The City of Boston is seeking an exceptional leader to serve as Executive Director of the Office of Police Accountability and Transparency (OPAT) to advance police oversight and reform in the City of Boston. The Executive Director will lead a staff of 15 as the head of the department and cabinet. OPAT was established in 2020 to provide a single point of entry for individuals with concerns or complaints related to the Boston Police Department (BPD) and its officers and sworn personnel to be heard and responded to.
The OPAT Executive Director will oversee all operations of the department; including management of staff, development of policy, and all necessary relationship building to advance the goals of OPAT. Upon appointment, the Executive Director will also serve as a member of the OPAT Commission, one of OPAT’s three boards. The Executive Director should be a member of the Massachusetts bar, but shall not practice law while serving in this role. The Executive Director should have robust managerial experience and must reside in the City of Boston while serving in this role.
BOSTON RESIDENCY REQUIRED.
Union/Salary Plan/Grade: Non-Union
Hours per Week: 35
Salary: Based on Experience