Administrative Specialist 2 (HR)
Princeton, New Jersey, United States

Job Summary

Occupation Human Resources
Specialty Administrative Assistant
Location Hybrid remote in Freehold, New Jersey, New Jersey, United States
Visa Sponsorship No

Job Description

Last Update: 4/15/23

When you come to work for New Jersey Judiciary you will join an 8500-member strong TEAM that operates with the highest standards of independence, integrity, fairness and quality service. You will be engaged with work that has purpose, meaning and makes a difference in lives of the public we serve. We work hard every day to build the publics trust and confidence in our court system, which includes issues such as bail reform, marijuana decriminalization and recovery court. Whether it be in a courtroom, an administrative office, a courthouse training room, an IT office or in the field, our Judiciary workforce is improving the lives of countless individuals and families every day. We honor the dignity and individualism of each member of our organization while fostering professionalism and continuous improvement in our work.

The salary range for this position is $48,134.11 to $78,859.72 for Schedule A, and $48,134.11 to $74,916.73 for Schedule B. For newly hired individuals, the starting salary will normally be at the minimum of the salary range. For current Judiciary employees, salary upon promotion or advancement will be an increase of 5% of base salary, not to exceed the maximum of the range, or the minimum salary of the band/level, whichever is greater.
Judiciary employees hired prior to June 3, 2014, are considered Schedule A. Newly hired individuals, and Judiciary employees hired on or after June 3, 2014, are considered Schedule B.

The Judiciary offers a strong opportunity for growth.

The Monmouth Vicinage Human Resources Division is seeking a professional, team-oriented, self-starter with excellent written and oral communication skills, committed to providing quality customer service to both internal and external customers, who works well in an environment where there are multiple simultaneous deadlines and has strong leadership capabilities. Under the general direction of the Human Resources Division Manager, and the direct supervision of the Court Executive 1B (Assistant Human Resources Division Manager), this individual will be responsible for providing technical advice and assistance on Human Resources policy and procedural guidance to managers, supervisors, and employees. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, providing human resources support for unit; interpreting, and communicating human resources policies, rules, laws and/or regulations; drafting and composing routine correspondence, preparing reports, and/or proposals; verifying entered data against source documents; reviewing confidential employee records; assisting with employee and labor relations matters, administering the recruitment and selection process for professional, paraprofessional and Clerical and Administrative positions; monitoring onboarding documents; calculating salary data; monitoring working test period/probationary period documentation, participating in team or work unit meetings and special projects; completing standard form letters; establishing work relationships with internal and external customers to include: state agencies and other outside organizations; recommending improvement in operating procedures and/or administrative practices; and serving on committees and/or task forces. The selected candidate may also provide administrative and Clerical and Administrative support to the vicinage training unit; and attend job fairs and community outreach events. This position requires occasional travel within the State of New Jersey. A working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel is desired. The individual may also perform other related duties as required.

REMOTE WORK: The Judiciary currently offers a hybrid work schedule, and this position may qualify for up to 2 days of remote work outside of Judiciary buildings. To participate in this program, you will be required to have high speed home internet access.


Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree.
Substitution: Applicants who do not possess the required education may substitute additional paraprofessional and/or professional experience on a year-for-year basis with one year of such experience being equal to 30 semester hour credits. An associate's degree and two years of additional paraprofessional and/or professional experience may be substituted for a bachelor's degree.
Applicants who are approaching their anticipated graduation date may apply. If selected, the applicant must complete their degree no later than their start date.
Education Note: Degrees conferred outside of the United States must be evaluated by a recognized evaluation service. (See

Supplemental Information

Driver's License: Appointee will be required to possess a driver's license valid in New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle is necessary to perform essential duties of the position.

Authorization to Work: US citizenship is not required. Selected candidate must be authorized to work in the US according to Department of Homeland Security, US Citizenship and Immigration Services regulations.

Special Note: Newly hired employees must agree to a thorough background check that will include fingerprinting. All data received will be kept in strict confidence except to inform the individual of the findings and what action will be taken as a result of this information.

Residency Law: Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 52:14-7 (L. 2011, Chapter 70), also known as the "New Jersey First Act," all persons newly hired by the Judiciary must establish, and then maintain, principal residence in the State of New Jersey.


The NJ Judiciary requires all applicants to complete the application process fully and as instructed. All applicants must complete the work experience and education sections and attach any required documents. Applications must describe all relevant work experience in detail, beginning with your current or most recent job, including military service (indicate rank), internships and job-related volunteer work, if applicable. Use a separate section to describe each position. Applicants who indicate "see resume" or enter their initials to acknowledge that they have skipped the Work History and Education sections will not be considered, unless they do not possess any education history or work experience. Only applicants that follow the application instructions and submit completed applications will be considered.

The New Jersey Judiciary consists of: the Supreme Court, the Superior Court including the Appellate Division and the Trial Court of the 15 vicinages in New Jersey, the Tax Court and the Municipal Court System. The Administrative Office of the Courts provides technical assistance, operational support, training, research and development, budget and personnel coordination, and development and operation of information systems for the Courts of New Jersey.

The Judiciary of New Jersey is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action

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