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The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington is seeking qualified candidates from all backgrounds for the position of Information Technology Director. The information technology department in this District is shared between the U.S. District Court and U.S. Probation and Pretrial Services. The IT Director is responsible for managing all IT functions
for the Western District of Washington.
The U.S. District Court consists of 26 Judges and 205 employees. The IT Director oversees a staff of eleven technology professionals and reports directly to the Clerk of Court and Chief Probation and Pretrial Services Officer and their deputies. There are Courthouses in Seattle and Tacoma, and satellite Probation and Pretrial Services offices in Everett, Tukwila, and
Vancouver, Washington. Some travel, in- and out-of-district, is required.
The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana is seeking a qualified applicant for the full-time permanent position of Chief Deputy Clerk (Type II). The Chief Deputy Clerk is an executive-level position that serves as second-in-command to the Clerk of Court and has regular interaction with judges, high-level officials of other organizations and agencies, members of the bar, and the public. The Chief Deputy Clerk assists the Clerk of Court in providing leadership, management, and supervision of the Clerk’s Office and assists in organizational planning, development, project management, and implementation of office procedures and management of daily functions in the Clerk’s Office, including the following: case administration and management, courtroom services, records maintenance, customer service, training, court recording, information technology, statistical analysis and reporting, budget, financial management, human resources, procurement, audit, space and facilities, and emergency and continuation of operations planning and oversight.The Chief Deputy Clerk reports directly to the Clerk of Court and assumes the duties of the Clerk in the Clerk’s absence. The Chief Deputy Clerk assists the Clerk in the administrative and management functions of the court delegated to the Clerk.
The United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware is accepting applications for the position of Chief Deputy Clerk. This is a senior level manager who functions under the direction of the Clerk of Court and is responsible to the Clerk of Court for the administration and supervision of the Clerk’s Office.
Currently, the Court has 63 employees and eight Bankruptcy Judges. In the absence of the Clerk, the Chief Deputy Clerk assumes the duties and responsibilities of the Clerk. The Chief Deputy Clerk assists in organizational planning, development and implementation of office procedures, and management of daily operations including the following: case management, records maintenance, financial management, public services, courtroom services, statistical analysis and reporting, information technology, budget, training, human resources, space and facilities, procurement and administration.
The Chief Deputy Clerk also assists the Clerk with management of the court’s case management and electronic filing (CM/ECF) database, financial management systems, application of the Federal Rules of Civil and Bankruptcy Procedure and Local Rules, and long-rang and strategic planning.
The United States District Court for the District of Arizona is accepting applications from qualified candidates for a full-time Case Management Administrator. The Case Management Administrator reports directly to the Chief Deputy Clerk in Phoenix and is primarily responsible for the duties and personnel in the Customer Service and Case Processing Units.
The incumbent performs supervisory work related to the full range of court operational duties and will be responsible to assist in the formulation, implementation, and assessment of intake and customer service policies, as well as other operational practices and procedures. The incumbent will provide leadership and direction in various capacities, including but not limited to document receiving, docketing, filing counter customer service, quality assurance, workload distribution, project management and employee development. This position involves the application of district specific technical knowledge related to the work being supervised, and professional or supervisory skills related to leading a team of employees to accomplish the work.
The Court is seeking qualified applicants for an English/Spanish Court Interpreter Volunteer in the Central District of California. A court interpreter will be responsible for interpreting communications and creating translated documents for litigants who primarily speak a language other than English, or who do not have sufficient command of the English language to understand and communicate with the court. Although this is a valuable learning opportunity, especially for paralegal students and students enrolled in interpreter training, there is no salary offered for the interpreter volunteer selected. Hours are estimated to be approximately 5-10 hours a week but may vary, depending on need, and will be coordinated with your immediate supervisor.
Selected candidate(s) will work with current staff to assist the Court and its communications, with the candidate’s:
- Ability to fluently speak, understand, read, and write English and Spanish.
- Advanced knowledge of idioms, slang, and regionalisms in both languages (English/Spanish).
- Knowledge of advanced grammar and usage in both languages, including the ability to interpret clearly, fully, and accurately in both languages English/Spanish).
- Knowledge of federal and state court legal terminology and concepts in English and Spanish.
- Ability to access and use reference materials as well as to develop and maintain personal professional glossaries.
- Input for the design of brochures, pamphlets, posters, signs, flyers, fillable forms, banners, newsletters, reports, and other illustrative graphics and related materials.
- Input with respect to updating Court websites and implementing new designs using various techniques.