Project Coordinator I (1128)

Alexandria, Virginia
May 17, 2017
May 31, 2017
Administrative, Other
Full Time


JOB TITLE:                           Project Coordinator I                                      

SALARY:                               Up to $54,800 (Commensurate w/experience)

                                                Grade (7); Full-time; Exempt             


TEAM:                                                Programs       

SUPERVISOR:                      Program Manager                             

LOCATION:                           Alexandria, VA                                   


This is a critical time for policing and the International Association of Chiefs of Police is a t the forefront, working to engage communities and promote best practices.  The world is in a period of change and the IACP is responding with a myriad of new initiatives and member services that bring together innovation, research, and dedication to the field.  The association is looking for people with the passion, energy, and commitment to help us move the field of criminal justice forward.  The Project Coordinator will support a wide variety of programs, working as part of a team.  Examples of relevant projects are below:

  • Law Enforcement Cyber Center.  The Project Coordinator will assist in enhancing the awareness and expanding the education of the latest cyber threats to law enforcement.
  • Elder Abuse Roll Call Training.  The Project Coordinator will assist in developing roll call training videos and resources to enable law enforcement to better identify signs of elder abuse and recognizing evidence that can lead to the successful prosecution of criminals.
  • Engaging Law Enforcement in the National Violent Death Reporting System.  The Project Coordinator will assist with developing strategies to address any barriers that may arise regarding data collection from law enforcement, medical examiners or vital records sources.
  • National Crime Statistics Exchange.  Project Coordinator will assist with increasing the number of agencies that report data to the National Incident Based Reporting System (NIBRS) managed by the FBI so that nationally representative estimates of crime can be created.
  • Hate Crime Prevention.  Project Coordinator will assist police leaders to establish new hate crime task forces and to build on existing structures in engaging community members.


Working with IACP staff, project partners, and stakeholders, the Project Coordinator will aid in:

  • Assessing, evaluating, and enhancing existing training and resources
  • Developing customized resources to meet identified needs, to include publications, videos, guidebooks, reports, webinars, workshop presentations etc.
  • Providing on-site assistance at events with oversight of meeting/event materials, contracts, logistics, budget tracking and collaboration on subject matter content
  • Develop and implement a national awareness campaign to elevate the awareness of elder abuse to law enforcement community
  • Provide outreach to law enforcement, community-based organizations, national associations, and criminal justice agencies
  • Develop and disseminate tools and resources for use in the field to include brochures, pocket guides, videos, and educational materials for the field
  • Maintaining various event and participant databases
  • Collecting and analyzing data for progress reports
  • Monitor grant expenditures and maintain mandatory grant reporting status
  • Collaborate and maintain relationships with Advisory Board and other stakeholders
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor degree in subject-related field or combination of education and experience in subject-relevant field
  • Minimum of two years of training support or event coordinator experience, preferably in a non-profit organization, association, or criminal justice environment
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office: Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Required Core Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Basic understanding of relevant project subject matter
  • Strong analytical skills to include ability to troubleshoot problems from multiple perspectives
  • Effective task prioritization and time management skills
  • Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Effective collaboration and team work with diverse colleagues, clients, and stakeholders
  • Experience with and ability to plan events and make logistical arrangements for individuals and groups
  • Capacity to work collaboratively and productively with the project team, law enforcement professionals and funding agencies under deadlines

Desired Qualifications

  • Presentation/facilitation skills, preferably with law enforcement/criminal justice partners, and an understanding of adult learning principles
  • Experience with curriculum or publication development
  • Experience with writing grants and/or supporting federally-funded efforts
  • Familiarity with and understanding of law enforcement issues


  • Travel is required between 10 – 20% of time.
  • Some of these projects are grant funded for which continuation funding will be sought

All interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and salary history.  Note:  all documents should be submitted as one document.

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 May 31, 2017.


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