Office of Elder Justice in the Courts - Grant Program Compliance Coordinator


October 13, 2022


Judicial District Operations and Programs






Full-Time Hire



Starting Salary

$64,988 - $76,891


Under the supervision of the Office of Elder Justice in the Courts’ (OEJC) administrator, completes administrative activities related to a three-year grant project to assess and improve guardianship in Pennsylvania. Creates, implements, manages, and evaluates projects and educational programs to promote best practices in the areas of guardianship, elder abuse and neglect, and access to justice. This is a three-year position funded by a federal grant

Primary Duties

  • Plans, implements, manages, and evaluates projects and activities within the grant initiative to improve guardianship and promote alternatives to guardianship.
  • Manages and administers the grant’s budget, including maintaining data and systems to track grant expenditures; generates financial and data reports to meet all requirements.
  • Ensures compliance with all grant requirements; submits reports to various agencies.
  • Identifies grant project issues; researches and proposes solutions.
  • Coordinates with and provides program assistance to the OEJC, the Advisory Council on Elder Justice in the Courts, judges, court staff, vendors, contractors and others on a variety of issues and projects related to the grant initiative.
  • Creates and writes reports regarding the grant budget, project activities and related information as requested.
  • Assesses whether goals, objectives and program needs meet project deadlines.
  • Assists with the planning and hosting of two statewide guardianship summits.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree; AND
  • Three years’ experience in court or justice administration or four years of professional office management work.
  • An equivalent combination of education, experience or training may be considered.
  • Familiarity with legal terminology.

Additional Requirements/Preferences

  • Writing sample submission required.
  • Satisfactory criminal background check required.
  • Occasional overnight travel required.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills. Proficiency in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Experience with grant management and guardianship preferred.

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