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.
The IACP seeks to hire a Project 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.
Project Manager – Professional Development & Engagement
Working with IACP staff and stakeholders, the Project Manager(s) will:
Develop, evaluate, revise, and update project materials such as magazine content, online resources, guidebooks, educational handouts, timelines, membership / attendee acquisition pieces and fliers
Serve as liaison to three internal membership divisions (Division of State & Provincial Police, Division of State Associations of Chiefs of Police, and Midsize Agencies Division), sections, and committees
Working with membership groups and senior leadership, identify operational and policy priorities for use Association-wide
Track multiple projects and provide status update reports as needed
Develop and implement creative and effective business practices
Analyze and interpret data to determine gaps and opportunities regarding internal membership groups and programmatic efforts
Connect with division, section, and committee leadership as well as others in the field; build and manage these partnerships
Serve as online community manager to include staying abreast of trends, developing reports, and engaging with members.
Coordinate with legislative and communications managers, magazine managing editor, and other programmatic staff.
Manage, lead, and grow staff members
Build and sustain relationships with police leaders to enhance project work and understanding of the profession whom we serve
Manage budget creation and development and support budget tracking and invoicing in accordance with IACP 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
Other duties as assigned
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
Familiarity with and understanding of policing
Experience in a non-profit organization, association, or criminal justice environment
Special Conditions and Work Environment:
Some travel may be required based on position responsibilities.
Work takes place primarily in an office environment
Light lifting, bending, and reaching may be required
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.