SERVICE DELIVERY DIRECTOR - NOVA SCOTIA LEGAL AID

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SERVICE DELIVERY DIRECTOR
NOVA SCOTIA LEGAL AID COMMISSION

Accepting applicants for the position of Service Delivery Director, http://www.nslegalaid.ca/postings/ServiceDeliveryDirector-March29-12.pdf, Nova Scotia Legal Aid Commission.

Nova Scotia Legal Aid supplies legal services to Nova Scotians with defined limited financial resources in the three core areas of Criminal Law, Family Law and Social Justice Law, as well as summary advice services and duty counsel services.

Nova Scotia Legal Aid is looking to fill the position of Service Delivery Director.

NATURE AND SCOPE OF POSITION
The Service Delivery Director (SDD) reports to the Executive Director (ED) and the Nova Scotia Legal Aid Commission and has a focus on what services the NSLAC can and should provide. The SDD works closely with the Executive Director and must be ready to assume all responsibilities of the ED in the event that the incumbent is not available or is unable to discharge the duties of the office. The SDD works closely with other Justice Stakeholders. The SDD is a member of the Executive Committee, which provides management for the Nova Scotia Legal Aid program.

REPORTS TO

  • Executive Director, Nova Scotia Legal Aid Commission
  • The Commission

TYPICAL DUTIES
Includes the service delivery management of the Nova Scotia Legal Aid program; working closely with the Executive Director, the Chief Financial Officer and the Internal Operations Director with developing policies, protocols and processes in service delivery management; developing criteria and data for service evaluations and day to day management issues and consultation.

REQUIRED ABILITIES AND SKILLS
The SDD, a full-time Administration Office position, must meet or exceed the following requirements:

  • Must work in the Office of the Executive Director located in HRM
  • Bachelor of Law Degree
  • Practicing member of the Nova Scotia Barristers' Society in good standing
  • Possess management experience
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Ability to represent the legal aid program positively to other components of the justice system and public service
  • Broad understanding of the Province's justice and legal services system and current issues
  • Exceptional planning, organization, analytical and administrative skills
  • Ability to foster effective working relationships with colleagues and external contacts
  • Ability to speak both English and French will be an asset

References required.

SALARY:  Legal Services Pay Plan MCL 32-127

CLOSING DATE:  March 23, 2015 at 4:00 pm ADT

REPLY TO: 
Joseph A. Cameron
nternal Operations Director
Nova Scotia Legal Aid Commission
920-1701 Hollis Street 
Halifax, NS  B3J 3M8
Fax:  902-420-3471
Email: Joseph.Cameron@nslegalaid.ca

NSLA has an employment equity policy and encourages candidates from historically disadvantaged groups. While we appreciate all applications, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. All applications held in confidence.

Expiry Date: 
Monday, March 23, 2015