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  • 514882
  • Full-time
  • Closing at: Feb 24 2023 at 23:55 MST

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Program Specialist V

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Juvenile Justice Services

$58,289.00 annualized

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


This position is responsible for coordinating evidence-based projects, trainings, and other functions with county juvenile justice stakeholders as authorized by the chief justice’s five-year strategic agenda. This position will focus on sustaining ongoing programs sponsored and conducted by the Juvenile Justice Services Division, such as services to address sex trafficking victimization, the Crossover Youth Practice Model, and other various systems improvement initiatives.

This position will also monitor and ensure fidelity of juvenile probation departments’ delivery of evidence-based practices to maintain sustainability, identify areas of improvement as they relate to funds that support treatment and prevention programs, actively seek out and recommend promising juvenile justice programs in collaboration with community organizations and governmental agencies, and strategic initiative projects.

In addition, this position will provide technical assistance regarding prevention, intervention and recidivism reduction programs to the community and governmental entities, assist with developing training documents and providing technical assistance to juvenile justice stakeholders, and conduct administrative duties to assist the Title IV-E Coordinator with case tracking and reimbursement claiming.

This position may be eligible for a hybrid-telework schedule once the employee has completed three (3) months of employment and has sufficiently demonstrated their ability to perform assigned tasks.

Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program qualified employer.

The successful candidate will hold a bachelor's degree in Justice Studies, Public Administration, Behavioral Science, or related field and a combination of three years juvenile/criminal justice, social services, court operations, and/or auditing experience. This position requires experience using Microsoft Office software, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, excellent communication (both verbal and written) and analytical skills, and knowledge of prevention, intervention, and recidivism reduction programs designed to address juvenile delinquency. The position also requires the ability to work effectively in a team environment with minimal supervision under deadlines andin high-pressure situations, handling and prioritizing multiple tasks and inquiries effectively. .

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 computer testing (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, proofreading, typing, etc.) and first and/or second round panel interviews. This is a Regular, Full-time, Exempt level position. 


The Arizona Supreme Court, Administrative Office of the Courts 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.