Under the direction of the Sr. Program Manager the Training Coordinator will support the Trauma Informed Sexual Assault Investigation Training Project . The national training project will support the development of officer skills needed to make effective initial response and investigative decisions in sexual assault cases by 1) increasing knowledge of the effects of trauma on victims, 2) improving understanding of realities and myths of sexual assault crimes and 3) enhancing ability to identify and document perpetrator grooming behaviors used to test, select and isolate victims.
- Support the development of a 1-2 day sexual assault training curriculum for law enforcement
- Aid in the planning of meetings consisting of staff, consultant trainers, law enforcement advisors and community partners (support to include lodging and travel arrangements, reimbursements, supply orders)
- Identify 18-24 training sites and manage communication with on-site contacts
- Organize and track details for multiple, on-going national trainings to include all travel logistics for trainers (travel arrangements, lodging, consultant contracts and reimbursements)
- Travel to all trainings to provide oversight and support
- Conduct project outreach and disseminate information
- Draft and design project materials such as fliers, evaluation forms, worksheets and tools
- Compile feedback and evaluation results from trainings
- Maintain databases with event and participant information
- Support budget and finance tracking; assist with federal reimbursements
- Provide ongoing support and follow-up to additional Research Center and IACP events and projects as needed
Bachelor's degree in subject-relevant field is required.
Required core skills include ability to travel to multiple training sites and oversee both content and logistics for self and consultant trainer(s); ability to effectively and professionally work together with law enforcement agencies receiving training, consultant trainers, and IACP staff; ability to work on multiple, concurrent tasks and manage time; superior writing, editing, and communication skills; ability to account for and preserve project resources; analytical skills and ability to think through and troubleshoot problems from multiple perspectives; proficiency in MS Word and Excel (knowledge of Access, and computer graphics & design skills a plus).
Requires one to three years experience functioning in a project coordination and support role. Event planning and logistics management, and familiarity with law enforcement and/or crimes of violence against women is a plus.
- Occasional travel may be required
- This is a grant funded position for which continuation funding will be sought