Executive Aide IX
|Department||Governor's Ofc of Crime Prev, Youth & Victim Svcs|
|Date Opened||5/26/2023 09:00:00 AM|
|Filing Deadline||6/16/2023 11:59:00 PM|
|Salary||$170,000 to $185,000/year|
LOCATION OF POSITION
Main Purpose of Job
The Executive Director of the Governor’s Office of Crime Prevention, Youth and Victim Services (GOCPYVS) reports to the Governor’s Deputy Chief of Staff for Public Safety. GOCPYVS is a coordinating office that is responsible for managing $300M in state and federal grant funds and advises the Deputy Chief of Staff for Public Safety and the Governor on public safety policy and strategies. The office plans, promotes, and funds efforts that enhance public safety, prevent and reduce crime, support victims and promote fairness and equity within the justice system. The Office employs nearly 100 full-time and contractual staff.
The Executive Director is responsible for oversight, management and disbursement of $300M in grant funds annually to support programs and strategies that enhance public safety, reduce crime and support victims. The Executive Director manages the operations of the Office and provides oversight and direction to its senior leaders. The Executive Director will also provide advice to the Deputy Chief of Staff for Public Safety and the Governor on a range of criminal justice and public safety related issues and develop and execute a strategic vision for the Office. The Executive Director will collaborate with other State agency leaders to develop and implement a statewide strategy designed to make Maryland safer by preventing and reducing crime, strengthening supports for victims and witnesses, increasing effective alternatives to detention and promoting fairness and equity.
This is an exciting opportunity for a strong executive to lead Maryland’s public safety and victim services policy and grant administration agency. The successful candidate will be an experienced manager, strategist and advisor who has subject matter expertise and grant management experience. Most importantly, they will be a collaborator and partner who will help support the Governor’s vision for making Maryland safer while promoting equity and fairness.
This is an Executive Service position which serves at the pleasure of the Governor.
Education: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
Experience: A minimum of 8 years of experience managing programs and/or grants in the areas of public safety, criminal justice, victim services, juvenile justice or a related field. Four years of this experience should be at the executive level leading complex organizations and diverse teams.
DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Experience and a demonstrated understanding of federal and state grant administration
Experience managing/overseeing multiple funding sources and grant programs
A problem-solver with proven leadership and management skills
Excellent negotiation and consensus building skills
Ability to work in a complex political environment
Ability to build, supervise and support a diverse and collaborative team
No postmarks will be accepted.
For education obtained outside the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service must be provided prior to hire.
We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.
People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.
As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruitment, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.