Operations Manager

U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Missouri - St. Louis, MO


Position Overview: This position is a leadership role responsible for the supervision and administration of office operations including Case Administration and Courtroom Services. The position exercises direct supervision over the Directors of each department.

Representative Duties and Responsibilities:

Representative duties include: developing, implementing and perfecting managerial techniques, systems, methods, programs and procedures with regard to the case processing and courtroom services performed by the Clerk’s office; effectuating policies and priorities of the office as established by the Clerk with the assistance of the managerial staff and the subordinate supervisory staff; serving in an advisory capacity to the Clerk and Chief Deputy Clerk concerning policy matters affecting office operations; participating in operational budget preparation, verifying specific needs and recommending changes or adjustments; studying continuing problems in the quality and quantity of work and making or recommending necessary corrective actions; establishing and introducing operations guidelines to implement procedures, methods and other work related changes; analyzing and interpreting legislation, Administrative Office directives, Court rules and judicial orders; staying abreast of new technology trends that affect operations, implementing each trend as it arises.

Qualifications and Educational Requirements: A Bachelors degree and progressive management experience is required. A Masters degree is preferred. Bankruptcy knowledge and familiarity with electronic case filing, especially the CM/ECF (Case Management/Electronic Case Filing) system is desirable. The successful candidate must: have a professional demeanor and possess excellent computer skills with a demand for accuracy and quality assurance; possess the ability to interpret applicable legislation in addition to ensuring adherence to Administrative Office directives, Court rules and judicial orders; possess excellent proofreading skills and have attention to detail; have excellent written and verbal communication skills and possess a mature, responsible, well-organized and team-oriented approach to addressing the numerous challenges inherent in the work environment; be dependable and have the ability to work independently. The applicant must be able to demonstrate a history of successful interactions with judicial officers, members of the Bar, other federal agencies and the general public.

Employee Benefits: The U. S. Bankruptcy Court offers excellent opportunities for training and career development. Court employees are covered by the Court Personnel System (CPS). Leave accrual, health benefits, life insurance benefits and retirement benefits are comparable to civil service. This position is subject to mandatory electronic fund transfer participation for payment of net pay. All employees are required to adhere to a code of conduct and the Court’s policies and procedures. This Court is an equal opportunity employer.

How to Apply: Submit a completed application for judicial branch employment, form AO-78 (available at http://www.uscourts.gov/uscourts/FormsAndFees/Forms/AO078.pdf), a detailed resume and cover letter.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $83,264.00 to $135,326.00 /year