Project Coordinator (1145)

Alexandria, Virginia
Sep 13, 2017
Sep 27, 2017
Administrative, Other
Full Time


JOB TITLE:                           Project Coordinator I              

SALARY:                               Up to $57,540 (Commensurate w/experience)

                                            Grade (7); Full-time; Exempt                                                                      

TEAM:                                  Programs                   

SUPERVISOR:                      Project Manager                    

LOCATION:                           Alexandria, VA                       


Under the direction of the Project Manager, in collaboration with the Senior Program Manager, Project Assistant, and other support staff, the Project Coordinator will support the Integrity, Action, and Justice: Strengthening Law Enforcement Response to Domestic and Sexual Violence, National Demonstration Initiative.

Over the duration of the grant project, the IACP will carry out a national demonstration initiative with up to four law enforcement agencies to address gender bias in responses to domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking.  This will include, but is not limited to: the development of a comprehensive agency-wide assessment tool and implementation plans; design and delivery of a National Law Enforcement Leadership Institute on Violence Against Women; a First-Line Law Enforcement Supervisor Training on Violence Against Women; a first-line responder training; strategic plan implementation; and on-going support, training, and technical assistance for identified agencies.


  • 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 planning meetings consisting of staff, consultants, and law enforcement and community partners
  • Assist with organizing and tracking required details from up to four demonstration sites (law enforcement agencies) including monthly budget expenditures, progress reports, and training/technical assistance information
  • Organize and facilitate teleconference calls and on-site meetings with demonstration sites and provide input, direction, and support as needed
  • Act as liaison between identified demonstration sites and project staff, subject matter experts and other resources
  • Assist with the development, evaluation, and revision of interactive, experiential curricula and training material for law enforcement audiences on gender bias and a range of intimate partner crimes
  • Assist with the development  of comprehensive project materials such as educational handouts, worksheets, and fliers to support law enforcement to identify, respond to, and investigate intimate partner crimes and gender bias
  • Assist with preparation, support, and evaluation of consultant faculty/event trainers
  • Gather information, policies, research, and resources, and identify promising practices for developing assessment programs, strategic planning, and responding to and investigating intimate partner crimes
  • Facilitate meetings and small groups discussions with law enforcement, subject matter experts, and criminal justice partners as needed
  • Create and support project outreach/marketing and information dissemination including social media posts
  • Assist with developing and maintaining project databases
  • Support and track budget/finance and programmatic details according to IACP and federal guideline as well as create federally required event requests as needed
  • Maintain communication with project team including staff members, national partners, funding agency, demonstration sites, and subject matter experts
  • Assist with identification and development of grant solicitations/proposals
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor degree in subject-relevant field
  • Minimum of two (2) years job related experience
  • Extensive experience functioning in a program support role – event planning, logistics management, coordination of meeting groups is preferred
  • Experience working with and coordinating events for multidisciplinary groups



Required Core Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Superior writing, editing and communication skills
  • Analytical skills and ability to think through and troubleshoot problems from multiple perspectives and proactively identify solutions
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and manage time
  • Proficiency in MS Word and Excel (knowledge of Access, and computer graphics and design skills a plus)
  • Prior report and document preparation experience
  • Ability to account for and preserve project resources
  • Experience working collaboratively and productively with a team including law enforcement professionals and consultants, within federal agency guidelines

Preferred Experience

  • Familiarity and understanding of intimate partner violence, gender-based crimes, (domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, strangulation, as well as co-occuring/interrelated crimes), and gender bias
  • Developing training lessons plans and curricula including PowerPoint development, activity creation, and principles of adult learning principles
  • Presenting/facilitating with and for law enforcement and community and criminal justice partners


  • 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 27, 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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