SUPERIOR COURT OF FULTON COUNTY
JOB ANNOUNCEMENT FOR THE POSITION OF 
COURT PROGRAM ADMINISTRATOR
SALARY GRADE 26: $92,000
Unclassified Position in the Superior Court Administrator's Office
(Current Vacancy in Case & Court Performance)
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 Court Program Administrator 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:
Manages daily operations and directs multiple judicial support units of the Fulton County Court system.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Directs the day-to-day operations of multiple support units, which include managing the staff and systems of the courthouse.
  • Supervises assigned staff, including hiring, evaluating, disciplining, and terminating employees as required.
  • Develops unit policies and procedures in accordance with State Court system directives.
  • Act as the court liaison, managing the court’s budget and directing employees.
  • Develops, interprets, and enforces policies and procedures. Interprets changes in law, policies, and procedures and disseminates to interested parties.
  • Reviews and signs revenue bonds. Generates, trouble shoots, and corrects disposition transmissions.
  • Identifies ways to improve effectiveness and efficiencies.
  • Responds to complaints and queries concerning court operations.
  • Manages assigned staff, including establishing workloads, prioritizing work assignments, resolving issues, evaluating performance, and administering disciplinary action as required.

Qualifications:
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Requires knowledge of principles and practices of budget development and administration. Civil, criminal, and domestic laws and procedures governing area of assignment. Court policies and procedures related to area of assignment. Knowledge of Court Performance and indicator. Understanding of pr General office practices, procedures, equipment, and technology.
Requires skill in managing and supervising staff. Preparing and presenting oral and written communication/reports. Developing and managing budgets. Organizing and prioritizing work. Delivering high quality, customer-focused service. Resolving problems and making decisions. Reviewing documents to ensure conformance with procedural requirements. Using spreadsheet, database, word processing, and presentation software. Building sustainable working relationships with County personnel, officials, and the public. Using spreadsheet, database, word processing, and presentation software. Communicating effectively with coworkers, supervisor, and the public.


Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree in business, public administration, criminal justice, or related field required; and five or more years of progressively responsible administrative experience (experience in a court system or legal field is preferred), including three or more years of supervisory experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Licensing Requirements:
May require valid Georgia driver’s license.

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 Manager:
Accountable for multiple units through the direct supervision of at least two subordinate Unit Supervisors.

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 fingering, driving, talking, hearing, and seeing.

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.

 

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: Case & Court Performance
This is a management position
This is a full-time position
Salary grade: 26: $92,000
Closing date: Open Until Filled

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