This position is appointed by the County Executive and confirmed by the County Council. This is an appointed position which reports to the Chief Administrative Officer. The Executive Director must be an attorney in good standing in the State of Maryland, and shall possess at least three years of relevant experience. The Executive Director shall possess the managerial ability, technical knowledge, and leadership capabilities to manage the operations of the Anne Arundel County Police Accountability Board.
NATURE AND VARIETY OF WORK
Serves as principal liaison between the County Executive, Chief Administrative Officer, and the Police Accountability Board, managing policy, administrative operations, and information coordination.
Examples of Duties and Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
(Note: The duties and responsibilities enumerated in this class specification are for the purpose of determining a common set of minimum qualifications and salary level for all positions in this class. They are not intended to include all of the essential functions of all positions in the class.)
Coordinates the work of the Police Accountability Board (“PAB”), in serving and assisting all local law enforcement agencies in Anne Arundel County.
Supervises staff assigned to the board and manages contractual services as needed.
Establishes the processes and procedures involved in administration of PAB action plans.
Ensures appointments to committees and boards are fulfilled according to regulations.
Ensures the Board provides required reports within specified timeframes.
Coordinates mandatory training for PAB members.
Manages the review of outcomes of any disciplinary matters and resulting personnel action.
Directs the handling of complaints of police misconduct for multiple law enforcement entities.
Reports to the board on the outcomes of complaints.
Manages the budget for the PAB, submits financial disclosure statements as required, reimburses and compensates board members as appropriate.
Assists the board in formulating a records retention schedule.
Coordinates Maryland Public Information Act requests for the PAB.
Supervises the work of the Executive Secretary.
Acts as liaison between the County Executive, Chief Administrative Officer, and PAB members.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Extensive knowledge of laws, statutes and ordinances of the State of Maryland and Anne Arundel County.
Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university, juris doctor degree and attorney in good standing in the State of Maryland, and at least three years of relevant experience. In addition, considerable experience in public administration and extensive experience in administrative and supervisory responsibilities is also required. Experience in civil rights and public safety law is desirable.
Anne Arundel County Government
Since 1964, Anne Arundel County, Maryland has had a charter form of government in accordance with State law. It is composed of a legislative branch known as the County Council and an executive branch that is headed by the County Executive.
The County Council, as the legislative branch, adopts ordinances and resolutions and has all of the County's legislative powers.
The County Executive oversees the executive branch of the County government which consists of a number of County Agencies and Departments. The executive branch is charged with implementing County law and overseeing the operation of the County government.