U.S. BANKRUPTCY COURT - EDVA   RICHMOND, VA   Full-time     Administration / Clerical
Posted on June 10, 2024
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Clerk of Court, U.S. Bankruptcy Court - Location to be Determined

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 will be located in either Alexandria, Norfolk, or Richmond, Virginia (to be determined).

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 $196,325 to $243,300 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, 06/24/24, 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. EOE.