|NEW YORK CITY COUNCIL JOB POSTING|
|Position||Chief, Oversight and Investigations||Work Hours||9:00am to 5:00pm|
|Unit||Oversight and Investigations||Open Date||01/10/18|
|Number of Positions||1||Close Date||Until Filled|
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The New York City Council is the legislative body of the City of New York. In that role, the City Charter vests the Council with, among other things, powerful oversight authority over mayoral agencies and any matter effecting the property and affairs of the City. The Council takes this responsibility seriously, with its over 30 committees conducting hundreds of oversight hearings each year on topics ranging from the state of the subway system to the erroneous lifting of deed restrictions on Rivington House. The Council seeks to build on this work through the establishment of an Oversight and Investigations Unit, which will work with the Committee on Oversight and Investigations to conduct complex, in-depth oversight into City agency activities and other important matters.
The Chief of the Oversight and Investigations Unit will be responsible for the day-to-day operations and management of the Unit, reviewing and editing work of Unit staff members, advising the Chair and Committee Members, and leading investigations into a variety of matters that effect the well-being of New Yorkers.
BA/BS degree; law degree from an accredited university or advanced degree preferred in public administration, political science, criminal justice or related fields preferred. Minimum of 5 years of experience conducting high-level audits or investigations for a governmental oversight body, in criminal or civil matters as a prosecutor, or comparable experience. Prior experience managing attorneys, investigators, and other specialized staff. Strong interpersonal skills, oral communication, and interviewing skills. Demonstrated ability to quickly and accurately review staff work product. Strong organizational skills and proven ability to manage time efficiently, meet deadlines, and multi-task. Proven ability to work effectively as a team member towards shared goals. Knowledge of New York City government is preferable.
New York City Residency required within 90 days of appointment.
HOW TO APPLY
Qualified candidates should forward a cover letter and resume to:
MAIL: New York City Council
Attn: Recruiting Unit/OIC
250 Broadway, 16th Floor
New York, NY 10007
FAX: (212) 791-5266
While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted.
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