EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, LOUISIANA JUDICIAL COLLEGE
The Louisiana Judicial College is seeking a qualified individual to serve as Executive Director providing professional judicial education, program support and leadership. The Executive Director is a hands-on senior-level management position that is responsible for educational programming and publications, strategic and operational planning, personnel management, and budget. The Executive Director reports to and takes direction from the Louisiana Judicial College Board, the Louisiana Supreme Court and the Court’s Judicial Administrator and manages a staff of 4.
Essential Responsibilities Include:
- Leads the development of the comprehensive curriculum framework, system-wide educational needs assessment, and electronic infrastructure development and implementation. Leads the Louisiana Judicial College advisory committees.
- Engages in active outreach with other units of the judicial branch, justice system partners, judicial-affiliated professional associations, educational institutions, and interested community groups and agencies to advance understanding and knowledge of the judicial branch.
- Ensures adherence to the vision, mission, guiding philosophy, and strategic plan of the Louisiana Judicial College; continuity of services across all units; comprehensive planning and delivery of all programming, publications, and electronic services of the Louisiana Judicial College; and continual monitoring and evaluation based on established goals, objectives, and desired outcomes.
- Directs the development of all Judicial College budgets and prepares them for submission through the approved funding processes. Actively pursues funding opportunities through grants, contracts, and partnerships and collaborations with other organizations and justice system partners. Monitors all budget revenues and expenditures for compliance with policy goals and regulatory mandates.
- Directs the personnel function of the Louisiana Judicial College related to writing job descriptions; activating recruitment plans; and interviewing, hiring, supervising, developing personnel and evaluating personnel performance.
Ideal candidates will possess at least two of the following: Juris Doctorate degree with a Masters or Ph.D. in any of the following disciplines-- Public, Judicial, or Education Administration; Curriculum Development, Instructional Design or Adult Learning. Experience Preferred: Ten years in a leadership or management position with a judicial branch education organization which included policy development, curriculum and program development; comprehensive needs assessment and evaluation; community and justice partner outreach; and budgeting and grant writing; At least five years’ experience in Board governance and policy-making; building, implementing, and managing organization infrastructure, including electronic infrastructure; and building and executing a publications division for bench books, bench guides, handbooks, and job aids for judges and court personnel. Must be willing to travel state-wide and out-of-state as needed. Excellent benefits and paid parking provided. Salary commensurate with experience. To apply for this position, email resumes and salary history to firstname.lastname@example.org and reference job JCEXD16 IN THE SUBJECT LINE. EOE/M/F/V/D