- Full Time
Wednesday, March 24, 2021
Judicial Education and Development Specialist
State Court Administration
1111 E Court Ave
Des Moines, IA 50319
Pay Grade 31, $57,491.20 - $89,024.00 annually
Eligible for State of Iowa benefits
Under the general supervision of the Director of Judicial Education and Human Capital Development, identifies judicial and non-judicial employees' education needs and works on the development, coordination, and delivery of education programs, education events, products, and project oversight and management.
Education Development, Implementation, Evaluation, and Support
Execute the delivery of conferences and other in-person or virtual education events for conception to evaluation.
Design and format education presentations, online learning content, handout materials, and other documents and prepare and coordinate all materials’ access and distribution.
Develop content for The Judicial Insider, publications, and producing other electronic resources consistent with education standards.
Maintain documentation to meet judicial branch record standards.
Create and maintain reports to support educational current and future service needs.
Coordinate education feedback and surveys and develop reports for internal staff and key stakeholders.
Assist with coordination of logistics for all events. Oversee online and onsite registration, manage travel, lodging, catering, administration, and other relevant tasks—complete follow-up activities including but not limited to pre and post-event activities.
Operate audio-visual, sound, video conferencing, webcast equipment, and instructional aids for events.
Host and record video content, online events, and webinars, and troubleshoot technical issues.
Manage conferences/event attendee registration online and in-person, and support users.
Assist in the planning or coordination of large-group conferences.
Establish and maintain relationships with vendors and venues.
Lead management of education events and proactively address potential problems that may arise.
Complete and coordinate travel authority and exceptions, and other judicial documents for the Director’s approval, if necessary.
RFP and grant writing and management, as required.
Manage all aspects of the learning management system for both employees and the public.
Lead management of projects, committees, and workgroups to establish goals, objectives, determine tasks, sequence tasks, schedule, budgeting, team coordination, reporting, and communication throughout the project.
Maintain documentation to meet judicial branch record standards. Create and maintain reports to support educational current and future service needs.
Project manage DUC (Development and Unification Committee) to meet identified deliverable.
Plan, design, develop, execute, and finalize the project according to set deadlines and budget.
Utilize industry best practices, techniques, and standards throughout the entire project execution.
Monitor progress and make adjustments as needed.
Human Capital Development
Creates education experiences in the form of training materials, one-on-one training, webinars, in-person group classes, and committees.
Uses adult learning principles to create the most appropriate and effective experience for the topic, audience, and delivery method.
Support creation of processes, policies, procedures, and props to aid the effective execution of goals and objectives.
Determine and define education project scope and objectives.
Develop, manage, and update a detailed education project schedule and work plan.
Measure education projects performance to identify areas for improvement.
Applicants must meet the requirements of 1, 2, or 3 to meet the position's qualifications.
1) Applicants must meet the requirements of a and b to meet the requirements of 1.
a. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with an emphasis in education or adult education, criminal justice, law, psychology, sociology, social justice, or related social science field.
b. Minimum of four (4) years of experience in developing and delivering training programs and supporting material.
2) A combination of education and/or full-time experience equal to eight years.
a. Education: thirty semester hours of accredited college or university course work in education or adult education, criminal justice, law, psychology, sociology, social justice, or related social sciences field equals one year of full-time experience.
b. Experience must be in the development and delivery of training programs and supporting material.
3) Employees with two years of full-time work as a Judicial Education and Development Coordinator and must have the ability to perform the position's job duties and responsibilities. Additionally, positive performance appraisals. A promotion from a Judicial Education and Development Coordinator to Judicial Education and Development Specialist is not automatic.
Special consideration will be given to applicants who possess training experience from Juvenile Court Service, Department of Human Services, and/or human resource experience.
Final candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.
The Iowa Judicial Branch is an E-Verify employer.
How to Apply
Posting Close Date
All application materials must be received by Friday, April 23, 2021.