Job Overview


Are you interested in a rewarding and challenging career? Join the U.S. Department of Justice!!

The position is located in the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS), U.S. Department of Justice, Office of the Deputy Director for Management Services.  The COPS Office is the office of the U.S. Department of Justice that advances the practice of community policing in America's state, local and tribal law enforcement agencies.  The COPS Office does its work principally by sharing information and making grants to law enforcement agencies around the United States.


If selected for this position you will serve as the Deputy Director for Management Services and will report directly to the Principal Deputy Director.  The Deputy Director for Management Services is responsible for the day-to-day management and oversight of the Administration Division, Information Technology staff and Directorate level staff and programs.

The Deputy Director of Management Services oversees the management of the COPS budget formulation and execution program, financial management and audit programs procurement and contractual services, facilities, logistical and COOP programs, internal program strategies; information and technology programs and initiatives; and congressional and legislative liaison activities regarding budget formulation and other management services programs.

Incumbent directs the information and technology operations and deliverables including overseeing, acquiring and/or implementing new and innovative IT systems, programs and infrastructures. Keeps the Principal Deputy Director advised of issues related to meeting IT customer needs and priorities.

Incumbent provides the Department and other internal and external entities financial and program management information pertinent to the oversight of the office and implements a financial and auditing management strategic plan with clearly defined performance goals and measures in accordance with the mission, vision and values of the COPS Office.

Incumbent participates in developing and implementing strategies and tactics to accomplish the COPS mission of advancing public safety through community policing and provides authoritative and expert counsel and technical support to the Office of Director and other Deputy Directors on issues related to the general law enforcement community and COPS role in the advancement of community policing. Incumbent develops and implements strategies which emphasize building relationships, solving problems and implementing organizational transformation programs.

Incumbent coordinates with COPS senior management and other Departmental staff to leverage COPS resources and develop collaborative relationships to support programs that impact and effect federal, state, local and tribal law enforcement on a variety of cutting-edge crime prevention, community policing, and public safety programs.

Additionally, provides expert advice and guidance on management services programs and policies which are of significant interest to the Office of the Director, Departmental staff, the Administration, Congress and the public.

Incumbent is responsible for championing equal opportunity and diversity management goals and is responsible for assuring equal opportunity in employment, development and advancement of staff.

May act on behalf of the Principal Deputy Director as requested and as assigned may represent the Principal Deputy Director and/or Director at executive-level briefings or meetings.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Less than 25% of Travel Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No