To be an eligible candidate for a custody mediator position, experience with child development and family dynamics is required in addition to a master’s degree in psychology, social work, family counseling or a comparable human relations discipline (see N.C.G.S. § 7A-494).
Custody mediators are hired by the District Court and approved by both the local Chief District Court Judge and the North Carolina Administrative Office of the Courts. Open vacancies are posted at the NC Office of State Personnel website.
Staff Chart Fiscal Year 2016-2017