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Administrative Office of the Courts

Business Unit: 24100

Pretrial Program Manager, #00000756-24100, Full-Time, Perm, in Aztec, NM

# of Positions: 1

Opening Date: 08-23-2022 - Close Date: 09-23-2022

Job Pay Range: KK: $27.367 - $54.734 per hour

Target Pay Range/Rate: $32.498 per hour

Prospectively, the New Mexico Judicial Branch is requiring full vaccination status as a condition of employment to being hired into the judiciary. Fully vaccinated means two weeks beyond the second Moderna or Pfizer vaccination or single dose of the Johnson and Johnson vaccination, and if eligible, must have received the COVID-19 Booster.

The Eleventh Judicial District & Magistrate Courts is recruiting for a Full-Time, Classified, Pretrial Program Manager position #00000756-24100, for our San Juan County court locations. This position is located at our Aztec District Court location in Aztec, New Mexico. General Statement of Duties: The Pretrial Program Manager will report directly to the Court Programs Division Director and the AOC Pretrial Statewide Program Manager to plan, organize, and manage implementation of pretrial program enhancements, and/or pilot projects based on legal and evidence based pretrial justice practices. This position will not only assist in leading pretrial practice implementation but will also be responsible for overseeing the pretrial programs and staff within the judicial district and ensuring the program is operating within pretrial standards and program guidelines. The ideal candidate has enthusiasm and understanding of national trends in pretrial justice reform, and the essential elements of a high functioning pretrial justice systems and program. The ideal candidate possesses an understanding of research and data with a passion for implementing practices centered on pretrial release, risk based assessment, knowledge of the Public Safety Assessment, risk based pretrial supervision, interventions, standard data reporting and pretrial performance outcomes. In addition the person hired should have an understanding of state and federal laws, rules and standards for both pretrial and post-conviction populations. The person hired will ensure satisfactory progress and completion of AOC pretrial projects, facilitate and coordinate training events, provide oversight for daily operations, coordination, management, reporting and once practices are implemented to assist in sustainability and program enhancements. Finalists will be subject to criminal background checks.

EXAMPLES OF JOB DUTIES
• The Pretrial Program Manager is responsible for planning, organizing, developing, and managing a sustainable pretrial program.
• Plans, organizes, and manages the implementation of pretrial program enhancements, and/or pilot projects based on legal and evidence-based on pretrial justice practices.
• Leads, or assists in leading, pretrial practice implementation, including the management and coordination of the daily operations of the program.
• Oversees the pretrial programs and staff within the judicial district and ensure the program is operating within pretrial standards and program guidelines.
• Assesses, reviews, and analyzes national trends in pretrial justice reform, and essential elements of a high functioning pretrial justice systems and programs.
• Implements practices centered on pretrial release, which includes research and data collection related to risk-based assessment, Public Safety Assessment, risk-based pretrial supervision, and interventions.
• Establishes and prepares standard data reporting and pretrial performance outcomes.
• Researches and analyzes related state and federal laws, rules, and standards for both pretrial and post-conviction populations.
• Ensures satisfactory progress and completion of AOC pretrial projects.
• Facilitates and coordinates training events.
• Integrates information systems between groups and users including judges, court administration, and other stakeholders.
• Maintains inter-agency cooperation, communication, supports, and develops working relationships with associated parties, stakeholders, and community coalitions.
• Schedules, plans, organizes and facilitates team meetings pertaining to participant/client progress, policies, and issues in a timely fashion.
• Develops and prepares budgets, budget expenditures, and grant-funded project programs.
• Completes required grant funds evaluation reporting and requests from city, county, local, state, federal agencies, non-profits, and private businesses.
• Drafts Requests for Proposals, Invitations to Bid, and issues and evaluates resulted proposals in compliance with state procurement code.
• Ensures record keeping is accurate and up to date while maintaining HIPAA compliance.
• Monitors and evaluates contracts and contractors' performance with respect to compliance and professional scope of work.
• Audits and approves invoices ensuring all applicable procedures are followed.
• Supervises, monitors, directs, and evaluates advisors, volunteers, mediators, board members, and professional representatives of the court program.
• Speaks to legislators and attends or leads legislative hearings and processes (interim and session).
• May supervise subordinate judicial branch program staff.
• Other duties as assigned.

COMPETENCIES/QUALIFICATIONS
The successful applicant should demonstrate their knowledge of pretrial program planning, implementation, management and evaluation; pretrial practice implementation; national trends in pretrial justice reform; essential elements of a high functioning pretrial justice system; risk bases assessment, knowledge of the Public Safety Assessment, risk-based pretrial supervision, interventions, standard data reporting and pretrial performance outcomes; budget management; grant procedures and writing; program reporting; state procurement rules; governmental and civic legislative processes; court’s organization; New Mexico Civil Court System; criminal and juvenile justice; rules and standards for both pretrial and post-conviction populations; specialty courts; criminal statutes, rules, procedures; court procedures; New Mexico Criminal Justice Information System; basic contract law; HIPAA requirements; drug test procedures; surveillance systems media relations; crisis and critical incident management; computerized data collection, compilation and entry techniques.

WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The following functions are representative, but not all-inclusive of the work environment and physical demands an employee may expect to encounter in performing tasks assigned to this job. Work is performed in an office or court setting. A valid driver's license and travel may be required. The assigned work schedule may include nights, weekends, holidays, and overtime. The employee must regularly interact positively with co-workers, clients, the public, and judges and justices.
* This job description is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions performed *

BENEFITS
● Medical/Dental/Vision/Rx, Short, and Long Term Disability Insurance Programs, employee assistance program (EAP) [http://www.mybenefitsnm.com/]
● State paid life insurance, supplemental and dependent life insurance
● Optional flexible spending accounts for medical, day-care, and travel expenses
● Paid Vacation, Sick and Personal Leave, up to eight (8) weeks
● Ten (10) paid holidays
● Up to twelve (12) weeks of paid parental leave
● Deferred Compensation 457(b) plan
● Lifetime Defined Benefits Retirement Plan [http://www.nmpera.org/]
● Flexible work schedules and alternative work locations*
● Free health care, Rx, lab work at facility (Stay Well Health Center) in Santa Fe, NM
● Bilingual compensation*
● Training and career development opportunities
● Higher education opportunities and educational leave
● May qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)
● May receive overtime holiday or shift differential pay*
● May receive physical fitness leave*
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*These benefits vary by job classification or need*

QUALIFICATIONS
  • Education: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Criminal Justice, Public or Business Administration, social sciences, or a related field.
  • Education Substitution: Four (4) years’ of directly related or relevant experience may substitute on a year for year basis.
  • Experience: seven (7) years of experience in criminal justice, social services, probation, corrections or related field of which two (2) years must have been as a supervisor.
  • Experience Substitution: Relevant graduate level education may substitute for up to two (2) years experience at a rate of 30 semester hours equals one (1) year of experience. Education may not substitute for supervisory experience.
  • Supervisory Substitution: Leadworker duties may be considered on a prorated basis for supervisory experience at a rate of one (1) year of performing leadworker duties equals six (6) months of supervisory experience. Assigned leadworker duties include but are not limited to: Train, mentor, and develop employees; direct, plan, schedule, assign, and review the work of others; develop or assist in the development of employee performance plans and appraisals; and address concerns and troubleshoot problems.
TO APPLY: Submit a Judicial Branch Application for Employment or a Resume with a Resume Supplemental form, along with proof of education by 5:00 p.m., Friday, September 23, 2022 to:


Application forms:
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Resume Supplemental Forms:
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Eleventh Judicial District & Magistrate Courts
Human Resources
103 S Oliver Drive, Aztec, NM 87410 OR
851 Andrea Drive, Farmington NM 87401
Fax: 505-334-7762
Email: 11thjdchr@nmcourts.gov

Applications may be mailed, faxed or emailed.


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