15.2227, Jobs: Court Interpreting: Coordinator, Minnesota

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Subject: 15.2227, Jobs: Court Interpreting: Coordinator, Minnesota

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Date:  Tue, 27 Jul 2004 22:54:27 -0400 (EDT)
From:  zuhl0003 at umn.edu
Subject:  Court Interpreting: Coordinator, Minnesota Supreme Court

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Date:  Tue, 27 Jul 2004 22:54:27 -0400 (EDT)
From:  zuhl0003 at umn.edu
Subject:  Court Interpreting: Coordinator, Minnesota Supreme Court

University or Organization: Minnesota Supreme Court
Department: Court Services
Rank of Job: Court Interpreter Program Coordinator
Specialty Areas: Translation, Public Administration Court Interpreting


The Court Interpreter Program exists to fulfill the state court
system's obligation to provide qualified interpreters for all court
proceedings where participants have limited English oral communication
skills (including deaf and hard of hearing individuals).  The Court
Interpreter Program Coordinator is an engaging and challenging
position that works to establish and implement statewide policies and
procedures regarding the best use of interpreters in the state court
system.  This position works within the State Court Administrator's
Office Court Services Division.

- Develop and implement policies, procedures, rules, guidelines and
  best practices for the state court system regarding court
- Oversee and support maintenance of roster of qualified and certified
- Establish, implement, monitor and enforce requirements for court
- Research issues and manage special projects related to court
- Administer the budget and coordinate the office of the Court
  Interpreter Program.
- Supervise and / or give work direction to a small group of
  professional and / or administrative staff.
- Support, collaborate with and oversee efforts of the State Court
  Administrator's Office Education and Organizational Development
  Division to (1) educate judges, lawyers and court administrators
  regarding court interpreters; and (2) develop and administer
  interpreter training programs and tests.

- BA degree with major coursework in public administration, social
  science, public affairs, criminal justice, sociology or related area
  required.  Masters or comparable degree desired.
- Minimum two years program development/project management experience.
- Knowledge of supervisory principles and practices.  Ability to
  train, assign work, supervise and evaluate the work of staff in a
  manner conducive to high morale and productivity.
- Strong organizational and project management skills.
- Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal skills.
- Knowledge of structure and operations of courts, and court
  administration issues desired.
- Ability to establish and maintain working relationships with
  division staff, subordinates, judges, court administrators,
  interpreters and program stakeholder groups.
- Familiarity with immigrant, non-English speaking or Deaf/Hard of
  Hearing populations and issues, and bilingualism and
  interpreting/translating experience a plus.

SALARY RANGE & BENEFITS: $43,827-$67,923 annually
($20.99-$32.53/HR). Starting salary depending upon
qualifications. Excellent State of MN benefits package, and low cost
convenient parking.  For benefit information visit


TO APPLY: Download an application from www.courts.state.mn.us, or
obtain by calling (651) 297-3430.  Submit completed application form,
cover letter and resume to:
	Minnesota Supreme Court
	Human Resources, Rm. G27
	25 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.
	St.Paul, MN  55155

HOURS OF WORKFull-timeFlexible schedule Monday -- Friday.  Some
weekend work and travel required with occasional overnight stays.

DEPARTMENT/LOCATIONCourt Services DivisionMinnesota Judicial
CenterSt. Paul, MN

Address for Applications:

	Attn: Minnesota Supreme Court
	Human Resources, Rm. G27
	25 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.
	St. Paul, MN 55155
	United States of America

	Applications are due by 13-Aug-2004

Contact Information:
	Human Resources
	Tel: (651) 297-3430
	Website: http://www.courts.state.mn.us

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