District Court Administrator (Blair County)
September 18, 2023
24th Judicial District, Blair County
Officials and Administrators
$53,459 - $71,279
Blair County is seeking a District Court Administrator (DCA) responsible for managing the day-to-day operations and administrative functions of Blair County's Court of Common Pleas and its minor judiciary.
- DCA oversees organizing and managing the schedules for both civil and criminal trials, which includes creating and updating the daily Trial Lists.
- Acts as liaison with judges, attorneys, all court-related offices, and the public.
- Oversees Masters, Hearing Officers and mediators, Juries, total arbitration, and Protection from Abuse processes.
- Recruits, trains, evaluates and monitors court staff and per diem employees.
- Manages case flow for criminal, civil, and family cases.
- Establishes and administers annual court calendar for all judges.
- Sets agenda for weekly judges’ meetings where solutions are determined on issues and local policies established.
- Prepares, submits, and manages court budget and prepares AOPC and court reports.
- Develops ways to improve the efficiency of court operations.
- Manages procurement of supplies, services, equipment, facilities, and advanced communication.
- Carries out the policies established by the State Court Administrator.
- Shares relevant information regarding the Court or anything of interest.
- Enhances case flow, time standards, and scheduling.
- Determines Court-Appointed Counsel.
- Participates in various court-related committees.
- Assists President Judge in overseeing the Court Leaders and Departments.
- Prepares and monitors the Magisterial District Judges’ budgets.
- Bachelor’s degree in Judicial, Business, or Public Administration, or a closely related field; PLUS
- Three years of professional-level experience in court management or four years of managerial work, including professional-level experience in budgeting, procurement, and human resources management.
- An equivalent combination of education, experience, and training may be considered.
- A satisfactory criminal background check is required.
- Excellent State benefits program including comprehensive, low-cost medical, dental, vision, and prescription plans for employees and eligible family members beginning on the first day of employment; 13 paid holidays, 12 paid sick days, and 12+ paid vacation days per year; salary increases; student loan forgiveness plan; employee assistance programs; and retirement plans.
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