Livingston County
  • 16-May-2020 to 2020-07-13 (EST)
  • Circuit Court (Juvenile Ct.)
  • Howell, MI, USA
  • 15.5521 / hour
  • Hourly
  • Paid Internship

N/A-Not Eligible for Benefits


About Us:

We are located in Southeast Michigan and are one of the fastest growing counties in Michigan.  Livingston County consists of 16 townships, 2 villages and 2 cities.  The county contains a diverse mix of rural agricultural areas, historic downtowns, suburban development, lake-side living and large recreational lands.  Home to two metro parks (Kensington and Huron Meadows), 3 state recreational areas (Island Lake, Brighton and Pinckney), 1 state park (Lakelands Trail), 2 state game areas, 1 wildlife area, 2 Livingston County parks (Lutz and Fillmore) and numerous local parks, Livingston County has an abundance of recreational opportunities.  Livingston County offers 163 park acres per 1,000 residents, more than any other county in Southeast Michigan.


Position Summary:

Under the supervision of the Juvenile Court Administrator, performs a variety of tasks in support of the development and implementation of a comprehensive, integrated electronic juvenile justice client tracking system which will produce a sustainable system to collect and analyze juvenile justice client, program, and outcome data through an equity lens. 


Internship Details:

This is a paid internship with an hourly wage of $15.55 per hour and is not eligible for any benefits.  Work days and hours are flexible within the Court's hours of operation, Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., and will average 18 hours per week. 


Essential Job Functions:

Essential job functions include, but are not limited to:

  1.  Configuring the electronic client tracking system to reflect local programs, practices, and critical variables for outcome analysis.
  2.  Creating monthly missingness report to identify and resolve data entry errors in JIS and the client tracking system; develop system to ensure data consistency and accuracy between the two systems.
  3.  Preparing agenda, minutes, and participating in monthly project development team meetings.
  4.  Drafting procedures and training tools.
  5.  Entering current open caseload into system at go-live.
  6.  Developing data analytics; providing data collection support to independent evaluator.
  7.  Performs other duties as assigned.

Performs other duties as directed. Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Minimum Qualifications:

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, abilities and minimum qualifications necessary to perform the essential functions of the position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the job. 

Requirements include the following:

  • Bachelor's Degree in one of the human sciences, with coursework in statistics, research and/or evaluation.
  • Enrolled in Master Degree program in Social Work, Public Administration, Education or another human science with a focus in public policy and/or evaluation preferred.
  • The Court, at its discretion, may consider an alternative combination of formal education and work experience.
  • Ability to apply growing practical knowledge regarding public policy, program/process design and evaluation.
  • Ability to plan, organize, take notes and meet deadlines.  Must be detail oriented and capable of handling multiple tasks.
  • Skilled communicator; report writing for various audiences and public speaking in small groups.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite Applications.
  • Growing knowledge in Data Collection, Analysis and Data Visualization.
  • Ability to establish effective working relationships and use good judgement, initiative and resourcefulness; ability to work effectively independently and as a member of a team.
  • Must pass a background check and drug screen.

 
Physical Demands and Work Environment:

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works both in an office and occasionally in the field. While in the office, the employee is regularly required to communicate in person and by telephone, read regular and small print, view and produce written and electronic documents and enter data on a computer keyboard with repetitive keystrokes. The employee must be mobile both in an office setting and in the field with the ability to stand, sit, stoop and kneel, use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee must lift or push/pull objects of up to 15 lbs. without assistance.  Accommodation will be made, as needed, for employees required to lift or move objects that exceed this weight.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works both in the office and at other work sites and regularly travels between work sites using a motor vehicle. Though applicable safety procedures are documented and utilized, the incumbent may be exposed to unsanitary or unhygienic materials, individuals and situations in the course of performing required duties. The noise level in the work environment varies from quiet to moderate. 

 

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