Job Overview


If you are interested in a rewarding and challenging career, this is the position for you!

The Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) seeks highly-qualified individuals to join our team of expert professionals in becoming a part of our challenging and rewarding Agency. The primary mission of the Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) is to adjudicate immigration cases by fairly, expeditiously, and uniformly interpreting and administering the Nation's immigration laws. Under delegated authority from the Attorney General, EOIR conducts immigration court proceedings, appellate reviews, and administrative hearings. EOIR consist of three components: The Office of the Chief Immigration Judge, which is responsible for managing the Immigration Courts where Immigration Judges adjudicate individual cases; the Board of Immigration Appeals, which primarily conducts appellate reviews of these Immigration Judge decisions; and the Office of the Chief Administrative Hearing Officer, which adjudicates immigration-related employment cases.  

This position is located in the Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR), Office of the Chief Immigration Judge, Honolulu Immigration Court. The incumbent serves as a Court Administrator and directs all phases of an immigration court's management and administrative programs, functions and activities necessary to support the court's adjudication of deportation, exclusion, removal and related immigration cases. 

  This is a Competitive Service position.


If selected for this position, you will serves as Court Administrator and be assigned to a local Immigration Court where you will be responsible for performing administrative, managerial, and technical duties in support of Immigration Judge adjudication functions and serves as managerial liaison with the EOIR headquarters office. The major duties for the Court Administrator, GS-0301-13 include:

  • Serve as the chief management resource for all Immigration Judges and staff in the immediate Immigration Court.
  • Administer a court management program which includes the filing of charging documents, motions, appeals, and the proper processing of cases from initial creation to final disposition.
  • Oversee the docketing of all matters and case processing in compliance with the Uniform Docket System Manual and ensures cases proceed to the hearing process in an expeditious manner.
  • Administer the court’s case calendaring system, monitor automated reports on receipts and completions, initiate studies, direct the preparation of data, prepare statistical and management report, and make recommendations regarding modifications of judge agendas.
  • Review and analyze case management reports for the purpose of evaluating overall court workload and effectiveness.
  • Develop short and long range policies for the operation of the Immigration Courts’ administrative program.
  • Manage the procurement of furniture, equipment, services, and supplies for the immigration court.
  • Plan, direct, and evaluate court administrative program/policies in support of agency functions.
  • Supervise clerical and administrative support staff personnel within the designated Immigration Court.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Travel may be required periodically.

Relocation Authorized

  • No