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  • Director of Community Corrections - Piedmont Court Services



    The County of Prince Edward, Virginia, “a great place to live and a highly-desirable two-college county,” is seeking a County Administrator with a thorough knowledge of the principles of public administration and management, as well as the ability to plan and coordinate the many functions of county government.   The County Administrator will manage the day-to-day activities of the portion of County Government under the administration of the Board.  This position serves at the pleasure of the Board of Supervisors as the administrative head for the County providing organizational oversight and vision.

    General Description of Work
    This position performs complex executive work, planning, directing and coordinating the overall operations of the County; serves as chief administrative officer of the County; executes the policies established by the Board or mandated by the state; prepares and administers the annual budget; and supervises all County Departments.  The County Administrator ensures adequate staffing and assists the Board of Supervisors with operations, governance, planning, organizing and directing planning activities, services, programs and staff and related work, as apparent or assigned.  As the public representative of the Board of Supervisors, the County Administrator represents the governing body and interprets the Board’s actions to the public, the media and other bodies at the local, state and federal level.  Other duties may be assigned as deemed appropriate within Section 15.2-407 of the Code of Virginia.

    Education and Experience
    Bachelor’s Degree required, (master’s degree preferred), with course work in Public Administration, Business Administration, Political Science or related field; and five years experience in local government with significant management responsibilities as a Chief Administrative Officer, Deputy or Assistant. 

    Special Requirements
    County residency is required within six months of employment. Valid Driver’s License in the Commonwealth of Virginia.  The County Administrator represents the County on numerous boards, to include: Piedmont Regional Jail Authority, Piedmont Juvenile Detention Facility Board, Virginia’s Growth Alliance, Alternate for CLEO for Workforce Investment Board, etc.  Must attend Board of Supervisors meeting and Town Hall Meetings, as requested.

    How to Apply
    To be considered for this position, please submit a cover letter, detailed resume including career accomplishments and salary history, a complete County application and three professional references to:  County of Prince Edward, ATTN:  Cheryl Stimpson, Post Office Box 382, 111 N. South Street, Farmville, VA  23901, or by email to:   County applications are available at the link below.  Application review process will commence June 15, 2020.  Position open until filled.  Starting salary depends upon qualifications and experience.  The County has a competitive benefits program.  Prince Edward County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    (Posted May 6, 2020)

    The County of Prince Edward is accepting applications for The Director of Piedmont Court Services.  This a full-time position directing the local community-based probation agency providing services to nine Counties in Central, VA.   Prince Edward is seeking an innovative leader with a proven record of management and experience in community corrections/probation services and pretrial services.  Serving nine Counties, the Director must possess the ability to build collaborative relationships with the judiciary, law enforcement and local stakeholders in all 9 Counties.  The ideal candidate will have a comprehensive knowledge of the laws, regulations and procedures governing community programs.   The Director leads a staff of 8 which requires strong management and leadership skills. Possession of a valid Virginia’s driver license is required. Salary DOQ but anticipated to be in the range of $58,005 - $72,849 with full benefits.  A county application and resume should be submitted to: County Administrator’s Office, P.O. Box 382, 111 South Street, 3rd Floor, Farmville, Virginia 23901 or emailed to .  County applications and a complete job description are available below or in the Prince Edward County Administrator’s Office.  TEL: (434) 392-8837.  Open until filled.  Initial review of applicants is scheduled for June 8, 2020. EOE.

    (Posted May 13, 2020)
    Thank you for your interest in Prince Edward County.