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Court Services Coordinator
Cherokee County – Court Administration
90 North St., Canton, GA 30114

Job Type

Full Time

Remote Position?

No

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY
This position reports directly to the Court Administrator and performs such duties as are delegated to them by the Court Administrator. The basic duty of the Court Services Coordinator is to assist the Court Administrator in the overall management of court operations, in managing and directing court employees, and in developing and implementing policies and procedures.
This is a high level, high pressure leadership position that requires a multitude of management, financial, supervisory and human resources. The Court Services Coordinator is the first point of contact for courtroom personnel and operational matters, which includes scheduling, facilities and equipment. The Court Services Coordinator plays a key role in the development of organizational goals and values, policy development, program administration, budgeting, and overall direction, provides assistance for special projects, supports with timely implementation of organization changes, court policy and procedures and assists management staff with performance and employee relations issues.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:

Addresses day-to-day operational issues, such as staffing needs, courtroom operations and equipment needs.
Assists in managing and providing direction to court staff, including but not limited to interpreters, bailiffs, court reporters, visiting judges.
Responds to, investigates and resolves complaints regarding operations of the court, and explains the policies and procedures of the court.
Assists in ensuring compliance with human resource policies, guidelines, and
procedures, and in the recruitment, selection, hiring, assignment, training, and evaluation of employees.
Assists with the fiscal and budget matters, including the preparation and administration of the court’s budgets; monitoring and control of expenditures, and purchases of goods and services.
Aids in the development and implementation of methods and procedures to improve operational effectiveness, reduce operating expenses, and improve the quality of service to customers and the public.
Evaluates operations and procedures, recommends improvements and modifications on operations and activities.
Represents the Court Administrator or the courts at various meetings or on boards and committees, and assumes the duties of and acts on behalf of the Court Administrator when the Administrator is absent.
Performs other duties as assigned by the Court Administrator.

 

Requirements

Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and a minimum of five years’ experience in an administrative, leadership and supervisory position.
Any combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge and skills and abilities is acceptable

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
• Knowledge of the court system
• Knowledge of the principles and practices of public administration
• Knowledge of management and supervisory techniques
• Knowledge of budget development and implementation
• Skill in planning and conducting studies related to court management, analyzing results and implementing action
• Skill in planning, organizing, analyzing and resolving problems and decision-making
• Skill in public relations and effective oral and written communications
• Ability to demonstrate dependability, reliability and excellent attendance record.
• Ability to demonstrate patience, objectivity, maturity, effectiveness under stress, initiative, adaptability, leadership and sound judgment.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS
None.
REQUIREMENTS INCLUDED IN THIS CLASS SPECIFICATION MAY BE SUBJECT TO MODIFICATION IN ORDER TO REASONABLY ACCOMMODATE INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES WHO ARE OTHERWISE QUALIFIED TO PERFORM THE ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF THE JOB.