Arkansas Supreme Court
Under general judicial supervision, the Trial Court Administrator (TCA) is responsible for the administration of trial court operations and services such as maintaining the judges docket calendar; serving as the liaison with other court staff, state agencies and the public; ensuring the efficient operation of the judges trial docket and office; and performing executive, secretarial, and administrative duties. As a representative of the Judiciary, the Trial Court Administrator must maintain a high degree of integrity, decorum, and respect for court personnel and the public.
Coordinates and manages the daily operations of a judicial office.
Prepares and maintains the judges court and professional calendar; schedules motions, hearings, conferences, and trials at the request of the judge.
Interacts with attorneys, coordinates and prioritizes the courts schedule with attorneys, parties, and agencies to ensure attendance at hearings and meetings.
Prepares and distributes orders as directed by the judge; assists the judge in preparing a case flow calendar several months in advance.
Reviews case files for accuracy, maintains trial dockets, continuances and trial orders;
Screens telephone calls and visitors to the judges office; provides information, resolves issues, directs caller/visitor to proper personnel.
Reviews and prepares correspondence, memoranda, orders, reports, e-mails, and other documents observing strict confidentiality.
Monitors guidelines for final disposition of cases and assists in monitoring and meeting time frames.
Serves as the liaison between the Judge and citizens, news media, public officials, federal, state and local governmental agencies.
Conducts all communications with attorneys, parties, police agencies, interpreters, probation department, prosecutors office, and clerks office.
Checks files for daily schedule and ensures their readiness for court action.
Provides case management by reviewing all documents and proposed orders for the Judges review and signature.
Performs routine clerical tasks such as processing incoming mail, performing data entry, ordering office supplies, maintaining files/records, faxing or photocopying.
Perform data entry in the Contexte Case Management system if utilized by the judicial circuit.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Special Job Dimensions
Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills
o Knowledge of Arkansas court case management practices, business processes and procedures.
o Ability to effectively multitask.
o Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
o Ability to perform work within a computer program.
o Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines.
o Effective oral and written communication skills.
o Experience typing and using word processing equipment.
o Knowledge of court system and legal terminology.
Minimum Education and/or Experience
High school diploma.
Preference given to those candidates holding a Certified Court Management Certification.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Agency Specific Information
Please submit a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to AOC HR Director Sam Kauffman at email@example.com.
Applications submitted directly on AR State Jobs will not be reviewed.
Arkansas Supreme Court
Website : http://courts.state.ar.us/courts/sc.html