U.S. BANKRUPTCY COURT - EDVA   RICHMOND, VA   Full-time     Administration / Clerical
Posted on May 10, 2024

Clerk of Court, U.S. Bankruptcy Court

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia is seeking a full-time candidate to
serve as the Clerk of Court. Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills along with a proven record 
of leadership and accomplishment are required, preferably in a court environment. The Clerk is appointed 
by the Judges of the Court pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 156 (e) and (f) and functions under the direction of the 
Chief Judge. The Clerk is responsible for managing all administrative and operational activities of the 
Clerk's Office and overseeing the performance of the statutory duties of the office, including: establishing 
strategic goals; budget development and execution; and coordinating activity with other court units, federal 
agencies and private legal associations. The Clerk's Office currently has 48 employees and provides 
operational support to six bankruptcy judges in three divisions located in Alexandria, Norfolk/Newport 
News, and Richmond. The position is located in Richmond, Virginia.

Applicant must have a minimum of ten (10) years of progressively responsible administrative experience
in public service or business and a thorough understanding of managing a complex organization. Three of 
the ten years must be in a position requiring substantial management responsibility. Such experience should 
include operational knowledge of the courts, financial management, space and facilities management, 
human resources management, oversight of information technology and long and short-range planning. 
Applicant must be a U.S. Citizen. 

Position requirements, mandatory and preferred qualifications, and application requirements are set forth in 
Position Announcement No. 24-004 accessible at then click the Employment 
link at the bottom of the home page. Interested applicants are “strongly” encouraged to read the position 
announcement carefully before submitting the listed application documentation. This full-time, permanent 
position offers entry level to full career salary potential. Salary range $202,043 to $233,945 depending on 
qualifications and experience. Generous federal employee benefits package available 
( Relocation expenses may be available for the successful 
applicant, subject to the availability of funds.

Send an Application for Judicial Branch Federal Employment (AO-78), together with cover letter/letter of interest, salary history, detailed resume, references and a narrative of no more than two pages that describes applicant’s leadership style, philosophy and vision, with a description of the applicant's experience with information technology and systems, software applications and infrastructure (submission as a single combined PDF document) to: 

Deadline: 5:00 p.m. ET, 06/10/24, or open until filled.

For Application Form AO-78, visit the court’s website at then click the Employment link at the bottom of the home page or call 804-916-2496.