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Associate Director - Mayor's Office on Women's Policy and Initiatives

POSITION:  Associate Director 

OPEN:  December 9, 2019

SALARY RANGE/GRADE:    Excepted Service ES5, ($57,963 to $86,945)



District law requires that each new appointee to the Excepted and Executive Service either: (1) be domiciled in the District of Columbia at the time of appointment; or (2) establish District domicile within one hundred eighty (180) days of appointment.  The law also requires that Excepted and Executive Service employees maintain District domicile during the period of the appointment.  Failure to maintain District domicile during the period of the appointment will result in forfeiture of employment.


The Office on Women’s Policy and Initiatives (OWPI) is committed to enhancing the quality of life for all women and their families within the District of Columbia. OWPI, working in conjunction with the DC Commission for Women, is in a unique position to serve as a liaison between the public and private sectors and the Executive Office of the Mayor. The office tracks local women’s issues, concerns and proposals and presents these ideas to the Mayor and officials in the Bowser Administration.

 To learn more about MOWPI please visit here: 



  • Working with the Director, serves as a liaison to community based organizations, associations, and businesses.
  • Participates in community meetings, activities and programs to further the Office’s mission and reach.
  • Serves as a liaison and engage with programs to develop policies and program and lead outreach activities to support the Mayor’s vision.  
  • Support internal and external communication as PIO and social media management, including Twitter, Facebook.
  • Coordinates services among District agencies to ensure timely responses to community concerns.
  • Develops and coordinates community workshops, and other relevant programs aimed at bridging gaps  and linking residents with services and resources.



  • Superior knowledge of critical needs of the women in the District of Columbia.
  • Strong background in program development and implementation.
  • Demonstrated track record of community outreach and engagement experience
  • Proactive and ability to work well under pressure, meet tough deadlines in a fast paced, demanding environment.
  • Strong writing and public speaking abilities.
  • Experience with social media platforms
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of audiences including senior government officials.



  • Minimum of two years working in community outreach and advocacy on women's issues, public policy.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and/or connections to women's issues.
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