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Juvenile Services Program Coordinator II – Juvenile Court

Clark County, Vancouver, WA

Job - Government

Close Date: 04/11/2020

Juvenile Services Program Coordinator II – Juvenile Court

Job Summary

We are committed to a holistic Balanced and Restorative Justice approach to fulfill our statutory duties. It seeks to create a justice system focused not only on short-term external control of offenders, but also the immediate and long-term needs of victims, the community and offenders, all of whom should benefit from interactions with the juvenile justice system. The commitment to Balanced and Restorative Justice makes Clark County Juvenile Court a leader not only in our community, but also the state and nation, in bringing forward new perspectives and understanding about how juvenile justice systems can serve community.

As the Juvenile Services Program Coordinator II, you will member of the management team and as such work to ensure the principles of balanced and restorative justice are incorporated into work practices. The Leadership Agenda provides a framework for service delivery and program monitoring. Other responsibilities will include; assisting the Intake Manager by engaging and supervising department staff, monitoring and evaluating pre-adjudicated programs and coordinating grant initiatives. Supervisory responsibilities will include selecting, training, motivating, and evaluating program staff; providing support and guidance; coordinating staff training; monitoring work flow; and evaluating and improving work practices and procedures.

Grant coordination includes preparation of planning documents; community networking; program organization; report writing and oral presentations; meeting organization including developing agendas, scheduling and minute taking; coordinating and monitoring contract programs; developing program policies and procedures; training planning and technical assistance; and other duties as assigned.

This position is open until filled and will have a first review date of March 20, 2020. This recruitment may be closed at any time after the first review date.

Education and Experience:

We will consider any combination of relevant work experience, volunteering, education, and transferable skills as qualifying unless an item or section is labeled required.
• Bachelor’s degree in social science, criminal justice, child development or closely related field,
• At least four years of professional work experience in youth related services
• Five or more years of professional work experience in youth related services preferred
• Experience with Balanced and Restorative Justice principles and practice, and ability to integrate and apply the same in all aspects of the Juvenile Justice programs, functions, and operations; effective case management principles
• Official transcripts will be required at the time of hire
• The successful candidate must successfully pass a criminal background check, as required by RCW 43.43.830.
• Shares in “rotating” 24-hour on-call assignment to the Community Programs, which includes after hours and weekends.
The ideal candidate will have the following strengths:
• Skills in grants management, program development and evaluation
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all levels of the organization and public
• Excellent verbal and written skills
• Previous supervisory or lead experience
• Experience with personal computers and related applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access
An online application is required. For complete job announcement, application requirements, and to apply on-line, please visit our website at:

Salary Grade: M2.820 ($5,505.00 - $7,778.00) per month
Close Date: Open Until Filled

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