Associate Director, Unemployment Compensation

District of Columbia Department of Employment Services (DOES), Office of Unemployment Compensation (OUC)



Plans, organizes, directs, implements, and manages the District of Columbia’s Unemployment Insurance Program. Formulates, develops, promulgates and executes relative policies, rules regulation, resolutions and standards. Provides leadership and direction for the implementation and administration of the District’s UI Program and executes strategic management to ensure high performance, service quality, and compliance and conformity with local and federal laws and regulations. Develops and recommends legislation to improve the District Unemployment Compensation Act. Conducts activities necessary to inform, coordinate and obtain concurrence from groups of management and labor on legislation proposals, and appears before legislative bodies to testify on such legislation. Formulates standards for the operation of OUC to insure conformity with the Social Security Act and other federal acts and standards relating to unemployment compensation, program performance and accountability, reporting and other federal requirements.