Current Job Opportunity
Date: May 25, 2012
Closing Date: June 8, 2012
Position Number: 09386
Position Title: Senior Attorney I (.5 FTE)
Job Location: Office of the State Courts Administrator, Court Education, Tallahassee, Florida
Salary: $2,529.64 (Monthly)
This position performs highly responsible work assisting in the development, implementation and evaluation of judicial branch education programs primarily for Florida judges. The Senior Attorney I provides legal support to judicial branch committees; drafts or edits educational materials; performs legal review of contracts; establishes a broad range of working contacts with the judiciary and other judicial branch employees; exercises considerable independent judgment and works under the supervision of the Supervising Senior Attorney and the Chief of Court Education. Work may involve confidential and sensitive issues before the courts. Work will involve both travel and programs done via distance learning.
*Knowledge of the principles, practices and techniques of judicial branch education preferred. Knowledge of adult learning theory and adult teaching methodology desirable. Ability to prepare judicial education manuals and materials required. The position requires regular, periodic travel.
*Knowledge and understanding of the operations of the Florida judicial system is helpful. The ability to communicate clearly and effectively and the ability to multi-task and establish priorities are necessary skills. Knowledge of and ability to use a computer and computer software applications such as Microsoft Outlook, Word, etc. required. Successful candidate should be comfortable being self-motivated and have excellent organizational skills.
Education and Training Guidelines:
Juris doctorate degree and five years of related experience.
Requires membership in the Florida Bar.
*An advanced degree in learning technologies or instructional design would be helpful.
Helps to oversee the performance of some administrative and support staff.
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How To Apply:
Submit a current and complete State of Florida Employment Application to the People First Service Center online at https://peoplefirst.myflorida.com/logon.htm.
For additional information, questions or concerns, please contact:
An application must be submitted for the position listing the appropriate class title and position number for which you are applying. Your application must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date.
The successful applicant will be subject to a criminal background check.
We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or disability.
If you need an accommodation to participate in the application/selection process, please call the contact person at the number indicated for each respective position. Persons using a TDD may call the contact person through the Florida Relay Service 1-800-955-8771.