Exempt Positions and Other Related Opportunities

Exempt Positions

Judiciary Information Management System (JIMS) Specialist (Technical Lead)

Honolulu. Exempt (Non-civil service), Temporary, Not to Exceed June 30, 2014 with the possibility of renewal of the position.
Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Salary: Depends on Qualifications


Director, Center for Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) - Amended

Exempt (Non-Civil Service), Full-Time, 40 hours per week. Honolulu, Hawaii
$5,424 per month to $7,593 per month*

*Starting salary may be at a rate between the minimum and maximum salary range listed as determined by the hiring authority based on qualifications.

The position serves as the Director for the Center for Alternative Dispute Resolution with the Hawai’i State Judiciary. The Center’s focus is to make ADR processes available in Hawai`i. ADR processes offer opportunities for early, party-driven, efficient, and fair conflict resolution. The Director plans, implements, and directs the activities of the Center.


1) Doctorate degree in law, social science, or court-administration related area.
2) At least eight (8) years of successful experience in mediation, facilitation, or other forms of alternative dispute resolution.
3) At least five (5) years of supervisory or managerial experience.
4) Experience with initiating, developing and successfully managing complex projects.
5) Working knowledge and familiarity with state and county government, including the court system.
6) Good organizational skills.
7) Effective written and oral communication skills.
8) The ability to work cooperatively with legal and business professionals and members of the public.
9) The ability to manage an independent governmental organization.


The position may be required to work outside of normal scheduled work hours, including weekends, days off, nights, holidays, etc., and be scheduled to work variable work hours. The position may also be required to travel to the neighbor islands and to the continental United States. This position is at-will.

To apply: Send a resume which includes: 1) a statement about why you are interested in the position, 2) how qualification requirements are met, and 3) salary requirements via email to: recruitment@courts.state.hi.us or mail to:

Hawai`i State Judiciary
Human Resources Department
Staffing Services Division
426 Queen Street, First Floor
Honolulu, Hawai`i 96813

Recruitment will be conducted until the position is filled, first consideration will be given to resumes received by October 20, 2013.

Law Clerks

Law clerks work directly with a judge or justice and are exempt from civil service. Each judge or justice personally hires his or her law clerk(s). Generally, law clerk applicants should submit a cover letter along with a resume. However, the judge or justice may have additional application requirements, such as writing samples, law school transcripts or recommendation letters. Therefore, applicants should contact the respective judge or justice's office directly.

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