The Committee for Public Counsel Services (CPCS), the Massachusetts Public Defender agency, is seeking a full-time Training Chief for its Training Department. The Training Chief will be responsible for the management and oversight of all aspects of CPCS training, including the development of long range strategic plans, the delivery of high quality training to all staff and private assigned counsel, and the effective management of all agency training resources.
Description of Department
The Training Department includes the Criminal Defense, Children and Family Law (CAFL), Youth Advocacy Division (YAD) and Mental Health Litigation (MHLD) Training Units. Each practice area Training Unit is headed by a Training Director who reports to the Training Chief. The Training Chief will be responsible for ensuring that, to the extent resources permit, the practice area Training Units meet the practice area goals established by the relevant Deputy Chief Counsel or Director of the Private Counsel, Public Counsel, CAFL, YAD and MHLD Divisions (collectively Division Heads). The Training Chief will also work with the managers who direct the Human Resources, Finance, IT, and General Counsel Units to ensure that, to the extent resources permit, training goals related to those areas also are met across the agency. The Training Chief reports to the Director of Administration and Operations.
Applicants should submit their resume, and as a separate document, a description of the candidate’s training, supervisory, administrative, managerial, and, if applicable, legal experience.
The Committee for Public Counsel Services is an equal opportunity employer.
The Agency actively seeks to diversify its workforce.