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PROJECT DIRECTOR FOR ADULT DRUG COURT TRAINING INITIATIVE, National Association of Drug Court Professionals/National Drug Court Institute
Alexandria, VA

Management level position in a fast paced non-profit national association dedicated to reducing substance abuse, crime and recidivism through education, training, and research findings.   

•    Law Degree or other advanced degree preferred; Bachelor’s Degree at a minimum
•    Experience in criminal/civil justice systems, substance abuse and mental health
•    Presentation, public speaking and platform skills
•    Proficient managing budgets and staff 
•    Experience in the development and execution of training programs and technical assistance
•    Public relations and development skills
•    Ability to travel both domestically and internationally approximately 50% of time.
•    Energetic, self-motivated, detail-oriented person
•    Excellent writing skills
•    Must be a team player
•    Capable of handling multiple priorities
•    Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite required including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access 
•    At least two years or more work experience as a drug court or problem-solving court practitioner

Duties Include:
•    Serve as Point of Contact for state, local and regional agency requests for training
•    Develop agenda’s based upon training curriculum
•    Travel to select training programs.  Perform onsite facilitation of training programs.
•    Develop program materials and presentations.
•    Respond to inquiries from consultants and participants
•    Maintain and process records/forms for training department
•    Manage staff related to this project
•    Select, assign and manage consultants (i.e. guest speakers and facilitators) related to this project

•    NADCP/NDCI offers:
•    Outstanding benefits:  health, dental, and life
•    401(K) plan
•    Flexible work schedule
•    Free parking
•    Significant potential for growth and career opportunities

Salary:  Low to mid $80k range based on experience and expertise.  Willing to pay $5,000 in travel relocation.

Fax resume and salary requirement by June 6, 2016
to 703-575-9402 or via email at – ATT: HR


Current Openings around the U.S.:

Columbus, OH

The Supreme Court of Ohio is seeking an experienced professional to fill the position of Manager of Specialized Dockets Section within the Court Services Division. The successful candidate will provide support services and resources to the trial courts throughout Ohio by monitoring and assisting in the research, development and continuation of various specialized docket programs.

The manager is also responsible for overseeing certification of specialized dockets, budget, staffinf and policies within the program.

Additional details on the position and application instructions are available here. Formal considerations of interested applicants responding to this announcement is ongoing. The starting salary is commensurate with experience, minimum of $83,033.60.

Concord, NH


Regular, full-time position working in the New Hampshire Court System, subject to the sufficient and continued funding of the Judicial Branch by the Legislature.

The Statewide Drug Offender Program Coordinator participates in the management of drug court programs and alternative drug offender programs and is responsible for assisting these programs in their day to day operations. The person in this position must have a knowledge base about the courts, probation services, and treatment practices which will be conducive to facilitation of cross training and collaboration among the various drug court and alternative drug offender program team members. Employees in this position will be required to travel during the regular course of business and are subject to transfer or reassignment at the discretion of the Chief Justice of the Superior Court.

Jackson County, Oregon

Jackson County is one of the most desirable places to work, live and play with a population of 212,500. We have the benefits, appeal, and superior quality of life found in a small town community. We have beautiful valleys, scenic mountain peaks, historic sites, theatrical companies, hiking, golfing, rafting, fishing and every imaginable outdoor activity our Southern Oregon climate affords.
We are currently accepting applications for the position of Community Justice Director. This key executive management team member is responsible for leading the County’s adult parole and probation services; juvenile services, including probation, detention and residential services; and the Transition Center, which provides treatment and transitional services to clients in the criminal justice system. Together they form a framework of services to address criminal behavior and activity in our community and provide a means for offender rehabilitation and restitution. Jackson County Community Justice works collaboratively with partner agencies as well as the citizens of Jackson County to achieve positive outcomes and reduce recidivism.

The preferred candidate for this position will have a thorough understanding of modern principles and practices of a criminal justice system founded on the principles of personal responsibility, accountability, teamwork and reformation within the context of a public safety and restitution. Ability to establish and work closely with the community, treatment organizations and law enforcement agencies to deliver a variety of innovative and effective programs in a balanced approach to justice in the community.

If you are interested, please apply today.


CLARK COUNTY’S, District Court, located in Vancouver, WA, is seeking a THERAPEUTIC SPECIALTY COURTS COORDINATOR that administers and coordinates TSCs, currently including Substance Abuse Court, Veteran’s Court, and Mental Health Court.

The Therapeutic Specialty Courts (TSC) Coordinator administers and coordinates TSCs, currently including Substance Abuse Court, Veteran’s Court, and Mental Health Court. Work is performed with latitude for professional judgment in making policy and operational decisions. Responsibilities include coordinating the day-to-day operations of TSCs, including oversight of research, strategic planning, program fees, and fund-raising, as well as identifying and setting service goals and objectives, ensuring timely processing of cases, collaborating with community partners, preparing and submitting reports, developing policies and procedures consistent with TSC's operations and Washington State statues and rules, preparing grants and financial reports, identifying, developing, and updating roles and responsibilities for TSC positions. This position is liaison to Federal, State, and local government agencies. The position will coordinate requests for expenditures; identify training needs and organize trainings to address the needs of treatment providers and judges, maintain cooperative relationships with treatment community and probation department, attend conferences, meetings, and various other committees as the TSC representative, and perform all other duties assigned. Most duties are carried out in the court, other county offices, and at service providers, although the incumbent may visit clients in the community. Most work is carried out between Monday and Friday during day shift, but evening work and working Saturday and Sunday may be necessary to meet goals or demand during peak periods. This position reports directly to a District Court Corrections Program Manager.

Annapolis, Maryland

Office of Problem Solving Court
Closing Date:  March 9, 2016   11:59:00 PM
Office:  Office of Problem Solving Courts, Administrative Office of the Courts, Annapolis, Maryland
Grade/Salary:  J14  $50,397 - $60,350 (Depending on Qualifications)
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Financial Disclosure:  Yes
Essential Functions:
The Program Manager works closely with the Director and will be responsible for the development and advancement of problem-solving courts (particularly drug courts) throughout Maryland, monitoring programmatic guidelines and targeting new and expanding populations for problem-solving courts.  Facilitates the implementation of model specialized court programs and best practices throughout the State.  Participates with other agencies in coordinating statewide responses to specialized court issues.  Staffs committees that relate to specialized court programs and drafts manuals, reports, and tools developed by these committees.  Manages state and other funding to support specialized courts (particularly Drug Courts) by monitoring statistical and financial reports from grantees.  Develops and conducts training courses for Judiciary staff to improve the response to specialized courts.  Is responsible for some administrative duties (e.g. scheduling meetings, telephone conferences, events, preparing materials for trainings and presentations).  Travels throughout the State to conduct site visits and attend meetings.  Performs other duties as assigned
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.
Minimum of three years of related work experience to include knowledge and policy development of specialized court programs.
Past experience in specialized courts.
Knowledge of best practices in specialized court programs.  Knowledge of the Maryland Code, Maryland Law, applicable federal laws, and federal OMB Circulars governing grants management.  Ability to conduct and analyze legal and statistical research date.  Excellent interpersonal and public relations skills to communicate with a wide variety of people in person or groups, in writing or over the phone.   Ability to work well with others and establish professional relationships.  Ability to work independently and follow through on assignments. Knowledge of MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access, e-mail, and the internet.  Ability to travel throughout the State to conduct site visits and attend meetings.  Ability to perform all essential functions of the position.

The Maryland Judiciary is a drug-free workplace and an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity in the workplace.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, marital status, national origin, physical or mental disability, familial status, genetic information, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by State or federal law.  Applicants who need an ADA Accommodation for an interview should request the accommodation when notified of a request to be interviewed.  Applicants must be United States citizens or eligible to work in the United States.


Job Summary:  Facilitates all Family Drug Treatment Court (FDTC) team meetings, organizes trainings and monitors adherence to national family drug treatment court best practices. Acts as primary contact for the FDTC Judge, Department of Children and Families Division of Milwaukee County Child Protective Services, Private Bar Attorneys, GALs, District Attorney's office, and community service providers. Coordinates all FDTC cases to ensure engagement and court compliance.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
•    Engage parents in FDTC, introducing the court program to potential participants and connecting them with a court-appointed attorney and an AODA screen; ensure team members implement services expeditiously; Ensure timely case processing from referral to court completion.
•    Work with Department of Children and Families Division of Milwaukee Child Protective Services (DCF) initial assessment workers daily to identify cases and determine appropriateness for the FDTC program; notify the DA's office and FDTC parent attorneys of incoming cases.
•    Facilitate and assist the Judge in the FDTC weekly team meetings. Responsible for coordinating the parents' advancement through the FDTC phases; incentives and sanctions; graduation; and post-graduation alumni contact.
•    Collaborate with treatment providers, case managers, recovery support coordinators and attorneys to ensure the FDTC team has accurate, updated information in order for the court to make well informed decisions on child safety and treatment; Circulate reports to team.
•    Gather statistics and analyze CCAP data, treatment provider reports and WIser Choice data.  Maintain a database on child permanency, FDTC and treatment outcomes. Provide interpretation and analysis of data for use in strategic planning
•    Schedule and coordinate steering committee meetings with FDTC stakeholders.   Assist the FDTC Judge in developing agendas and materials and implementing improvements to FDTC.  Coordinate participant application reviews with the Judge, review panel and the applicant's team.
•    Update policies and procedures in accordance with FDTC national best practices while ensuring the FDTC Judge and team complies with these practices, state and federal confidentiality and ethical requirements.
•    Present information about FDTC on a state and national level to community stakeholders; Assist and support other communities developing FDTCs in their own communities. Participate in the Wisconsin Association of Treatment Court Professionals organization.
•    Develop and submit grant/funding applications.  Market program to community agencies and funders.  Establish long term sustainability plan.
•    Other duties as assigned.
•    Regular attendance is required.


Job Summary:  Under the direction of the Chief Judge and Judicial Operations Manager-Pretrial Services (JOM), the Adult Drug Treatment Court Coordinator plans, organizes and implements Drug Treatment Court (DTC) activities within the policies and procedures established by the Chief Judge and DTC Policy Team. Facilitates and coordinates efficient and effective court operations and case processing of DTC cases.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
•    Works with court administration, judiciary, Clerk's office, DA's, PD's, private attorneys, BHD & other stakeholders to identity and resolve system/program issues.
•    Provides daily direction and leadership to the DTC Team. Ensures efficient and timely DTC case processing from referral to program completion.
•    Ensure adherence to established DTC policies and procedures.
•    Direct the timely, efficient and consistent application of objective program eligibility criteria.
•    Monitor timeliness and quality of service delivery by contracted providers. Serve as liaison between program and providers.
•    Compile and report program statistics and outcome data as required by funding authorities.
•    Provide interpretation and analysis of data for use in strategic and sustainability planning.
•    Review program performance, prepare annual report and annual action plan.
•    Schedule and coordinate weekly DTC Team meetings and quarterly DTC Policy Team meetings
•    Develop agendas and prepare materials.
•    Take, transcribe and disseminate meeting notes for other system partners including state and national partners.
•    Assist the Chief Judge and JOM with development & implementation of program policies and procedures. Annually review program documents for suitability and applicability. Identify and communicate program issues/concerns to the Chief Judge/JOM.  Formulate resolutions to policy/process problem. Ensure adherence to policies.
•    Identify funding opportunities, develop and submit grant/funding applications.  Market program to community agencies and funders.  Establish long-term sustainability plan.
•    Work with the Chief Judge, DTC Judge, JOM, the State and national organizations to create and report goals, objectives and outcome measures for the DTC.
•    Other duties as assigned.
•    Regular attendance is required.