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Monday, September 13, 2021

The DC Sentencing Commission is seeking an Executive Director. The responsibilities of the Executive Director include: (1) developing and managing research strategies for Commission and developing data driven proposals to justify changes in sentencing policy; (2) drafting legislative testimony and preparing for briefings and meetings with Members of the Council, their staffs, the Mayor’s office, other governmental agencies, and other interested parties; (3) developing and managing the Commission’s budget and ensuring sound financial management, personnel policies, identifying and overseeing agency contractual obligations, developing the agency’s annual performance plan and ensuring other administrative matters are addressed in a accordance with the District’s policies and timelines; (4) overseeing the GRID data system to ensure data quality and availability, and, (5) managing the production and distribution of annual and other interim reports generated by the Commission.

Applicants must possess a law degree (JD) from an accredited law school or an advanced degree in the social sciences (Ph.D. preferred), such as criminology, criminal justice, sociology, or public policy/administration.

Salary range for this position is $144,000 to $147,000.

*See full position description and requirements attached.