Drug Court Coordinator
Thorough knowledge of the office methods, procedures and practices of a Virginia Court; thorough knowledge of business English, spelling and office management; ability to perform a considerable volume of detailed financial record work. Requires knowledge of and experience with project management, budget preparation, grant writing, ancillary service development, problem-solving court principles, substance use disorders, and serious mental illness. Possess general knowledge of human behavior, social science and rehabilitative techniques and objectives. Possess the ability to
establish and maintain positive working relationships with Community Corrections, Judges and Courts, legal, law enforcement, clients, victims, families and the general public.
Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with major course work in criminal justice, public administration, sociology, psychology, counseling or some related field desired. A minimum of five years of experience in human services/criminal justice field required. General knowledge of Drug Courts, the criminal justice system, substance use disorder, serious mental illness, and community based service providers required. Specific management experience in problem solving courts or community corrections is a plus. Demonstrated willingness and ability to accept significant responsibilities and duties.
Possession of an appropriate driver’s license valid in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Completion of DCJS basic skills. Possession of VCIN certification within 6 months from the date of hire.