Treatment Courts Lead Coordinator

Minnesota Judicial Branch - Duluth, MN4.0

The Sixth Judicial District seeks a highly motivated individual to fill a leadership role on behalf of the District Treatment Courts. Responsible for coordinating the treatment court programs, including supervising the work of the Treatment Court Staff to ensure they are trained and operating efficiently and effectively in their respective courts.

Work involves effective planning, organizing, coordinating and monitoring the activities of the Treatment Courts. This position works collaboratively with Treatment Court Judges to professionally manage the development, planning, and sustainability of the Sixth District's current and future Treatment Courts.

This position is classified as a Staff Generalist II within the Minnesota Judicial Branch job classification system. Work is performed under the general supervision of the District Operations Manager. Work is performed following Minnesota statutes, court rules and policies, and generally accepted professional guidelines and procedures.

Example of Duties

(Position may not include all of the duties listed, nor do the examples cover all the duties which may be performed.)

Manage and advise on all functions of the treatment courts by working with the Sixth District Treatment Court Judicial team, as well as working with the individual treatment court committees: supervision of treatment court staff; liaison role; development of procedures, forms and systems; implementation of data collection; and managing program evaluation process.

Perform all duties related to funding and budgeting to maintain Treatment Court operations: understand budgets; respond to budget requests; seek and manage treatment court grants; seek additional funding sources; monitor legislative initiatives; develop self-sustaining strategies.

Perform administrative functions involved in the operation of the Sixth Treatment Courts: draft policies and procedures; evaluate components of the courts; performance measures; and ensure accurate and timely data collection.

Perform communication and outreach efforts: agency coordination; collaborate and network with local, state and federal agencies; outreach and program marketing.

Ability to travel.

Typical Qualifications

Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in Criminal Justice, Sociology, Psychology, Social Work or related field. Supervisory experience or any combination of training and work experience which indicates the possession of the required knowledge, abilities and skills. Experience in treatment courts, treatment settings, medical or public sectors beneficial.
  • Solid interpersonal communication skills to include verbal and written, active listening, critical thinking and the ability to effectively motivate others.
  • Demonstrated skills in employee supervision.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead change and innovation efforts with a diverse group of highly skilled professionals at all organizational levels and/or elected officials.
  • Familiarity with programs and resources available for chemical dependency and mental health treatment.
  • Understanding of the habits and actions of people with alcohol and other drug addictions and mental health issues.
  • Valid driver's license.

Supplemental Information Please submit application online by clicking on the "apply" link near the top of this page.

If you have questions about this position, please contact Human Resources at or 218/720-1543.