Project Coordinator - Global Affairs

Alexandria, VA
Sep 17, 2022
Sep 29, 2022
Full Time
Salary Range: $45,000 - $53,000 Cover Letter Required: Yes Type: Non-Profit 501(c)(3) Closing Date: Friday, October 14, 2022 Position Summary Are you looking to make a difference? When you work for the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP), you don't just make a living, you make a difference by shaping the future of the policing profession. Is it easy? No. Is it worthwhile? Absolutely. The IACP is the world's largest and most influential professional association for police leaders. With more than 32,000 members in over 165 countries, the IACP is a recognized global leader in policing and is dedicated to enhancing the policing profession through new programmatic initiatives, advocacy, and excellent member services. As a leadership association, the IACP starts with our members' needs. We think strategically and assess constantly; cultivate good judgment, and drive change. IACP seeks to hire a Project Coordinator to broadly support IACP efforts on several grant and non-grant international projects and initiatives. The ideal candidate for this position will have had international experience (study abroad, humanitarian missions, work experience, etc.). Professional proficiency in another language (Spanish, Portuguese, French, or Arabic) is preferred. Job Responsibilities Working with IACP staff, project partners, and stakeholders, the Project Coordinator will: Assist with organizing and tracking details for project-related meetings and events including budget expenditures, logistics, and programmatic information Aid in the logistical and programmatic organization of meetings consisting of staff, consultants, and law enforcement and community partners Organize and track project details including monthly budget expenditures, progress reports, and training and technical assistance information Organize and facilitate on-site meetings, training events, and teleconference calls, providing input, direction, and support as needed Assist with the development and revision of training, informational, and other project-related materials such as educational handouts, worksheets, evaluation forms, publications, videos, guidebooks, reports, webinars, workshop presentations, and fliers Assist with preparation, support, and evaluation of consultants and trainers Gather information, policies, research, and resources, and identify promising practices for responding to project-related issues Facilitate meetings and small group discussions with law enforcement, subject matter experts, and criminal justice partners Create and support project outreach, marketing, and information dissemination including social media and web site postings Assist with developing and maintaining project-related databases Maintain records in accordance with IACP and funding agency guidelines and create required event requests as needed Maintain communication with project team including staff members, partners, funding agency, and subject matter experts and act as a liaison to external stakeholders Assist with identification and development of grant solicitations and proposals Assist in the coordination of domestic and international travel logistics for small and large delegations of police professionals Coordinate and secure interpretation services for meetings, training events, and teleconference calls, and translation services for project related documents and resources. Other duties as assigned Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree in a relevant field Minimum of two years of job-related experience preferably in a non-profit organization, association, or criminal justice environment, or equivalent combination of education and experience Proficiency in Microsoft Office products (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and other relevant business software Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Solid analytical skills to include ability to troubleshoot problems from multiple perspectives Effective task prioritization and time management skills Exceptional attention to detail and organizational skills Solid writing, editing, and communication skills Effective collaboration and teamwork skills Experience with and ability to plan events and make logistical arrangements for individuals and groups Ability to process invoices and other financial requests Capacity to track data and create associated reports Demonstrate adaptability and cultural understanding when engaging with international delegates, vendors, and project partners Preferred Qualifications Experience in a non-profit organization, association, or criminal justice environment Familiarity with and understanding of the policing profession and the criminal justice field Experience with supporting grant-funded efforts Professional working proficiency in another language (to include: writing, reading, and speaking) International experience studying, working, or volunteering in countries outside of the United States Experience working on domestic projects in the United States with a global scope Familiarity with and understanding of law enforcement issues Special Conditions and Work Environment Domestic and international travel approximately 15% - must be able to obtain a valid passport and visa, as needed Work takes place primarily in an office environment Light lifting, bending, and reaching may be required The IACP offers a focused, team-oriented, learning environment grounded in open communications, professional development and shared context. This is a grant-funded position for which continuation funding will be sought Highlights of Employee Benefits Medical HMO: Free for Employee and Family (Local Employees) Vision: Free for Employee Dental: Offered at a reasonable rate for Employee and Family 403B: IACP Match - up to 6% - after one year of employment All interested candidates must submit a cover letter and resume The IACP only requires you to fill out the skills section and screening questions in the application, along with your resume and cover letter. Cover letters must contain the name of the position being applied for as well as the requisition number The IACP may consider applicants for positions other than those indicated Please note that applications received without the requested information will not be forwarded for review The IACP is an equal opportunity employer. Federal law prohibits discrimination in employment practices on the basis of race, color, religious affiliation, national origin, sex, age, or disability. No information requested on this application will be used for the purpose of excluding any applicant's consideration for employment because of his or her race, color, religion, national origin, sex, or disability. Public Health Compliance: IACP requires all employees, regardless of remote work status, to be vaccinated and boosted against COVID-19. As a prospective and/or new employee at the IACP, you will be required to comply with our vaccination policy, report your vaccination status, and provide proof of vaccination. Compliance with the policy does allow for exceptions, but those exceptions will only be granted in circumstances related to medical conditions or sincerely held religious beliefs.

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