July 15, 2011, Tallahassee, FL...The Florida Sheriffs Association is seeking an Assistant Executive Director of Operations to help lead one of the largest law-enforcement associations in the country. The successful candidate in this top tier position will help carry out FSA's mission to serve as a forum for the 67 Sheriffs of Florida to address lawmakers, facilitate affordable training, facilitate special task forces, and provide needed legislative services. The Assistant Executive Director of Operations is responsible for reviewing and managing projects, creating and implementing programs, managing the legislative process, responding to media inquiries, managing publications, overseeing specialized services, serving as a liaison with other agencies and entities, and overseeing facility operations.
Primarily, qualified candidate must demonstrate dedication and loyalty to the Executive Director, who is responsible for the overall operations of the Association. The candidate should be an enthusiastic, energetic, self-motivated leader with proven communications skills and a sense of urgency in serving 67 Sheriffs. The ideal candidate should possess extensive experience in law enforcement, legislative affairs, government, problem solving, project management, and process improvement. The candidate should be a visionary with excellent interpersonal skills using a team-management approach to facilitate all activities; an out-of-the-box thinker with innovation, creativity, and flexibility blended with strong political sensitivity. The candidate must have experience in legislative processes and the ability to focus on goal setting and implementing programs successfully; they also must have a historically proven focus on problem solving and servant leadership.
Requirements: Bachelors Degree from an accredited college, with an emphasis in criminal justice, political science, public administration, or communications. Strong background in public management preferred, with minimum 10 years in demonstrated executive experience in a law enforcement field. They must reside within the metro Tallahassee, FL area.
Location: Tallahassee, Florida
Application deadline: August 12, 2011
Competitive salary and benefit package. >>>More details (PDF)
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Human Resources Division
P.O. Box 12519
Tallahassee, FL 32317-2519
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