New job Juvenile Court Services Project Manager in Iowa
Juvenile Court Services Project Manager
Company : State of Iowa Talent Gateway
Salary : $69,867 - $107,432 a year
Location : Iowa
This is a non-merit position with the Iowa Judicial Branch. Candidates must follow the instructions in the "To Apply" section.
Positions in this class are exempt from the screening and referral requirements of the Iowa Department of Administrative Services - Human Resources Enterprise.
The Iowa Judicial Branch has an amazing opportunity for an experienced individual who wants to make a difference in the lives of children in Iowa. The Juvenile Court Services Project Manager is a new position who reports to the Director of Juvenile Court Services in State Court Administration. This position is responsible for assisting the Director of Juvenile Court Services and the Chief Juvenile Court Officers (CJCOs) for Juvenile Court Services (JCS) in the eight judicial districts in strategic planning and the implementation of programs, policies, processes, and procedures through project management, process improvements, research, performance measures, and other tasks.
Leads or is a member of the project team that is responsible for delivering the project objectives through the application and integration of project management processes. Supporting senior-level decision making by ensuring timely and consistent communication to stakeholders on progress, approach, changes, effects, and impact on project components and process improvement. Creates, produces, and delivers a range of promotional, educational, and informational presentations, and/or resource materials related to JCS program/service activities and initiatives. Identifies, documents, tests, monitors, and records the quality standards for the project. Identifies and documents project roles, responsibilities, required skills, reporting relationships, and creates a staffing management plan. Improves competencies, team member interaction, and overall team environment to enhance project performance. Performs risk management on each project by identifying, analyzing, planning, and controlling risks throughout the project.
Procures the necessary goods and or services for the project. Plans and coordinates the development, implementation, and execution of programs, special projects, and other initiatives designed to achieve the overall mission, goals, and objectives of JCS. Develops and implements research projects, including collection and analysis of related data, as needed for program development and enhancement. Identifies, develops, analyzes, and implements new process improvement/re-engineering opportunities. Identifies opportunities to enhance service operations in order to achieve greater efficiencies and effectiveness and to fulfill JCS objectives outlined within contracts/grants. Regularly obtain and utilize data outcomes in each judicial district to identify and understand trends and differences among judicial districts and to help monitor and evaluate the impact of changes in policy, processes, and procedures.
Assists in the collection, aggregation, analysis, and dissemination of agency data; and develops, writes, edits, and presents comprehensive statistical and/or narrative program reports and evaluations. Performs research on evidence-based practices and current best-practice care/treatment standards and provides detailed summaries of findings. Works closely with the Director of Juvenile Court Services, CJCOs and JCS staff to research, analyze and draft policies consistent with the mission of JCS. Assists in ensuring JCS's policies and procedures align with current best-practices and state and federal mandates. Develops and implements research projects, including collection and analysis of related data, as needed for program development and enhancement.
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An applicant must meet the requirements in section 1 or 2 to meet the qualifications for the position.
1) An applicant must meet the requirements of (a) through (c) to qualify for section 1.
a. Have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university in criminal justice, criminology, psychology, sociology, or other related area of study. A master’s degree in public administration, management, criminal justice, social science, or related area of study is highly preferred.
b. Have a minimum of seven years’ experience in a highly responsible administrative capacity in business, government, court, legal, or other closely-related work is required.
c. Have the ability to travel within the State.
2) A combination of post-high-school education and/or full-time experience equal to nine years where education is equal to thirty semester hours of an accredited college or university course work in the above fields equals one year of full-time experience in a highly responsible administrative capacity in business, government, court, legal, or other closely-related work is required. And the ability to travel within the State.
Final candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.
The Iowa Judicial Branch is an E-Verify employer.