Program Manager I

Alexandria, Virginia
Sep 07, 2017
Sep 21, 2017
Program Manager
Full Time


JOB TITLE:                           Program Manager I                                                   

SALARY:                               Up to $91,875 (Commensurate w/experience)

                                            Grade (11); Full-time; Exempt           


TEAM:                                  Programs                   

SUPERVISOR:                      Director/Assistant Director                 

LOCATION:                           Alexandria, VA                                   


The International Association of Chiefs of Police is working to promote community trust on multiple fronts and strengthen the capacity of law enforcement to provide victims of violence with an opportunity to heal and find justice.  A trauma-informed, victim-centered response and investigation can impact a victim’s decision to participate in the criminal justice system and be the beginning of the healing process for the survivor.  IACP has a strong track record for providing national victim-centered training and technical assistance, working with law enforcement of all ranks to effectively respond to survivors and hold offenders accountable, enhance leadership, and standardize law enforcement practices.

IACP has a substantial and expanding portfolio of victim-centered and violence against women initiatives and is seeking to hire someone with extensive knowledge of and experience with the law enforcement profession, violence against women crimes, and building strong community relationships to support initiatives to include (but not limited to):

  • Identifying and Preventing Gender Bias in Law Enforcement Response to Victims, Demonstration Initiative (DOJ Office for Victims of Crime)
  • Targeted Technical Assistance Initiative to Prevent Gender Bias in Law Enforcement Response to Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence (DOJ Office on Violence Against Women)
  • National Law Enforcement Leadership Initiative on Violence Against Women (DOJ Office on Violence Against Women)




Working with IACP staff, project partners, and stakeholders, the Program Manager will work to strengthen law enforcement response by:

  • Identifying strategies to facilitate culture change, address trauma, promote community engagement and healing, and enhance community collaboration
  • Creating and providing training and technical assistance to increase skills for law enforcement and their community and criminal justice partners to address gender bias and strengthen investigations
  • Developing resources such as agency self-assessment tools, model policies, and hiring, promotion, and performance evaluation tools
  • Building law enforcement leadership practices to promote change, and hold officers accountable


  • Bachelor degree in subject-relevant field required.Master degree preferred
  • Minimum of six (6) years relevant experience in program/project management and developing training, resources and policies for law enforcement

Required Core Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Demonstrated ability to develop products and implement programs that positively affect the law enforcement and criminal justice field
  • Strong familiarity and understanding of violence against women issues (gender bias, domestic violence, sexual assault as well as co-occurring and interrelated crimes such as stalking) and response to trauma
  • Knowledge of and experience with trauma-informed, victim-centered approaches to achieve public safety goals
  • Experience developing and providing training and technical assistance for law enforcement and an understanding of adult learning principles
  • Experience managing large federal/private grant projects and budgets
  • Experience supervising employees and working with outside professionals/consultants
  • Excellent verbal and writing proficiency and critical thinking skills
  • Superior task prioritization, organization, and time management skills, attention to detail and long-term project planning
  • Effective collaboration and team work with diverse colleagues, law enforcement professionals and funding partners
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Experience writing grants and supporting federally-funded efforts


  • 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 September 21, 2017.


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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