SUPERIOR COURT OF FULTON COUNTY
JOB ANNOUNCEMENT FOR THE POSITION OF 
DEPUTY JURY MANAGER
SALARY GRADE 22: $63,000
Unclassified Position in the Superior Court Administrator's Office
(Current Vacancy in Jury Services)
CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled
 
**THIS IS A LIMITED-TERM BENEFIT-ELIGIBLE POSITION (DURATION: UP TO 3 YEARS)**
THIS RECRUITMENT WILL BE USED TO FILL MULTIPLE FULL-TIME POSITIONS 
 
The Superior Court of Fulton County Georgia (“Court”) has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Deputy Jury Manager within our Case and Court Performance unit.

Superior Court is Georgia's busiest trial court of general jurisdiction.  The Court seeks to provide a forum in which legal disputes between citizens can be resolved in a fair and efficient process with attention to equal access, impartiality, efficiency, and safety.  After joining the Court, you will become part of a fast-paced team dedicated to providing the citizens of Fulton County with the service they deserve.

 
Job Summary:
The Deputy Jury Manager (Deputy Jury Clerk) performs high-level duties related to managing the Jury Services office within the Fulton County court system.   Work requires strong interpersonal skills working with the jurors, the judiciary, and other related agencies.  This role interacts extensively with the public, attorneys, and court staff for jury administration, selection, and management.  Work requires exercising independent judgment and a high degree of coordination in assessing the needs of the judiciary.  Prior management level experience supervising and leading a team is required. 


Essential Duties:
  • Coordinates jury services with various court administrative and division staff and outside agencies; explains and interprets jury rules to prospective jurors and the public; provides guidance and direction on jury program policies and procedures; resolves jury matters that arise.
  • Responsible for assisting with strategic planning and development of the Jury Division for all courts in the county.
  • Supervises and processes accurate and timely payment of jurors' fees and expenses; maintains records of jury service and related financial information; creates and reviews summary statistical and financial reports.
  • Works to continually improve policies, procedures, and programs to accomplish the Courts goals and objectives.
  • Provides information, guidance and direction to attorneys, patrons of the court, other court employees and other agency representatives regarding applicable case management policies and procedures.
  • Provides information to attorneys and other concerned parties regarding cases on court calendar.
  • Monitors and gains knowledge of trends, best practices and technological advances related to area of jury service.
  • Manages the technical and administrative work of the division.

Qualifications:
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Requires knowledge of federal, state, and local laws governing area of assignment. Principles and practices of leadership and supervision. Court rules and procedures related to area of assignment. Techniques used to conduct research of legal and administrative issues. General office practices, procedures, equipment, and technology including court-specific technology.
Requires skill in supervising staff. Organizing and prioritizing work and coordinating multiple assignments simultaneously. Preparing and presenting oral and written communications. Resolving complex problems and making decisions. Analyzing issues and making recommendations. Delivering high quality, customer-focused service. Using spreadsheet, database, word processing, presentation, and other software. Understanding, using, and explaining Court-specific computer applications to manage court processes, gather and analyze statistics, and create reports. Building sustainable working relationships with other County personnel, officials, and the public. Communicating effectively with coworkers, supervisor, and the public. Generating enthusiasm and support for program objectives.


Preferred Qualifications:
A bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university in business or public administration, political science, criminal justice, law, or closely related field.  Jury experience as well as the jury selection processes and procedures for petit and grand juries.


Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree in business, public administration, or related field required; and two or more years of experience managing a court program or providing management in a court system or legal field, including one or more years of supervisory experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Licensing Requirements:
May require valid Georgia Driver's License.  May require affirmation as a Sworn Deputy of Court.

Physical Requirements:
Work is typically performed in an office-like environment. May work in high conflict situations and with difficult, sometimes dangerous parties.  Positions in this class typically require stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, sitting, standing, mobility, fingering, grasping, driving, talking, hearing, seeing, and repetitive physical motions.
Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.

Performance Metrics:
Factor 1: Decision-Making
Process: There is choice in determining the process to accomplish the work.  This choice includes designing the set of operations. Positions do not necessarily perform the operations.

Factor 2: Complexity
Formative: Evaluates the relevance and importance of theories, concepts, and principles, and tailors them to develop a different approach or tactical plan to fit specific circumstances.

Factor 3: Purpose of Contact
Interpret: Purpose is to clarify underlying rationale, intent, motive by educating on unfamiliar concepts and theories or marketing a product or service.

Factor 4: Line/Staff Authority
Unit Supervisor: Accountable, including signature authority, for actions and decisions impacting the pay, status, and tenure of others.


 

This job description indicates, in general, the nature and level of work, knowledge, skills, abilities, and other essential functions (as covered under the Americans with Disabilities Act) expected of the incumbent. It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of all activities, duties, or responsibilities. Incumbent may be asked to perform other duties as required.

Superior Court of Fulton County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the County will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

Department: Jury Services
This is a management position
This is a full-time position
Salary grade: 22: $63,000
Closing date: Open Until Filled

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