Employment Opportunities

The Wayne County Probate and Juvenile Court has availability for a Family Drug Court Coordinator (aka Family Dependency Project Director).

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: FAMILY DRUG COURT COORDINATOR (AKA FAMILY DEPENDENCY PROJECT DIRECTOR)

The Wayne County Probate and Juvenile Court is seeking to fill a part-time vacancy for a Family Drug Court Coordinator (aka Family Dependency Project Director). This position serves at the pleasure of the Judge.

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Status:  Part time

Applications:  Submit a resume in writing by regular U.S. Mail or email with cover letter on or before June 1, 2018, to the Wayne County Juvenile Court, ATTN.: K. Gallagher, 107 W. Liberty Street, Wooster, Ohio  44691, or to kgallagher@waynecourts.org, along with a completed Wayne County Employment form, found at http://www.wayneohio.org/employment-opportunitiesNo telephone inquiries, please.

THE WAYNE COUNTY PROBATE AND JUVENILE COURT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Date Posted: May 7, 2018

Filing Deadline: June 1, 2018

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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: Juvenile/Probate Court Administrator/Staff Attorney

The Wayne County Probate and Juvenile Court is seeking to fill an immediate part-time opening for a Juvenile/Probate Court Staff Attorney/Court Administrator.

Duties and description: Supervises and manages staff: drafts job openings/position descriptions; posts openings with appropriate advertising venues; contacts applicants; performs interviews (1st and 2nd) and assesses applicants; makes hiring recommendations; performs all work associated with hiring at the court level; maintains current understanding and has working knowledge of legal requirements/ramifications of a variety of labor laws at federal and state level and application at court level (i.e. FMLA, FLSA, ADA, etc.); reviews/amends/edits/drafts personnel policies (including a complete revision of same for court use), position descriptions, and performance evaluations; recommends discipline and termination; performs discipline and termination and associated paperwork; fills in as needed in any role due to absences or other need. Reviews and process leave requests and payroll bi-weekly.

Completes and/or oversees all monthly, quarterly, and annual reporting as necessary for the Ohio Supreme Court, State of Ohio, Wayne County (for federal requirements such as EEOC and 4D) and various contractual reporting on grants and other contracts. Problem solve as needed for reporting that is inaccurate. Drafts and/or reviews all contracts on which the court is a party or has any involvement in a contract/MOU. Provides statistics as requested. Contributes logistical data and ideas for short and long range planning as to work flow, staffing, training, and other matters.

Interacts with and provides guidance to staff and colleagues on court- and court-business related matters, such as filings, explaining legal positions or civil procedure, disseminating information to staff/public/peers on court- and court-business related matters; providing counsel to staff and judge on any court- or court-related business matter as asked/requested.

Supervises and directs all juvenile and probate business functions, including HR, operations, forms, budgeting, technology, etc. Oversees development of policies and procedures, such as e-filing, training manuals, policy and procedure manual for at-will employees (which is the entire juvenile/probate division). Acts to establish and encourage office culture. Reviews filings and provides training and guidance to staff on court-related legal matters and procedural issues. Acts as liaison between the court and the public, the bar, media, and other private and public organizations.

Miscellany: Manage website, including changes to form and data; manage permissions, research issues, and troubleshoot base level CMS issues for the probate and juvenile divisions. Research legal, practical, and/or technological matters as required/requested by the staff or the judge. Perform records checks for concealed carry, federal employment, probation departments, etc. Respond to public records requests as needed. Assist and direct the public on case matters as appropriate. Maintain Court Technology Committee (CTC) minutes and entries. Provide process guidance regarding juvenile and probate as needed to the CTC. Draft training manuals for my own work. Manage records retention.

At least five years’ experience in the practice of law and licensed to practice in the State of Ohio. This position serves at the pleasure of the judge.   

Applications:  Submit a resume in writing by regular U.S. Mail with cover letter on or before June 11, 2018, to the Wayne County Probate and Juvenile Court, Attn:  Court Administrator/Staff Attorney Position, 107 W. Liberty Street, Wooster, Ohio, 44691.  Resumes submitted by email will not be accepted.  No telephone inquiries, please.

 

THE WAYNE COUNTY PROBATE AND JUVENILE COURT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Date Posted: May 23, 2018

Filing Deadline: June 11, 2018

 

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