Chief Deputy Executive Vice President

Job Description and Responsibilities

The Chief Deputy Executive Vice President is second in command and serves as the senior staff person of the Association in the absence of the Executive Vice President.  The Chief Deputy Executive Vice President assists the Executive Vice President in overseeing the overall operation and administration of the Association. This position reports directly to the Executive Vice President.

The Chief Deputy Executive Vice President is a similar role to the Chief Deputy’s role in a sheriff’s office and must be able to assume duties for the Executive Vice President, as necessary.  In order to achieve this expertise and perform effectively in this position, the Chief Deputy Executive Vice President should:

  • Accompany the Executive Vice President as he performs his duties. This includes accompanying the Executive Vice President to events outside the office to assist in building relationships with various high-level government officials, key business executives, and others related to the success of the Association
  • Assist the Executive Vice President with projects and responsibilities and assume various responsibilities and duties as delegated by the Executive Vice President
  • Develop a comprehensive list of the duties, responsibilities and tasks performed by the Executive Vice President in order to ensure he/she has the knowledge base necessary to perform the duties of the Executive Vice President if required
  • Travel extensively with the Executive Vice President both within the State of North Carolina and out-of-state to participate in the various meetings and events attended by the Executive Vice President
  • Both internally and externally, foster and embrace the mission and objectives of the Association as established by the Association’s Executive Committee
  • Work closely with the Deputy Executive Vice President to monitor the operation of the North Carolina Sheriffs’ Association and its staff to obtain an in-depth understanding of the varied programs and projects managed by the Association for the benefit of the Sheriffs and their personnel
  • Schedule and participate in monthly meetings with each individual director and the Executive Vice President regarding the status of their programs, projects and ongoing tasks
  • Work with the Deputy Executive Vice President to ensure the timely completion of materials and preparation for meetings of the Association’s Executive Committee
  • Assist coworkers as necessary and perform any additional duties as assigned


Education Requirement: Minimum of a four-year college degree

Requirements Include:

  • 10 years of professional experience
  • Experience in management of a non-profit organization is desirable
  • Proven experience with leadership for effective organizational change
  • Prior experience managing staff
  • Financial management and budgeting experience
  • Ability to communicate clearly, concisely, and candidly
  • Leadership style conducive to encouraging collaboration and cooperation between a wide variety of positions and skills
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills
  • Detail-oriented and possess the ability to accurately proofread documents
  • Ability to prioritize, actively seek input, and problem solve
  • Ability to successfully multi-task with significant interruptions throughout the day
  • Ability to manage deadlines
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, database applications, email, etc.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Self-starter
  • Ability to adhere to our Association’s high professional standards and core values

Supplemental Information:

The work is typically preformed in an office while sitting, standing, or stooping. The employee occasionally lifts light and heavy objects, weighing up to 20 pounds.

If you are interested in applying for the position, please submit your resume to

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