Director, Court Operations

The Supreme Court of Victoria is the highest court in Victoria and deals with the state’s most serious criminal and civil cases. More information about the court is available at Court Services Victoria (CSV) is the employer of staff at all Victorian courts, Victorian Civil Administrative Tribunal, the Judicial College of Victoria (excluding judicial officers) 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 strongly encourages applications from people of any gender, age, religion, ethnicity, language, sexual orientation, gender identity, with a disability, and varied cultural backgrounds, including people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage.
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Department: Court Services Victoria
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Executive Management
Classification: EO3
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/SC0890
Closing Date: 01-Oct-2017
Salary Range: $178,500 - $231,439
Job Duration: up to 5 years
Attachments: SC0890 Director Court Operations updated PD.doc (Word, 240KB)

Contact: Louise Anderson
(03) 9603 9387

Position Details

Director, Court Operations – Supreme Court of Victoria

  • Newly created senior leadership role
  • Make a tangible difference to the Victorian Supreme Court and the Victorian community

The Supreme Court is the highest court in Victoria dealing with the State's most serious criminal and civil cases and is comprised of the Court of Appeal and Trial Division. While most cases are heard in Melbourne, the Supreme Court is a ‘court for all Victorians' and hears cases in regional Victoria.

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, an outstanding opportunity exists for a senior executive in the key leadership role of Director Court Operations. In this role, you will be responsible for ensuring the highest level of court operations across multiple corporate areas, including security, human resources, communication and facilities.

As a senior member of the leadership team, you will be instrumental in implementing the strategic vision of the Supreme Court, including leading and managing innovation to drive reform and best practice.

You will be achievement oriented, capable of fostering effective relationships and influencing and negotiating desired outcomes. As a proven leader with a demonstrated awareness of the judicial system and public sector management, you will bring to the role an aptitude and desire to deliver public value and improved outcomes for the Victorian community.

For further information about the Supreme Court, please visit

We are an equal opportunity employer and foster diversity in the workplace.

How to Apply:

Applicants are encouraged to apply online, outlining professional skills, knowledge and personal qualities.  Applications should include:

1) resume, and

2) a short covering letter

Individual responses to “key selection criteria” listed on the Position Description are not required. Attachments can be uploaded in either Microsoft Word or PDF format.

Applicants should view the full position description attached to this advertisement before applying. 

For all enquiries regarding this position, please contact Louise Anderson on (03) 9603 9387.

Applications close Sunday 1 October 2017.

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