The Judicial Council of California is accepting applications for the position of Principal Manager I for the Facilities Services Office.
The Principal Manager will provide high level management and oversight of the Program Support unit within the Facilities Services. The Director, Deputy Director, and Principal Manager will work closely to achieve cohesive operational alignment and external outreach to address complex and changing needs and priorities of Facilities Services.
Under the direction of the Director and Deputy Director, the Principal Manager, through subordinate managers and supervisors, performs all duties necessary to oversee, guide, and manage the program and personnel implementing the risk and insurance management; environmental, health, and safety; sustainability; business applications; and fiscal support programs. The Principal Manager directs managers and staff in the development and implementation of statewide initiatives, protocols, processes, and/or procedures. The Principal Manager is responsible for working with all levels of staff on all program issues and represent the Judicial Council of California (JCC) and Facilities Services with local courts. The Principal Manager provides oversight of the funding and personnel within the units overseen and provide high level management oversight of Facilities Services Administrative Staff. This position requires advanced knowledge of principles, policies, and procedures, best practices, and regulatory requirements related to the program it oversees; and knowledge associated with the State budgeting and fiscal processes. This position reports directly to the office Deputy Director and will often act on the Deputy Director’s behalf for specific tasks and duties when he/she is not available.
The Judicial Council strives for work-life balance and includes substantial vacation and holiday time. In addition, we offer an excellent benefits package including pension, medical, dental and vision coverage, flexible spending, up to $130 reimbursement for qualifying commuting costs, and retirement savings plans. In San Francisco, the office is only a 7-minute walk from the Civic Center BART station in downtown San Francisco. In Sacramento, the office is located minutes from downtown, just north of Discovery Park.
The successful candidate will be expected to work in the San Francisco or Sacramento office. However, hybrid schedules may be available from a California residence during the duration of the agency’s Hybrid Work Program.
Responsible for the leadership, innovation, governance, and management of the Judicial Council’s risk and insurance management program:
Develop strategic objectives to ensure effective risk and insurance management.
Provide high level management oversight in the development, recommendation, and implementation of plans, policies, and programs for risk and insurance management activities.
Oversee the development and implementation of processes of identifying, measuring, and managing risk exposures and insurable hazards or risks. Report finding to executive management and/or the JCC as required or requested.
Works with the risk manager to ensure that the JCC has the appropriate response and plans in place to risks that affect the judicial branch court facilities, court staff, court users, and JCC staff.
Development and Management of the Program Services that includes the Facility Management Information Systems Unit
Provides high level oversight in the review of existing applications for effectiveness and efficiency. Make recommendations and develop strategies for improving or leveraging existing or new systems.
Provide oversight and manage The Facilities Information Systems Governance Group (FIT GG) to ensure integrated solutions to information management and to ensure long term guidance and direction for those solutions.
Provide leadership in assessment, selection, and implementation of new technologies.
Works with the manager in developing procedures, structures, contracts for support, maintenance, and security of the systems.
Oversee management and provides direction in support of business operations and service to the courts.
Oversee the development of procedures associated with budgetary and funding processes.
Fiscal Support Services Oversight:
Oversee Program Accountability Manager in providing project managers, project teams, and executive staff with up-to-date reporting of expenditures and budgets for capital outlay and facility modification projects.
Oversee management of the fiscal support services unit. Set goals and objectives.
Review capital outlay and facility modification reports to monitor budget appropriations.
Monitor program activities for compliance with approved budgets.
Provide strategic leadership and vision for the judicial branch’s sustainability and energy efficiency program and initiative:
Provide high level management and oversight of the sustainability program.
Oversee the development and management implementation of sustainable and energy efficient programs to reduce expenses, improve services to the courts, and increase overall productivity.
Oversee the identification, development, maintenance, and implementation of a variety of sustainability and energy efficiency programs and policies and procedures to ensure compliance with local, state, and federal rules and regulations.
Monitor and evaluate sustainable operations, programs, processes, and practices for quality, compliance, and cost effectiveness. Make recommendations for improvement.
Customer Services Center Oversight:
Provide high level management oversight of the Customer Service Center to ensure the call center provides the court with a single-point management and dispatch related to maintenance requests.
Work with customer service supervisor in long range planning for current and future needs of the courts.
Work with the management and customer service supervisor to maintain working relationships with internal/external customers, court liaisons, contractors, service providers, Facility Operations unit, and vendors.
Provide strategic leadership and vision for the judicial branch’s environmental, health, and safety programs:
Provides strategic management and direction to the JCC’s environmental, health, and safety program.
Oversee the development and implementation of environmental policies and procedures, goals, objectives, and overall strategy to ensure continuous improvement.
Oversee compliance with all environmental, health and safety regulations, and keeps abreast of any changes to laws and regulations that impact the organization.
Work with management in identifying and providing advice to mitigate/control environmental risks.
Provide high level management oversight of Facilities Services administrative staff:
Oversee the identification, development, maintenance, and implementation of officewide administrative procedures and policies.
Develop strategic objectives to ensure that administrative staff works in unison to achieve Facilities Services administrative goals.
Develop and regularly providing training and development forums for Facilities Services’ administrative staff.
Recommends selection of staff;
Trains staff and proposes internal and external training courses and workshops;
Provide career development and planning for staff;
Approves time off requests;
Review and approves time sheets;
Evaluates employee performance and conducts performance reviews;
Administers discipline as required.
Bachelor’s degree, and six (6) years of professional analytical or managerial experience in assigned function including, but not limited to, program analysis, development, implementation, research, and advising, including at least three (3) years of supervisory/management experience. An additional four years of professional experience as noted above may substitute for the bachelor’s degree. Or, additional directly related experience and/or education may be substituted on a year-for-year basis.
Master’s degree in a directly related field for the assigned discipline and three (3) years of professional-level analytical or managerial experience in assigned function including, but not limited to, program analysis, development, implementation, research, and advising, including at least three (3) years of supervisory/management experience.
If you are selected for hire, verification of employment eligibility or authorization to work in the United States will be required.
HOW TO APPLY
To ensure consideration of your application for the earliest round of interviews, please apply by 5:00 P.M. on December 2, 2022. This position requires the submission of our official application, a resume and a response to the supplemental questions.
To complete an online application, go to job opening #5774 at https://www.courts.ca.gov/careers.htm
The Judicial Council provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities who request such accommodation. Reasonable accommodation needs should be requested through Human Resources at (415) 865-4260. Telecommunications Device for the Deaf (415) 865-4272.
PAYMENT & BENEFITS
$9,586.00 – $14,380.00 per month
(Starting salary will be $9,586.00 per month)
Some highlights of our benefits package include:
Health/Dental/Vision benefits program
14 paid holidays per calendar year
Choice of Annual Leave or Sick/Vacation Leave
1 personal holiday per year
Up to $130 per month reimbursement for qualifying commuting costs
CalPERS Retirement Plan
401(k) and 457 deferred compensation plans
Employee Assistance Program
Basic Life and AD&D Insurance
Flex Elect Program
Long Term Disability Program (employee paid/optional)
Group Legal Plan (employee paid/optional)
The Judicial Council of California Is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
To better assess the qualifications of each applicant, please provide a response to the following questions:
Do you have any other employment by the State of California that is not already provided on your application? If yes, please list the specific departments or agencies for which you worked. If you have no prior state service, please state “none”.
If you are selected for hire, verification of employment eligibility or authorization to work in the United States is required. Are you currently eligible to work in the United States for the Judicial Council?
The Judicial Council of California is the policymaking body for California's judicial branch, the largest court system in the United States. The 28-member body is responsible for improving the statewide administration of justice in the California courts. Under the leadership of the Chief Justice and in accordance with the California Constitution, the Judicial Council: * Establishes direction and set priorities for the continual improvement of the court system; * Promulgates rules of court administration, practice, and procedure; * Sponsors and takes positions on legislation that affects the California judicial system; * Allocates the judicial branch budget; and * Responds to legislative mandates.