Deputy Director

Washington D.C.
Jul 11, 2018
Jul 11, 2018
Executive, Director
Full Time

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Relocation expenses reimbursed No


Principal Duties and Responsibilities, continued:

  • Drafts updates to work manuals in accordance with established policy and implements and administers projects.
  • Works with the OPP Director, the other Deputy Director, and LSC management to address OPP personnel issues, including, without limitation, performance evaluation reviews, personnel decisions, conflict resolution, new staff orientation, and basic administrative paperwork such as timesheets, leave requests, and travel expense report approvals.
  • Coordinates with the OPP Director, the other Deputy Director, and other LSC staff to prepare and deliver presentations to LSC Grantees, LSC Board of Directors, the American Bar Association, and other outside organizations regarding LSC's work.
  • Consults with the OPP Director, the other OPP Deputy Director, the Vice President for Grants Management, and the LSC President in making recommendations on policy matters.
  • Assists in the process of developing, implementing, monitoring, and administering the OPP budget.
  • Responds to inquiries from LSC staff, grantees, and others, regarding OPP work.
  • With the other OPP Deputy Director, supports the OPP Director in OPP supervisory operations and administrative functions.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
Basic Function: Under the direction of the Office of Program Performance (OPP) Director, the Deputy Director assists in the management, administration and implementation of OPP programmatic functions. The Deputy Director will assist in supervising approximately twenty-eight (28) staff, including grant program counsel and analysts, other professional staff, support staff, and interns, and is responsible for the direct supervision of approximately ten staff members. Among other duties, the Deputy Director will have direct supervision of approximately one-third of the program counsel responsible for programmatic oversight, support, and evaluation of LSC Basic Field grant recipients, as well as OPP program counsel and analysts responsible for administering LSC's Technology Initiative Grant (TIG) program.


Strong leadership and management skills; able to make sound, well-informed and objective decisions; excellent written communication skills with demonstrated ability to produce professional, well-written work products that require minimal editing; excellent oral communication and interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to effectively reach different audiences, including all levels of LSC management, and to manage conflicts; strong commitment to principles of diversity; high degree of flexibility, capacity for self-management, and attention to detail; understanding of, and commitment to, organizational mission and goals; strong organizational skills and ability to plan and manage multiple priorities and shifting priorities; ability to coach, influence, motivate, challenge, and inspire confidence among others; able to fairly and equitably apply LSC personnel policies; ability to develop and lead high performance and to foster high morale and teamwork; demonstrated experience working in and leading cross-functional teams in a mission-driven organization; unimpeachable integrity and personal ethics. Some travel may be required.

Technical/ Specialized:
A bachelor's degree and a minimum of ten (10) years of experience, including a minimum of five (5) years managing and supervising staff. JD or other advanced degree preferred. Experience with the delivery of legal services to clients in non-profit, for profit, or government contexts, including the use of technology to deliver services. Able to design, recommend, and implement legal services program initiatives, as well as identify and comprehend trends that affect LSC, its grantees, and their clients. Able to interpret regulations, policies, law and proposals and ensure their effective administration, as necessary. Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and related technologies.

Salary: $127,872
Salary range: $127,872-$143,243

LSC has a competitive market-based salary structure that establishes a specific salary range for this position. The salary range has eight pay levels separated by seven steps. A new employee will be hired at Step 1 and must wait two years to advance to each of the next three steps (Steps 2 through 4), and one year to advance to each of the next four steps (Steps 5 through 8).

Excellent benefits package.

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

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