Court Services Specialist

Kansas Supreme Court
Topeka, KS Full-time
Posted on December 27, 2019

Kansas Supreme Court is seeking a Court Services Specialist in our Office of Judicial Administration.

Job Duties:

This is responsible work in the development and coordination of court services administered under the direction of the Kansas Supreme Court.

Responsibility includes:

• Developing and coordinating within the district courts court services offices;

• Providing assistance for judges and judicial branch employees performing duties relating to probation supervision, pre-sentence investigation, or similar work in both civil and criminal cases;

• Coordinating and approving continuing education for court services officers;

• Representing the judicial branch on various committees;

• Testifying before the legislature on topics related to court services and the judicial branch; and

• Serving as the criminal history records inquiry liaison to state law enforcement.

Required Education and Experience:

Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university, with major course work in criminal justice, behavioral science, public administration or a related field and experience in probation administration. Masters degree in a related field desired.

Preferred Experience:

Applicant should

• Have thorough knowledge of the principles, practices, and techniques of probation supervision, including evidence-based probation supervision practices;

• Have considerable knowledge of the judicial and legislative processes and of state and local government structures;

• Have the ability to plan, organize, and administer statewide programs and projects;

• Have the ability to express oneself, clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing;

• Have strong computer competence, including knowledge of programs contained in Microsoft Office Suite; and

• Be able to work independently but also collaboratively with stakeholders, other court staff, and members of the court.

The Americans with Disabilities Act ensures your right to reasonable accommodations during the employment process. A request for an accommodation will not affect your opportunities for employment with the Judicial Branch. It is your responsibility to make your needs known to the Judicial Branch. Please contact Elizabeth Reimer at 785-296-5309 if you need accommodation.

The Kansas Judicial Branch is an EEO/AA Employer.