San Bernardino Superior Court
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Job Description

The San Bernardino Superior Court is seeking a dynamic and experienced professional with exceptional leadership and management experience as its Chief Deputy Court Executive Officer of Administrative Services (Chief Deputy). This position is responsible for overseeing and managing various functions of the court including facilities, records management including digital court transformation, capital project planning, contract oversight, and risk assessment and safety. This role may administer and direct the functions of other court-wide programmatic areas and support services. It will also participate in the implementation of the court’s five-year strategic plan. This top professional is expected to have a collaborative nature, effective interpersonal and communication skills, and a strong passion for public service.

The Chief Deputy is an at-will position, reporting directly to the Court Executive Officer (CEO). This executive management level position will lead the Administrative Services Department, providing technical guidance, leadership, and support. The selected candidate will be a skilled and experienced professional with a strong focus on introducing and enhancing programs and strategic initiatives. This position is responsible for planning, managing, coordinating, administering, and evaluating all aspects of a centralized administrative operation, which include facilities, contract oversight, security operations, capital project planning, and other administrative functions. The Chief Deputy is expected to represent SBSC both at the local and state level, and is required to make presentations to judicial officers, court staff, and stakeholders at the state and local level.

Any combination of training, experience, and education that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Graduation from an accredited four (4) year college or university with a major in court administration, public administration, business administration, or other related field, and seven (7) years’ progressively responsible experience at a management-level in one or more of the following areas: facilities management, including facilities procurement and cost center budget preparation, project management, or capital projects. A Master’s Degree is preferred.

The annual salary range for the Chief Deputy Court Executive Officer of Administrative Services is $188,208 to $240,868. The starting salary will be based upon qualifications and experience. It should be noted that this position has also been approved for a 3% cost of living adjustment (COLA) effective October 2024. Additionally, the SBSC offers a highly competitive benefits package, including SBCERA retirement. 

This is a confidential recruitment and will be handled accordingly throughout the various stages of the process. Interested candidates are requested to submit via email to apply@ralphandersen.com. First review of resumes will take place on Monday, April 8, 2024. Important to note, candidates are strongly encouraged to apply early in the process as this position may close earlier once a sufficient pool of highly qualified applicants are received. Electronic submission should include a cover letter and a comprehensive resume. References will not be required until mutual interest has been established. Confidential inquiries are welcomed to Heather Renschler or Serena Wright-Black, Ralph Andersen & Associates, (916) 630-4900.