Director of Operations 395-21
The Office of Congressional Ethics, an independent, non-partisan investigative entity within the United States House of Representatives, seeks an experienced and highly qualified Director of Operations. The Director of Operations reports to the Staff Director and Chief Counsel. The successful candidate will be responsible for maintaining the office’s overall efficient operation.
• Assume lead in maintaining office to include oversight of administrative operations and office budget;
• Procure and maintain equipment and other resources for the office;
• Monitor all personnel matters and ensure that office policies and procedures are followed;
• Maintain office accounts and payroll accounts in accordance with the regulations
of the House;
• Provide administrative support to the OCE staff and the Board of the Office in the connection with their official duties;
• Support investigative staff with routine case-related tasks; and
• Manage citizen outreach.
• Extensive office management experience (minimum three years);
• Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects and to work well under pressure; • Thoroughness and careful attention to detail;
• Strong oral and written communication skills;
• Ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment;
• Proficiency in word processing, development and use of spreadsheets, data management systems, and other computer skills;
• Proficiency using House budget, payroll, and voucher software;
• Strong organizational, budgeting, correspondence management, and filing skills; and
• Temperament to communicate with a variety of personalities in a tactful
and professional manner.
• Administer office policies and procedures;
• Manage the administrative budget for the office;
• Interface with appropriate House offices regarding payroll and all office accounts, including travel accounts;
• Maintain all office records and files, including payroll, administrative files and personnel records;
• Maintain all case files and documents gathered in the course of investigations by the office;
• Intake information from citizens and organizations concerning investigations by the office;
• Provide administrative support to Board meetings including scheduling, Board member travel, materials, and taking and preparing minutes;
• Ensure Board members and staff are up-to-date with personnel and training requirements and facilitate their completion;
• Manage contracts with consultants and other third parties;
• Make travel arrangements for Board members and staff;
• Responsibility for layout of office furniture, equipment, telephones, and computers, as well as creating a professional atmosphere in the office;
• Assist with office website maintenance;
• Support investigative staff with data processing and document preparation; and • Performs other duties as assigned.
• Ability to pass Security Background Investigation to obtain Top Secret clearance;
• Knowledge of, and experience with, various information and office systems, including word processing and spreadsheet applications, facsimile machines, copiers, and phone systems; and,
• Proficiency using House budget, payroll, and voucher software.
Please send cover letter and resume to OCEJobs@mail.house.gov, addressed to Omar Ashmawy, Staff Director and Chief Counsel
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