Court Liaison - 14th Judicial Circuit (Beaufort)

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Logo Posting Number STA00421PO18 Classification Title Program Coordinator II Internal Title Court Liaison - 14th Judicial Circuit (Beaufort) Campus Columbia 01 College/Division School of Law Department Children's Law Center Band 6 Advertised Minimum Salary $44,056 Advertised Salary Range 44,056 - commensurate with qualifications Location of Vacancy Beaufort and adjacent counties in South Carolina Part/Full Time Full Time Hours per week 37.5 Work Schedule

Standard working schedule: 8:30am – 5:00pm
Must be willing to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the department.

Type of Staff Position Research Grant (RGP) Basis 12 months Job Search Category Other Professional

About UofSC

The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state's flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 "Best Colleges" according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state's educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.

Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

Provide assistance to the family courts and DSS by tracking child protection and TPR cases and expediting the legal processing of these cases. Review and track all filed child abuse and neglect complaints, assessing delays to identify systematic issues that could be enhanced to improve the timeliness and quality of court hearings. Prepare a summary or information sheet prior to hearings.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)

Master's degree and 3 years related program experience, or bachelor's degree and 5 years related experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Strongly prefer experience in the South Carolina family court system. Prefer degree to be in a related field. Prefer experience in quality assurance programs and familiarity with the CFSR process and South Carolina's child welfare program improvement plan.


Working knowledge of state and federal laws relating to child welfare and familiarity with DSS policy and procedures. Excellent organizational and communication skills. Ability to establish effective working relationships with judges, lawyers, and agency staff. Technology skills necessary to enter case history information into a computer program. Must have valid South Carolina driver's license.

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies 1 Desired Start Date 05/02/2018 If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date 06/30/2018 Job Open Date 04/03/2018 Job Close Date Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicant

Attach a cover letter summarizing your qualifications and describing your interest in this position.

Positions are advertised for a minimum of five (5) business days on our job website. After five (5) business days, positions can be closed at the discretion of the department at any time. This position is open until filled. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.

Quicklink for Posting EEO Statement

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, protected veteran status or genetics.

Position Attributes

Hazardous weather category Non-Essential Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive No

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have at least a master's degree and 3 years related program experience or a bachelor's degree and 5 years related experience?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Writing Sample(s)/Sample Publications
  3. List of References and Contact Information





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Posted: 4/4/2018
Application Due: 5/4/2018
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