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Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts Assistant Director for Information Technology
The Administrative Office of the United States Courts (AO) seeks
candidates for the position of Assistant Director for Information
Technology, the senior executive responsible for managing, overseeing,
and supporting the national information technology (IT) program for the
federal Judiciary. The Assistant Director serves as the principal IT
advisor for the Director of the AO and the Judicial Conference of the
United States, provides leadership and vision for the Judiciary’s IT
program, and oversees the Office of Information Technology in the
development, delivery/deployment, security, and management of national
IT systems and services for the federal courts. The ideal candidate for
this position must demonstrate familiarity with, and expertise in,
current and emerging technologies, particularly those used in the courts
and the legal community, as well as experience in all aspects of IT
resource and program management. Prior Judiciary or state court
experience is desirable. The salary range is $151,084 to $165,200,
depending on experience. The position will remain open until filled,
but applications received by August 13, 2007, will receive immediate
consideration. The complete job announcement is online at www.uscourts.gov/employment.html
(click on “Employment Opportunities in the Federal Judiciary” and
search by job title) or can be obtained by calling the AO Personnel
Division at 202-502-3800.
OIT Head to Retire
Melvin J. Bryson, Jr., Assistant Director for Information Technology at
the Administrative Office, has announced he will retire at the end of
September. Bryson joined OIT in 1996 as Chief of the Information
Management Division and was elevated to Assistant Director in 2000.
Under his guidance, the Judiciary’s national IT program has rolled out
many technological advances that have significantly changed the way the
courts do business.
Before joining the AO, Bryson held positions at the U.S.
Department of Agriculture, the Federal Trade Commission, and the
Securities and Exchange Commission.