Senior Analyst


The Judicial Council of California is accepting applications for the position of Senior Analyst for the Center for Families, Children and the Courts.

The Senior Analyst is responsible for fiscal and analytical work for two major CFCC projects, the Violence Against Women Education Program (VAWEP) and the Sargent Shriver Civil Counsel Project (Shriver). The VAWEP project provides education and technical assistance to judges and court staff on issues related to domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking and human trafficking. The Shriver program provides funding for legal services agencies and court partners to provide representation and enhanced court services to low-income parties on critical legal issues affecting basic human needs. The analyst ensures that projects adheres to grant requirements, budgets are maintained, reports are produced documenting services, and that courts and legal services programs receive information on funding and educational opportunities. The analyst assists in the development of educational as well as programmatic resources for the trial courts in the areas of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking and human trafficking. This position interfaces with court executive officers, chief financial officers, other local court staff, legal services partners, domestic violence agencies, contractors and other State officials including funders. This position works independently with limited supervision. The position provides lead direction for other staff.

The Judicial Council strives for work life balance and includes substantial vacation and holiday time. In addition, we offer an excellent benefits package including pension, medical, dental and vision coverage, flexible spending, $130 monthly stipend towards public transit commuting costs, and retirement savings plans. In San Francisco, the office is only a 7-minute walk from the Civic Center BART station in downtown San Francisco. In Sacramento, the office is located minutes from downtown, just north of Discovery Park.

The successful candidate will be expected to work in the San Francisco or Sacramento office.


  • Manage grant program administration for the Violence Against Women Education Program (VAWEP).
    • Compile financial information to request reimbursement from grant funder.
    • Analyze spending trends to ensure budget projections are met.
    • Respond to requests from Judicial Council staff and committees regarding the program.
    • Develop annual VAWEP grant application including, project budget and other required grant documentation.
    • Prepare regular reports on program activities for the funder.
  • Administer budget for the Sargent Shriver Project
    • Review and analyze invoices from court and legal service providers.
    • Review and analyze financial reports.
    • Develop program application material for each project and distribute information to the trial courts and legal services programs.
    • Analyze requests for funding for oversight committee.
  • Manage the Domestic Violence Safety Partnership (DVSP) project, a component of VAWEP in consultation with project manager and project team.
    • Provide technical assistance to courts participating in program
    • Assist courts in designing educational programs by establishing training goals, designing agendas and other materials.
    • Prepare program materials, correspondence, update assessment tools and distribute information to courts.
    • Review and analyze applications from courts for technical and or educational assistance.
  • Develop and monitor statewide training programs and working tools for state and tribal court staff addressing issues of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, elder abuse, teen dating violence, and trafficking.
    • Identify and recruit faculty for courses related to domestic violence.
    • Create materials and other documents for training programs.
    • Provide support to faculty as they prepare for teaching assignments
    • In collaboration with judicial education staff, craft goals and objectives related to the specific course or learning aid y.
  • Provide technical support to courts and legal services regarding implementation of their domestic violence and Shriver projects that provide services for self-represented litigants and low-income persons.
    • Respond to inquiries from court personnel regarding training programs, grant information and other related projects.
    • Develop and publicize webinars and other on-line training resources to assist courts and legal services to provide services as effectively and efficiently as possible
    • Assist in the development of workshops and materials for conferences for self-help and legal services providers
  • Serve on the California Courts Protective Order Registry (CCPOR) Stakeholder Team which brings together subject matter experts from the Judicial Council’s Information Services Division and CFCC.
    • Research and analyze complex topics and issues related to specific court procedure in the issuance of restraining and protective orders.
    • Provide background materials for funding and requests by Judicial Council staff and court leadership regarding the program.



Bachelor’s degree and five (5) years of professional, exempt-level analytical experience in program analysis, development, implementation, research, and/or evaluation. Additional directly related experience and/or education may be substituted on a year-for-year basis.

Possession of a Bachelor’s degree in a directly related field for the assigned discipline such as political science, public administration, statistics, mathematics, etc., may be substituted for one of the years of required experience.


Two years in the Analyst classification with the Judicial Council of California or two years of experience performing the duties of a class comparable in the level of responsibility to that of an Analyst in a California Superior Court or California state-level government entity.


Other Information

Please note: if you are selected for hire, verification of employment eligibility or authorization to work in the United States will be required.

How To Apply

To ensure consideration of your application for the earliest round of interviews, please apply by 5:00 P.M. on May 19, 2020. This position requires the submission of our official application, a resume and a response to the supplemental questions.

To complete an online application, please follow this link.

The Judicial Council provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities who request such accommodation.  Reasonable accommodation needs should be requested through Human Resources at (415) 865-4260. Telecommunications Device for the Deaf 415-865-4272.

Supplemental Questions

To better assess the qualifications of each applicant, we will review your responses to the following questions.  Please indicate for which employer you performed these functions.  Your answers should not exceed a total of three pages.

  1. Briefly explain your interest in domestic violence and access to justice issues.
  2. Briefly summarize any related experience with grant programs budget development and monitoring
  3. Please describe your experience executing a multi-faceted project with internal competing priorities and how you ensured all tasks were accomplished on time.

Pay and Benefits

$6,752 – $10,129 per month

(Starting Salary: $6,752 per month)

Some highlights of our benefits package include:

  • Health/Dental/Vision benefits program
  • 13 paid holidays per calendar year
  • Choice of Annual Leave or Sick/Vacation Leave
  • 1 personal holiday per year
  • $130 transit pass subsidy per month
  • CalPERS Retirement Plan
  • 401(k) and 457 deferred compensation plans
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Basic Life and AD&D Insurance
  • FlexElect Program
  • Pretax Parking
  • Long Term Disability Program (employee paid/optional)
  • Group Legal Plan (employee paid/optional)

Equal Employment Opportunity

The Judicial Council of California Is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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