Court Administrator (Police Department)

$30.41 - $34.00 hourly
  • Village of Schaumburg
  • Schaumburg, IL, USA
  • Nov 02, 2023
Full time Courts

Job Description


Court Administrator (Police Department)


Interested candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.  Interviews will be conducted as applications are received.  This position will remain open until filled.


STARTING PAY RATE:  $30.41 - $34.00 per hour based on a 35-hour workweek.  Salary dependent on qualifications.  The salary range for this position is $30.41 - $44.75.  This position is represented by a union; you may refer to the AFSCME collective bargaining agreement available on our website. 


Please attach as part of your application all necessary documents verifying that you meet the minimum qualifications for the position.


This position will provide administrative support in the areas of scheduling police personnel for court and coordinating state and village court cases.  This position will also act as a liaison between the department, North West Central Dispatch (NWCD), and the courts.   The ideal candidate will need to be customer focused, dedicated, and demonstrate self-awareness.  We are looking to add a team member motivated to complete tasks/responsibilities and work cooperatively with others.  

1.    Ensures that all required case files, reports, and documentation are available in court for scheduled court cases.
2.    Ensures that all matters concerning the court and the police department are dealt with in an efficient and timely manner.
3.    Provides for open lines of communication between the police department and the various components of the court system, e.g., judicial, prosecution, corrections, social services, sheriff, etc.
4.    Ensures court scheduling for officers is done in an efficient manner and takes necessary steps to reduce court related overtime and unnecessary court appearances.  
5.    Oversees all employees attending court to ensure appropriate conduct, e.g., punctuality, absences, court preparedness, evaluate and assess employee's court case scheduling. Maintains court the attendance log.
6.    Reports any issues with the court system or officer appearances to the appropriate supervisor.
7.    Delivers and obtains correspondence between the police department and NWCD on a regular basis.
8.    Updates court files with current court dates or disposition dates in the records management system. Provides disposition information and trends to leadership.
9.    Maintains a system to track the department’s performance in court including statistics on individual officers, case types, the state’s attorney’s office, and the judicial system. Analyzes court performance data and presents findings to the police department leadership and training components.
10.    Performs other duties as assigned.

1.    Associate’s degree in law enforcement or related field.
2.    A minimum of two years of criminal justice or related experience.
3.    A minimum of two years of experience in the Cook County Court System preferred.

4.    Possession of a valid driver’s license.
5.    Proficiency with current computer technology, job specific software, and customer service systems.



The Village of Schaumburg has a competitive benefit package which includes: flexible benefit Section 125 plan including health, dental, vision, and life insurance as well as medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts, a retirement plan through the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund, paid holidays, paid vacation, sick leave, tuition reimbursement, and more.



Candidate screening process may consist of an application review, skills testing, employability assessment, interviews, reference checks, and other job-related testing or verifications.  Chosen candidates will be subject to a background and criminal history investigation, and qualifying pre-employment medical examination and drug screen (including cannabis).