Director - Criminal Division Administration, County Court of Victoria (VPS STS)

Job posted: 14/09/2021
Applications close: 26/09/2021 (Midnight)
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Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Court Services Victoria

Salary: $170,997 - $232,558

Occupation: Executive Management

Reference: VG/CC0212

Reference: VG/CC0212

Occupation: Executive Management

Salary Range: $170,997 - $232,558

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

The Director, Criminal Division Administration’s role is to oversee and sustain the integrated administrative work systems of the Criminal Division.

Are you

  • An experienced leader, bringing expertise in successfully implementing new ways of working?
  • Keen to foster learning, growth and culture change across the courts and justice system?
  • Able to lead the delivery of complex and innovative programs of work?

About us

The County Court of Victoria is established pursuant to the County Court Act 1958. It has original and appellate jurisdiction and is the principal trial court in the State of Victoria. The Court hears over 11,000 criminal, common law and commercial cases each year.

There are a total of 70 Judges of the Court and over 200 staff, including judicial support staff. The County Court regularly conducts circuit sittings at 12 circuit courts situated in major centres throughout regional Victoria.

The Court's vision is to be a leader in court excellence, delivering the highest standard of justice to the community and inspiring public confidence in the rule of law. The County Court Criminal Division hears indictable offences under Victorian and Commonwealth law, as well as appeals from the Magistrates' Court and Children's Court both in Melbourne and across regional Victoria.

The Division is governed by the Criminal Division Group comprising the Head of the Criminal Division, the Listings Judge, the Judge in charge of Non-Trial work and the Circuit Judge. 

The Criminal Division Administration Team is comprised of four functional areas, Criminal Registry Services, Case Management, Court Resources and Allocations and Practice and Procedure.  Led by the Director, together they are responsible for all administrative activities that sustain the operations of the Division, delivering critical services to Court users and the judiciary.

About the role

The Director is accountable for the integration of administrative work systems across the Division, overseeing all aspects of the end to end system.  The current priority of the Division is to tackle the backlog of trials that has been created by cessation of jury trials during COVID-19.  

How to Apply

To apply, please submit your resume along with a cover letter outlining your experience, considering the key selection criteria.

Other information

Court Services Victoria (CSV) is the employer of staff at all Victorian courts and tribunals, the Judicial College of Victoria, and the Judicial Commission of Victoria. CSV offers a wide range of legal and non-legal career options as well as attractive employee benefits.

CSV is committed to building a diverse workforce and inclusive culture. We strongly encourage people of all abilities to apply, particularly people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage, and those who may experience diversity or disability related barriers in securing employment.



Director - Criminal Division Administration, County Court of Victoria (VPS STS)

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