Courts It Program Director

Fairfax, Virginia
$100,986.00 - $171,677.00 Annually
Oct 01, 2022
Oct 15, 2022
Full Time
Job Announcement

Fairfax County Government a leader in courts technology is seeking an experienced Courts Technology Director to oversee all IT functions for Courtroom and Court process technologies, and directs and manages specialized technology requirements, systems and associated infrastructure for Courtroom operations for the Circuit Court (CC), General District Court (GDC), and Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court (JDRDC) under the direction of the County’s Chief Technology Officer/ Chief Information Officer. The role requires strong collaborative skills and consults with the courts to provide planning and direction necessary to fully integrate courtroom technology systems and maximize the business value from this technology in concert with the objectives of the judiciary. Manages the Court Technology Office supervising technology analysts for courtroom technologies such as: evidence presentation, real-time court reporting, wireless access, electronic way finding, video conferencing, interpreting, video arraignment and judges' control of the technologies from the bench; supports applications development and data projects for court case management and CWA systems; direct service help desk for Courts and CWA office technology and devices; and technology infrastructure for the Courthouse and systems. Also coordinates construction, renovation for BAS and technology infrastructure requirements. Coordinates management of the shared Courthouse data center. Critical activities include design, development, implementation and maintenance for business applications and systems interfaces ensuring the effective functioning of conducting Court through development and use of specific courtroom technologies and its integration in the County, State or multi-agency operations. Coordinates the development of and monitor policies, MOU’s and SOP’s. Performs other duties as assigned.

Employment Standards

Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to the following:
(Click on the aforementioned link to learn how Fairfax County interprets equivalencies for "Any combination, experience, and training equivalent to") Possession of a bachelor's degree in computer science, or closely related field; plus seven years of progressively responsible experience in applying information technology to meet the needs of a government or business organization.

The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check to the satisfaction of the employer.

All newly hired employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (two weeks after the last required dose) as a condition of employment or obtain approval of a medical or religious exemption prior to their start date. Proof of an exemption or vaccination status will be required during the pre-employment onboarding process. New employees who obtain an exemption from the vaccine mandate for medical or sincerely held religious beliefs may be subject to a weekly testing requirement. Vaccinated employees and employees with a medical or religious exemption will complete the attestation online on their first day of employment or shortly thereafter.

Preferred knowledge and experience in judicial proceedings requirements and court technology best practices a must.

Work is sedentary performed in a normal office environment. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

Panel interview and may include exercise.

The population of Fairfax County is very diverse where 39.8% of residents speak a language other than English at home ( Spanish, Asian/Pacific Islander, Indo-European, and others ) and we encourage candidates bilingual in English and a foreign language to apply to this opportunity.

Fairfax County Government prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, political affiliation, or military status in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.