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  • 509862
  • Full-time
  • Closing at: Aug 12 2022 at 23:55 MST

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Program Specialist V

JOB #:

Dependent Children’s Services

$58,289.00 annualized

All positions are open until filled.

This position is eligible for an employee referral incentive payment of $1,000.00 (conditions apply).

This position is responsible for the development of the training program for the CASA of Arizona program within the Dependent Children's Services Division of the Supreme Court. This position works with the 15 county Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) programs, National CASA Association, and faculty to develop curriculum and coordinate educational programs for CASA staff and volunteers in all formats including the creation of computer-based training and curriculum development for traditional classroom settings. In addition, this position serves as the training specialist for the Foster Care Review Board, ensuring that all new members learn how to conduct trauma-informed reviews that support the needs of child victims. This position is also responsible for ensuring that new Foster Care Review Board members understand the roles of the various key child welfare partners, including the CASA. This is a three-year grant-funded position.

This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in Education, Communication, Public Administration or a related field and at least three years’ experience in-classroom training and curriculum development, or related filed. Advanced knowledge and skills in methods and techniques of curriculum and educational program development for adult learners and ability to teach those concepts to committees and faculty. Experience in the development, delivery, and evaluation of education programs (conferences, workshops, and alternative delivery methods). Excellent facilitation and presentation skills, as well as oral and written communication skills and abilities. This position also requires strong interpersonal skills and abilities, experience in organizing and managing multiple and complex projects, excellent organizational and time management skills and abilities, and the ability to exercise sound professional judgment.

The preferred candidate will have knowledge of Arizona Judiciary and court department operations and structure.

As well as the ability to effectively use development software to produce computer-based training including multi-media presentation programs, Learning Management Systems, and other creative development tools.

Travel level: 40%

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Only applicants whose backgrounds most closely meet the needs of the position may be invited to interview.  Requests for a special accommodation to participate in the interview process should be made at the time you are contacted to schedule an interview.  The Selection Process may include first and/or second round panel interviews.  This is a Regular, Full-time, Exempt position.


The Arizona Supreme Court offers a comprehensive benefits package to include:

  • Accrued vacation pay and sick leave
  • 10 paid holidays per year
  • Health and dental insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Life insurance and long-term disability insurance
  • Optional employee benefits include short-term disability insurance, deferred compensation plans, and supplemental life insurance
  • By providing the option of a full-time or part-time remote work schedule, employees enjoy improved work/life balance, report higher job satisfaction, and are more productive. Remote work is a management option and not an employee entitlement or right. The Court may terminate a remote work agreement at its discretion.


  • Positions in this classification participate in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS).
  • Please note, enrollment eligibility will become effective after 27 weeks of employment.

The Arizona Supreme Court is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer


All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress.  Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results.  
State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.

The State of Arizona is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.