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Deputy Executive Officer



Deputy Executive Officer

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Salary Range: $125,000 – $136,000 per annum, DOE

FLSA Status: Exempt

The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ), a national non-profit organization, is seeking applications to fill the position of Deputy Executive Officer. This position will build on the NCJFCJ’s exceptional 85-year record of improving courts and systems practice and raising awareness of the core issues that impact the lives of many of our nation’s children and families. As a leader in continuing education opportunities, research, publication development, technical assistance, and policy development in the field of juvenile and family justice, the NCJFCJ is unique in providing practice-based resources to jurisdictions and communities nationwide. View NCJFCJ’s current initiatives at:

The mission of the NCJFCJ is to provide all judges, courts, and related agencies and practitioners involved with juvenile, family, and domestic violence cases with the knowledge and skills to improve the lives of the families and children who seek justice. The NCJFCJ values team members who are independent, creative, tenacious, resourceful, dependable, and passionate about their work. NCJFCJ team members work collaboratively in a team setting to achieve this mission.

NCJFCJ’s headquarters is in Reno, Nevada.  Reno is the largest city in Northern Nevada, and it is nestled on the eastern slope of the Sierra Nevada Mountains and provides unlimited indoor and outdoor recreational activities. Spectacular Lake Tahoe and the world’s largest concentration of ski facilities are all within a fifty-mile radius. Biking, camping, fishing, and mountain climbing are all activities Reno residents and visitors enjoy.  For more information please visit

The successful candidate for the Deputy Executive Officer should be a strategic and dynamic leader with the ability to manage multiple projects and initiatives, and maintain a working relationship with the Board of Directors as well as partners and other organizations. This position requires someone with the drive to succeed as well as the passion to continue the work of the NCJFCJ.

The successful candidate for the Deputy Executive Officer position will need the following skills:

  • Ability to communicate effectively and strategically, internally and externally
  • Experience in grant writing and grant-funded project management
  • Experience working in child welfare, juvenile justice, domestic violence, and/or family court system
  • Ability to collaborate across departments and partners to achieve growth and financial diversity
  • Experience working with contractors and outside vendors
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to prioritize
  • Organizational abilities and time management skills
  • Strong initiative and personnel management skills
  • Ability to foster professional relationships within the organization and across partners

For more information regarding the work experience, educational requirements and essential job functions, please refer to the Deputy Executive Officer job description attached.

The NCJFCJ’s current benefit package includes medical/dental/vision/prescription coverage for full-time employees and their dependents. Life insurance, and retirement savings plan with employer match after one year of employment. If you are a dynamic and professional individual who appreciates demanding yet gratifying work, we invite you to submit your completed application materials.

FOR FULL CONSIDERATION, applicants must submit the following:

• Tailored Letter of Interest
• Résumé or CV
• Writing Sample

~ NCJFCJ is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer ~

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