POSITION SUMMARY: The International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) is the world’s largest and most influential professional association for police leaders. With more than 30,000 members in over 160 countries, the IACP is a recognized leader in global policing, committed to advancing safer communities through thoughtful, progressive police leadership. Since 1893, the association has been serving communities worldwide by speaking out on behalf of law enforcement and advancing leadership and professionalism in policing worldwide.
Through timely research, programming, and unparalleled training opportunities, the IACP is preparing current and emerging police leaders—and the agencies and communities they serve—to succeed in addressing contemporary issues, threats, and challenges that face the policing profession.
The IACP has a myriad of new initiatives and member services that bring innovation, promising practices, and training to the field. The Association is looking for people with the passion, energy, and commitment to help us move the policing profession forward. We seek to hire a Project Manager to oversee the following project:
Improving LawEnforcement -BasedResponsestoPeoplewithMentalHealthDisordersand Intellectualand DevelopmentalDisabilities to promote law enforcement and mental health collaborations around the country, and provide training and technical assistance to communities to reduce injury and death of missing individuals with dementia and developmental or intellectual disabilities. The project will:
promote law enforcement and mental health collaboration, expanding our One Mind initiative with training and technical assistance (TTA), tools, resources, and activities
create content specific to law enforcement leaders for the Police Mental Health CollaborationToolkit
provide TTA to 12 new grantee sites funded through BJA’s Reducing InjuryandDeath ofMissingIndividuals withDementia andDevelopmental Disabilities program – focusing on the prevention, response, rescue and recovery of individuals who, due to their dementia or developmental disability, may wander from safe environments
convene subject matter experts from around the country to advise on project deliverables
review and update existing IACP Alzheimer’sInitiative resources, working collaboratively with project partners to build TTA and resources and
work with other BJA TTA providers to promote and support the 10 LawEnforcementMentalHealth (LEMH)LearningSites around the country, to include TTA engagement and peer to peer site visit coordination
Under the direction of the Program Manager, the Project Manager will:
Strategically manage all aspects of the project to ensure scope of work, promising deliverables, and time frames are met
Develop, evaluate, revise, and update project materials such as publications, online resources, curricula, training materials, guidebooks, educational handouts, and fliers
Develop and deliver technical assistance
Identify, prepare, support, evaluate and manage contracting and reimbursement processes for consultants, trainers, sub-recipient organizations, and subject matter experts
Identify key partners, agencies, and collaborators in the field; build and manage these partnerships
Lead, mentor, and supervise project staff
Coordinate and conduct outreach to law enforcement agencies and criminal justice partners to promote participation in projects and events, gather information, and identify promising practices
Facilitate meetings, trainings, group discussions, and other events attended by law enforcement, subject matter experts, and criminal justice partners
Aid in the organization of planning meetings consisting of staff, consultants, and law enforcement and community partners
Create and support project outreach, marketing, and information dissemination including social media
Manage budget creation and development and support budget tracking and invoicing in accordance with IACP and federal guidelines
Organize and track details of project-related meetings and events including expenditures, logistics, and programmatic information
Fully account for contracted services, purchases, and expenses incurred by project staff and consultants
Create required documents such as event requests and project reports
Maintain on-going and effective communication with project team, staff members, partners, and funding agencies
Coordinate and conduct educational presentations about the program and its resources: represent the program at events and before relevant groups.
Assist with identification of relevant solicitations and development of grant proposals
Support other IACP teams with programmatic and operational tasks
Other duties as assigned
Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field
Minimum of three years of job-related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience including experience developing, supervising, and evaluating staff members.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office products (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and other relevant business software
Ability to lead, mentor, and supervise project staff
Strong analytical skills to include ability to troubleshoot problems from multiple perspectives
Demonstrated skill in project management, event planning, and logistics management
Ability to prepare effective documents and reports
Ability to create and manage a budget, accounting for and preserving project resources
Effective task prioritization and time management skills
Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills including presentation and group facilitation skills
Demonstrated effectiveness in collaboration and teamwork with diverse colleagues, clients, and stakeholders
Familiarity with and understanding of law enforcement culture and current issues in the field of criminal justice.
Commitment to working with shared leadership and in cross-functional teams
Experience with and knowledge of grant-funded efforts
Experience in a non-profit organization, association, or criminal justice environment
Travel may be required (up to 25% travel).
This position is located at IACP’s Alexandria, Virginia location and is not available for full time remote working.
This is a grant funded position for which continuation funding will be sought.
The IACP offers a learning and welcoming environment, that encourages open communication, and we often work in teams (matrixed environment).
The workspace includes comfortable cubicle seating and standing desks.
All interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and salary history.
All cover letters must contain the name of the position being applied for as well as the requisition number. Please note that applications received without all the requested information will not be forwarded for review.
All applications must be received by Friday, January 24, 2020.