Director, Office of Accountability and Transparency

City of Phoenix

The City of Phoenix is partnering with POLIHIRE to identify the next Director of the Office of Accountability and Transparency. The Director will be responsible for the development and implementation of the Office and its policies, procedures, and programs.

The Office of Accountability and Transparency (OAT) was formed to monitor and provide civilian oversight of administrative investigations of misconduct allegations of possible misconduct by sworn personnel of the Phoenix Police Department. The Office also engages with the community receiving feedback regarding complaints and concerns regarding policing within the city.

The qualified applicant will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice, Criminology, Public Administration, or Business Administration and three years of management level work experience investigating allegations of misconduct by law enforcement officers, major criminal cases, or crime scenes or comparable experience, including supervisory experience – preferably experience with personnel related matters. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

The annual salary for this position will be commensurate with experience and qualifications and may be up to $207,979. The City contributes 9% of salary into 457/401(a) plans with no matching required. Included among other benefits is a $6,000 annual car allowance and a $1,440 annual cell phone allowance.

City of Phoenix residency is required within 24 months after the date of hire for newly hired executives; however, exceptions may apply for current employees.

Per section 20-5(D) of the Phoenix City Code, candidates will not be considered if they have been employed in law enforcement or if they have immediate family members who have been employed in law enforcement, although familiarity with law enforcement processes will be considered.

For full details and application instructions, please download the position profile here.



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