of Education for Experience: Additional graduate coursework in one or a combination of the following professional areas may substitute for the required experience on a year-for-year basis to a maximum of three years: (1) law, criminology, or sociology; (2) public policy and program development; or (3) psychology, public health, community education, social work, or other fields which involve child and family studies.
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