DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: This position has responsibility for implementing the Youth Court Program for the Village of LeRoy. The work is performed under the general direction of the Village of LeRoy Chief of Police with considerable leeway permitted for the exercise of independent judgment. Does related work, as required.
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES:
Maintains complete and accurate records of all program components and performs administrative tasks such as filing, computer data entry, etc. associated with Youth Court cases;
Coordinates the training and selecting of students to be on a Youth Court;
Performs case management, assuring respondent is successfully completing the requirements of the sentence;
Oversees imposition of sentence such as setting up community service, content of letter of apology, payment of restitution, etc.;
Reviews and processes case submittals, determining whether they will be heard by Youth Court;
Meets with respondents and their families prior to the Youth Court hearing to discuss the Youth Court process;
Responsible for final case review and closure thereof;
Assists Youth Court Clerk at all hearings.
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND/OR PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICSWorking knowledge of the policies, rules and regulations needed to supervise and coordinate the Youth Court Program; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, youth and the public; good communication skills to effectively express oneself both orally and in writing; ability to coordinate and facilitate group activities; basic computer skills; good judgment; reliability; physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from high school or possession of an equivalency diploma recognized by the NYS Department of Education, AND EITHER:
Graduation from a regionally accredited or NYS registered college or university with an Associate’s degree in the social or behavioral sciences, education, criminal justice or business administration,
Two (2) years of paid experience involving the administration, delivery, or monitoring of youth program services.