Treatment Court Coordinator

The 22nd Judicial Circuit Court in the City of St. Louis has an opening for a Treatment Court Coordinator


$1,958.00 semi-monthly ($46,992.00 annually)

Job Description

Department: State Funded Position
Class Title: Treatment Court Coordinator
Class Definition: Under direction of the Treatment Court Administrator the Treatment Court Coordinator is responsible for assisting the Treatment Court Administrator in the overall administration of the Treatment Court. Plans, organizes, implements, coordinates, and manages the day-to-day operation of the Treatment Court.

Examples of Essential Duties:

  • Assist the Treatment Court Administrator in all administrative aspects of Treatment Court operations.
  • Work with the Treatment Court team to identify service needs, issues and assist in developing appropriate resources and responses.
  • Attend, organize, and provide notification of staffings and judicial reviews for clients in the program as directed.
  • Assist in reviewing and organizing the Treatment Court docket according to procedures, and assure that the Treatment Court commissioners'information is ready and in order.
  • Coordinate staffing information from treatment programs, Probation Officers, and laboratory results as needed.
  • Coordinate existing and access additional community services required by Treatment Court participants.
  • Assist with coordinating treatment of participants.
  • Utilize specialized Treatment Court computer software applications for entry, research, and data gathering and analysis as needed.
  • Assist in coordinating all Treatment Court activities with attorneys, judges,
  • commissioners, other Court personnel, and personnel associated with other agencies.
  • Assist in responding to Judicial Officers, various committees and commissions, concerning the performance and activities of the Treatment Court.
  • Act as a liaison with other governmental and non-governmental agencies and groups, including treatment providers, other local, state and federal agencies and organizations as directed.
  • Assist in the collection, evaluation, reporting, and transmittal of Treatment Court results in written and oral forms.
  • Assist the Treatment Court Administrator in gathering research and evaluation regarding treatment, offenders, and the criminal justice system and Treatment Courts.
  • Assist with Treatment Court research, development, projects and special Treatment Court planning studies as directed.
  • Assist in developing requests for proposals for treatment programs and other necessary services.
  • Assist with planning, development, and implementation of Treatment Court related projects, including grants and grant proposals.
  • Assist in the preparation of contract documentation that is required of the Court with treatment providers or other subcontracts.
  • Assist in developing an annual budget request for the activities of the Treatment Court.
  • Coordinate Treatment Court training needs and coordinates development of necessary programs as directed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge , Skills and Abilities:

  • Considerable administrative skills that are necessary to develop and maintain program documentation.
  • Knowledge of grant funding and application requirements, and grant management and reporting procedures is required.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills are required.
  • Knowledge of community resources and other institutions in the provision of related services with knowledge of alcohol and drug abuse/dependence and its treatment
  • Knowledge of judicial docketing procedures and understanding of legal terminology and processes.
  • Considerable skill in managing, planning, scheduling and coordinating programs and activities.
  • Knowledge of analytical and research principles and techniques, including statistical analysis.
  • Knowledge of applicable computer word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications.
  • Skill in communication with public and private social services personnel concerning treatment program requests for proposals and on-going treatment programs.
  • Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with fellow employees, community leaders, civic group members, treatment providers, Courts, and general public.
  • Ability to organize data into a logical format for presentation in reports, documents, or other written materials.
  • Ability to conduct meetings and make formal presentations.
  • Ability to exercise discretion and confidentiality.


Minimum Educational and Experience Qualifications

Must possess a Bachelor’s Degree and 3 years of related experience, or possess a Master’s Degree (preferred), in Social Services or related field from an accredited college or university. Experience in evidence based
treatment and/or Treatment Court setting preferred. Experience in writing and monitoring grants and contractual programs desired. Excellent computer skills are required. Must be at least twenty-one years of age.

How to Apply

FAX:  (314) 622-4524


Mail to:

Deborah Leahey, HR Manager
Civil Courts Bldg.
10 N. Tucker Blvd., Room 412
St. Louis, MO 63101

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