The mission of the Administration 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 Utah.
The Finance Unit is responsible for the formulation, execution and monitoring of the District budgets. This includes the prompt payment of vendor invoices and travel reimbursements, as well as the documentation that supports all expenditures of District funds. The Unit ensures that proper management controls are in place over the expenditure of all funds and provides management with periodic reports on the allocation of resources and status of funds.
The Support Services Unit is responsible for all logistical operations including telephone and communications, mail services, the procurement of supplies, furniture and equipment, and property management. They also develop and maintain service contracts for office equipment, coordinate space and facility needs, and provide other support that affects the everyday functioning of the office.
The Personnel Unit provides direction and support in all areas of human resources management, including recruitment, merit promotion, position classification, pay administration, performance management, and employee benefits. In serving all of its constituencies, including employees, managers, job applicants, and the general public, the Unit endeavors to consistently provide accurate, timely and helpful information and assistance.
The Information Technology (IT) Unit is responsible for computer support functions in the Salt Lake City office, as well as the branch office in St. George and the U.S. Attorney’s Office off-site location in the Frank Moss Courthouse. While there are four main functional areas (systems administration, internal operations, automated litigation support, and case management), the IT Unit is committed to all computer projects that support the mission of the United States Attorney’s Office. The IT Unit supports the day to day computer operations, provides attorneys and staff with automated litigation services by supporting advanced technologies to improve trial preparation and courtroom presentation, and administers all of the district's data base systems. The IT Unit also supports the video conferencing facilities and other technologies which are used to provide local and extended communications for the office.
Automated Litigation Support Unit
The Automated Litigation Support Unit provides a variety of technical and analytical services to the U.S. Attorney’s Office, by organizing, developing and presenting evidence and litigation material through automated means to assist attorneys in court room presentations. Using state-of-the-art equipment to conceptualize exhibits and produce special presentation projects, this unit is capable of processing a wide range of audio, visual and digital information representing the best methodology available for critical courtroom presentations.