The mission of the Administrative Division is to provide consistent and effective administrative services and support to the employees and programs of the United States Attorney's Office for the District of Connecticut.
The Administrative Division is responsible for planning and executing a comprehensive range of administrative services that support the mission of the United States Attorney's Office. The Division is managed by the Administrative Officer, who is the principal advisor to the United States Attorney and the District on administrative matters. The Administrative Officer provides guidance on the management and use of the District's financial, manpower, and physical resources, and on administrative policies, procedures, and practices. Administrative programs include: personnel management and human resources; financial management; space management; systems and information management; automated litigation support; case management and docketing; telecommunication services; procurement; mail; records; and document reproduction services.
The Fiscal Unit is responsible for the formulation, execution, and monitoring of the District's financial resources. Responsibilities include the prompt payment, via electronic funds transfer, of vendor invoices and employee travel reimbursement. The Fiscal Unit also manages and executes the Transit Subsidy Program for district employees.
The Human Resources Unit staff provides recruitment, staffing, position classification, employee relations, personnel recordkeeping, and personnel processing services. The Unit is also responsible for pay administration and processing time and attendance records.
The Information Technology Unit of the Administration Division is responsible for all automated systems in the District. The main areas of responsibility are office automation, litigation support, case management and telecommunications. The Information Technology staff maintains the office network and provides support to the end users. They are also responsible for e-discovery, litigation databases, producing courtroom presentations and assisting the professional staff with trial preparation. Additionally, the IT staff is responsible for the docketing and reporting of all cases in the district. Finally, they are responsible for the telephone system, video teleconferences, and connectivity maintenance.