Project Manager - Programs

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Published 12 days ago

Closing Date: Friday, April 23, 2021

Salary Range: $54,000 - 64,800

Cover Letter Required: Yes


This is a critical time for policing and the International Association of Chiefs of Police is at the forefront, working to engage communities and promote leading practices. 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, matrixed environment.  

The International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) is the world’s largest and most influential professional association for police leaders. With more than 30,000 members in over 160 countries, the IACP is a recognized leader in global policing.

The IACP seeks to hire a Project Manager to support grant-funded initiatives for national training and technical assistance to assist anti-human trafficking task forces, law enforcement, and prosecutors across the U.S. This training and technical assistance aids in increasing awareness and prioritization of all types of human trafficking cases; supporting a proactive approach to investigating and prosecuting human trafficking cases; enhancing victim-centered, trauma-informed approaches; and implementing investigative and prosecutorial best practices. In addition, IACP’s anti-human trafficking initiatives is developing a human trafficking identification and prevention curriculum for high school students, and designing training for law enforcement to deliver the curriculum in schools, in partnership with the National White Collar Crime Center (NW3C).

Job Responsibilities

Working with IACP staff, project partners, and stakeholders, the Project Manager will:

  • Manage all aspects of the project to ensure scope of work, promising deliverables, and time frames are met
  • Develop, evaluate, revise, and update project materials such as publications, online resources, curricula, training materials, guidebooks, educational handouts, and fliers
  • Develop and deliver in-person and/or online training and technical assistance
  • Identify, prepare, support, evaluate and manage contracting and reimbursement processes for consultants, trainers, sub-recipient organizations, and subject matter experts
  • Identify key partners, agencies, and collaborators in the field; build and manage these partnerships
  • Manage, lead, and grow staff members
  • Coordinate and conduct outreach to law enforcement agencies and criminal justice partners to promote participation in projects and events, gather information, and identify promising practices
  • Facilitate meetings, trainings, group discussions, and other events attended by law enforcement, subject matter experts, and criminal justice partners
  • Manage budget creation and development and support budget tracking and invoicing in accordance with IACP and federal guidelines
  • Organize and track details of project-related meetings and events including expenditures, logistics, and programmatic information
  • Maintain ongoing and effective communication with project team, staff members, partners, and funding agencies
  • Coordinate and conduct educational presentations about the program and its resources: represent the program at events and before relevant groups
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field
  • Minimum of three 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

  • Analytical skills to include ability to troubleshoot problems from multiple perspectives
  • Excellent writing, editing, and communication skills
  • Strong penchant for collaboration and teamwork
  • Critical thinking and decision-making skills
  • Solid task prioritization, organization, and time management skills, and attention to detail
  • Demonstrated skill in managing staff and projects
  • Ability to create and manage a budget, accounting for and preserving project resources

Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiarity with and understanding of policing
  • Experience with and knowledge of grant-funded efforts
  • Experience in a non-profit organization, association, or criminal justice environment

Special Conditions and Work Environment

  • Some travel may be required based on job responsibilities.
  • These are grant funded positions 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
  •  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.

Closing Date: Friday, April 23, 2021

Salary Range: $54,000 - 64,800

Cover Letter Required: Yes


This is a critical time for policing and the International Association of…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Application Deadline
    April 23, 2021


Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Alexandria, VA
Associated Location
Alexandria, VA

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