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
• May supervise subordinate judicial branch program staff.
• Other duties as assigned.
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.
● 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 [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*