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Trial Court Administrator (Court Executive 2B)

Company: New Jersey Judiciary
Location: Hackensack
Posted on: January 21, 2023

Job Description:

Trial Court Administrator (Court Executive 3B) Bergen Vicinage When you come to work for New Jersey Judiciary, you will join an 8500-member strong TEAM that operates with the highest standards of independence, integrity, fairness and quality service. You will be engaged with work that has purpose, meaning, and makes a difference in the lives of the public we serve. We work hard every day to build the public---s trust and confidence in our court system, which includes issues such as bail reform, marijuana decriminalization and recovery court. Whether it be in a courtroom, an administrative office, a courthouse training room, an IT office or in the field, our Judiciary workforce is improving the lives of countless individuals and families every day. We honor the dignity and individualism of each member of our organization while fostering professionalism and continuous improvement in our work. The Judiciary offers a strong opportunity for growth. The New Jersey Judiciary seeks an individual to be responsible for the daily operation of the Support Services Division within the Office of Management and Administrative Services at the Administrative Office of the Courts. The division is responsible for statewide Facilities Management, Health and Safety, and Programs and Procedures. Excellent management and administrative skills are needed for this position as the Court Executive 3B will oversee a support division and will report directly to the Director of the Office of Management and Administrative Services. Remote Work: The Judiciary currently offers a hybrid work schedule and this position may for qualify for up to 2 days of work outside of Judiciary buildings. To participate in this program, you will be required to have high speed home internet access. Example of Duties: In partnership with the Assignment Judge and Administrative Director of the Courts, the Trial Court Administrator provides strong leadership, vision, and innovative strategies to direct and oversee all court operations of the Bergen Vicinage. The Assignment Judge and the Trial Court Administrator serve as the executive component of the vicinage. The successful candidate will define objectives for performance at the organizational level; develop/implement strategic plans to achieve the Judiciary's goals and objectives as operationalized by the vicinage management and policy teams; develop and manage a $30 million annual budget; allocate resources for approximately 524 employees, 40 Superior Court Judges, and 46 Municipal Court Judges; supervise 9 division managers, the EEO/AA Officer, and Ombudsman; manage and oversee all program development, public outreach, case coordination, and management of Civil, Criminal, Family, Probation, Finance, Municipal, Human Resources, Information Technology, and Operations divisions including security, management of emergent facilities matters, jury utilization, research and development activities, complementary dispute resolution and coordination of volunteers, records management, statistical analysis, and equipment planning. In addition, the candidate will exhibit effective decision-making skills in Labor and Employee Relations matters, including grievances and disciplines. The successful candidate will exhibit excellent customer service and interpersonal skills, necessary to nurturing a strong management team and to setting the tone for all Vicinage staff in their interactions with others, the bench, and the public. The successful candidate will promote access & fairness, diversity, equity, and inclusion through collaboration with external partners and internal stakeholders. As a member of the Judiciary's Administrative Council, the Trial Court Administrator collaborates with other senior managers in formulation of statewide strategic initiatives for system improvements and in assessing proposed uniform policies and procedures on a broad range of court management matters. At both the statewide and vicinage level, the Trial Court Administrator will be tasked to reimagine, design and plan for implementation as to how the New Jersey courts will operate post-pandemic, both in person and virtually. As part of the vicinage's executive component, the Court Administrator is the lead Judiciary manager at the vicinage level responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with County government, which includes the Board of County Commissioners, County Administrator, Surrogate, County Prosecutor, County Clerk, County Warden, and other County officials; coordinating with the Sheriff regarding Courthouse security requirements, negotiating space allocation with the County, any court construction, as well as any necessary renovations that may be needed in order to maintain the safety of all employees and courthouse users. Salary range is $112,664.05 - $161,770.85. For newly hired individuals, the starting salary will normally be at the minimum of the salary range. Job Requirements: Bachelor---s degree from an accredited college or university and eight (8) years of managerial experience, which shall have included responsibility for the management of budgets and administrative operations; development and implementation of programs, policies and procedures; and five (5) years of supervisor of professional staff. Substitution: Applicants who do not possess the required education may substitute additional professional experience on a year-for-year basis with one year of such experience being equal to 30 semester hour credits. An Associate's degree and two years of additional professional experience may be substituted for the required Bachelor's degree. A Master's degree may be substituted for one year of experience as indicated above - OR - a law degree may be substituted for two years of experience as indicated above. Residency Law: Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 52:14-7 (L. 2011, Chapter 70), also known as the ---New Jersey First Act,--- all persons newly hired by the Judiciary must establish, and then maintain, principal residence in the State of New Jersey. Authorization to Work: US citizenship is not required. Selected candidate must be authorized to work in the US according to Department of Homeland Security, US Citizenship and Immigration Services regulations. To Apply: Applicants can apply online by January 16, 2023 at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/njjudiciary/jobs/3787874/trial-court-administrator-court-executive-3b-bergen-vicinage-repost?page8&pagetypejobOpportunitiesJobs For additional information please visit www.njcourts.gov and reference Job 2022-06776, Trial Court Administrator (Court Executive 3B). The Judiciary of New Jersey is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer Committed to Ensuring an Open Door to Justice.

Keywords: New Jersey Judiciary, Hackensack , Trial Court Administrator (Court Executive 2B), Accounting, Auditing , Hackensack, New Jersey

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