L-ARLJ.03 COURT ADMINISTRATOR Court Governance and Responsibility (a) Selection. The Court Administrator shall be appointed by the judges, and shall serve at the pleasure of the judges under the direction and supervision of the Presiding Judge. (b) Qualifications. Refer to Grant District Court job description for Court Administrator. (1) General responsibilities. The Court Administrator is responsible for assisting the Presiding Judge in the management and administration of the court’s business, recommending policies and procedures that improve the court’s effectiveness and recommending the allocation of resources to maximize the court’s efficiency. (c) Powers and Duties. The powers and duties of the Court Administrator include but are not limited to the following: (1) Administrative control of all non-judicial activities of the court. (2) Implementation of all policies regarding judicial functions of the court. (3) Supervision of all court employees including the Probation Department; including but not limited to working conditions, hiring, discipline and termination decisions. (4) Preparation and administration of the court budget. (5) Representation of the court in dealings with the State Court Administrator. (6) Representation of the court in meeting with representatives of governmental bodies, and other public and private groups regarding court management matters at the direction of the Presiding Judge. (7) Preparation of reports and compilation of statistics as required by the Presiding Judge or State Court Administrator and maintain records or informal activities of the court. (8) Recommendations to the Presiding Judge for the improvement of the administration of the court. (9) Administration of the coordination of judicial services to municipalities as identified in the Districting Plan; Provision of legislative updates to all affected parties. (10) Coordination efforts with Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC) and local Law Enforcement Agencies (LEA’s). (11) Assistance to the Presiding Judge in promulgating local rules. (12) Coordination, dissemination and implementation of local rules to all affected parties. (13) Supervision of the process and ministrations of procuring Pro Tempore Judges. (14) Attendance to judges’ meetings and preparation of the agenda for and minutes of those meetings. (15) Supervision of the Court’s accounts and audit of the procurement and disbursement of appropriations. (d) Enabling Authority. The Court Administrator shall have the general responsibilities, duties, and authority set forth in GR 29; Reports directly to the Presiding Judge. The Court Administrator may delegate such duties to court employees as deemed appropriate. [Amended effective September 1, 2004]
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