Statewide Innovation Coordinator
Company: Administrative Office of the Courts
Posted on: February 16, 2021
Washington Courts Employment Opportunity
Administrative Office of the Courts
STATEWIDE INNOVATION COORDINATOR
(SENIOR COURT PROGRAM ANALYST)
For the Safe Babies Court Team
Our Mission: Advance the efficient and effective operation of the
Washington Judicial System.
The Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC) is looking for
top-performing employees who embody its core values of integrity,
service excellence, visionary leadership, collaboration and
teamwork. It is committed to both employee growth and work-life
Our diversity and inclusion efforts include embracing different
cultures, backgrounds and perspectives while fostering growth and
advancement in the workplace.
Job #: 2020-42
Status: Regular, Full-Time*
Location: Olympia, Washington
Salary: Range 64: $67,560 - $88,644per year (DOQ)
Opens: December 22, 2020
Closes: Open until filled; first review of the applications to
begin January 5, 2021. Candidates are encouraged to apply early.
AOC reserves the right to close the recruitment at any time.
*Duration: This is a project position and is dependent on continued
project funding. Current funding will continue through September
30, 2021. Benefits are included with this position.
The Administrative Office of the Courts is closely monitoring the
COVID-19 pandemic and following the state's health and safety
recommendations for the community and our employees. We will be
conducting our recruitment process remotely.
Manages participation of diverse stakeholder groups in development,
implementation and evaluation of significant, high-impact
improvements to child welfare court systems. This includes
developing statewide structures and support for innovative,
problem-solving courts. Facilitates and manages multidisciplinary
teams to implement the State Plan for ensuring justice in child
welfare, which includes addressing racial injustice, reducing
unnecessary removal of children from their families, and improving
access to high quality legal representation for children, youth,
This is a senior professional level job that works with minimal
supervision and applies independent judgment and decision making on
complex, and highly technical, major projects. May supervise/review
the work of other professional staff and support staff.
For more information about the job's typical job duties and
responsibilities, click on this Job Description.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Develop a state team and management structure to engage and support
local Safe Babies Court Team (SBCT) operations; including
coordinating the provision of technical assistance provided by
grant contractors; facilitate regular meetings of Community
Coordinators and Active Community Teams to ensure consistency and
share implementation strategies across sites.
Monitor implementation and conduct observations of SBCT meetings
and hearings at court sites; help local sites assess community
needs and engage other systems and providers; support data tracking
and continuous quality improvement efforts at the state and local
Manage the process for gathering and analyzing data from multiple
court jurisdictions and projects, researching case law and
definitions of neglect and active efforts, and drafting legislative
proposals and court rules.
Facilitate and manage the work of multidisciplinaryteams to
collaboratively develop system and process improvements and
implement best practices.
Completes research, assessments, and provides recommendations to
Performs other duties as assigned.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND CREDENTIALS
A Bachelor's degree; AND
Five (5) years of experience managing projects or programs.
A combination of education and experience demonstrating a working
knowledge of the duties, responsibilities and key competencies may
substitute for the qualifications listed.
THE ideal applicant will also have some or all of the following
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS OR ABILITIES
Experience working in child welfare and/or dependency court
Understanding of early childhood development and brain science
Experience working with families who have experienced trauma
Lived experience in the child welfare system
HOW TO APPLY / APPLICATION Requirements
Interested applicants who meet the qualifications and competencies
in this announcement are encouraged to apply for this
The following items are REQUIRED for your application to be
considered complete. Note: ALL sections of the Application must be
completed, and relevant experience must be on the application.
Cover Letter (no more than two pages)
Judicial Branch/AOC Application for Employment
The Judicial Branch/AOC Application for Employment can be found
atwww.courts.wa.gov/employ, under Current Openings, click on
Washington Courts; the AOC Application for Employment is located at
the bottom of the page.
It is preferred applications be emailed email@example.com
in a PDF format (Word documents are also accepted).
You can also mail your materials to:
Administrative Office of the Courts
Attn: Human Resources
PO Box 41170, Olympia, WA 98504-1170
Faxed copies can be sent to 360-586-4409.
Late applications will not be accepted when a deadline is
expressed. The Judicial Branch/AOC Application for Employment can
be found at www.courts.wa.gov/employ, under Current Openings, click
on Washington Courts; the Application is located at the bottom of
General suggestions for creating a good application packet:
Read the job posting very carefully. Find out as much as you can
about the position.
Make sure you are very diligent in following all the application
instructions. Include all requested documentation.
Ensure your application and cover letter (if requested) directly
address how you meet each of the required and desired
Make sure your application and cover letter reflect your best
The initial screening will be based on the content and completeness
of your application, and the materials submitted. All information
may be verified and documentation may be required. Applications
with comments such as "see attachments" or "N/A" will be considered
? The workweek may fluctuate depending on workload or agency
? Overnight travel may be required based on business needs.
? This position is not covered under the Fair Labor Standards Act
The AOC is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate
based on gender, pregnancy, race, color, national origin, ancestry,
religion, creed, physical, mental or sensory disability (actual or
perceived), use of a service animal, marital status, sexual
orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military
status, age, HIV or Hepatitis C status, or any other basis
protected by federal or state law. Persons of disability needing
assistance in the application process, or those needing this
announcement in an alternative format, please contact Melody Long,
AOC Human Resource Office, at (360) 704-4143, or fax (360)
586-4409, or via email to Employment@courts.wa.gov.
In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required
to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and
complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon
SPECIAL NOTE: Before a new hire, a background check, including
criminal history, will be conducted. Information from the
background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will
be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and
competence to perform in the job.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT AOC
The Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC) is located in
Olympia, Washington, on Interstate 5 between Seattle, Washington,
and Portland, Oregon. Olympia and the surrounding Thurston County
area offer numerous social, recreational, educational, and cultural
opportunities. Natural features include Puget Sound, the Olympic
National Park to the west, and Mt. Rainier to the east. Mount St.
Helens and the Pacific Ocean beaches are within a two-hour drive of
Great benefits (paid vacation and sick leave; health, life and
disability insurance; retirement options and leave for military and
civil service), a team-oriented culture, and a balance of family
and work-life in a wonderful community are just a few rewards of
choosing a career in the judicial branch of Washington State
government. We offer leading-edge technology, a broad range of
career opportunities, and an opportunity to make a real difference
in people's lives.
See www.courts.wa.gov/employ for more information about Washington
Courts, Compensation, and Benefits.
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