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Project Director / Manager Supporting the US Attorney's Office

Company: Forfeiture Support Associates
Location: Birmingham
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Description:Be a part of the nationwide law enforcement initiative that removes the tools of crime from criminal organizations, depriving wrongdoers of proceeds from their crime and impacting the infrastructure of criminal enterprises.Focused on delivering unsurpassed services in support of law enforcement and homeland security, FSA Federal, a rapidly growing joint venture owned by trusted solutions providers SAIC and Amentum, has a vacancy for a Project Manager/Director. In this role, you will be supporting the overall mission of the United States Attorney's Office (USAO).The Project Manager/Director will assist the USAO with developing and executing crime prevention strategies as well as organizing community and re-entry forums. Regular activities can relate to but are not limited to, domestic violence, gun crime, group-involved violence, supporting successful reentry, drug prevention, and the opioid epidemic, victims of crime, the nexus of violent crime and public health, support and interventions for at-risk youth, community violence interventions, civil rights, restorative justice, community trust-building and reconciliation, federal and community grant opportunities, law enforcement support, strategic communications, and the review and interpretation of local, state, and federal policies.The Project Manager/Director shall provide administrative assistance associated with the day-to-day duties of the Community Outreach Coordinator. These duties include a wide range of administrative and logistical support to meet the USAO's community outreach needs and include, but are not limited to the following:Prevent students in Birmingham City Schools from dropping out of school, improve academic grades, and decrease involvementwith the juvenile justice system.Assist students and families with connecting to resources and opportunities that will lead to healthier lifestyles and studentproficiency.Increase engagement with programs, compliance with court mandates and services.Improve relationships between stakeholders and community members and a reduction in rearrest, violations, gun violence, and antisocial behavior.Provides support to the United States Attorney's Office as a liaison to interested organizations, law enforcement agencies,and community groups in support of Project Safe Neighborhoods' priorities to prevent, disrupt, and respond to violent crime throughcommunity partnerships and evidence-based strategies. Competently, effectively, and ethically represent the United States Attorneyas a specialist in community engagement, prevention, and intervention strategies. Develops and supports specific strategies, goals, and approaches to community engagement, prevention, and community violence intervention (CVI).Assists in effectively communicating and disseminating information to groups and service providers regarding USAO priorities,resources, and related topics. As needed, travels throughout the district, to support, create and nurture partnerships, build trust andlegitimacy for the U.S. Attorney's Office and other public safety agencies within communities, and advance public safety prioritieswith relevant persons and groups. Identifies and networks with local prevention and community-based intervention efforts.Researches and analyzes the gaps, needs, and goals of communities, including underserved communities. Works with community groups and organizations to promote mutual understanding in pursuit of the prevention/intervention goals of the United States Attorney.Regularly encounters and devises strategies to address complex and sensitive situations, issues, and/or problems that impact outreach efforts.Surveys the needs and perceptions of communities, community service organizations, and governmental partners.Measures community attitudes regarding the USAO, law enforcement, prevention/intervention strategies, and the criminal justice system.Identifies specific challenges and needs of organizations and communities to further public safety and community trust.Devise strategies to solicit and respond to concerns of individuals and groups of community organizations without regard to race,gender, socio-economic status, or geographic location. Supports effective program relations between community organizations and the overall law enforcement and crime prevention objectives of the United States Attorney.Supports develops, and assists the USAO in conducting special events, training, workshops, seminars, and other meetings withvarious organizations and agencies to educate, inform, stimulate participation in program activities, identify community concerns, andmotivate participants to conduct similar programs for their memberships.As needed, assists and develops annual reports regarding the nature and extent of USAO community outreach and prevention/intervention efforts for submission to the Depa1tment of Justice (DOJ) or the Executive Office for United States Attorneys (EOUSA).Facilitates the development of programs and strategies to compliment community outreach and prevention/intervention efforts usingall available tools and resources.Creates, supports, and measures progress of USAO community outreach and prevention/intervention goals, objectives, and strategiesfor various priority areas using evidenced-based approaches and available tools and resources.Monitors joint initiatives to ensure they are effective, responsive to identified goals and objectives, and develop according toexpectations. Strategize with USAO staff and partners to adopt strategies, as needed, in relation to evolving dynamics, partnerships,and resources.Researches the technical aspects of available program resources and provides direction and coordinates training with the subject matter-experts, as relevant, for non-federal agencies and organizations on DOJ grant funding eligibility requirements and the grantapplication process.Provides guidance to prevention/intervention stakeholders toward the development of goals and strategies.Helps to identify resources, including grants, potentially available to pursue such goals.Identifies and disseminates information to relevant stakeholder organizations and agencies about resources, such as grant-funded training, technical assistance, and DOJ grant funding opportunities related to public safety, law enforcement, community-based programs, and prevention/intervention initiatives.Provides assistance and advisory services to public information office specialists and others.Initiates and maintains direct contact with specialized groups, community, and governmental entities, and the public to supportcommunities and assist with prevention/intervention efforts.Advises and assists personnel in other Federal agencies and Department components to carry out community relations andprevention/intervention activities. Furnishes policy guidance, develops directives for local policy procedures, as relevant, andevaluates program effectiveness.Advises on-site points of contact in the U.S. Attorney's Office of local public attitudes toward and perceptions of the USAO, DOJ,federal and local law enforcement, civil rights, and the criminal justice system. Makes recommendations on strategies to addressnegative attitudes, perceptions, and oversights.Performs other duties as assigned.Requirements:A Project Manager/Director must meet the following qualifications:Four-year undergraduate degreeStrong attention to detail and the ability to follow and read directionsGood oral and written communication skillsMust have one year of experience related to law enforcementMust have at last one year experience as a supervisorMust possess a demonstrated ability to analyze documents to extract informationStrong interpersonal skills and comfort interacting with diverse communities, including communities of all races, ethnicities,cultures, religious backgrounds, socioeconomic levels, sexual orientation, as well as ex-offenders and their families;Strong and persuasive entrepreneurial skills needed to assist in the creation of community outreach and crime prevention programs;Exceptional communication and networking skills to interact with community stakeholders and partners, and ability to participateand add value to panel discussions, open houses, forums, and career day events at educational institutionsDemonstrated ability to learn the functions, priorities, commitments, policies, procedures, and priorities of the USAO-NDAL andDOJ sufficient to perform a variety of administrative support functions to respond to fluctuating priorities and workloads, and to locate and summarize information about various activities of the USAO-NDAL and DOJ.This position requires U.S. Citizenship and a 7 (or 10) year minimum background investigation.

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