AOPC - Problem-Solving Courts Analyst (22-29)


April 29, 2022


Judicial District Operations and Programs






Full-Time Hire



Starting Salary

$55,423 - $65,705


This is professional judicial program work assisting the Problem-Solving Court Program Administrator in coordinating the policies and procedures, management, and implementation of problem-solving courts throughout the Commonwealth.

Primary Duties

  • Develops and plans trainings specific to veterans treatment courts, including identifying training needs and trainers, designing conference content and curriculum, and interacting with veterans treatment court coordinators statewide.
  • Maintains information on veterans treatment courts in the Commonwealth, including related descriptive information and points of contact.
  • Maintains and updates content on the PA Vet Court App and acts as the main point of contact with the vendor.
  • Develops and provides technical resources to both operational problem-solving courts and courts in planning.
  • Develops and maintains relationships with problem-solving court coordinators through regular outreach and site visits.
  • Acts as the liaison to the Veterans Justice Outreach Specialists and other veterans-related groups.
  • Assists with the administration of the Problem-Solving Court grant program.
  • Assists with the accreditation process of treatment courts, which may include interviewing team members and writing reports.
  • Responds to inquiries from the field and within AOPC on the operation of problem-solving courts.
  • Develops training materials, including PowerPoint presentations, handouts, and other written documentation.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Judicial, Business or Public Administration, or closely related field; AND
  • Two years of experience in court management or three years of varied office management work including experience in professional analytical work in program analysis.
  • An equivalent combination of education, experience, and / or training may be considered.

Additional Requirements/Preferences

  • Strong oral and written communication, presentation, organizational, and interpersonal skills required.
  • Satisfactory criminal background check required.
  • A valid driver’s license.
  • Occasional overnight, statewide and out-of-state travel required.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Problem-Solving and Juvenile Courts Information System (PAJCIS), and other technology necessary to manage projects and complete work tasks required.

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