What is a Court Administrator?

Court Administrator Job Description

Court administrators are responsible for overseeing the coordination of budget and accounting functions, assignments of court appointed attorneys, managing pre-trial services, coordinating jury services and other court functions.



Typical Job Duties

• Supervise the activities of certain court staff

• Provide direction in establishing and maintaining a written procedural and operational standards manual

• Coordinate the administration of automated information systems

• Work with the judges in preparing the court’s budget

• Monitor expenditures of the court

• Review the handling of fines, fees and forfeitures in order to ensure compliance with budget allocations

• Prepare periodic revenue reports



Scholarships for Becoming a Court Administrator

The Applicable Majors section below shows fields of study relevant to a career as a Court Administrator. You can search for scholarships matched to those fields of study on our Criminal Justice Scholarships and Criminology Scholarships pages.


Success Tip: Be sure to apply for any scholarships that you even barely qualify for, as there are millions of dollars of scholarships that go unused every year due to a lack of applicants!



Applicable Majors

Studying one of the university majors listed below is an excellent starting point for becoming a Court Administrator. Click on the links to find out what else you can do with these majors!


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