Closing Date: November 5, 2013, at 11:59 p.m. (Central Time)
Status: Full Time/Regular
Exemption Status: Exempt
Position No: 180-01136
Salary & Benefits:
$9,422 monthly; plus excellent benefits package including employer paid family health insurance premiums and retirement contributions and generous vacation and sick leave accruals, visit: http://www.ndcourts.gov/scbenefitsummary2013.pdf. The benefit summary document requires Adobe Acrobat Reader to view and print. If you do not have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed, please download the latest version of Adobe Acrobat Reader http://get.adobe.com/reader/ free of charge.
Requires a bachelor's degree in judicial administration, public administration or a related area and five years of previous, progressive administrative experience in a court or legal setting experience or related job experience.
Applications must be submitted online at http://agency.governmentjobs.com/ndcourts/default.cfm by November 5, 2013, at 11:59 p.m. (Central Time). Any form of paper or other electronic application will not be accepted.
The successful candidate will be subject to a criminal background check.
Persons needing accommodation or assistance in the application process may call Human Resources at (701) 328-4216.
Summary of Work:
1. Oversees all caseflow management activities of the district and/or juvenile courts. Reviews management practices in all districts, develops and provides policy and procedure recommendations. Prepares polices for Administrative Council and/or Juvenile Policy Board to assure timely case processing.
2. Develops strategies for improving service and technology, implements and monitors pilot projects and statewide programs. Collects and analyzes data, identifies needs for service and/or technology, identifies funding sources, acts as liaison to state and local agencies on collaborative efforts.
3. Conducts management reviews of district court, juvenile court and clerk of court offices for policy and procedure compliance. Provides recommendations for staffing, workload reassignment and other operational issues. Confers with county officials and develops agreements to assure recommendations are implemented.
4. Serves as a liaison for the judiciary with state and local governmental entities. Provides information, analysis and recommendations to commissions and task forces, testifies before the legislature, and serves on or staffs committees and boards relating to special projects affecting the courts such as policy development, capital improvements, staffing and funding.
5. Performs other duties of a comparable level or type.
1. Thorough knowledge of the principles of court administration and caseflow management.
2. Thorough knowledge of rules, procedures, statutes and laws pertaining to the court.
3. Knowledge of word processing, electronic spreadsheet, database and specialized court/case management software.
4. Knowledge of judiciary's administrative procedures and policies.
1. Leadership skills including, consensus-building and facilitation skills.
2. Analytical skills to review operating issues, make cogent recommendations, and develop effective plans and programs to meet the needs of the judiciary.
3. Strong written and oral communication skills to produce and present written and oral reports and serve as a liaison for the judiciary.
4. Skilled in the use of word processing, electronic spreadsheet, database and specialized court/case management software.
As an employer, the State of North Dakota prohibits smoking in all places of state employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. § 23-12-10.
An Equal Opportunity Employer:
The State of North Dakota does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, genetic information, or disability in employment or the provision of services, and complies with the provisions of the North Dakota Human Rights Act.
October 10, 2013