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The Special Commissioner of Investigation for the NYC School District
Deputy Chief of Investigations

Position Title: Deputy Chief of Investigations
Concentration: Law Enforcement
Level of Entry: Intermediate

Hiring Agency

Agency: The Special Commissioner of Investigation for the NYC School District
Address: 80 Maiden Lane, 20th Floor
City: New York
State: NY    Zipcode: 10038
Email Address:

Descriptive Tasks/Responsibilities for Position

The office of the Special Commissioner of Investigation for the New York City School District (“SCI”) is seeking an experienced candidate to serve in the office title of Deputy Chief Investigator. The successful candidate will supervise and conduct comprehensive assessments of confidential investigators, supervising investigators, and investigative support personnel. Supervision in these areas involves the oversight of highly confidential and sensitive investigations, surveys and reviews concerning corruption, criminal activity, unethical conduct, and other misconduct. The Deputy Chief Investigator assumes command and all duties of the Chief Investigator during his/her absence. The role includes planning, directing, coordinating, and overseeing the effective development of investigations, programs, and SCI initiatives. Such areas involve the instruction of proper investigative referrals, assignments, and overall monitoring of investigative progresses, as well as leading complex investigations. The Deputy Chief Investigator resolves internal conflicts and issues, and ensures all written documentation conforms to the applicable standards. The role includes being responsible for developing internal policies and procedures to ensure uniformity of investigative practices, preparation of investigative reports, and recommendations to the DOE for appropriate changes in policy and procedure. The Deputy Chief Investigator will build and maintain relationships with administrative agencies, law enforcement agencies, and prosecutors throughout NYC. The Deputy Chief Investigator will also be responsible for short and long-range planning of field and office operational programs and special projects as assigned, including the responsibilities of Chief Training Officer.


*As of August 2, 2021, all new hires must be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus, unless they have been granted a reasonable accommodation for religion or disability. If you are offered city employment, this requirement must be met by your date of hire, unless a reasonable accommodation for exemption is received and approved by the hiring agency.


Visit our website at to see the job description, minimum qualifications and preferred skills for the position. Follow the steps in the “APPLY ONLINE” section to submit your application. Please do not email, mail, or fax your resume to SCI directly. Submissions of applications does not guarantee an interview. Due to the high volume of resumes SCI receives, only selected candidates will be contacted.
The City of New York is an inclusive equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and providing a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based upon any legally protected status or protected characteristic, including but not limited to an individual's sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity, or pregnancy.

Application Period

Application Period Begins: 08/02/2022

Application Period Ends: 08/31/2022

Number Positions to be Filled: 1

Yearly Salary: $81,361.00 to $117,941.00
(Some agencies may post only their standard hourly rate)

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