Job Announcement

DUI Court Coordinator
Richland County State's Attorney Office, Wahpeton, ND

Compensation: $15/hour with benefits

Job Summary:

The Richland County DUI Court is seeking a DUI Court Coordinator to facilitate the daily running of the program. The successful candidate will have excellent time management skills; some history with grant writing and other administrative duties; good communication skills; and excellent collaboration, team building, problem solving, and conflict resolution skills. This position will require some outreach to the community and evening and weekend hours. The candidate will attend meetings and events as the community's primary contact for DUI Court. If the candidate feels they do not meet the preferred qualifications, training can be provided within the scope of the program.

Responsibilities:

Maintain DUI Court participant contact for the duration of their participation. This includes initial interview and providing orientation materials and maintaining files of participants for reviews and evaluations.

Provide basic case management to participants in the program to ensure success, including providing regular and random BAC checks, drug tests, and home visits.

Maintain proficient documentation of all contact with participants. Maintain confidentiality.

Consultation with probation officers and addiction treatment staff about participant participation.

Provide basic administrative duties, including preparation of materials for meetings, overall grant administration, maintaining a budget, preparing the DUI Court docket, and preparing program reviews.

Provide education to the community as needed in the form of responding to requests for information, creating linkages with other agencies, and acting as a liaison to gather community support.

Qualifications and skills:

Valid driver's license required. Record must be clear of any major traffic violations for at least three years.

Background check required. Candidate must pass the background check to be considered for employment.

Ability to use Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook is required.

Ability to communicate effectively in both verbal and written formats is required.

Ability to interpret laws, rules, and regulations to participants is required.

Associate's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in criminal justice, sociology, psychology, social work, human services, corrections, paralegal, or a closely-related field is preferred.

Experience in court and criminal justice systems and familiarity with substance use disorder and mental health treatment is preferred.

Knowledge of DUI or drug court organization, functions, responsibilities, procedures, and pertinent laws and legal factors pertaining to courts is preferred.

Knowledge of the criminal justice system and behavioral healthcare modalities (substance use treatment, mental health treatment) is preferred.

Basic knowledge of statistical analysis is preferred.

To Apply: Applications are available from the Richland County Auditor's Office, 418 Second Avenue North, Wahpeton, North Dakota 58075. Telephone 701-642-7700.

Closing Date: Applications are accepted until filled.