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Law Student - Government in Los Angeles, CA **

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Company name

United States Courts

Organization Type


Job Type

Law Student


Los Angeles, CA

Date Last Verified

Feb 15,2018

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Jan 19,2018

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Chief Deputy of Administration,JSP 15/1 - 16/10 Duties: The candidate eports directly to the Executive Officer/Clerk of Court (Clerk). Partners with the Chief Deputy of Operations to assist the Clerk in the day-to-day management of the Clerk's Office. Advises the Clerk on policy matters; establishes and maintains relationships with other court units, governmental agencies, the bar, and community and professional organizations; analyzes and interprets trends, statistics, and patterns to help the court anticipate challenges and opportunities for growth and change; establishes standards, evaluates performance and makes recommendations to improve court administration. Assists the Clerk in managing the Court's budget and annual spending plan; makes oral presentations and prepares comprehensive memoranda, reports, correspondence and other written communications; and communicates directly with judges and staff about administrative matters. Acts as the Clerk in the absence of the Clerk. Provides managerial oversight of the following areas: information technology, including network, courtroom technology, software development, and Help Desk; space and facilities; office services; financial services; budget; procurement; internal controls/audit; human resources; staff development; planning and research; emergency preparedness and communications. Serve the most populous and diverse judicial district in the country by providing bankruptcy relief, fair and impartial justice, and a prompt and efficient resolution of disputes.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have completion of one academic year (30 semester or 45 quarter hours) of graduate study in an accredited university in such fields as business or public administration, political science, criminal justice, law, management or related field, may be substituted for one year of specialized experience. Completion of a master's degree or two years of graduate study (60 semester or 90 quarter hours) in an accredited university in such fields as business or public administration, political science, criminal justice, law, management, or related field or completion of a Juris Doctor degree is substituted for 2+ years of specialized experience. Should have 6+ years of progressively responsible specialized experience in administrative, supervisory, managerial or professional work, which provided an opportunity for the applicant to acquire a thorough knowledge of the basic concepts, principles, policies, and theories of management. Must have 3+ years of the 6+ years of experience. Excellent oral and written communication skills are required. Information technology expertise, and an understanding of finance and accounting principles are essential. A Bachelor's degree from an accredited university is preferred. Must have Master's degree in Public, Business, or Judicial Administration or Juris Doctor (JD) degree from an accredited institution is highly desirable. Substantial management experience in a Federal or State court environment, administrative agency, or technology company is advantageous. Experience should clearly demonstrate the ability to lead with vision, sustain a high level of organizational excellence, articulate and implement management priorities, and integrate current and future technologies. Project management experience, including implementation of Agile methodology a plus. Knowledge of IT security principles and best practices, network management, software development, and courtroom technology is preferred. Should have strong leadership skills, as well as technical and administrative expertise, to partner with the Chief Deputy of Operations on a number of upcoming case management, courtroom technology, and administrative initiatives. Must have extensive "hands on" experience managing a substantial and diverse workforce; an exceptional customer service attitude. Should have oral and written communication skills; strong technology, data analysis and problem solving skills.

Deadline: 16 February, 2018.

Additional info

Announcement number. DE-10082456-18-CB Send Cover Letter , Resume , Academic transcripts and Writing sample Visit website for more information.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
United States Courts
One Columbus Circle NE
Washington, DC 20544
Phone: 202-502-2600