Director (Court Reporting)

Washington D.C.
Mar 07, 2019
Mar 07, 2019
Executive, Director
Full Time

Occasional travel - Conferences

Relocation expenses reimbursed No

  • This position is Excepted Service appointment.
  • Background and security investigation are required.
  • To qualify for this position, you must submit the following:
    1. Resume

    2. Completed Vacancy Questionnaire

    3. Documentation /Proof of Education (e.g. copy of HS diploma, GED certificate, college transcript or degree)

    4. List of professional references

    5.  Submission of Court Executive Service Core Qualifications (CESCQ)

    All required documentation must be received by the closing date of the announcement.

    A bachelor’s degree in public, business, judicial, or court administration/management; or a related field. Equivalent levels of experience may be substituted.

    A minimum of ten years of progressively responsible legal, administrative and management experience; with at least six of those years in positions of substantial management responsibility in a government, court, legal, or justice-related environment. Experience leading and/or managing a court reporting division is desired.

    To qualify you must provide evidence of progressively responsible leadership experience that is indicative of senior executive level management capability and directly related to the skills and abilities outlined under Court Executive Service Core Qualifications (CESCQ) listed below. Typically, experience of this nature will have been gained at or above the GS/JS-15 grade level in the federal/DC Court service or its equivalent in the public/private sector. Candidates must possess senior level management and technical experience. Candidates experience must have been at a high level of difficulty to show clearly that the candidate possesses the professional and technical, as well as program knowledge, skills, and abilities outlines under the five CESCQ. Failure to meet the basic qualification and address the CESCQ factors automatically disqualifies an applicant.

    COURT EXECUTIVE SERVICE CORE QUALIFICATIONS (CESCQ): All applicants must submit written statements. Your narrative response must not exceed two (2) pages per CESCQ and needs to include at least (2) examples per CESCQ. The CESCQs were designed to assess executive experience and potential not technical expertise. They measure whether an individual has the broad executive skills needed to succeed in a variety of CES positions.

    You must address each CESCQ separately. You are required to respond to all CESCQs. If you fail to do so, you will be rated as ‘ineligible’. Each response should be clear, concise, and emphasize your level of responsibilities, the scope and complexity of programs managed, and results of your actions.  Please note:  Adding the verbiage "See resume" is not acceptable and will disqualify you.
    CESCQ 1 LEADING CHANGE: This core qualification involves the ability to bring about strategic change, both within and outside the organization, to meet organizational goals. Inherent to this CESCQ is the ability to establish an organizational vision and to implement it in a continuously changing environment. (Competencies: Creativity and Innovation, External Awareness, Flexibility, Resilience, Strategic Thinking, Vision).

    CESCQ 2 LEADING PEOPLE: This core qualification involves the ability to lead people toward meeting the organization's vision, mission, and goals. Inherent to this CESCQ is the ability to provide an inclusive workplace that fosters the development of others, facilitates cooperation and teamwork, and supports constructive resolution of conflicts. (Competencies: Conflict Management, Leveraging Diversity, Team Building, Developing Others).

    CESCQ 3 RESULTS DRIVEN: This core qualification involves the ability to meet organizational goals and customer expectations. Inherent to this CESCQ is the ability to make decisions that produce high-quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks. (Competencies: Accountability, Customer Service, Decisiveness, Entrepreneurship, Problem Solving, Technical Credibility).

    CESCQ 4 BUSINESS ACUMEN: This core qualification involves the ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically. (Competencies: Financial Management, Human Capital Management, Technology Management).

    CESCQ 5 BUILDING COALITIONS: This core qualification involves the ability to build coalitions internally and with other Courts, Federal agencies, State and local governments, nonprofit and private sector organizations, foreign governments, or international organizations to achieve common goals. (Competencies: Partnering, Political Savvy, Influencing/Negotiating).

    To qualify based on education, upload copy of your college transcript or degree. The transcript must show the name of the college or university, your name, list of courses with credit hours, major(s), and grade-point average or class ranking.

    Foreign Education: Education completed outside the United States must have been evaluated by a private U.S. organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign educational credentials, commonly called a credential evaluation service or education to meet the above requirements.

    This job is being filled by an alternative hiring process and is not in the competitive Federal civil service.

    Please note there is a mandatory one year probationary period for all non-judicial new employees.

    All required information must be received by the vacancy announcement closing date.

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    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    Upon receipt of your complete application package, a review of your application will be made to ensure that you meet the basic qualification requirements.  Answers submitted in the questionnaire must be supported on your resume.

    Your resume must reflect the relevant experience and that you meet the minimum qualifications or your application will not be considered.

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    Drug test required No

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