Employment Opportunities

PROGRAM / PROJECT DIRECTOR

RECRUITMENT OPENING DATE: September 3, 2020 

RECRUITMENT CLOSING DATE: September 17, 2020, 4:30 p.m. 

STARTING SALARY: $60,000.00 – $85,000.00, depending upon qualifications, experience, level of duties and performance. 

SUMMARY OF DUTIES

The Program Director is responsible for the day-to-day operations and is a key leader in the overall management of the program. This person will have sole authority over this specific program and will report directly to the judges of the 22nd Judicial District Court and its Administrator. 

The Program Director will implement, promote, and oversee a mental health program that will be readily available for people who have a history of relapse, multiple hospitalizations, and/or noncompliance with outpatient treatment. 

Duties include but are not limited to: 

Start, Implement, and Promote the program in St. Tammany and Washington Parishes in order to show that a mental health program can be effective in improving treatment compliance and reducing the consequences of non-treatment. 

Develop relationships with stakeholders including community partners, court personnel, community hospitals, law enforcement, family members, relevant local and regional subject matter experts or stakeholder organizations, and other community resources in order to communicate, collaborate, and develop a plan for sustainability. 

Process all intake information and forms for clients entering the program including preparation of petitions and preliminary treatment plans and other required clinical documents. 

Monitor service delivery and compliance with court ordered treatment. 

Provide direct supervision to the program’s Case Manager and work directly with the Program/Project Evaluator. 

Responsible for maintaining the database for data entry and collection. 

Responsible for preparation of programmatic reports. 

Responsible for reporting directly to the Judge presiding over the Assistive Outpatient Treatment program. 

Essential Job Functions: Oversee the Assistive Outpatient Treatment, monitor service delivery and compliance, and serve as the point person for outpatient commitment. Demonstrates leadership, community involvement, and a history of working with both the criminal justice and mental health systems. 

MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: 

Education and Experience: Juris Doctorate or Master’s Degree in Psychology, Counseling, or Social Work. At least 4 years’ experience working with people who have serious mental illness or 4 years’ experience in Criminal Justice preferred. 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Knowledge of mental illness and related conditions. 

Provide active, empathetic, positive, and consistent supervision of staff members. 

Relate proactively and directly with consumers, families, and community members. 

Design and implement new ideas, activities and programs. 

Acquire knowledge of, and interact effectively with, community resources. 

Recognize and utilize effectively the strengths of both staff and consumers. 

Communicate properly and effectively both verbally and in writing. 

Relates well with peers and co-workers. Maintains an acceptable driving record. 

ADA COMPLIANCE: 

Physical Ability: Tasks involve the ability to exert very light physical effort in sedentary to light work, involving some reaching, handling, fingering and/or feeling of objects and materials. 

Sensory Requirements: Some tasks require the ability to perceive and to discriminate sounds. Some tasks require visual perception and discrimination. Some tasks require oral communications ability. 

Environmental Factors: Tasks are regularly performed without exposure to adverse environmental conditions such as dirt, dust pollen, odors, wetness, humidity, rain, fumes, temperature, and noise extremes, machinery, vibrations, electric currents, traffic hazards, toxic agents, violence, disease, or pathogenic substances. 

EEO STATEMENT: 

The 22nd Judicial District Court of Louisiana does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, disability, age, pregnancy, military status or citizenship. 

APPLICATION PROCESS: 

Qualified individuals interested in applying for the position should submit a completed Application for Employment along with a copy of their resume to Court Administration, 701 N. Columbia Street, Room 3210, Covington, LA 70433 or to amitchell@stpgov.org by 4:30pm on September 17, 2020. 

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GRANT SPECIALIST/ACCOUNTANT

RECRUITMENT OPENING DATE: August 25, 2020

RECRUITMENT CLOSING DATE: September 16, 2020, 4:30 p.m.

STARTING SALARY: $65,000.00 – $75,000.00, depending upon qualifications and experience


SUMMARY OF DUTIES:
Under the general direction of the Court and its Administrator, the purpose of this position is to provide high level responsible professional financial management within the Twenty-Second Judicial District Court. The position assists the Court Administrator in the fiscal and budgetary
matters for all Court Programs. Employees in this classification perform high level professional and managerial work. The position is responsible for maintaining a high degree of independence and fiscal accountability for all programs within the Twenty-Second Judicial
District Court. This position will maintain a liaison role with court program partners and local, state and federal governmental entities to carry out their work related duties.


Duties include but are not limited to:
Assist the Court Administrator in fiscal and budgetary matters related to the court. Responsible for preparing budgets and fiscal reports for reporting to local, state, and federal governmental entities. Responsible for: reviewing and monitoring expenses of court programs for grant reimbursement; preparing reimbursement claims, and compiling reports, meeting with Program Directors to discuss progress and make recommendations for necessary revisions regarding fiscal and budgetary matters to the Court Administrator.


Prepare and review purchase orders, requisitions, deposits, bank reconciliations, expense reports, and financial statements; identify and correct financial errors; post purchase orders and deposits.


Prepare and post journal entries, budget entries, and adjustments.


Prepare Judicial Expense Fund Budget and recommend amendments as necessary.


Complete audit preparation and correspondence.


Become familiar with the special requirements of particular grants and monitor purchase requisitions for compliance with those requirements.

Attend grant workshops and training webinar.


Become familiar with legislation affecting grants.


Assist with the research to find available grants, assist with the writing and grant preparation which would contribute to the implementation of Court Programs and monitor the progress of grant funds. Review programmatic progress reports, analyze data and identify trends.

Assist with implementation strategies related to the Court programs. Develop a sustainability plan for special Court programs.


MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
A Certified Public Accountant with a Master’s in Accounting, or Finance; or a Baccalaureate Degree from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in business administration, accounting, finance, or a related field; supplemented by 5 years of experience in governmental accounting and/or finance, and possess working knowledge in the field of state and federal grant funding; or any equivalent combination of education, experience, and training. Government accounting and finance experience preferred. Must have knowledge of governmental accounting principles and be able to work with other judicial system stakeholders. Must be self-motivated with excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.


ADA COMPLIANCE:
Physical Ability: Tasks involve the ability to exert very light physical effort in sedentary to light work, involving some reaching, handling, fingering and/or feeling of objects and materials.


Sensory Requirements: Some tasks require the ability to perceive and to discriminate sounds. Some tasks require visual perception and discrimination. Some tasks require oral communications ability.


Environmental Factors: Tasks are regularly performed without exposure to adverse environmental conditions such as dirt, dust pollen, odors, wetness, humidity, rain, fumes, temperature, and noise extremes, machinery, vibrations, electric currents, traffic hazards, toxic agents, violence, disease, or pathogenic substances.


EEO STATEMENT:
The 22nd Judicial District Court of Louisiana does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, disability, age, pregnancy, military status or citizenship.


APPLICATION PROCESS:
Qualified individuals interested in applying for the position should submit a completed Application for Employment along with a copy of their resume̍ to Court Administration, 701 N. Columbia Street, Room 3210, Covington, LA 70433 or to amitchell@stpgov.org by 4:30pm on September 15, 2020.

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