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Judicial Executive

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Judicial executives in various positions manage and oversee court operations in the relevant court unit, ensuring that judges and court employees are able to meet the judiciary’s mission of equal justice under law.

Judicial executives

  • provide leadership, coordination, and guidance in areas that include policies and procedures, finance and budget, human resources, information technology, space and facilities, public information, legal affairs, court management and research, statistical analysis and reporting, maintenance of official records, jury operations, and other administrative or operational functions;
  • consult with and advise judges, senior managers, and court staff;
  • typically operate under the direction of a chief judge to carry out statutory duties of their office;
  • have direct fiduciary responsibilities involving monies received and disbursed by the court.

Applicants generally must have several years of progressively responsible management experience. They must understand and have significant experience with most or all of the various functional areas of the job. Demonstrated ability and interpersonal skills to function effectively in a complex and sophisticated government environment are essential. An undergraduate, graduate, and/or legal education may be substituted for required general experience. Court management experience is always highly desirable.