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.
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.
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.
Master's Degree in criminal justice, public administration or policy, or another related field.
Seven (7) or more years of experience in a field related to criminal justice, regulatory oversight, or public policy development.
Four (4) or more years of experience conducting or reviewing administrative investigations.
Four (4) or more years of experience developing communications for members of the public and/or working with multiple community groups.
Four (4) or more years of experience supervising or managing administrative employees.
Demonstrated experience and familiarity with law enforcement procedures, policies, and 21st Century Policing best practices.
Experience working directly with elected or appointed government officials.
Ability to work with people who have different points of view and who are from diverse backgrounds.
Education in anti-racist principles and the values of diversity, equity, inclusion, justice, and belonging.
Experience planning or providing training to diverse audiences.
Strong leadership skills.
Well-versed in trauma-informed/person-centered care methods.
Experience in mediation, restorative justice, or other alternatives to adversarial proceedings.
TO APPLY: to view the complete job 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.
Charlottesville, Virginia is an independent city with a population of approximately 49,000. Located in Central Virginia, Charlottesville sits in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, approximately 120 miles southwest of Washington, D.C., and 70 miles northwest of Richmond, Virginia.
Our community is known as a major university town and residents enjoy the very best of urban, suburban, and rural life. The City offers a wide variety of cultural, social, and recreational opportunities, including the Downtown Pedestrian Mall which is a center for art, music, dining, shopping, and entertainment. Residents also enjoy a wide variety of amenities, ranging from 25 City parks, to an outdoor performance pavilion, numerous venues for music/theater performances, festivals, and museums. Charlottesville is a diverse and unique community and is an ideal place in which to live, work, and play.
The City operates under a City Manager/Council form of government. City Council establishes policy in the areas of city planning and finance, human development, public safety and justice, public utilities, transportation and other areas and has specific powers to pass ordinan...ces, levy taxes, collect revenues, adopt a budget, make appropriations, issue bonds, borrow money, and provide for the payment of public debts. Administrative and executive duties are performed by the City Manager.