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The Chief Deputy Clerk (Type II) is a senior level, professional, managerial position responsible for the day-to-day administration, supervision, and overall management of various departments of the Clerk’s Office. Direct reports include, but are not limited to the Operations Manager, Divisional Managers, Court Reporters, and all administrative managers and supervisors to include the departments of IT, Finance, Human Resources, Jury Administration, and Budget / Procurement. The Chief Deputy reports directly to the Clerk of Court, and in the absence of the Clerk, assumes the duties and responsibilities of the Clerk. The Chief Deputy serves as the alter ego for the Clerk of Court and has regular interactions with the judges, high-level officials of other agencies, members of the bar, and the public.
The United States District Court for the Western District of North Carolina has divisional offices located in Asheville and Statesville, with the main office located in Charlotte, North Carolina. The Clerk’s Office is comprised of 40 employees who support five active Article III judges, two senior Article III judges (1 active and 1 inactive), and three full-time magistrate judges.
The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma is seeking a highly qualified professional to serve as the Clerk of the Court. The Clerk of Court is responsible for managing the clerk’s office, ensuring the court’s administrative and operational needs are met and that the office’s statutory duties are carried out. This high-level management position is appointed by and functions under the direction of the Chief Judge.
The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Washington is seeking a senior level executive to serve as Clerk of Court. The Bankruptcy Judges of the district appoint the Clerk of Court, who has overall management authority and responsibility for the court’s non-judicial functions. The Clerk holds the highest non judicial position in the court. The role works closely with the Chief Judge to ensure that the court’s administrative and operational needs are met and the office’s statutory duties are carried out.
The position is based in Seattle, Washington. The role requires some travel, both inside and outside the state of Washington. The clerk’s office currently has 33 staff and provides operational and administrative support to the court’s five judges and chambers staff.
The position requires a dynamic individual with the management skills and technical expertise to handle complex administrative, operational, budgetary, and information technology challenges quickly and to implement short and long-range strategic planning. Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills are vital, along with a proven record of leadership and accomplishment – preferably in a court setting.