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DEPUTY JUDICIAL ADMINISTRATOR –
LANGUAGE ACCESS/TRIAL COURT SERVICES

The Judicial Administrator’s office of the Louisiana Supreme Court is currently seeking a highly-qualified individual to manage language access initiatives and a comprehensive program of trial court services.  The Deputy Judicial Administrator–Language Access /Trial Court Services is responsible for development and implementation of language access initiatives to ensure access to the courts for individuals with limited English proficiency, including leading the Court’s Language Access Stakeholder Committee, managing the court interpreter training and testing program, assisting lower courts with the coordination of language access services, creating and implementing a full  language access plan along with a template for the lower courts’ guidance, management of day-to-day operations of the Office of Language Access, and management of the Court’s Title VI programming and training.  This position will also provide administrative support services to the trial courts in Louisiana as assigned by the Judicial Administrator, such as providing assistance with disaster recovery, serving as district courts’ liaison with Office of Risk Management, managing the Judges’ Quarterly Safety Program, monitoring pending legislation that affects the courts, and other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Judicial Administrator.  

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

Juris Doctor Degree and six years of legal experience, preferably in a judicial system or court setting; Experience working with language access and/or Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 preferred. This position requires strong multi-tasking and leadership capabilities as well as excellent communication, presentation and computer skills. Some travel is required as needed.  Hands on computer proficiency is a must including all Microsoft Office products.  Salary commensurate with experience.  Excellent benefits including paid parking.  Candidate must pass background check.  Qualified candidates must send resume and salary requirements to:  hrresumes@lasc.org and reference JOB LANGACC2019 in the subject line.  Resumes must be received by October 11, 2019 for consideration.  EOE/M/F/V/D

 


 

LEGAL COUNSEL—JUDICIARY COMMISSION

          The Judiciary Commission of Louisiana is seeking a qualified attorney to serve as Counsel to the Commission.  This position performs administrative and legal work for the Commission and manages the staff which includes two attorneys, a paralegal and a legal secretary/processing clerk.  Also handles legal research and prepares legal documents regarding judicial ethics and Commission issues, prepares recommendations for discipline in cases filed with the Supreme Court, and advises the Commission on policy and procedural matters.  Also acts as “Clerk of Court” for the Judiciary Commission by filing and processing all pleadings, orders, subpoenas and other documents as well as managing, maintaining, and coordinating system-wide policies for the electronic case management system.  Also provides presentations to judges, international visitors, and the public regarding the Commission, its procedures, and ethical issues.  Qualifications:  A Juris Doctor from an accredited law school, membership in the Louisiana State Bar Association and minimum eight years of legal work experience required.  Prefer at least two years of litigation experience.  The position requires a high degree of confidentiality, flexibility to handle urgent matters, strong attention to detail, the ability to multi-task, a comfort level with computers and learning new software, and intuitive public relation skills.  In addition, must have excellent legal analysis, research and writing abilities along with public speaking, supervisory, and budgeting experience.  Proficiency in Microsoft Office Software including Word, Excel and Outlook required.  Position is located in New Orleans.  Please send salary requirements, resume and writing sample to hrresumes@lasc.org with subject line LEGCN2019.  Resumes must be received no later than close of business on September 16, 2019. EOE/M/F/V/D

 


 

Executive Director - Louisiana Judicial College

The Louisiana Judicial College is the organization within the Louisiana Supreme Court that is responsible for providing a comprehensive judicial education program for the state’s judges.  The Judicial College is seeking to hire an Executive Director.  The Executive Director will be the senior administrator of the College.  Included among the Executive Director’s responsibilities are developing and implementing a comprehensive continuing judicial education curriculum, overseeing planning and executing of programs, developing and managing the budget, identifying and applying for funding such as grants, developing and maintaining statistical data, and supervising and leading the staff of the Judicial College.  The Executive Director will work under the direction of and/or with the Louisiana Judicial College Board of Governors, which is comprised of Judges, Justices of the Louisiana Supreme Court, and administrative personnel of the Supreme Court.

Candidates must have a Juris Doctor or relevant Master’s or Ph.D. and substantial experience in judicial education, law, adult education, and/or board governance.  Excellent benefits, paid parking, and salary commensurate with experience and education.

To apply for this position, email resumes and salary requirements to hrresumes@lasc.org, referencing job EXDIR2019 in the subject line.  Submissions from interested candidates must be received by September 23, 2019. EOE/M/F/V/D

 


 

Judicial Program Manager--FINS
Judicial Administrator’s Office--Louisiana Supreme Court

The Judicial Administrator’s Office of the Louisiana Supreme Court seeks a Judicial Program Manager to oversee and administer the Division of Children and Families’ statewide Families In Need of Services-Assistance Program. This position requires the ability to establish goals and objectives, implementation of guidelines, procedures, policies, forms and other necessary mechanisms to ensure the effectiveness and success of the Families In Need of Services-Assistance Program statewide. Duties include statewide oversight and administration, programmatic and fiscal monitoring, management of program budget, and evaluating and providing statewide training for Families In Need of Services program staff.  monitoring, evaluating and providing training for Families In Need of Services program staff statewide. This position involves extensive contact with members of the judiciary and various public service and community agencies across the state.  Travel is required.

The ideal candidate must have several years of experience working within the juvenile justice system with the at-risk-youth population.  Interested candidates must have either a juris doctor degree or a master’s degree in political or social science, criminal justice, or public administration or other related field of study plus five years of program development and management experience; will also consider candidates with a bachelor’s degree in any of the aforementioned disciplines plus seven plus years of program development and management experience. Salary commensurate with experience.  Excellent benefits and paid parking. 

Qualified candidates may email resumes to hrresumes@lasc.org and reference job PROGMGR2019 IN THE SUBJECT LINE by close of business September 23, 2019.  EOE/M/F/V/D

 


 

Technical Program Assistant
Judicial Administrator’s Office--Louisiana Supreme Court

The Judicial Administrator’s Office of the Louisiana Supreme Court seeks a Technical Program Assistant to provide specialized administrative, coordinative and technical support to the Division of Children and Families FINS-AP and CASA-AP programs.  May assist other program areas as needed.  Duties include assisting with planning, organizing and the execution of programs, conferences and events, as well as responsibility for items related to programmatic work, financial recordkeeping/reporting for grants, analyzing program data and database maintenance. This position assists with the design, production and distribution of program schedules, handouts, newsletters and other materials, web design, as well as the logistical aspects (refreshments, meals, seating, registration, transportation, accommodation, etc.) for large programmatic events.  Travel may be required. 

The ideal candidate must be detail-oriented and must be able to multi-task on projects efficiently; must possess excellent writing and organizational skills with a high proficiency in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel and Access.   Must have six years of progressively responsible administrative support experience, preferably in marketing, public relations, training, programmatic, data analysis, advertising or other related environment. Pre-employment testing may be administered.  Salary commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits and paid parking. 

Qualified candidates must email resumes to hrresumes@lasc.org by close of business September 23, 2019.  Please reference job CHFASST2019 in the subject line.  EOE/M/F/V/D 

 


 

Law Clerk/Research Attorney
Supreme Court of Louisiana

The Central Staff Division of the Louisiana Supreme Court seeks to fill a full-time research and writing position to aid the Court in the exercise of its criminal appellate and supervisory jurisdiction.  Must have strong academic credentials (top third of class), as well as demonstrated research and writing skills.  Computer proficiency and good interpersonal skills also a must.  Must be a licensed member of the Louisiana Bar or a recent law school graduate planning to become a member of the Louisiana bar at the earliest opportunity to apply.  Salary commensurate with experience.  Please e-mail resume, law school transcript,  and recent writing sample to hrresumes@lasc.org.  Please reference job SCCS19 when responding to this ad.  Interested candidates must respond by August 24, 2019.  EOE/M/F/V/D

 


 

COURT SECURITY OFFICERS

The Louisiana Supreme Court, located in the French Quarter, seeks candidates with a minimum of three years law enforcement experience for Court Security Officers primarily for our night shift, but must be able to flex for vacation and leave relief.  Position requires Current Peace Officers Standards Training--P.O.S.T. certification certificate from an accredited Louisiana police academy along with strong investigative and report writing skills.  Candidate must be able to perform law enforcement related duties to include--inspection and security of our facility, grounds, and parking areas as needed, security screening equipment and responsibilities, security card access and video surveillance systems.  Also perform personal protective details on occasion.  Candidate should be proficient in use of Microsoft Office, especially Word documents and Outlook email.  Candidate must possess excellent oral and written communication skills.  Professional demeanor is a must.  Must be able to pass background check and skills testing and possess a valid Louisiana driver’s license.  Salary $36,125. Excellent benefits including paid parking in the French quarter.  Please send resume to hrresumes@lasc.org and reference JOB CSO2019 in the subject line when applying.  Resumes should be received by July 31st for consideration. EOE/M/F/V/D

 


 

 

Student Worker - Clerk’s Office - Louisiana Supreme Court

The Clerk’s Office of the Louisiana Supreme Court  has an immediate opening for a part-time student worker.  Successful candidate must be a full-time student at an Accredited College or University (i.e., 12 credit hours for undergrads) and be able to work approximately 15 hours per week during the school year, with potential for higher hours during school breaks.  Hours of operation are 9am – 5pm weekdays.  Work assignments will include telephone coverage, scanning documents, data entry, assistance with various administrative tasks associated with legal work, organizing and completing large copy jobs, filing, and other special assignments as needed. 

Required skills for this position include but are not limited to:  Microsoft Office Programs, Outlook, excellent customer service and communication skills, ability to work independently, strong organizational skills and attention to detail.  Knowledge and/or experience with databases, also helpful.  Candidate must be able to pass criminal background check.

$10.00/Hour, plus either paid parking in the French Quarter, or a bus pass. 

Send resume to hrresumes@lasc.org and reference JOB CLK-SW2019.  EOE/M/F/V/D

 

 


 

LOUISIANA FIFTH CIRCUIT COURT OF APPEAL
NOTICE OF JOB OPENING – CENTRAL STAFF ATTORNEY

The Louisiana Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal has an immediate opening for a licensed attorney authorized to practice law in Louisiana.  Prior experience as a practicing attorney or law clerk/research attorney is preferred but not required.  New graduates may apply but will be required to pass the bar exam in a specified amount of time.  This position includes conducting research and writing to aid the Court in the exercise of its criminal appellate and supervisory jurisdiction. If you are interested in applying for this position, please forward your resume, law school transcript, recent writing sample, and references to jobs@fifthcircuit.org or mail to:

Melissa C. Ledet
Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal
101 Derbigny Street
Gretna, LA 70053

Please include a current email address and telephone number with your application.  Applications will be accepted only until September 12, 2019.  Salary will be based on experience. The Louisiana Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal is an equal opportunity employer.

 

 

 

 

 

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