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emoji of a pushpinColoradoemoji of a money bag$6,996-$9,583 / monthemoji of a clockTue Oct 11 2022

The mission of the Office of the Alternate Defense Counsel (OADC), through the practice of holistic public defense, is to help adults and children who the government has charged with criminal and delinquent offenses. The OADC’s holistic practice model fosters ethical, informed, and standard-driven best practices in public defense. The OADC allocates resources in a manner intentionally designed to rebalance the disparate power wielded by the government in the criminal legal system. OADC advocates for every client’s inherent worth and dignity by centering the client’s lived experiences and voice to achieve the best legal outcome.

The OADC is dedicated to zealous, client-centered advocacy rooted in social justice, integrity, and humility. We recognize that we are working within a broken and racist criminal legal system. Public defense advocates play an essential role in challenging bias and disparity within the courtroom, within our offices, and within ourselves. Statistical data and experiences support that there is a disparate presence of violent policing, over-charging, and harsher sentencing outcomes for Colorado’s people of color and other vulnerable populations. The OADC is unwavering in its support of decarceration, the decriminalization of youth, and equity within the criminal legal system.

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Office of the Alternate Defense Counsel (OADC) is looking for a full-time employee (FTE).  

In this role, the Information Technology (IT) Coordinator will maintain daily operations of the Office of the Alternate Defense Counsel’s (OADC) computer and communication networks; identify, install, and upgrade computers, electronic devices, and software; and train staff members to navigate new technologies. 

A successful IT Coordinator will display strong technical aptitude needed to help staff members solve technical issues efficiently. In addition, the IT Coordinator should be able to thrive in a rapidly changing industry and lead the OADC in the use of current and new technologies that will help further support our Mission, goals, and technological needs.

About Us:

The Office of the Alternate Defense Counsel (OADC) is the legislatively created state agency responsible for providing client services and legal representation for indigent individuals (adults and youth) when the state has charged them with a criminal or delinquent act and the state public defender’s office has a conflict of interest.  The OADC accomplishes this by contracting with over 400 private attorneys and another 500 legal service providers (social workers, paralegals, investigators, legal researchers, case assistants, legal interns, etc.) to provide client services on an hourly basis. Our fundamental belief is that good holistic legal defense teams produce good results for our clients.

Mission Statement: 

The mission of the Office of the Alternate Defense Counsel (OADC), through the practice of holistic public defense, is to help adults and children who the government has charged with criminal and delinquent offenses. The OADC’s holistic practice model fosters ethical, informed, and standard-driven best practices in public defense. The OADC allocates resources in a manner intentionally designed to rebalance the disparate power wielded by the government in the criminal legal system. OADC advocates for every client’s inherent worth and dignity by centering the client’s lived experiences and voice to achieve the best legal outcome.

The OADC is dedicated to zealous, client-centered advocacy rooted in social justice, integrity, and humility. We recognize that we are working within a broken and racist criminal legal system. Public defense advocates play an essential role in challenging bias and disparity within the courtroom, within our offices, and within ourselves. Statistical data and experiences support that there is a disparate presence of violent policing, over-charging, and harsher sentencing outcomes for Colorado’s people of color and other vulnerable populations. The OADC is unwavering in its support of decarceration, the decriminalization of youth, and equity within the criminal legal system.

About the Job:

This full-time position will be responsible for all aspects of IT for the OADC.  This includes, but is not limited to, the following:

  • Manage OADC’s technological equipment such as computers, tablets, servers, telephones, and other devices and maintain an inventory of all electronic assets.
  • Ensure that OADC’s devices seamlessly interconnect with file servers, email servers, billing systems, and state financial systems.
  • Install, upgrade, and manage software, hardware, and firewalls on OADC’s devices.
  • Perform backups and restore lost data as needed.
  • Identify, recommend, and implement new technologies that meet OADC’s needs and further support our Mission and goals.  
  • Manage licensing and negotiate with hardware and software vendors.
  • Collaborate with staff members and our current IT vendor on tasks that cannot be performed in-house. 
  • Provide staff with training on how to use hardware, software, and cloud-based programs.
  • Organize and conduct training that help staff members navigate new technology and systems. 
  • Collaborate with staff members, our contractor database and informational website vendor and billing database vendor to identify and fulfill system improvements. 
  • Other duties deemed necessary to help fulfill our Mission.

The OADC is a collaborative workspace designed for people who thrive in a team environment.  This position reports to the Chief Financial Officer and will engage with all members of the OADC team.

About You:

Our ideal candidate will be passionate about team-oriented, holistic public defense and zealous in their commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion, and empathy.

In addition, the ideal candidate will have the following:

  • Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Computer Technology, or a similar field, preferred, but equivalent experience will be considered.
  • At least two years of experience as an IT Coordinator or in a related role.
  • Expertise in IT tools and concepts, such as operating systems and internet protocol suites.
  • Solid knowledge of LAN/WAN configurations.
  • Expertise in maintaining PC, Android, and Apple devices.
  • Ability to work in the office, remote, or hybrid and travel to staff members’ homes to assist with workstations.   
  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to work with technical and non-technical personnel.
  • The ability to communicate in person, by email, by phone, and via remote video.
  • Strong troubleshooting, analytical, and problem-solving skills.

If you are offered employment, the following are the conditions of employment:

  • Be a current resident of the state of Colorado or become a resident of the state of Colorado within 30 days of the hire date.
  • Have a valid driver’s license and a vehicle to meet travel requirements.
  • Be willing to submit a routine background investigation, including a criminal history check.
  • If hired, the Immigration Reform and Control Act requires you to provide proof of your eligibility to work in the United States within three workdays.

You will be required to provide three references in addition to the following documents:

  • Resume – Required
  • Cover letter – Required

The State of Colorado is committed to providing employees with a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that supports you, your health, and your family. Click here for further information about State of Colorado Employee Benefits.

How to Apply:

Complete the online application at the link below by 5pm on October 11th, 2022. Please add noreply@fs2.formsite.com as a safe sender. Once you submit your application, you will receive an automatic email from Formsite. If you cannot find this email, please look in your spam/junk folder. https://fs2.formsite.com/OADC/iiszwukrva/index.html 

Late or incomplete applications will not be considered. Faxed, mailed, or emailed applications will not be accepted. Please direct any additional inquiries or questions to job@coloradoadc.com.

Job Code:                     RED5XX Salary Range:               $ 6,996 - $ 9,583/month FLSA Status:                  Exempt Location:                       Colorado

The Office of the Alternate Defense Counsel is an equal-opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, age, religion, social class, national origin, marital or parental status, pregnancy, disability status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or political affiliation.  We are committed to fostering a culture of inclusion and an environment of representation diversity, and encourage individuals of many identities, backgrounds, and experiences to apply.

To request accommodation, please contact Daniel Nunez at mso-fareast-font-family:"Yu Mincho";mso-fareast-theme-font:minor-fareast">daniel@coloradoadc.com  (303) 515-6924 as soon as possible. Any person with a disability as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may be provided a reasonable accommodation upon request to enable the person to participate in the hiring process.  The person making the request may be asked to provide additional information regarding functional limitations and the type of accommodation needed which will be kept confidential.  Advance preparation may be required, so timely requests for accommodation are appreciated. 

INTERVIEW PROCESS

We will have a phone interview, then a video or in-person interview, and a finalist interview.

DIVERSITY, EQUITY AND INCLUSION

The Office of the Alternate Defense Counsel is an equal-opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, age, religion, social class, national origin, marital or parental status, pregnancy, disability status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or political affiliation. We are committed to fostering a culture of inclusion and an environment of representation diversity, and encourage individuals of many identities, backgrounds, and experiences to apply.

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