Executive Director – Police Civilian Oversight Board

  • City of Charlottesville
  • Charlottesville, Virginia
  • Nov 08, 2022
Full Time Legal Services Public Safety Other Management, Mid to Senior Level
  • Salary: Preferred hiring salary between $91,925.29 and $110,011.20 annually. USD
  • Apply By: Dec 02, 2022

Job Description

Application Deadline: December 2, 2022 at 5pm EST.

Apply online only at:  https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/charlottesville/jobs/3781485/executive-director-police-civilian-oversight-board

The preferred hiring salary will be between $91,925.29 and $110,011.20 annually. Starting offer is based on applicable education, experience, and internal equity. This is a full-time, exempt, position which provides excellent benefits including 13 paid holidays, paid vacation and sick leave, health insurance options with employer contribution, employer-paid life insurance, City's retirement options, gym membership reimbursement, and continuing education/training opportunities.

The Executive Director of the Police Civilian Oversight Board (PCOB) provides functional support and leadership to the PCOB. The Executive Director provides leadership and support to the PCOB for the implementation and exercise of all of its functions authorized by ordinance and operating procedures approved by City Council. The Executive Director will be expected to undertake or ensure the performance of specific tasks on behalf of the Board, within the scope of the Board’s authority. The initial appointment of the Executive Director is by the City Manager with the consent of the City Council; therefore the City Manager is the public official assigned to supervise the work of the Executive Director.

  • Provide leadership and functional support to the newly formed Charlottesville Police Civilian Oversight Board (PCOB), including programs, initiatives, operations, and activities. Ensures that the PCOB performs its duties as established in the City ordinance, operating procedures approved by City Council and the City Manager. Functional support includes written analysis, written memos or reports to the PCOB, legal counsel, or the City Manager, and presentations to the PCOB, public groups, the City Manager, or City Council.
  • Provide support to the Chair of the PCOB and its members as requested including support for their regular meetings. May serve as the secretary for the PCOB during their regular, subcommittee, and special meetings. Ensures meetings are conducted in compliance with FOIA.
  • Manage audits of police policies, practices, and procedures (including citizen-police encounters, patterns of civilian complaints, etc.); investigation of civilian complaints; review of police incidents and internal investigations, and other functions of the Board; prepare and issue written reports reflecting the PCOB's findings and decisions.
  • Provide overall technical resources supports for the PCOB, its committees and subcommittees.
  • Assist the PCOB and legal counsel with drafting amendments to the PCOB's local enabling ordinance, or to operating procedures required to be approved by City Council.
  • Provide guidance and resources for Board in making disciplinary recommendations.
  • Prepare requests for subpoenas to compel the attendance of witnesses, production of documents, or production of evidence at PCOB hearings.
  • Ensures proper and timely communication with the City Attorney and independent Council as required.
  • Provides support and day-to-day management of the PCOB's budget, including assistance with development and presentation of an annual budget request to the City Manager, for incorporation into the City Manager's proposed budget.
  • Recommends training for PCOB members (including training offered by the National Association for Criminal Oversight of Law Enforcement (NACOLE)), as well as in-house training prepared by and in conjunction with the Office of the City Manager, the City Attorney, the Chief of Police, and other City staff.
  • Secures and maintains confidentiality of information, records, and files. Serves as the PCOB's public records officer for purposes of the Virginia Public Records Act, and as the PCOB's FOIA Officer, for purposes of the Virginia Freedom of Information Act.
  • Is knowledgeable about federal and state legislation, court opinions, and other legal opinions relevant to the work of the PCOB.
  • Supervises administrative staff assigned to assist with supporting PCOB functions; manages services performed by independent contractors.
  • Serves as the decentralized buyer (liaison to the City's Procurement Manager) for purchases/expenditures paid from the PCOV's budget.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to the following: 
    • A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university.
    • At least five (5) years of experience in a field relating to criminal justice, public policy development, regulatory affairs, and/or regulatory compliance, including at least two (2) years of experience with complex investigations in legal or regulatory matters or related areas. 

TO APPLY: to view the complete job posting information and to apply, visit our employment website listed. Applications are only accepted online through the City of Charlottesville employment page and must be submitted prior to the listed closing date and time.

The City of Charlottesville is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Values Diversity at All Levels of its Workforce.

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