|Vacancy Ann. #||STOI-12-032|
|Title||TRIBAL COURT ADMINISTRATOR|
|Rate of Pay||UP TO $18.00 PER HOUR/DOQ/DOE|
|Opening Date||MAY 4, 2012|
|Closing Date||JUNE 4, 2012|
Will serve as lead administrator working closely with the Chief Judge, Associate Judges, clerk of the court, and probation officers. Knowledge of court rules, procedures, legal documentation, and ability to prepare legal documents. Develops, prepares and administers contracts, grants and intergovernmental agreements. Supervises case flow and jury management, security/facility management, intergovernmental relations, information technology management, management of problem solving courts (drug courts, mental health courts, children and family services). Plans, develops and implements short and long range goals and objectives. Initiates and evaluates new services delivery techniques leading to long range strategic planning. Liaison with local, county, state and federal agency personnel. Establishes sound financial controls, organizes budgets and monitors budget allocations.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Establishes sound financial controls, organizes budgets and monitors budget allocations. Provides support and assistance in the grant writing and funding activities of the Tribal Court.
• Directs, plans, coordinates, reviews, and implements policy, guidelines, and administrative processes for the Law and Justice Administration.
• Enforces Tribal rules and regulations including but not limited to: The Personnel Policies manual and the Finance manual.
• Will monitor administrative compliance with law pertaining to the Law and Order Code, federal laws directly impacting tribal courts, including but not limited to: Indian Child Welfare Laws, Indian Civil Rights Act, Major Crimes, Etc.
• Will work closely with the federal, state and private agencies in coordinating meetings, discussing issues and seek to resolve when possible.
• Will act as a liaison for the Justice Services Administration in dealing with tribal administration, elected bodies and the public.
• Will make recommendations to the Spokane Tribal Council regarding the Law and Order Code and policies. Implement policies, resolutions and administrative directives.
• Coordinate and work with other tribal resources including legal, social and technical/science divisions.
• Responsible for ensuring that all aspects of the Court operate effectively and efficiently.
• Plans, organizes staff, directs, controls, and coordinates Probation and Court staff.
• Develops Training Programs and ensures Court coverage.
• Ensures security of records and facilities and manages equipment.
• Orders supplies and equipment for staff and Court with approval from the Chief Judge.
• Oversees calendar of the Court cases and scheduling of appointments for the Judges.
• Attends meetings and trainings as needed.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED FOR POSITION
- Ability to establish sound financial controls, organize budgets and monitor budget allocations.
- Demonstrate strong leadership skills and ability to prioritize multiple programs.
- Thorough knowledge and experience in management principles and practices.
- Knowledge of the Personnel Policies manual and the Finance manual.
- Able to work with Federal-BIA agencies in inter-working relationships, Federal rules and regulations, and Federal laws as they pertain to Tribal Courts.
- Ability to plan, develop and direct multi-faceted programs.
- Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships within the division, inter-divisional and outside agencies.
- Ability to express and communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
- Ability to meet, discuss and communicate with Tribal Council, Executive Director and Administrative Director.
- Ability to organize information (maintain organized files, notes and records).
- Must be proficient in the use of computers, technology and software.
- Maintain personal integrity and cultural sensitivity.
- Knowledge of Full Court Software is preferred but not required.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration, Finance or Accounting. Prior supervisory experience or AA Degree in a related field and 2 years experience in a Supervisory capacity. Knowledge of Courtroom Procedure.
SPECIAL CERTIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
Budget Management Training, Supervisory Training, Ethics, and knowledge of the Spokane Law and Order Code.
The administrator shall supervise, oversee and consult with the program managers, including: Chief of Police, Probation Services, Prosecutor, Criminal and Civil Clerk.
Applications Are Available In the Tribal Human Resources Department
P.O. Box 206 Wellpinit, WA 99040
Contact: Molly Abrahamson or Marlene Jimboy
Ph# (509) 458-6583 or (509) 458-6527
E-mail: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
Fax #: (509) 458-6556
Or, applications can be downloaded at:
Applications Must Be Received In the Human Resources Department
No Later Than 4:30pm The Closing Date
The Spokane Tribe Reserves The Right To Hire According To Its Indian Preference Policy
Applicants Are Subject To A Pre-Employment Drug Test
Positions With The Spokane Tribe Are Subject To A 90-Day Orientation Period