Deputy Chief Investigator

The Special Commissioner of Investigation for the NYC School District

The office of the Special Commissioner of Investigation for the New York City School District (“SCI”) is seeking an experienced candidate to serve in the office title of Deputy Chief Investigator.  The successful candidate will, among other things: supervise and conduct assessments of confidential investigators, supervising investigators, and investigative support personnel; conduct oversight of highly confidential and sensitive investigations, surveys, and reviews concerning corruption, criminal activity, unethical conduct, and other misconduct; assume command of all duties of the Chief Investigator during their absence; and assist in planning, directing, coordinating, and overseeing the effective development of investigations, programs, and SCI initiatives.  The successful candidate will assist with proper investigative referrals, assignments, and over-all monitoring of investigative progresses, as well as potentially taking the lead in complex investigations.  The Deputy Chief Investigator will assist in resolving internal concerns and will ensure all written documentation conforms to the applicable standards.  This position includes the responsibility of developing internal policies and procedures ensuring uniformity of investigative practices, preparation of investigative reports, and recommendations to the DOE for appropriate changes in policy and procedure.  The Deputy Chief Investigator will build and maintain relationships with administrative agencies, law enforcement agencies, and prosecutors throughout NYC.  The Deputy Chief Investigator will be responsible for short and long-range planning of field and office operational programs and special projects, as assigned, including the responsibilities of Chief Training Officer.

Those hired by SCI are DOE salaried employees and NYC residency is not required.

*As of August 2, 2021, all new hires must be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus, unless they have been granted a reasonable accommodation for religion or disability. If you are offered city employment, this requirement must be met by your date of hire, unless a reasonable accommodation for exemption is received and approved by the hiring agency.

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