Overview

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9/30/2022 (8:00 PM EDT)

22-08033
Justice Program Administrator

Pay Grade
15

Salary
$3,489.38 – $5,169.46 Monthly

Employment Type
EXECUTIVE BRANCH | FULL TIME, ELIGIBLE FOR OVERTIME PAY | 18A | 37.5 HR/WK

Hiring Agency
Justice & Public Safety Cabinet | Department of Public Advocacy

Location
5 Mill Creek Park
Frankfort, KY 40601 USA

Description
Do you enjoy a fast-paced work environment? Are you a self-motivated, multi-tasking, and detail-oriented team player? If this sounds like you, then you might be the ideal candidate for the Justice Program Administrator position open in the Division of Trial Services located in Franklin County within the Kentucky Department of Public Advocacy (DPA).

In this important role in Kentucky’s largest criminal defense firm, you will be acting as both a liaison between attorneys, clients, and other members of the community, as well as an assistant to the Division Director. You will also be expected to draft and edit a variety of documents and reports, so excellent communication skills – both written and verbal – are a must. Time management skills are also valued as the ideal candidate will be handling multiple time-sensitive tasks to support the entire Trials Program, and the ideal candidate will be able to prioritize and complete requested duties independently.

Our clients are citizens who are not able to afford an attorney, who the government has charged with criminal offenses throughout the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Compassion for our clients and commitment to our mission are critical characteristics for the successful candidate.

A pleasant, outgoing personality both in-person and on the phone are also highly desirable traits for this position. Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Facilitating the implementation of policies and procedures relative to the program on a state-wide basis.
  • Preparing correspondence to active and potential employees through the hiring and promotion process.
  • Performing data entry in DPA’s case management database regarding client representation state-wide.
  • Monitoring employee evaluation compliance in conjunction with trial office supervisors state-wide,
  • Acting as a liaison with Human Resources, Personnel and employees within the Trial Services Program state-wide.
  • Assisting in recruitment and retention throughout the Trials Services Program state-wide.
  • Answering phones.

Minimum Requirements
EDUCATION: Graduate of a college or university with a bachelor’s degree.

EXPERIENCE, TRAINING, OR SKILLS: Four years of professional experience in corrections, juvenile justice, criminal justice, law enforcement, recreation, academic or vocational education, health services or education, dietary or food management, construction project management, social work, or a related field.

Substitute EDUCATION for EXPERIENCE: A master’s degree will substitute for one year of the required experience.

Substitute EXPERIENCE for EDUCATION: Additional experience in corrections, juvenile justice, criminal justice, law enforcement, recreation, academic or vocational education, health services or education, dietary or food management, construction project management, social work, or related field will substitute for the education on a year for year basis.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (AGE, LICENSURE, REGULATION, ETC.): NONE

Working Conditions
Work is typically performed in an office setting.

Probationary Period
This job has an initial and promotional probationary period of 6 months, except as provided in KRS 18A.111.

If you have questions about this advertisement, please contact Jennifer Wittmeyer at jennifer.wittmeyer@ky.gov or 833-254-2465.

An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D