Office of Court Management Overview

The Office of Court Management exists to provide leadership, guidance, and numerous associated support functions to the courts it serves. It exists in partnership with the judiciary to exercise leadership among other justice-related agencies in order to develop strategies that join the interests of justice system partners, other branches of government, and the citizens of Harris County. The Office of Court Management strives to continuously improve collaboration and communication within the Harris County justice community by building partnerships, seeking community input, and persistently working together to ensure Harris County exists as a leader in the administration of justice.

The Office of Court Management serves in support of the 16 County Criminal Courts at Law, 4 County Civil Courts at Law, 16 Harris County Justice Courts, the Probable Cause Hearing Court, and a central administrative support team, carrying out the following functions;

  • Administrative support
  • Staff Attorney / legal support
  • Information Technology / infrastructure and multi-tier help desk support
  • Information Technology / reporting, business intelligence, research, and application development
  • Infrastructure Services / liaison for service-providing support
  • Human Resources and Payroll coordination
  • Training support for effective court/case management

The Harris County Courts are served locally, however they and the Office of Court Management are committed to being an exemplary component to the American system of justice. Justice delayed is justice denied, and the Office of Court Management exists in pursuit of helping the Harris County courts and justice system serve the public by ensuring justice is fair, equitable, timely, and accessible to all.

Current Openings


Position: Communications Manager
Status: Open until filled.

Description:

The Communications Manager position exists within the Harris County Office of Court Management. This position is primarily responsible for overseeing all communications-based programs, including media relations, social media engagement, website messaging, project communications, and public outreach, as well as internal communications in support of the overall mission of the Harris County Courts. This position will propose and produce a variety of public information materials in print, electronic, audio and video, and for use on public-facing websites. This position will work with executive leadership teams to develop and implement policies and procedures regarding the creation of a public information strategy, and work to deploy these plans with the support of an office of highly-motivated administrative and technical support personnel.

Details and Instructions to Apply: Download

Position: Research Analyst
Status: Open until filled.

Description:

The purpose of the Research Analyst is to understand data structures and databases within the Harris County justice environment, and use these systems to initiate, receive, and otherwise manage research projects relating to courts and justice activity. This person will interface with internal teams and data systems, other county departments, state agencies, and representatives from academic institutions and the public. The Research Analyst will help the courts understand data for research-based decision making. This person will maintain an awareness of historical and emerging trends in the research of justice and justice analytics, as well as current and future trends in research technologies and methodologies. This position is part of the Office of Court Management Research & Analytics Division, which is dedicated to the management of a SQL-based business-intelligence platform and justice data warehouse.

Details and Instructions to Apply: Download

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