Deputy Director

Washington, D.C
Jan 27, 2023
Feb 04, 2023
Executive, Director
Full Time

The Deputy works with the Executive Director and Commission members on new strategies, handles complex situations, assists with project management, implements and develops internal policies and procedures, prepares budgets, drafts and analyzes reports, and partners with community and government officials as needed. The Deputy works closely with the Commission's Special Counsel on legal and investigative matters, as needed. The Deputy is a key advisor to the Commission and assists the Executive Director with the day-to-day operation of the Commission.

Major Duties
  • The incumbent will be responsible for assisting the Executive Director with overseeing all Commission business and for managing and coordinating the daily operations and administrative activities of the office. In the absence of the Executive Director, the Deputy assumes responsibility for general office administration and operations.
  • Serves as a thought and change leader on Commission operations and major projects such as modernizing and streamlining back-office processes and service delivery.
  • Works with stakeholders to manage the Commissions' budget, information technology, and support services functions.
  • Works collaboratively in developing fiscal documentation as required to obtain supplemental funding. Maintains all agency electronic financial files related to agency obligations and disbursements.
  • Coordinates and facilitates Commission meetings and other meetings necessary to promote communication flow and decision-making.
  • Interacts with high-level Commissioners and District and federal personnel to carry out the Commission's mandates and directives.
  • Organizes, compiles data for, and prepares initial drafts of Commission testimony, minutes, and other internal and external communication.
  • Assists the Commission's Special Counsel on legal and investigative matters.


Conditions of Employment

Working Conditions/Environment

Work is performed in an office setting.

Domicile Requirements

Applicant will be subject to the domiciliary requirements for Excepted Service appointees, who must be domiciled in the District of Columbia at the time of appointment or become domiciled in the District of Columbia within 180 days after appointment and maintain such domicile for the duration of his or her appointment.

Other Significant Facts

Tour of Duty: Monday - Friday 8:15am - 4:45pm or other tour agreed to by CJDT.

Collective Bargaining Unit: This position is not covered under a collective bargaining unit.

Position Designation: This position is designated as Security Sensitive. The incumbents of this position will be subject to enhanced suitability screening pursuant to Chapter 4 of DC personnel regulations, Suitability.


Qualifications and Experience

Specialized experience is experience which is directly related to the line of work of the position and has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. To be creditable, the incumbent must have at least one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level in the normal line of progression.

A law degree is preferred but not required.


Please read the "Qualifications" section.

Additional information

EEO Statement: The District of Columbia Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, family responsibilities, matriculation, physical handicap, or political affiliation.