Project Manager I (1183)

Job Type

Full Time



Application Deadline:



44 Canal Center Plaza
Suite 200
United States



Reporting to the Project Manager II, the Project Manager I will provide technical support for the Association’s international Drug Recognition Expert (DRE) programmatic efforts and the Drug Evaluation and Classification Program (DECP). This position works enterprise-wide with all teams of the Association.


This position is responsible for providing technical support and subject matter expertise on the Association’s DRE and DECP programs. Additionally, this position will provide support in conjunction with the Programs Team members and other Association staff on a variety of projects.

Position objectives are to:

  • Provide programmatic and technical support to all partners in NHTSA Regions 5 – 7 of the United States. Regions 5 – 7 are defined as: Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma, Texas, and Wisconsin;
  • Travel to partner locations to provide assistance to the Standardized Field Sobriety Testing (SFST), Advanced Roadside Impaired Driving Enforcement (ARIDE), and DRE programs by providing expertise, consultation, and subject matter technical support;
  • Track and review reports to assist in determining the effectiveness of trainings, and noting any training curriculum issues requiring correction or investigation;
  • Maintain, update, and revise law enforcement curriculums; review standards and procedures; and participate in the selection of DRE State Coordinators.
  • Plan regional, mid-year, and annual meetings and trainings;
  • Analyze data for trends and project-targeted areas of focus;
  • Identify current and relevant topics for IACP publications, model policies, training curricula, and conferences;
  • Monitor and assist in ensuring compliance with grant activities, to include tracking program contract deliverables;
  • Support IACP staff with programming needs and operations; and
  • Additional duties as assigned.


  • Currently credentialed as a DRE and DRE instructor and able to maintain certification throughout employment.
  • Bachelor’s degree in criminal justice or relevant discipline.
  • Must reside in a state within NHTSA Regions 5 – 7 of the United States.
  • Minimum of five years of relevant experience.
  • Dynamic, flexible, hardworking, and highly organized.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent public speaking skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to finalize products efficiently.


·        A minimum of 30% travel is anticipated

  • This is a grant funded position for which continuation funding will be sought 


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 

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

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 May 30, 2018.

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