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Program Manager I Date Posted: 11/10/2023
Posting Number: 23-3000-019
Application Deadline: 12/04/2023
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Program Manager I

Seeking a Program Manager I to prepare architectural designs and project specification documents for various types of building design projects including estimating project costs; managing projects from pre-design, construction and completion including coordination with on-site staff to minimize disruption of court operations.

The preferred candidate will possess a four (4) year Bachelor's degree in Architecture or Interior Design with minimum of five (5) years of experience in the preparation of architectural designs and project specification documents for various types of building design projects. Considerable knowledge of the principles, practices, and methods of architectural design and the design aspects of building modification and construction; skilled in the preparation of AutoCAD; drawings and specifications; skilled in the use of Microsoft Project and Excel, skilled in space planning and design; knowledge of building materials and components; knowledge of state and local building codes; knowledge in ADA codes; interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; considerable ability to design, prepare details, and write specifications for various types of buildings; ability to estimate project costs.

DIVISION: Branch-wide

CLASS DEFINITION: This class is accountable for managing, developing and monitoring programs, policies and procedures critical to a division’s operations.

GUIDELINES FOR CLASS USE: Assignment of Program Managers to the I and II levels will be determined by the Chief Court Administrator based on recommendations from the appropriate Executive Director.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Receives general direction from an employee of higher grade.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED: May supervise lower level employees as assigned.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Formulates and oversees the implementation of programs, policies and procedures affecting one or more assigned areas of responsibility; monitors program and policy compliance with statutes, rules, regulations, directives, program guidelines and Judicial Branch goals and objectives; performs quality control audits; evaluates the effectiveness of both operational and administrative programs; acts as a liaison with other operating units, agencies and outside officials regarding assigned areas of responsibility; provides technical and consultative services regarding programs; analyzes current operations and makes recommendations for improvement; responds to complaints from the public; conducts research and prepares and analyzes management reports to determine the impact on current policies and procedures; conducts training in related areas; recommends solutions to problems in related areas; interprets statutes and rules of practice for application in program areas; may develop budget requests and options; may review and analyze legislative proposals and regulations; develops, forms, manuals and other instructional materials; conducts site visits; serves on department committees; performs related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITY: Knowledge of court operations, trial procedures and rules of practice; knowledge of the principles, concepts and methods of statistical analysis; knowledge of relevant state and federal laws; well-developed skills in interpersonal communications, oral and written communications; substantial database-oriented computer skills.

General Experience: Nine years of professional experience in a broad range of functions related to assigned areas, including some responsibility for planning, research and statistical analysis, organizational analysis, or a related field.

Substitutions Allowed:
1) College training may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen semester hours equaling one-half year of experience to a maximum of four years for a Bachelor’s degree. 2) A law degree or a master's degree in a related field may be substituted for one additional year of the General Experience.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT: Incumbents may be required to travel in the course of their daily work.