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Administrative Office of the Courts

Business Unit: Eighth Judicial District Court

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

# of Positions: 1

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.


• 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.


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 []

● 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:
Microsoft Word Format
Adobe PDF Format

Resume Supplemental Forms:
Microsoft Word Format
Adobe PDF Format

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