CJA Panel Administrator

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Job location
United States
Organization information
Organization name: 
Federal Public Defender, District of Utah
Job type: 
Legal - Defender
Position Description: 

The Federal Public Defender for the District of Utah is accepting applications for a full-time administrator to join its Criminal Justice Act panel program and assist the office on administrative and procurement tasks as needed.

This position is for an experienced administrator. Because of the nature of the role, attention to detail, and the ability to maintain confidentiality are imperative. This is a unique opportunity for an individual with a commitment to criminal justice who is energetic and motivated, and has a variety of experiences, and a willingness to learn new things about the federal criminal justice system.


High school graduate or equivalent. Preference given to applicants with a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.
Minimum of one year specialized experience and at least three years of general experience in business or public administration, office management, or a related field.
A working knowledge of legal terminology and court procedures.
Multitasking and time management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks.
Computer proficiency, including a working knowledge of Adobe, Office, and Google Workspace.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
The ability to work within a team and manage distinct tasks and deadlines.
Applicants must be U.S. citizens or eligible to work in and for the United States.

To apply: 

For a detailed Vacancy Announcement see: https://ut.fd.org/employment.
For consideration, submit a letter of interest, resume and three professional references in pdf format by email to: [email protected]

Equal Opportunity Employer
Submission deadline: 
Friday, April 12, 2024