Project Coordinator - various projects
Salary Range: $45,000 - $53,000 Closing Date:Monday January 31, 2022 Cover Letter Required: Yes Position Summary Are you looking to make a difference? When you work for the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP), you dont 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 worlds largest and most influential professional association for police leaders. With more than 31,000 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 several Project Coordinators to broadly support IACP efforts. The project coordinators selected may also support the below projects: Collaborative Reform Initiative Technical Assistance Center (CRI-TAC).Through a customized by the field, for the field model, the CRI-TAC delivers national training and technical assistance in over 36 topic areas. Working with a diverse range of local, county, state, tribal, and campus law enforcement agencies, CRI-TAC enables them to enhance their organizational, public safety, crime reduction, and community policing effectiveness. Vicarious Trauma Response Initiative. This initiative provides dedicated resources, training, and technical assistance to 12 Community Implementation Sites seeking to build interdisciplinary, cross-agency collaborations to assess and address the impact of vicarious trauma on their respective staff. The goal is to is to identify and develop skills and practices needed to promote healthy, comprehensive, and sustained collaborative approaches that buffer and mitigate the negative effects of vicarious trauma. Enhancing Police Response to Individuals with Mental Health Conditions or Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities. The goal of these initiatives is to promote law enforcement and mental health collaborations around the country and provide training and technical assistance to communities to reduce injuries and deaths of missing individuals with dementia and developmental disabilities. Elevate Blue: Essential Training for Law Enforcement. Under the Elevate Blue initiative, the IACP will design, develop, and deliver a training suite on critical topics facing law enforcement. These comprehensive, evidence-based courses will be grounded in curriculum development theory, adult learning concepts, and best practices and will be available virtually or in person. Integrity, Action, and Justice: Strengthening Law Enforcement Response to Domestic and Sexual Violence. This program supports gender-based violence training and technical assistance and develops resources to help law enforcement identify, respond to, and investigate intimate partner crimes. 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 Organize and track project details including progress reports and training and technical assistance information Organize on-site training events and meetings, virtual meetings, webinars, and conference 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 Gather information, policies, research, and resources, and identify promising practices for responding to project-related issues Assist with facilitating 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 Maintain records in accordance with IACP and funding agency guidelines and create required event reports 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 Other duties as assigned Minimum Qualifications Bachelors degree in a relevant field Two years of job-related experience Proficiency in Microsoft Office products (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and other relevant business software Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Solid analytical skills to include ability to troubleshoot problems from multiple perspectives Effective task prioritization and time management skills Solid writing, editing, and communication skills Effective collaboration and teamwork skills Preferred Qualifications Experience in a non-profit organization, association, or criminal justice environment Familiarity with and understanding of project-relevant issues and policing Experience with, and ability to plan events and make logistical arrangements for individuals and groups Special Conditions and Work Environment Travel will be required based on job responsibilities. This is a grant funded position for which continuation funding will be sought Work takes place primarily in an office environment Light lifting, bending, and reaching may be required 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 4% - after one year of employment All interested candidates must submit a cover letter and resume Cover letters must contain the name of the position being applied for as well as the requisition number. Applicants should indicate in the cover letter which position, or positions interest them and outline their relevant qualifications. 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 applicants consideration for employment because of his or her race, color, religion, national origin, sex, or disability.