Project Manager II (1139)

Alexandria, Virginia
Jul 13, 2017
Jul 27, 2017
Full Time


JOB TITLE:                        Project Manager II                                                     

SALARY:                           Up to $74,400 (Commensurate w/experience)

                                         Grade (10); Full-time; Exempt


TEAM:                                  Programs                   

SUPERVISOR:                      Program Manager                             

LOCATION:                           Alexandria, VA                                   


The Project Manager will oversee the Rapid Response Team (RRT) initiative and contribute to the Demonstration Site initiative (DSI), under the Vision 21: Law Enforcement and the Communities They Serve: Supporting Collective Healing in the Wake of Harm (Collective Healing) project.

The IACP, in partnership with the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and the Yale Childhood Violent Trauma Center at the Yale School of Medicine (Yale), will provide dedicated resources, support, training, and technical assistance to law enforcement agencies to address the impact of trauma and community harm. The overarching project goals are to:

  1. Assist law enforcement agencies in developing and implementing collaborative response interventions that promote community engagement and healing prior to, and in the wake of high-profile incidents of violence, including but not limited to officer-involved shootings; and
  2. Develop and disseminate comprehensive, expert technical assistance resources to law enforcement on trauma-informed culture and practice, to improve an agency’s internal capacity to understand and process the impact of vicarious trauma and community harm.

Key objectives of this initiative:

  • Develop and deploy a Rapid Response Team that will provide support and resources to communities across the country in the aftermath of a law enforcement-involved shooting or other high-profile incidents.
  • Identify up to five demonstration sites;
  • Define benchmarks and develop strategies for oversight of demonstration sites and RRT.


  • Manage strategy and plans for the creation, mobilization, and deployment of the RRT (informed by both project partners and focus groups)
  • Develop RRT's core functions, structure, process, practice and response protocol (informed by both project partners and focus groups)
  • Develop criteria for effective RRT Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) (project staff and consultants) (informed by both project partners and focus groups)
  • Identify national Training and Technical Assistance (TTA) providers and SMEs to involve in RRT work (informed by both project partners and focus groups)
  • Develop public awareness campaign and outreach strategy for RRT
  • Manage all aspects of contracting with RRT consultants
  • Manage all aspects of the RRT Consultant Orientation Meeting and work jointly with project staff to deliver Project Partner Meetings
  • Manage all aspects of deployment of RRT to assist law enforcement agencies and communities in the aftermath of law enforcement-involved shootings or other high-profile incidents that causes police/community discord or violence.
  • Manage tools and resources needed for rapid deployment on-scene, evaluation tools post deployment and post-deployment TTA.
  • Coordinate delivery of RRT services to requesting agencies to include assessing needs, monitoring progress, and conducting post-deployment surveys of performance.
  • Identify, develop and contribute resources to an online compendium of resources to the field.
  • Contribute to the Demonstration Site Initiative in partnership with DSI Project Manager and project team.
  • Build and sustain productive collaborations across stakeholder groups.
  • Track RRT progress, provide assistance, and troubleshoot any challenges that arise.
  • Track and account for all grant expenditures related to RRT in accordance with federal grant guidelines and agency policy, compile information, and write all reports.
  • Assist in assessing the effectiveness of project activities and resources.
  • Monitor project, partner, and consultant performance.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor degree in subject-related field is required.Master degree preferred.
  • Minimum of five (5) years relevant experience in program/project management which includes a minimum of two (2) years supervisory experience with subject matter expert consultants and administrative staff.
  • Demonstrated critical thinking skills; superior verbal and writing proficiency; and capacity to work collaboratively and productively with the project team, partners, law enforcement professionals, mental health practitioners, victim advocates, community members, and federal grant agency professionals.
  • Demonstrated ability to think creatively and implement programs and develop products that positively affect the law enforcement, criminal justice, or related field.
  • Experience with providing training and technical assistance to law enforcement.
  • Knowledge and/or experience in law enforcement; community collaboration; and trauma-informed, victim-centered approaches to achieve public safety goals OR rapid response to critical incidents or emergency management response.
  • Ability to multi-task. Must be organized and have attention to detail.
  • Experience in budgeting, expenditure tracking, and accounting for project resources.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).


  • Occasional travel may be required
  • This is a grant funded position for which continuation funding will be sought

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 JULY 27, 2017.


EXTERNAL CANDIDATES:  Please apply using the following URL:  -OR- apply through our website at  EOE M/F

The International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) offers a generous benefits package to its core staff to include: Competitive Salary; Paid Annual & Sick Leave; 10 paid holidays per year; Health/Vision/Dental Coverage (premiums mostly paid by IACP); Life Insurance/AD&D, 2x salary (100% of premiums paid by IACP); Short & Long Term Disability Coverage (100% of premiums paid by IACP); Parking/Transportation Subsidy; 403 (B) Retirement Savings Plan; Flexible Spending Account – Medical & Dependent Care; Direct Deposit; Free Gym Access

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