Law Based Jobs

Grants Coordinator – Criminal Justice Systems Improvement
Job Id: 49377
Post Date: 08/08/2019
Close Date: 08/22/2019
Category: BUDGET / FINANCE/PAYROLL
Location: PHOENIX
Salary: 47,500.00-55,000.00
Job Information:

The Criminal Justice Systems Improvement Program (JSIP) enhances the overall efficiency, accuracy, and timely accessibility to criminal history records and data for criminal justice practitioners at local, county and state levels.  This position will have responsibility for grant monitoring, federal and state reporting, and program oversight of agencies that receive grant funding. 

Essential Duties:           

  • Develops grant program reporting criteria.
  • Composes complex federal and state grant applications and rules for proper grant management.
  • Completes reports to federal and state agencies.
  • Composes rules for proper grant management.
  • Coordinates and facilitates stakeholder meetings.
  • Analyzes information surrounding business processes, policies, rules and statutes.
  • Monitors and reports on the progress of numerous programs by conducting on-site program field audits.
  • Provides grant training and assistance to sub-grantees.
  • Collects and compiles annual performance reports and financial quarterly reports from grant recipients.
  • Advises grant recipients on requirements and compliance with state and federal laws and rules.
  • Coordinates with AZ Department of Public Safety (DPS) and Administrative Office of the Court (AOC) updating the “Literal Table”.

A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Business Administration, Criminal Justice Administration or a related field; and/or four years of progressively responsible grant management experience with a regional, state or federal agency.

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Research Analyst 2
Job Id: 49379
Post Date: 08/08/2019
Close Date: 08/22/2019
Category: RESEARCH & ANALYSIS
Location: PHOENIX
Salary: 40,000.00-46,000.00

Job Summary

The Statistical Analysis Center supports the Arizona Criminal Justice Commission (ACJC) in facilitating information and data sharing among statewide agencies and acts as the “research arm” for Arizona and the Commission.  The Statistical Analysis Center (SAC) works with criminal and non-criminal justice agencies in building a data infrastructure that provides policy makers with information relevant to the criminal justice system.  

Under direction of SAC leadership, the Research Analyst 2 position will assist with the collection, processing, and coordination of data for a particular research study or group of studies.  This position will work within established research protocols and adhere to the agreed-upon method and process required to perform a given assignment.  The Research Analyst 2 will also have responsibility for monitoring and evaluating program progress as well as performing related work as required. 

Example of Duties

  • Assists with the development and implementation of research projects of relevance to the agency and Arizona’s criminal justice system.
  • Helps produce report drafts in fulfillment of statutory and/or grant requirements.
  • Completes data requests from stakeholders, research institutions, and government officials.
  • Assists with the review, analysis, and reporting of statistical information.
  • Presents research conducted by the SAC to criminal justice partners and citizenry, as required.
  • Keeps abreast of current trends and practices in the criminal justice field.
  • Data entry and clerical work as assigned.

A graduate degree from an accredited college or university in criminal justice, statistics, public policy/administration, or closely related area with a similar emphasis on research and data analysis; or three years of applied experience in statistical analysis, program evaluation, criminal justice research; or any combination of equivalent experience, knowledge, and skills.    

At least one year of work experience in a professional setting.

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Assistant Town Attorney
Salary: $83,276.80 – $124,915.20
Location: Administration Building, 50 E. Civic Center Drive, Gilbert, Arizona, 85296
Job Type: Full Time
Department: Town Attorney
Job Number: 20-0014
Closing date and time: 8/18/2019 at 11:59 PM Arizona

Job Summary

The Assistant Town Attorney I reports to the Town Attorney. The primary function of this position is to provide legal advice and counsel to elected officials, Town management, and employees on major departmental issues and projects to assist decision makers with legal implications of decisions. This position will work closely with the Town’s Intergovernmental Department in the creation of ordinances, interpreting and advising on current and proposed state laws, and implementing any relevant new state and federal laws.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree;
  • Juris Doctorate Degree – graduation from a law school accredited by the American Bar Association;
  • Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge and abilities necessary to perform the work;
  • Licensed to practice law in the State of Arizona and membership in good standing in the Arizona State Bar Association (or licensed in a state with reciprocal jurisdiction with the Arizona State Bar and have the ability to be admitted to the Arizona State Bar by motion);

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Paralegal
Salary: $39,411.00 – $44,337.5
Location: 30 N. Florence St., Florence, AZ 85132, AZ
Job Type: Full-Time
Department: County Attorney
Job Number: 201900224
Closing date and time: 8/14/2019 at 11:59 PM Arizona

Job Summary

Provide legal assistance to support the activities of the department and use independent judgment based on technical knowledge to conduct research, write legal documents, and manage criminal and civil cases and case files under general supervision.

Example of Duties

  • Provide legal assistance and case management functions for attorneys in the department, prioritize assignments, and perform duties within scope of authority and training, and in compliance with County policies.
  • Apply independent judgment based on knowledge of policies and procedures, gained through technical training and work experience, complete assigned special projects, and identify and resolve problems.
  • Provide case management functions for prosecution and litigation, prepare, track, and follow-up on sensitive and complex legal documents, and maintain and update legal information and technical records.

Requirements:

  • Associate’s degree in Paralegal Studies or completion of a Paralegal Educational program approved by the American Bar Association.
  • Two years of attorney support experience.
  • Or an equivalent combination of relevant education and/or experience may substitute for the minimum requirements.

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