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Director of Planning and Analysis Job Description

Job Series:  Director of Planning & Analysis
FLSA status: Excluded
OCC Group: JEXC
Job code: R43100
Original signature of State Court Administrator approval available in the Human Resources Division, signed 11/2/99.

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES
Directs the Planning and Analysis Division of the State Court Administrator's Office.
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION
Plans, supervises, and coordinates a comprehensive research and statistical program involving the gathering of data, preparation of reports, and analysis of information.
 
Develops recommendations for long and short term policy objectives to the State Court Administrator, the Supreme Court, and the General Assembly; prepares and maintains the department master plan for achieving desired Judicial Department objectives and includes recommended methods for evaluation.
 
Supervises technical, professional and clerical staff of the Planning and Analysis division. 
 
Assists local judicial districts in planning and meeting standards of performance, including developing individual district management plans. Furnishes judicial districts with data and technical support required in planning and management efforts.
 
Designs action programs oriented towards defined problem areas; analyzes the results of the implemented programs using systems methods and makes adjustments accordingly.
 
Performs research on and evaluates existing programs. Provides recommendations on the continuation or modification of programs.
 
Coordinates short and long range policy objectives with the Director of Financial Services in the development of justification for trial courts' budget. Assists in developing budget requests and allocation procedures for the trials courts, water courts, and other specialty courts.
 
Responsible for the publication of the Judicial Department's annual report.
 
Creates and maintains liaisons with others that are important to the conduct of the Planning and Analysis division.
 
Responsible for recruitment, selection, and termination of division employees. 
 
Establishes expectations and provides employee performance feedback on an on-going and annual basis. Assists subordinates in establishing goals. Evaluates subordinates' goal achievement through conferences or informal meetings. Makes decisions regarding subordinate's employment probationary/trial period.
 
Provides orientation and on-going training, mentoring and coaching to existing subordinates. Makes provisions for subordinates to attend outside training. May provide cross-training and interdepartmental training.
 
Assigns duties and responsibilities to staff; develops and establishes procedures for operating and maintaining required administrative systems.
 
Attends meetings and training as required.
 
Performs other duties as assigned.
 
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
Manages multiple operations or programs. Plans, provides broad direction, establishes standards, and evaluates operations for diverse programs. Has significant latitude in personnel decisions.
 
QUALIFICATIONS   
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each of the above essential functions satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, ability, physical and environmental conditions required of the employee on the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 
EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE
 Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in judicial, public, or business administration; planning; statistics or related field. Six years of professional, administrative, supervisory, or management experience is required. Advanced degree preferred. 
 
PHYSICAL DEMANDS
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. 
 
WORK ENVIRONMENT
This position is subject to many interruptions and may be required to handle multiple calls and inquiries at once. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Initiates, designs, develops, and implements contemporary business practices and management practices for the Colorado Judicial Branch.

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