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COURT SERVICES LIASION

Employer
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Location
Wisconsin, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jun 27, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Business & Administrative Support, Safety & Security
Employment Type
Full Time
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Salary:

Minimum $22.00 HOURLY
Depending on Qualifications
The University of Wisconsin-Madison Police Department (UWPD) is committed to attracting, retaining, and rewarding a highly qualified and diverse workforce by supporting competitive and equitable compensation practices through a job framework, salary structure and clear and flexible salary administrative guidelines.

Previous experience may be considered for pay above the minimum posted.

Job Summary:

This civilian Court Liaison, under the general supervision of the Investigative Services Sergeant, provides administrative support, preparation, and coordination with sworn officers of court documentation and records. Primary responsibilities include providing court-related services to the general public, attorneys and other government agencies. Position requires a comprehensive knowledge of court practices and procedures as it relates to diverse cases and performs a wide variety of responsible and complex legal clerical duties necessary to judicial administration and related work as required.

Responsibilities:

Analyzes and applies a wide range of complex rules and regulations such as statutory language, administrative codes or rules, policies, and procedures. Reviews police reports, traffic citations, arrest documentation, and signs criminal complaints.
  • 20% Reviews and prepares police reports, evidentiary items, photographs, and other physical evidence and documentation
  • 15% Completes criminal intake process for all cases sent to the District Attorney for prosecution and tracks progress of case throughout the system
  • 10% Upholds high integrity, professional, and ethical standards
  • 15% Creates and maintains a daily court schedule of cases and distributes court schedules to line level police officers and detectives
  • 15% Maintains, reviews, and validates citations through the automated system
  • 5% Assists records and management staff in fulfilling open records requests related to law enforcement calls for service and reports and other records related issues
  • 10% Required to work special events, assignments, or other duties as identified by the Department.
  • 5% Serves as the direct liaison with the Community Restorative Court (CRC) Program, Juneau County Court and Madison Municipal Court.
  • 5% Serves as the back-up evidence manager for the property room.
Tasks:
  • Position required to appear in court as needed.
Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Education:

Preferred
H.S. Diploma

Qualifications:

Required:
-Minimum of 1 year experience managing complex and progressively responsible administrative duties required.
-Minimum of 1 year experience providing customer service and support.
-Ability to help prepare and proofread timely correspondence and reports.
-Ability to communicate effectively and accurately
-Strong organization skills and attention to detail.
-Evidence of effectively working independently and in a team environment.
- Ability to interact and work within a diverse environment with a high-level of professionalism, flexibility, judgement and tact.
-Demonstrated ability to utilize office related technology including Microsoft Office Suite products, database software systems, internet-based tools and other necessary technology.

Preferred:
-Experience working with or in a court system, law office, law enforcement setting, or related work environment with substantial responsibility for identifying, processing and preparing a wide variety of legal documents associated with court actions preferred.
-Knowledge, skill, and ability to understand and use legal terminology, legal format, and processes.
-Knowledge State and Federal Statutes and ongoing statutory changes related to the position.
-Ability to exercise independent judgment and to keep appropriate court matters confidential.
-Experience establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with other local and statewide legal system agencies, law enforcement agencies, interdepartmental office personnel, attorneys, litigants, victims, witnesses, family members, and the general public.

COVID-19 Considerations:

UW-Madison continues to follow necessary health and safety protocols to protect our campus from COVID-19. All employees remain subject to the COVID-19 Workplace Safety Policy: https://policy.wisc.edu/library/UW-5086 . Please visit https://covidresponse.wisc.edu for the most up-to-date information.

Work Schedule:

In general, the hours will be during business hours Monday-Friday and they will need to meet the needs of the university. Occasional work beyond or outside hours agreed upon may be required during critical time periods related to various cases. The final schedule worked will be discussed and agreed upon with the Captain of Investigative Services. Onsite work is required and remote work is not available for this position.

Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

It is anticipated this position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location.

Appointment Type, Duration:

Ongoing/Renewable


Additional Information:

In general, the hours will be during business hours Monday-Friday and they will need to meet the needs of the university. Occasional work beyond or outside hours agreed upon may be required during critical time periods related to various cases. The final schedule worked will be discussed and agreed upon with the Captain of Investigative Services. Onsite work is required and remote work is not available for this position.

The University of Wisconsin Madison Police Department participates in the State of Wisconsin excellent benefit program that includes the following:

-Comprehensive health insurance and prescription coverage
-Supplemental dental and vision insurance
-Life and disability insurance
-Accident coverage
-Long-term care insurance
-Flexible Spending & Health Savings Accounts
-Coverage under the Wisconsin Retirement System (employer matching)
-403(b) and 457(b) Retirement Accounts
-Education Tuition Reimbursement
-Paid Trainings

Generous paid leave:
-Vacation benefits that increase over time
-Nine paid legal holidays
-Paid personal holidays
-Paid sick leave
-On duty paid workout time

Persons in this position must pass the initial application screening, all steps of the hiring process, an extensive background investigation, drug screen, psychological examination prior to beginning employment.

How to Apply:

To begin the application process please click on the "" button. You will be asked to upload a resume and cover letter.

*Note: Cover letter and resume should highlight experience and skills as they relate to the listed qualifications for maximum consideration.

Contact:

Amanda Buckley
abuckley2@wisc.edu
608-219-8367
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Official Title:

Court Liaison(CP056)

Department(s):

A770100-UNIV POLICE DEPARTMENT/POLICE ADMINISTRATION

Employment Class:

University Staff-Ongoing

Job Number:

261165-CP



The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website: https://employeedisabilities.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department .

Applications Open: Jun 27 2022 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Jul 25 2022 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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