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  • 509890
  • Full-time
  • Closing at: Aug 18 2022 at 23:55 MST

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Special Projects Administrator – Specialist VII

JOB #:

Education Services

$70,593.00 annualized

All positions are open until filled.

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

This position works with multi-faceted groups branch-wide developing curriculum and delivering instruction to address strategic goals and identified gaps in knowledge, skills and abilities.

Essential functions of the position include: Providing expert-level consultation and development of judicial training programs, including special projects and emerging initiatives, as well as recurring training programs and conferences; creates timely educational content; curates and guides judges to high-quality, web-based resources; investigates and recommends alternative delivery methods for various education program components; works to ensure the effectiveness of alternative delivery systems that are part of assigned programs; facilitates on-going curriculum and program development for existing and new programs; and conducts expert-level instruction on various subjects including adult education best practices, staff-focused development topics, and law- and judicial-focused topics as appropriate. 

This position will also, gather and analyze data to identify causes in performance gaps as well as assess other education and training needs of the judicial branch and make recommendations for training solutions as appropriate; conceptualizes, researches, and writes proposals for new programs; and maintains written and oral communication between staff and committees, other divisions, division director, program participants and faculty, and others as appropriate.

The position is located in the Judicial Education Center at: 3003 N. Central Avenue, Phoenix.

This position may offer the ability to work remotely, based upon the department's business needs and continual meeting of expected performance measures.

Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program qualified employer. 

This position requires a bachelor’s degree in education, legal studies, criminal justice or related field and seven years’ experience, including court or legal experience. This position also requires knowledge of court operations, structure, related statutes and Arizona Rules of Court; knowledge and experience in the development, delivery and evaluation of education programs, including remote delivery; the ability to manage multiple simultaneous projects and tasks; work independently and as part of a team; and communicate effectively.

The preferred candidate will have formal legal education or extensive experience working in a court, and knowledge of adult education principles, skill and ability regarding the development and delivery of adult education programs.

Travel level: up to 25%

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.  Some positions may take 4-6 weeks to fill.  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.