Chief, Policy and Procedures (Court Executive 2B)
The New Jersey Judiciary Municipal Court Services Division is seeking an executive with strong leadership, organization, communication and customer service skills to manage the Policy and Procedures Unit. This position will report to the Assistant Director of Municipal Court Services (Court Executive 3b), and will be responsible for assisting in the coordination, development, implementation, and quality control of uniform and efficient operating procedures for the state of New Jersey's 515 municipal courts.
Example of Duties
Work closely with both internal and external Judiciary partners, whose work impacts municipal court operations
Provide support and leadership as part of the Judiciary's continuing efforts to promote and enhance Criminal Justice Reform
Develop and implement policies stemming from the recently released report of the Supreme Court Committee on Municipal Court Operations, Fines and Fees
Responsible for the continued development and roll-out of several statewide municipal court training programs including the Division's Professional Development Classes and the 25 day Principles of Municipal Court Administration (POMCA) program
Responsible for the analysis of pending legislation
Prepare fiscal notes impacting municipal court operations
Develop statistical reports that gauge the effectiveness of new and existing municipal court policies and procedures
Provide day-to-day guidance and support to municipal court judges, administrators and other parties concerning municipal court policy
Draft Administrative Directives, general policy memoranda, manuals, and other documents that help define and shape the policy and procedures of the municipal courts
Strong writing skills is highly preferred.
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree and five (5) years of professional administrative and/or program management experience which shall have included responsibility for program development and/or implementation and the achievement of program goals and three (3) 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 (2) 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.