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Director of Outreach
Communications ＆ Intergovernmental Affairs with NYC Department of Investigation (DOI)
$64,230 - $84,000 per year
Last updated on Mar 17, 2023
The New York City Department of Investigation (DOI) is one of the oldest law enforcement agencies in the country with a mission of combating municipal corruption. It serves the people of New York City by acting as an independent and nonpartisan watchdog for New York City government, City agencies, and City employees, vendors with City contracts, individuals and entities that receive City funds.
OIG-NYPD is seeking a dynamic community affairs professional to serve as its Director of Outreach. The successful candidate will report to the First Deputy Inspector General and consistent with furthering the mission of Local Law 70, will oversee OIG- NYPD’s efforts to engage individuals as well as with representatives of community organizations, service providers, NYPD, government agencies, police oversight entities, criminal justice agencies, academic institutions, national organizations, and civil rights groups.
The Director of Outreach will help develop specific strategies to engage with individuals, organizations, and groups across all five boroughs, which may include educational presentations, attendance at NYPD Precinct-Community Council meetings, identifying and participating in community forums, disseminating OIG-NYPD reports and materials, monitoring relevant City and state legislation, and engaging with other DOI squads and units. The Director of Outreach will also confer with project and investigative teams to determine the outreach needs of investigations and reviews. The Director will be responsible for developing outreach plans specific to particular investigations and reviews when applicable. The Director of Outreach will assist the senior staff with preparing external presentations about the Office and its police oversight work. The Director of Outreach will be responsible for recruiting and supervising community outreach interns. The Director of Outreach will also work in partnership with the Department of Investigation’s intergovernmental affairs team and press office to ensure coordinated strategies and messaging consistent with the goals of DOI and the Office.
If selected, the candidate will be fingerprinted and undergo a background investigation. In addition, for positions that have a law enforcement and/or investigative function, the candidate’s consumer credit history will be reviewed during the background investigation, and as otherwise permitted by NYC Administrative Code § 8-107(24)(b)(2)(A).
1. A four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent approved by a State’s Department of Education or a recognized accrediting organization and four years of satisfactory full-time experience in an industrial or governmental agency in the field of investigation, auditing, law enforcement, security, inspections, or in a major operational area of the agency in which the appointment is to be made; or
2.A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university; or
3. Education and/or experience equivalent to “1” or “2” above.