Assistant Jury Commissioner
Salary: $54,932.80 - $68,640.00 Annually
Open until filled; first review starts on November 26, 2018.
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Are you interested in being part of the justice system? The Arizona Superior Court has an exciting job opportunity assisting overseeing the County's jury management processes.
The Assistant Jury Commissioner will work on a variety of interesting business-critical projects, all while supervising knowledgeable and talented Jury Office professionals. You will track, review and analyze juror yield and utilization statistics, and make decisions about how to optimize jury service. You will be responsible for helping make recommendations regarding juror utilization, using research findings and statistical analysis to support those recommendations. In addition, you will have an opportunity to work with a diverse population including jurors, court staff and judges.
The preferred candidate will be highly skilled in computer usage and database management, have some knowledge of the justice system and have solid supervisory skills including hiring, coaching, counseling, and terminating employees. A desire to learn judicial processes and perform statistical calculations is also important.
Assist with managing court jury services, including the administration of Grand Jury systems and directing the summoning, selection, screening, orientation, and assignment of petit and grand jurors in accordance with Arizona Revised Statutes and related rules.
- Assist with managing court jury service by utilizing, maintaining, and updating the jury management data base.
- Assists with managing court jury services by developing and implementing effective and efficient operating policies and procedures.
- Assists with maintaining Pima County's master jury list.
- Assists with determining the number of jurors to call on a daily basis and develops best practices guidelines and emergency procedures to accommodate changes in the calendar.
- Assists with directing the daily operations of summoning, qualifying, excusing, and postponing jurors.
- Administers the orientation of jurors. Assists with managing the random assignment of jurors to trials and tracks daily juror utilization.
- Assists with coordinating with members of the court bench and department heads on the application and implementation of new laws and jury administration policies.
- Participates in the recruitment and selection process of new employees, directs the goal setting, training and development of employees, provides work direction, counseling, and the evaluation of staff performance.
- Assists with establishing and maintaining automated and manual record-keeping procedures and maintains jury records as required by Arizona Revised Statutes and Arizona Supreme Court Rule.
- Maintains effective communication with judges, court personnel, attorneys, and criminal justice agencies, the general public and prospective jurors.
- Assists with developing the division budget and with the presentation to court administration.
- Assists with monitoring and authorizing the expenditure of payments for the jury service performed by jurors.
- Conducts and/or participates in special administrative and operational studies or projects.
- Participates on various court committees when requested or appointed.
- Performs related duties and projects as required.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
- Must have strong computer skills and knowledge of database management, knowledge of Microsoft and Windows based software, and skills in record keeping, report presentation, electonic communications and filing.
- Must have knowledge of management and administrative responsibilities such as division goal setting, budgetary processes, performance management, planning and delivering jury services.
- Must have project management skills in planning, coordinating, and evaluating jury service processes and office functions.
- Must have the knowledge of Microsoft and Windows based software; and strong skills in operating a computer to perform jury services, database administration, record keeping, preparation of reports, electronic communications and filing.
- Must have the ability to communicate effectively with a wide variety of judges, judicial staff, court employees, court leadership and administration, attorneys and the general public.
- Some knowledge of the principles and practices of court operations, case management and courtroom procedures is preferred.
A Bachelor's Degree in Business or Public Administration, criminal justice or related field and three years of progressively responsible administrative experience, including two years supervisor work experience.
About this company
It is our purpose to provide the timely, fair and efficient administration of justice under law, in a manner that instills and sustains the public's confidence in the judicial system.
Location/Region: Tucson, AZ