Project Manager

MASSACHUSETTS TRIAL COURT
Published
January 14, 2022
Location
Boston, MA
Job Type
 

Description

Title: Project Manager

Pay Grade: MGT - Grant Funded

Starting Pay: $80,114.47 -$93,000 maximum, compensation commensurate with experience.

Departmental Mission Statement:
The Probate and Family Court Department's mission is to deliver timely justice to the public by providing equal access to a fair, equitable, and efficient forum to solve family and probate legal matters and to help and protect all individuals, families, and children impartially and respectfully.

https://www.mass.gov/orgs/probate-and-family-court

Notes:

Please upload a current resume during the application process.

This is a federal grant-funded position provided through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for the period through September 30, 2023, and may be extended upon the availability of additional grant funding. Funding for this position beyond that time period is not guaranteed.

This is a Hybrid position. The successful applicant will also be required to travel throughout the commonwealth as per business needs.

This position is designated as a management position and is covered by the Trial Court Personnel Policies and Procedures Manual.

Position Summary:The Project Manager will be a Trial Court employee within the Administrative Office of the Probate and Family Court and will work full-time for the Office of Adult Guardianship and Conservatorship Oversight (OAGCO). The Project Manager works closely with the Project Director, the Grants Unit within the Executive Office of the Trial Court, other Trial Court Departments, and external stakeholders and organizations in the planning, implementation, and coordination of project activities. This is a federal grant-funded position provided through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services through September 30, 2023.

Supervision Received:Receives general direction from the Project Director (Deputy Legal Counsel) of the Probate and Family in performing duties in accordance with the established guidelines.

Major Duties:

  • Responsible for the planning, implementation, and management of the project;
  • Works closely with the Project Director (Deputy Legal Counsel), the Grants Unit within the Executive Office of the Trial Court, other Trial Court Departments, and external stakeholders and organizations in the planning, implementation, and coordination of project activities;
  • Collaborates with the Grants Unit on pertinent budgetary matters as need arises;
  • Monitors project goals and prepares reports for the Project Director (Deputy Legal Counsel);
  • Oversees data collection and grant reporting;
  • Maintains communication with all project stakeholders;
  • Oversees and monitors the performance of external service providers;
  • Develops and implements innovations to address issues with current guardianship policy;
  • Measures and tracks changes to the guardianship system developed through the OAGCO during the project period;
  • Convenes and communicates with the Advisory Board;
  • Meets with the ACL Project Officer at least once a month to improve the effectiveness of activities positioned under the grant agreement;
  • Performs other duties as required.

Job Competencies:

Ethics and Values: Communicates and demonstrates the ethics and values of the Trial Court.
Mission: Understands, upholds, and communicates the Trial Court missions.
Applied Knowledge: Understands research, information services operations, specialized tools, applications, and software, with some understanding of the various court departments and divisions.
Problem Solving: Ability to successfully address data issues, draw conclusions, and make recommendations.
Customer Service: Conducts oneself in a courteous and professional manner towards both Trial Court employees and the public.
Performance Measurement: Understands the value and importance of performance measures as a basis for both individual and departmental assessments.
Commitment to Diversity: Promotes an environment of diversity through understanding, respect, and positive communication with persons of varied economic and cultural backgrounds.
Collaboration: Works with others cooperatively, demonstrating a willingness to be a team player, and contributing to a work environment that focuses on shared departmental goals.
Continuous Learning: Demonstrates a commitment to continuously improving himself or herself through professional development.

Minimum Requirements: These are the minimum requirements necessary to apply for the position of Project Manager:

  • Bachelor's degree and (5) Five years of professional experience in program management; or an equivalent combination of education and experience; a graduate degree in public health, public administration, or related field is preferred and may be substituted for 2 years of the required experience;
  • Experience working with the court and justice-system partners;
  • Demonstrated expertise in program development, implementation, and evaluation;
  • Ability to organize, direct and coordinate administrative and program activities;
  • Experience managing budgets;
  • Strong degree of flexibility and ability to manage multiple projects and complex situations;
  • Ability to produce professional written memorandum, proposals, and reports;
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written;
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with court officials, judges, employees and government agency employees; and
  • Demonstrated ability to identify problems and to develop feasible solutions;

Closing Date/Time: 2022-04-13

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