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***POSITION OPEN TO INTERNAL JUDICIARY APPLICANTS ONLY***Program Manager #00037244-23800, PERM, Full-time, Taos, NM

Opening Date: 11-15-2019 - Close Date: 11-22-2019

Job Pay Range: KK: $25.107 - $40.799 per hour

Target Pay Range/Rate: $25.107 - $28.245 per hour

The Eighth Judicial District Court is recruiting for a Full-time, Classified Program Manager position #00037244-23800 in Taos, New Mexico. GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES Acting under general direction, manage programs and coordinate the work of volunteers and/or contract personnel. Finalist(s) may be subject to criminal background checks. EXAMPLES OF JOB DUTIES: • The Program Manager is responsible for communicating program designs and goals to courts, staff, and participants/clients and community. • 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 participants/clients 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 program planning, implementation, management and evaluation; 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; 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. BENEFITS: ● Medical/Dental/Vision/Rx, Short and Long Term Disability Insurance Programs, employee assistance program (EAP) [] ● 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 ● Deferred Compensation 457(b) plan ● Lifetime Defined Benefits Retirement Plan [] ● 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*


  • 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 program management experience may substitute for education on a year for year basis.
  • Experience: Three (3) years of program management or overseeing the budget or finances for projects; grant writing or contract management related to projects; or other experience directly related to the management of projects.
  • Experience Substitution: Additional relevant education may substitute for experience at a rate of thirty (30) semester credit hours equals one year of experience.
TO APPLY: Submit a New Mexico Judicial Branch Application for Employment or a Resume and a Resume Supplemental form and proof of education to:

Application forms:
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Resume Supplemental Forms:
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Eighth Judicial District Court
Attn: Tanya Badger, Human Resources Administrator Senior
105 Albright Street, Suite N
Taos, New Mexico 87571
Fax No.: (575) 758-1415