New Mexico State Judiciary Job Opening

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Administrative Office of the Courts

AOC Chief Information Officer #00030729-21800, At-will, Full-time, Santa Fe, NM

Opening Date: 01-07-2019 - Close Date: 01-31-2019

Job Pay Range: OO/QQ: $43.272 - $67.613

Target Pay Range/Rate: $90,000 - $125,000 annually, or $43.269 - $60.096 hourly depending upon experience.

JUDICIAL INFORMATION DIVISION (JID) In 1994, the New Mexico Supreme Court created the Judicial Information Division (JID) and the Judicial Information Systems Council (JIFFY) to develop an enterprise IT structure for the Judicial Branch including the Supreme Court, Court of Appeals, District Courts, and Magistrate Courts. Under the Supreme Court, JID operates within the guidelines established by (JIFFY), whose members are appointed by the Supreme Court. JID is administratively directed by the Director of the Administrative Office of the Courts. Specifically, JID is responsible for: • Providing the management of a statewide case management system, network infrastructure and enterprise level tools. • Providing software tools to enhance the effectiveness, order, and productivity of court operations. • Enhancing the ability, knowledge, and skills of court staff, justice partners, attorneys, and the public to use available technology.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES Directs the Judicial Information Division of the Administrative Office of the Courts for the New Mexico Judicial Branch. Supervision is received from the AOC Director and Supreme Court Chief Justice.
  • EXAMPLES OF JOB DUTIES • The CIO provides vision and leadership for developing and implementing information technology initiatives. The CIO identifies, formulates, recommends and directs approved strategic planning and the implementation of enterprise IT systems in support of all statewide court business operations. The CIO is responsible for improving court case flow, cost effective delivery, service quality, system security and business process development. The CIO develops and implements approved strategic and tactical plans in alignment to JID strategic objectives under the strategic direction of the Supreme Court. • The CIO works to establish and mentor a trust with the courts so that the goals, objectives and operating procedures will be clear, transparent understood and accepted. On a continual basis, the CIO builds and promotes strong business relationships with staff, justice partners, attorneys, and the public. The CIO ensures technical resources, including staff, are managed efficiently and that technical solutions are implemented to meet needs of the judicial entities. • The CIO directs and carries out the IT activities for the judiciary and aligns technology with the vision of the Supreme Court and the Judiciary in concert with industry accepted and appropriate technologies. The CIO is responsible for ensuring system vulnerabilities are identified and mitigated. • The CIO monitors and analyzes state and federal legislation related to IT and testifies at local legislative hearings. The CIO assists professional staff in preparing for IT committee meetings and ensures accurate reporting of JID activities • The CIO oversees negotiations for IT vendor contracts, software licenses, maintenance agreements, other contractual services; determines which technology advances will best serve the judiciary; provides direction in vendor research and the preparation of RFPs, scope of work and contractual payment planning; and ensures equipment and software applications are within budget and meet business requirements. The CIO develops the Judiciary Information Technology Strategic Plan and works with staff to create a Judiciary-wide price agreement for procurement of all IT related hardware, software and services. • Perform other related duties as required.
  • COMPETENCIES/QUALIFICATIONS The successful applicant should have experience in budget development and management; policy development; oversight of multiple ongoing projects; preparing and delivering presentations; presenting and testifying before a legislative or similar body; advanced knowledge and understanding of judicial entity technology trends and issues; and the ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships.
  • MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Experience: Ten (10) years of hands on experience in IT and IT management to include experience negotiating and managing contracts; managing a complex multi divisional IT department; software and hardware licensing and large hardware/software acquisition and deployment; staffing and/or managing user groups and advisory committees; IT policy analysis and long term IT strategic development; complex multi-million dollar budgets. The following specific concurrent experience must be included within the general experience requirements: • Six (6) years of experience managing technical staff through subordinate managers and supervisors.
  • Education: Masters’ degree in business administration or management, project management, computer science, IT related engineering or other related field.
  • Education & Experience Substitution: Bachelors’ degree in business administration or management, project management, computer science, IT related engineering or other related field and fifteen (15) years of hands on experience in IT and IT management to include experience negotiating and managing contracts, software and hardware licenses and hardware/software acquisition; staffing and/or managing user groups and advisory committees; in IT policy analysis and development; and managing a complex IT department or agency budget, and six (6) years of experience managing technical staff through subordinate managers and supervisors.
  • 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, field or court setting. A valid drivers’ license is required and travel may be required in the course of work. The assigned work schedules may include days, nights, weekends, and holidays and overtime may be required. The employee must regularly interact positively with co-workers, clients, the public, judges and justices; work under severe time constraints and meet multiple demands from multiple sources. This job description is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY and not a comprehensive listing of all functions performed.
  • BENEFITS: • Medical/Dental/Vision/Rx, Life Insurances, Short and Long Term Disability Insurance Programs, flexible spending, employee and assistance program. [www.mybenefitsnm.com] • Paid Vacation, Sick and Personal Leave. • Ten (10) holidays. • Deferred Compensation 457(b) plan. • State Retirement Plan [www.nmpera.org]
TO APPLY: Please submit a New Mexico Judicial Branch Application for Employment or a Resume Supplemental form and proof of education to:


Application forms:
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Resume Supplemental Forms:
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Administrative Office of the Courts
Attn: Nathan Hale
237 Don Gaspar, Rm 25
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87501
Fax: 505-827-8091
Email: aocneh@nmcourts.gov



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