Judicial Council of California

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JOB OPENING #:  5507


The Judicial Council of California is accepting applications for the position of Manager in the Project Management unit for the Facilities Services office.

The Manager will perform duties necessary to oversee, guide, and manage the program and project management personnel implementing the judicial branch’s capital outlay and renovation projects. The Manager collaborates with other unit Managers in Facilities Services and with the Judicial Council of California (JCC), in the development and implementation of statewide initiatives such as design and construction and facility modification protocols, processes, and/or procedures. This position will primarily be responsible for Facilities Modifications budgeting, planning, and oversight of the Trial Court Facilities Modification Advisory Committee and the Court Facilities Advisory Committee.

The Judicial Council strives for work life balance and includes substantial vacation and holiday time. In addition, we offer an excellent benefits package including pension, medical, dental, and vision coverage, flexible spending, $130 monthly stipend toward public transit commuting costs, and retirement savings plans. In San Francisco, the office is only a 7-minute walk from the Civic Center BART station in downtown San Francisco. In Sacramento, the office is located minutes from downtown, just north of Discovery Park.

The successful candidate will be expected to work in the San Francisco or Sacramento office.  Hybrid work schedule for 2022.


·        Facilities Modification budget management:

–       Work on the Annual Facilities Modification budget management, allocations and making recommendations;

–       Oversee Facility Modification Compliance Committee (FMCC) and review of Facilities Modifications (FM) for compliance with policies and procedures. Approving of FMs and making comments;

–       Analyzing data and making recommendations on budget allocations to management;

–       Review and analyze data and provide recommendations on encumbrances.

·        Committee Meetings and Presentations;

–       Be the responsible person for Court Facility Advisory Committee (CFAC) and Trial Court Facility Modification Advisory Committee (TCFMAC);

–       Develop agenda and suggest agenda items and get approval from management and from committee chair and vice chairs;

–       Participates in planning and design sessions with the design team and the court;

–       Present agenda items to committee;

–       Review all documents to ensure that the documents and meetings are held in accordance with the Rule of Courts and Judicial Council procedures and policies.

·        Responsible for the overall management of the design and construction of capital projects, including new buildings and major renovations, remodels, leases, and some minor facility modifications. Manage assigned projects:

–       Establish, develop, and execute project specific goals, requirements, schedules, budgets, and strategy;

–       Assign and oversee project managers and/or consultants to develop the scope, design, and complete construction on schedule and within established budgets with minimal disruption to other courts. Direct and advise on protocols, processes, and procedures related to project responsibilities;

–       Management oversight of the development and review of architectural, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, IT infrastructure, and security drawings and specifications;

–       Partner collaboratively with other unit managers in the development and implementation of statewide initiatives that control and guide the capital and major renovation projects.

·        Project team management:

–       Advise project team on the development of design standards;

–       Ensure that drawings and designs are completed on time and adhere to established specifications and design standards;

–       Management oversight of any necessary due diligence efforts on behalf of the internal team, project partners, clients and/or end users, maintaining and delivering all appropriate documentation;

–       Provide technical guidance to staff on complex design issues.

·        Supervisory duties:

–       Recommend the selection of staff;

–       Trains staff and proposes internal and external training courses and workshops;

–       Provides for career development and planning for staff;

–       Approves time off requests;

–       Evaluates employee performance and conducts performance reviews; and

–       Administers discipline when needed.

Bachelor’s degree, preferably in architecture, engineering, building engineering, or construction management, and five (5) years of professional-level analytical or managerial experience in assigned function including, but not limited to, program analysis, development, implementation, research, and advising, including at least two (2) years of supervisory experience. An additional four years of professional experience as noted above may substitute for the bachelor’s degree. Or, additional directly related experience and/or education may be substituted on a year-for-year basis.


Two (2) years in a supervisor class with the Judicial Council of California, or two (2) years of experience performing the duties of a class comparable in the level of responsibility to that of a supervisor in a California Superior Court or California state-level government entity, or two (2) years as a Senior Project Manager with the Judicial Council of California and a) completion of training courses on topics related to effective supervision within 6 months of promotion; or b) one year of previous supervisory experience.



As a condition of employment, employees hired on or after January 10, 2022, must provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19, or undergo weekly COVID-19 testing. Proof of vaccination, if submitted, must be received before the start date. If you have questions about these requirements, you may confidentially submit them to Human Resources at


Additionally, if you are selected for hire, verification of employment eligibility or authorization to work in the United States will be required.



To ensure consideration of your application for the earliest round of interviews, please apply by 5:00 P.M. on May 12, 2022. This position requires the submission of our official application, a resume and a response to the supplemental questions.

To complete an online application, go to job opening #5507 at

The Judicial Council provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities who request such accommodation.  Reasonable accommodation needs should be requested through Human Resources at (415) 865-4260. Telecommunications Device for the Deaf (415) 865-4272.


$11,263.00 – $14,099.00 per month

(Starting salary will be $11,263.00 per month)


Some highlights of our benefits package include:

·        Health/Dental/Vision benefits program

·        13 paid holidays per calendar year

·        Choice of Annual Leave or Sick/Vacation Leave

·        1 personal holiday per year

·        $130 transit pass subsidy per month

·        CalPERS Retirement Plan

·        401(k) and 457 deferred compensation plans

·        Employee Assistance Program

·        Basic Life and AD&D Insurance

·        FlexElect Program

·        Pretax Parking

·        Long Term Disability Program (employee paid/optional)

·        Group Legal Plan (employee paid/optional)




The Judicial Council of California Is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



Supplemental Questions


To better assess the qualifications of each applicant, please provide a response to the following questions:


1.     Please share your experience presenting reports and findings from data collection and analysis directly to management.

2.     Please share your experience making presentations to high-level executives, elected officials, or representative.




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