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Under general direction, the purpose of this position is to provide high level responsible professional administrative management within the 24th Judicial District Court. Directs the day- to-day operations of the Court, and assists the Judicial Administrator in the fiscal and budgetary matters for the Court and all Programs. Employees in this classification perform high level professional and managerial work. The position is responsible for maintaining a high degree of independence and fiscal accountability for all programs within the Court. This position will maintain a liaison role with key local, state and federal government officials. Performs related work as required.
Master's degree in public administration, business, or judicial administration, supplemented by five (5) years experience in court administration, executive management or social work; or any equivalent combination of education, experience or training. Must have a working knowledge of budgeting and accounting procedures, as well as Word, Excel, and Peachtree Accounting software.
Each individual selected for employment must submit to a medical examination and found to meet the medical standards and physical demands of the position to which he or she is appointed before the appointment becomes official. The successful applicant will be required to submit to drug screening.
Applicants must submit a letter of interest which explains: 1) why you are interested in the position; and 2) how your education, training, and previous work experience satisfies the minimum qualifications required for this position. The letter must be accompanied by the applicants' current professional resume.
Interested parties should submit a resume and cover letter no later than June 22, 2012, 2:00 p.m. to:
Twenty-Fourth Judicial District Court
Attn: Deputy JA Position
Thomas F. Donelon Building
200 Derbigny Street, Suite 2100
Gretna, LA 70053
Resumes received after that time will not be considered. Faxes and post marks will not be accepted.
Before the appointment becomes official, each individual selected for employment must submit to fingerprinting and pass an extensive criminal background investigation. The individual must be of good moral character.
Requests for accommodation in the application process should be submitted to the Judicial Administrator's Office as far in advance of the requested accommodations implementation date as possible, and in any event, should be made no less than five business days prior to the requested implementation date. Requests for accommodation with regard to the essential functions of the position applied for should be submitted following a conditional offer of employment.
The Court does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, age, gender, (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), color, physical or mental disability, medical condition, creed, national origin, ancestry, religion, union activity, organizational affiliation, political opinions, sexual orientation, family care status, veteran status, marital status, or any other basis protected by law. This policy applies to all areas of employment, including recruitment, selection, appointment, training, promotion, retention, performance evaluations, compensation, benefits, transfer, voluntary demotion, and discipline.