Goverment Jobs
October 22, 2019
Elizabeth, New Jersey
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Minimum Salary:
Maximum Salary: $129,912.17

The Union Vicinage is seeking a highly motivated individual with strong leadership, managerial, financial management, oral and written communication, customer service, and administrative skills to serve as Court Executive 2B (Municipal Division Manager). Under the direction of the Court Executive 3b (Trial Court Administrator), the Municipal Division Manager oversees all aspects of municipal court operations and will formulate and direct the implementation of Judiciary plans, programs, policies and procedures, and manage Judiciary resources. The Municipal Division Manager ensures that the Vicinage's 21 Municipal Courts operate in compliance with the New Jersey Court Rules, Statutes, Administrative Directives and policies established by the Administrative Office of the Courts and the Vicinage Assignment Judge. Duties will include, but are not limited to, the following: advise managers on deadlines, rules, regulations or related information; direct case flow management; develop strategies for backlog reduction; recommend and implement court improvement plans; interpret accounting or financial data; prepare and review budgets; recommend personnel actions; assess staff performance; mentor/coach staff and provide direction and feedback; participate in team or work unit meetings; plan agendas for meetings, prepare technical reports; explain Judiciary policies or procedures to clients or customers; check program success though site visits or testing; investigate complaints; respond to attorneys, litigants or citizen complaints; assign workload/specific duties to staff; conduct training sessions or orientation programs; write grants; implement programs, operating procedures or systems; oversee volunteer mediation program; and provide technical assistance to Municipal Judges and court staff. The Municipal Division Manager will provide recommendations and guidance to municipal court leaders on the matters of: continuity of operations planning; facility renovations; security planning; court consolidations; and municipal court administration personnel hiring.

The Municipal Division Manager also provides guidance to the Assignment Judge, Municipal Presiding Judge, and Trial Court Administrator on Municipal Court matters. This position requires frequent travel throughout the 21 Municipal Courts in Union County and the state of New Jersey. Also, performs related duties/work as required.


Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree and five years of professional administrative and/or program management experience which shall have included responsibility forreviewing court activities for compliance with laws, court rules or administrative directives; consulting with judges, attorneys and law clerks; evaluating case management systems; coordinating activities between agencies, government and enforcement units; and/or preparing and analyzing case processing statistical reportsand three years of supervision of staff.

Substitution:Applicants who do not possess the required education may substitute additional professional experience on a year-for-year basis with one year of such experience being equal to 30 semester hour credits. An associate's degree and two years of additional professional experience may be substituted for the required bachelor's degree. A master's degree may be substituted for one year of experience as indicated above-OR-a law degree may be substituted for two years of experience as indicated above.

Supplemental Information

Driver's License: Appointee will be required to possess a driver's license valid in New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle is necessary to perform essential duties of the position.

Authorization to Work: US citizenship is not required. Selected candidate must be authorized to work in the US according to Department of Homeland Security, US Citizenship and Immigration Services regulations.

Special Note: Newly hired employees must agree to a thorough background check that will include fingerprinting. All data received will be kept in strict confidence except to inform the individual of the findings and what action will be taken as a result of this information.

Residency Law: Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 52:14-7 (L. 2011, Chapter 70), also known as the "New Jersey First Act," all persons newly hired by the Judiciary must establish, and then maintain, principal residence in the State of New Jersey.

*Minimum Salary Note: For newly hired individuals, the starting salary will normally be at the minimum of the salary range. For current Judiciary employees, salary upon promotion or advancement will be an increase of 5% of base salary or up to 15% above minimum based on experience, not to exceed the maximum of the range or the minimum salary of the band/level, whichever is greater.

The NJ Judiciary requires all applicants to complete the application process fully and as instructed. All applicants must complete the work experience and education sections and attach any required documents. Applications must describe all relevant work experience in detail, beginning with your current or most recent job, including military service (indicate rank), internships and job-related volunteer work, if applicable. Use a separate section to describe each position. Applicants who indicate "see resume" or enter their initials to acknowledge that they have skipped the Work History and Education sections will not be considered, unless they do not possess any education history or work experience. Only applicants that follow the application instructions and submit completed applications will be considered.

The New Jersey Judiciary consists of: the Supreme Court, the Superior Court including the Appellate Division and the Trial Court of the 15 vicinages in New Jersey, the Tax Court and the Municipal Court System. The Administrative Office of the Courts provides technical assistance, operational support, training, research and development, budget and personnel coordination, and development and operation of information systems for the Courts of New Jersey.

The Judiciary of New Jersey is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
Employer Committed to Ensuring an Open Door to Justice

NeoGovapplicant supportat 1-855-524-5627 (toll free call)
Monday through Friday, 8:00AM to 5:00PMPacific Standard Time (PST)

The New Jersey Judiciary offers an exciting and rewarding public service career with incredible employee benefits for full-time employees onlyand their eligible dependents such as:

  • Comprehensive benefit plans covering medical, dental andprescription plans
  • Generous leave program which includes vacation, personal and sick leave as well as 12 annual paid holidays
  • Flexible spending account plans
  • Retirement pension program
  • Deferred compensation program
  • Life insurance
  • Commuter Tax$ave program
  • N.J. Best college savings program
  • Competitive salaries
  • Extensive training programs
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