Administrative Assistant - Division 2

7th Judicial Court of Kansas

The Douglas County District Court is accepting applications for an administrative assistant for a District Court Judge in Division 2.  The full-time position pays a starting salary of $19.499/hour; In 6 months with a successful evaluation, the individual would make $19.993/hour; In another 6 months and with a successful evaluation, the individual would make $21.521/hour.  This position is eligible for benefits, including a state pension plan, health insurance, sick leave, and paid vacation.  Division 2 handles Criminal, Domestic and Behavioral Health Court cases.

Responsibilities:  Assist judge in administrative duties, preparing documents for court proceedings, maintaining calendar and scheduling of cases; setting up Zoom hearings and You Tube; interact with the public, attorneys, and law-enforcement agencies, manage significant amounts of paperwork and e-filing, and perform other various related duties.

Requirements:  Applicant must have a high school diploma or GED.  Excellent computer skills are required.  Applicant will need strong skills in all the following areas:  public relations, organization, attention to detail, verbal and written communication, teamwork, meeting deadlines, and multi-tasking.  Knowledge of legal proceedings is preferred, but not required.

Starting Salary and Benefits:

How to Apply: Applications accepted until position filled.  Send letter of interest, three references and resume to Linda Koester-Vogelsang, Court Administrator, 111 E. 11th St., Lawrence, KS 66044.  You may also email documents to