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Business Unit: 24300

Magistrate DWI Drug Court Program Coordinator #10107591-24300, Full-time, Perm in Los Lunas, NM

# of Positions: 1

Opening Date: 01-11-2021 - Close Date: 01-25-2021

Job Pay Range: $19.616 - $31.876 per hour

Target Pay Range/Rate: $19.616 - $31.876 per hour

The Thirteenth Judicial District Court is recruiting for a full-time, classified, Magistrate DWI Drug Court Program Coordinator #10107591-24300 for the Los Lunas Magistrate Court in Los Lunas, NM. GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Acting under general direction plan, organize and coordinate a Magistrate DWI Drug Court Program.

• The Magistrate DWI Drug Court Program Coordinator is responsible for monitoring and documenting participant’s program activities and compliance.
• Coordinates the rehabilitation process by scheduling program activities and screening assessments.
• Acts as the program point of contact for team members, program participants, outside agencies, and interested parties.
• Creates a curriculum and materials to deliver educational programs and training.
• Assists in the maintenance of the program budget preparation and tracking, and prepares budget reports.
• Creates and maintains program files, forms, policies and procedures.
• Attends court proceedings.
• Tracks and records community service participation.
• Creates, evaluates, analyzes statistical measures and performs and maintains statistical analysis.
• Follows testing protocol to oversee the administration of breath or urine drug tests, and tracks and records drug-testing results.
• Stays current with benchmarks, best practices, and empirical evidence to assist team and maximize participant’s success.
• Documents and oversees interaction with program participants in the DWI Drug Court database system.
• Works with researchers to evaluate program, and provides information to local or state entities.
• Responds to requests and provides information to local or state agencies and non-profit organizations.
• Maintains program adherence to state procurement code and statues.
• Prepares written reports detailing participant program compliance and notifies the court of any program non-compliance.
• Recommends the application of appropriate participant sanctions and incentives for program non-compliance or violations and applies the drug court model.
• Researches and retrieves information using the case management system.
• Identifies contractual needs and monitors contractor(s) with respect to vendor compliance.
• Drafts and advertises requests for proposals.
• Monitors Memorandums of Understanding and professional contracts for services provided to the program.
• Sets up contract review panel.
• Audits and approves invoices and requests for purchase orders.
• May perform or oversee scheduled and unscheduled site visits.
• May develop local court goals and objectives.
• Other duties as assigned.

The successful applicant should demonstrate knowledge of program development and program administration techniques; federal grant reporting procedures and tracking, grant writing and research; state procurement rules i.e, request for proposals process and invitations to bid; case management and referral, mediation and court case initiation procedures; substance abuse treatment; drug testing methods; crisis intervention, relapse prevention and behavior modification; community resources and outreach; protective services; problem solving and conflict resolution principles and techniques; safety and security practices; and tracking and monitoring projected and expended funds.

The following functions are representative, but not all-inclusive of the work environment and physical demands an employee may expect to encounter in performing tasks assigned to this job. Work is performed in an office or court setting. A valid driver's license and travel may be required. The assigned work schedule may include nights, weekends, holidays and overtime. The employee must regularly interact positively with co-workers, clients, the public, and judges and justices.

* This job description is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions performed

● Medical/Dental/Vision/Rx, Short and Long Term Disability Insurance Programs, employee assistance program (EAP) []
● State paid life insurance, supplemental and dependent life insurance
● Optional flexible spending accounts for medical, day-care, and travel expenses
● Paid Vacation, Sick and Personal Leave, up to eight (8) weeks
● Ten (10) paid holidays
● Deferred Compensation 457(b) plan
● Lifetime Defined Benefits Retirement Plan []
● Flexible work schedules and alternative work locations*
● Free health care, Rx, lab work at facility (Stay Well Health Center) in Santa Fe, NM
● Bilingual compensation*
● Training and career development opportunities
● Higher education opportunities and educational leave
● May qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)
● May receive overtime holiday or shift differential pay*
● May receive physical fitness leave*

*these benefits vary by job classification or need*


  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in criminal justice, social work, social sciences, psychology, business or public administration, or a directly related field.
  • Education Substitution: Four (4) years’ of directly related or relevant experience.
  • Experience: One (1) year of program administration experience in the following areas: public or business administration, budget, social services, social work, social sciences, mediation, grant writing, counseling, law, probation, adult education, training, or a directly related field.
  • Experience Substitution: None.
TO APPLY: Submit a Judicial Branch Application for Employment, or a Resume and Resume Supplemental form, and proof of education by 4:00 p.m. Tuesday January 25, 2021 to:

Application forms:
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Adobe PDF Format

Resume Supplemental Forms:
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Adobe PDF Format

Thirteenth Judicial District Court
Attn: Brittany Lucero
1835 Hwy 314 SW, 3rd Floor
P.O. Box 1089
Los Lunas, NM 87034

Proof of education is required

Applications may be emailed to: