Program Associate, ABLE Project - Georgetown University Law Center
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The ABLE Project aims to create a police culture where officers consistently intervene to prevent harm. ABLE serves as a national hub for training, technical assistance, and research. Law enforcement agencies interested in adopting ABLE must agree to a comprehensive set of standards designed to ensure fidelity to the program in order to achieve meaningful culture change that leads to a reduction in policing harm.
The ABLE team provides rigorous training, as well as ongoing implementation support, to the 100+ agencies across the United States and Canada that have been accepted into the program. As ABLE's impact grows, our team seeks an energetic and knowledgeable Program Associate to support all aspects of the ABLE Project's day-to-day work.
The ABLE Project is a part of the Innovative Policing Program (IPP). In addition to their regular duties, the ABLE Program Associate will work collaboratively with other IPP employees to support the work of the IPP as a whole.
Conduct implementation check-ins to gauge program status at ABLE-certified agencies
Support Executive Sessions, which provide high-level overviews of ABLE to interested agencies and organizations
Assist with the processing of applications to become ABLE agencies
General program support
Monitor ABLE inbox and respond to or appropriately forward all queries
Ensure data integrity across platforms (including Salesforce)
Coordinate activities of stakeholders, including ABLE team, corporate partners, and pro bono partners
Work with IPP staff and support work of other IPP Projects as needed
Determine training needs and instructor availability via ongoing communication with agency points of contact and ABLE instructional team
Schedule and coordinate instructional staff
Assist application and training manager with participant outreach
Follow up on post-training surveys to answer questions and/or to provide additional information
Provide technical and programmatic support as needed
Assist with management of social media, including Twitter and LinkedIn
Assist with management and updating of ABLE page on Georgetown website
Assist with electronic distribution of pre- and post-implementation surveys to all officers trained in ABLE
Support data collection and analysis related to survey results and other research opportunities
Fundraising and budgeting support
Support grant application process as needed
Support budgeting process, including tracking and reconciliation
This position reports to the Co-Director of the Innovative Policing Program. The role directly supports the mission of the ABLE Project as well as other IPP work, as needed. The Program Associate will interface with Georgetown Law staff and faculty, including ABLE staff, contractors, and research assistant(s), as well as a wide variety of individuals from diverse backgrounds, including law enforcement officers and leaders.
Bachelor's degree and 2+ years of experience in project management, with a preference for experience working in police reform or related, social justice-oriented fields
Exemplary collaborative capacity
Ability to work in a fast-paced and changing environment
Ability to understand, synthesize, and conceptualize information and requests from multiple stakeholders
Outstanding interpersonal verbal and written communications skills with ability to interact and communicate in a positive manner with a diverse clientele, including law enforcement officers and leaders
Demonstrated effort to improve operations, decrease turnaround times, streamline work processes, and work cooperatively and jointly with team members
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite software applications
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