Administrative Assistant - Division 3

7th Judicial Court of Kansas

The Douglas County District Court is accepting applications for an administrative assistant to the District Court Judge in Division 3.  This division currently handles Domestic, Major Civil, and Limited Civil cases.

Responsibilities:  Provide varied, complex, and often confidential administrative assistance to the judge, including organizing and managing case paperwork, maintaining the calendar, scheduling proceedings, drafting and proofreading correspondence and other documents, and e-filing. Communicate with the public, attorneys, other court staff, and occasionally law-enforcement agencies. Perform other related duties.

Requirements:  Excellent written and verbal communication skills, computer skills, organizational skills, and interpersonal skills are required. Applicant must also have the ability to prioritize tasks effectively and meet deadlines. The position requires attention to detail, discretion, and teamwork. Knowledge of legal proceedings and prior administrative experience are preferred but not required. Applicant must have a high school diploma or GED.

This position is eligible for benefits, including a state pension plan, health insurance, sick leave, and paid vacation.

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