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Job Opening: Administrator
Department: Office of the Medical Examiner
Location: Lima, PA
Posting Date: August 3, 2022
Salary: $83,000-$98,000
Scheduled Hours: 40 hours per week; overtime as needed; some weekend and evening hours


The County of Delaware is seeking an experienced Administrator-Office of the Medical Examiner. The ideal candidate is a leader with extensive experience overseeing the daily operations of a Medical Examiner’s Office. Ideal candidates are hands-on strategic managers who have a demonstrated ability to lead a team of experienced professionals effectively. Ideal candidates will demonstrate high-level experience as well as the ability to:

Demonstrate extensive knowledge and understanding of the laws, regulations, and trends affecting the Medical Examiner’s Office

Demonstrate thorough knowledge and understanding of the interrelationships between a Medical Examiner’s Office and law enforcement agencies as it relates to the justice system

Develop innovative and strategic solutions to operational challenges and policy goals

Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with the Board of Supervisors, agency leadership and staff, County officials, law enforcement partners, governing boards and committees, and the public

Have exceptional analytical, organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills

Be a hands-on, self-driven, and results-oriented strategic leader

Foster a work environment that encourages internal and external stakeholder trust and a commitment to customer service

Oversee and direct administrative, budget, fiscal management, and personnel management activities for a public agency

Provide direction and guidance to agency leaders regarding organizational vision, strategic goals, and program initiatives

Develop, modify, and implement policies and procedures to effect legislative and regulatory compliance

Assist in achieving and maintaining the accreditation of a Medical Examiner’s Office

Additionally, the Administrator-Medical Examiner’s Office will:

Have five (8) or more years of management experience over staff

Ideally has completed the POST-certified Death Investigation, Medical Examiner’s, and Coroner Mass Fatality Awareness course (successful completion of the POST-certified Death)

Must demonstrate a management style that fosters trust, loyalty, respect, commitment, and partnership


Bachelor's degree in Healthcare Administration, Health Services Administration, in criminal justice, science, chemistry, biology, physics, forensic science, business or public administration

Management experience and ability to supervise and motivate clinic staff to perform their duties efficiently

Exceptional organizational skills to ensure that quality services are provided

Proficiency in managing budgets, billing, and negotiating with suppliers and vendors

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Ability to pass a security background check

Residence Requirement: The County of Delaware has a residency requirement for employees. Anyone applying for this job must reside in Delaware County or be willing to move to the County within three months of starting employment.


To apply, please fill out our online application form.

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