Judicial Case Management Supervisor ***REPOST***

This Position is EXEMPT from the State of Delaware Merit System

Recruitment #032522-J72277-20200

Summary Statement

This is the first line supervisor of a unit of case processors and Judicial Case Managers and will oversee cases involving guardianships and trusts under will. 

Essential Functions

Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here


  • Incumbents are thoroughly versed in the operations of the court and associated functions in other courts.
  • Supervision is exercised over two or more merit or judicial classified full time positions per the Merit Rules and Judicial Personnel Rule 5.1350.  The elements of supervision include planning, assigning, reviewing and evaluating performance, training and recommending hire, termination and discipline.  Supervision also includes responsibility for providing documentation to support recommended corrective and disciplinary actions, signing performance plans and appraisals and resolving informal grievances.
  • Coordinates case activities with other internal and external departments, agencies and courts/units.
  • Provides input in the development of policies and procedures in conjunction with other department/unit managers to insure compliance with overall court objectives and goals.
  • Confers with judges/administrators on matters affecting the day to day management of the court's caseload.
  • Evaluates operations, develops and implements recommendations for area of specialization/function.
  • Regular contacts are with judges, attorneys, litigants, law enforcement agencies and other legal agencies for the purpose of ensuring cases are processes expeditiously and legally.

Job Requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS for Judicial Case Management Supervisor
Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:

  1. Three years experience in legal case flow management which includes managing cases as they move through the legal process.
  2. Six months experience in interpreting laws, rules, regulations, standards, policies, and procedures.
  3. Six months experience in using an automated information system to enter, update, modify, delete, retrieve/inquire and report on data.
  4. Six months experience in narrative report writing.
  5. Knowledge of staff supervision acquired through course work, academic training, training provided through an employer, or performing as a lead worker overseeing the work of others; OR supervising staff which may include planning, assigning, reviewing, and evaluating the work of others; OR supervising through subordinate supervisors a group of professional, technical, and clerical employees.

Additional Posting Information

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities for a Judicial Case Management Supervisor: 

  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of supervision.
  • Ability to develop and implement operating procedures. 
  • Knowledge of civil and/or criminal court procedure, rules, policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of the applicable sections of the Delaware Code.
  • Knowledge of legal terminology and processes.
  • Knowledge of the standard office practices and procedures.
  • Knowledge of automated case management systems used to input, retrieve, track and maintain data.
  • Knowledge of methods and techniques of case processing.
  • Ability to prepare and process documents in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a variety of court customers, staff and other agencies.
  • Ability to interpret legal documents.
  • Ability to prepare, and maintain accurate legal records.

Conditions of Hire

  1. A satisfactory criminal background check is required as a condition of employment 
  2. Direct deposit of paychecks is required as condition of employment. 


To learn more about the comprehensive benefit package please visit our website at https://dhr.delaware.gov/benefits/


Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process.  To request an auxiliary aid or service please call (302) 739-5458. TDD users should call the Delaware Relay Service Number 1-800-232-5460 for assistance.

The State of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity employer and values a diverse workforce. We strongly encourage and seek out a workforce representative of Delaware including race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.