Current Job Opportunity


April 25, 2014

Closing Date

May 8, 2014

Position Number


Position Title

Court Education Program Coordinator

Job Location

Office of the State Courts Administrator, Court Education, Tallahassee, Florida

Salary Range

$3,009.61 - $5,718.26 (Monthly*)

*The successful candidate will be hired at the minimum salary.

Job Description

The essential function of the position within the organization is to plan, coordinate and implement the logistics for continuing education courses for Florida's trial and appellate judges. The position is responsible for collaborating with planning committees, negotiating with hotels, audio-visual companies and printers, reviewing contracts in collaboration with attorneys, preparing flyers/announcements, maintaining records, managing budgets, auditing invoices for accuracy, requesting the purchase of course supplies, preparing financial reports, preparing and shipping educational materials, serving as a registrar, and supervising compilation of program evaluations. The position works independently and as part of the program team, reporting major activities through periodic meetings. This person should be versed in Word, Excel, and 508 compliance.

Education and Training Guidelines

Additional relevant experience may substitute for the recommended educational level on a year-for-year basis and additional relevant education may substitute for the recommended experience on a year-for-year basis.

  • A bachelor's degree in education, public administration, communication or a closely related field and one year of related experience.


Data Responsibility - Compiles, examines, or evaluates data or information and possibly recommends action based on results.


People Responsibility - Persuades or influences others in favor of a service, course of action, or point of view.


Assets Responsibility - Requires responsibility and opportunity for achieving moderate economies and/or preventing moderate losses through the management or handling of supplies of high value or moderate amounts of money.


Mathematical Requirements - Uses addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division; may compute ratios, rates, and percentages.


Communications Requirements - Writes reports; sometimes makes presentations to professional groups.


Complexity of Work - Performs work involving the application of logical principles and thinking to solve practical problems within or applying to a unit or division of the organization; requires continuous, close attention for accurate results and frequent exposure to unusual pressure.  Requires critical thinking skills.


Impact of Decisions - Makes decisions with moderate impact - affects those in work unit and other units.


Equipment Usage - Handles machines, tools, equipment, or work aids involving moderate latitude for judgment regarding attainment of standard or in selecting appropriate items, such as computers, peripherals, or software programs, such as word processing or custom applications - such as Desktop Publishing.


Safety of Others - Requires some responsibility for safety and health of others and/or for occasional enforcement of the standards of public safety or health.

Special Comments

Preference will be given to applicants with experience handling highly-detailed logistics planning for events similar to educational programs and conferences including the registration process, assembly of materials, and administration of on-site logistics; experience creating and working in Microsoft Excel using formulas; experience handling money and managing a budget. Job requires problem-solving and critical thinking skills. Must be a self-starter, able to work independently and meet deadlines.

How to Apply

Submit a current and complete State of Florida Employment Application to the People First Service Center online at

For additional information, questions, or concerns, please contact: Office of Personnel Services at 850-922-7034.

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 11:59 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.