Project Manager I

Job Type

Full Time



Start Date


Application Deadline



44 Canal Center Plaza
Suite 200
United States




POST DATE:                        July 23, 2018


REMOVAL DATE:               August 23, 2018







JOB TITLE:                          Project Manager I                             


GRADE:                               Grade (9); Full-time; Exempt


TEAM:                                  Programs       


SUPERVISOR:                    Senior Program Manager                             


LOCATION:                          Alexandria, VA           


The association is looking for people with a passion, energy, and commitment to help us move the field of criminal justice forward. We seek to hire a Project Manager who, under the direction of the Senior Program Manager, will manage the VALOR Law Enforcement Agency and Officer Resiliency Program.


Over the duration of the grant project, the IACP will develop a resiliency training program to help officers and agencies become better prepared to manage and cope with job trauma and stress. This program will include working group meetings, a direct on-site pilot training series, a train-the-trainer course, comprehensive program evaluation, and on-going technical assistance to pilot site agencies.



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

  • Organize and track the progress and budget of all project activities to include project-related meetings and events, curriculum design, evaluation, and programmatic information

  • Guide the development and modification of new and existing training curriculum and resources

  • Plan on-site meetings and training events with oversight of agreements, arrangements, budget management, and partner engagement

  • Design project materials such as information sheets, evaluation forms, worksheets, and activities

  • Develop customized resources to meet identified needs, to include publications, reports, webinars, workshop presentations, etc.

  • Coordinate resources for technical assistance and follow-up needs of pilot site agencies

  • Create and support project outreach/marketing and information dissemination including presentations, articles, and social media

  • Manage consultant contracts, assignments, and reimbursement

  • Support budget and finance tracking according to IACP and federal guidelines as well as create federally required event requests

  • Prepare and review progress reports internally and externally for funders

  • Maintain communication with project team, staff members, and national partners

  • Develop and provide support to other IACP team projects and events as needed

  • Assist with identification and development of grant solicitations/proposals

  • Other duties as assigned



  • Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum of three years of related experience training support or event coordination experience preferably in a non-profit organization, association, or criminal justice environment
  • Familiarity and understanding of office safety and wellness and community policing
  • Experience managing comprehensive multi-year projects, especially with law enforcement/criminal justice partners

Required Core Skills

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Excellent writing, editing, and communication skills
  • Prior report, budget 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 consultant within federal agency guidelines

Preferred Skills

  • Presentation/facilitation skills, preferably with law enforcement/criminal justice partners, and an understanding of adult learning principles
  • Experience with curriculum or publication development
  • Experience with writing and/or managing federally-funded efforts
  • Familiarity and understanding of law enforcement issues


  • 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 August 23, 2018.


INTERNAL CANDIDATES: Please apply using the following URL:


EXTERNAL CANDIDATES: Please apply using the following URL: -OR- apply through our website at EOE M/F


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


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.



Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement