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This is a critical time for policing and the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) is at the forefront, working to engage communities and promote leading policing practices. The IACP is dedicated to enhancing the policing profession through new initiatives, advocacy, and member services that bring innovation, promising practices, and training to the field. The association is seeking individuals with the passion, energy, and commitment to dedicate their professional efforts towards moving the field of policing forward. We offer a learning-oriented, service-focused, and inclusive work environment that encourages open communication and discussion in a team-based, cross team environment.
The IACP is the world’s 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.
IACP seeks to hire a Program Manager to broadly support IACP efforts, and specifically support IACP member engagement activities. This position provides operational management to internal membership divisions, sections, and committees. The position provides innovative/creative solutions to problems, participates in decision making activities, interfaces with IACP leadership, external partners, and IACP members.
Program Managers support and advance organization strategies set by the IACP’s leadership. Working with IACP staff, project partners, and stakeholders, the Program Manager I will lead a team to:
Supervise several projects and project-related staff members
Oversee the Association’s initiatives and agreements
Oversee and monitor multiple budgets
Monitor and ensure compliance with funding guidelines and agency policies
Oversee the ongoing development and implementation of project scope, tasks, and deliverables by IACP project staff, while also ensuring concurrence with grant contracting staff
Establish, cultivate, and maintain relationships with state, local, and tribal agencies, federal entities, law enforcement associations, Association Committees, Sections, Divisions and other key stakeholders
Oversee meetings, training sessions, group discussions, and other events hosted by the IACP to include law enforcement, subject matter experts, and criminal justice partners
Oversee educational presentations about programmatic efforts and initiatives, while also representing the Association, at national forums, working groups, and other events
Maintain ongoing and effective communication with project team, staff members, partners, and funding agencies Monitor contract/consultant performance
Assess the effectiveness of project activities and resources
Lead and develop staff members
Identify emerging topics for IACP publications, model policies, and conferences
Other duties as assigned
Bachelor's degree in subject-relevant field required. Master's degree preferred.
Minimum of ten (10) years relevant experience in:
Creating and delivering training or technical assistance, tools, resources, and policies related to the policing
Developing, managing, and evaluating staff members
Minimum of four (4) years of staff and/or consultant supervisory experience
Strong interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills
Superior verbal and writing proficiency; capacity to work collaboratively and productively with the project team, law enforcement professionals, data providers, and federal grant agency liaisons
Demonstrated ability to implement programs and products that positively affect the field
Ability to multi-task; must be organized and have attention to detail.
Experience in accounting for project resources
Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Excellent analytical skills to include ability to troubleshoot problems from multiple perspectives
Exceptional writing, editing, and communication skills
Strong penchant for collaboration and teamwork
Critical thinking and decision-making skills
Superior task prioritization, organization, and time management skills, attention to detail and long-term project planning
Exceptional skill in coaching, developing, training, supervising, and evaluating employees
Ability to effectively task and oversee subject matter expert consultants and negotiate partnership and consultant contracts
Experience and demonstrated excellence in designing and delivering publicly and/or privately funded projects
Strong familiarity with and understanding of policing
Experience with and knowledge of publicly and/or privately funded projects
Extensive experience in a non-profit organization, association, or criminal justice environment
Special Conditions and Work Environment
Some travel will be required based on job responsibilities.
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, resume, and salary history.
Cover letters ARE REQUIRED and must contain the name of the position being applied for. Applicants must indicate in the cover letter which position, or positions interest them and outline their relevant qualifications. IACP may consider applicants for positions other than those indicated.
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 applicant’s consideration for employment because of his or her race, color, religion, national origin, sex, or disability.