Deputy Director

Washington D.C.
Sep 26, 2017
Sep 26, 2017
Executive, Director
Full Time

This position is located in the D.C. Superior Court, Family Division-Court Social Services Division (hereinafter, CSSD). The mission of the CSSD is to assist the D.C. Superior Court and the District of Columbia’s juvenile justice system in the rehabilitation of court involved youths and, to the maximum extent possible their families, through the provision of comprehensive services and supervision in order to enhance public safety and prevent recidivism.

The incumbent shares with the Director the responsibility for effective accomplishment of designated objectives significant to the overarching day-to-day responsibilities of the Division. The incumbent is also responsible for overseeing the operation of several branches within the CSSD, supervises several Program Managers/Assistant Deputy Directors, and as designated other staff to his or her ability to achieve established goals and objectives. At the Director’s discretion, the incumbent interacts with the judiciary, other court systems’ staff and individuals representing various public and private external agencies essential to the development of cooperative relationships vital to the enhancement of public safety.

The incumbent should be an enthusiastic and engaged professional who enjoys working with a diverse group of Court personnel and customers and lives the DC Courts’ values of Accountability, Excellence, Fairness, Integrity, Respect, and Transparency.

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  • A background and/or security investigation is required.
  • This position is Excepted Service appointment.
  • This position is classified under the Law Enforcement system.
  • To qualify for this position, the following must be submitted:

    1. Resume
    2. Completed Vacancy Questionnaire
    3. Documentation /Proof of Education (e.g. copy of college transcript or degree)
    4. List of professional references
    All required documentation must be received by the closing date of the announcement.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Sociology, Business or Public Administration, or other social science, plus six (6) years of experience in human/social service programs geared toward children, adolescents and their families. At least three (3) years of experience as a senior level manager.

    Appointee to this position must have not passed their 37th birthday in the month of appointment in order to qualify for mandatory law enforcement separation/retirement at age fifty-seven (57). Previous qualifying law enforcement experience under CSRS or FERS may be counted towards eligibility.

    Please note that authorization for the release of your adult criminal record revealing any convictions and forfeitures, and any criminal cases currently pending before the courts are required. If you are selected for this position, a criminal history records check, fingerprinting and child protection registry check will be conducted.

    To qualify based on education, upload copy of your college transcript or degree. The transcript must show the name of the college or university, your name, list of courses with credit hours, major(s), and grade-point average or class ranking.

    Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the above requirements if you can show that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.

    This job is being filled by an alternative hiring process and is not in the competitive civil service.

    All required information must be received by the closing date.

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    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    Upon receipt of your complete application package, a review of your application will be made to ensure that you meet the basic qualification requirements. Answers submitted in the questionnaire must be supported on your resume.

    Your resume must reflect the relevant experience and that you meet the minimum qualifications or your application will not be considered.

    Proof of education must be submitted with your application or your application will not be considered.
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