Criminal Justice - Project Specialist Manager

ABA DC, 1050 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, District Of Columbia, United States of America Req #549
Friday, October 30, 2020

During this current situation with COVID-19, the ABA will continue to accept and process applications for job opportunities.  We will conduct our recruitment process via alternative means (virtual interviews) for the time being.

The ABA recruits employees seeking opportunities for challenging and substantive work defending liberty and pursuing justice in the U.S. and around the world.  The ABA offers competitive employment benefits which include medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, a 401(k), commuter benefits, and more.

This position is responsible for working with 40+ ABA accredited law schools on a project to create a national, collaborative effort between the ABA and participating law schools to facilitate experiential opportunities for students in the area of law and police accountability. This effort will include facilitating and overseeing opportunities for law students, creating a web presence (website/social media) to raise awareness about these efforts, and possibly arranging for students to receive credit for their work.

Essential Job Functions and Responsibilities

-Lead and collaborate in the development of assigned project(s) and take point on implementation and communications.

-Supervise and mentor staff assigned to assist/support projects being led.

- Leads and/or collaborates in the development of a national, collaborative effort among 40+ law schools and the ABA to facilitate experiential opportunities for students to work on issues inherent in policing, including misconduct, oversight and the evolving nature of police work.

-Document project procedures and establish metrics to gauge project success. Oversee testing against metrics, and recommend modifications, as needed, to ensure project(s) meet objectives, are operationally efficient, and are compliant with all relevant internal and external guidelines.

-Develops and manages online strategies including website, online communities, social media presence and online publications. 

-Develops, updates, and maintains a clearinghouse of policing policies.

-Serves as a resource person for both internal and external audiences regarding assigned project(s). Manages the data collection and evaluation efforts of project activities.

-Assists in the project development and testing of student projects and activities. Provides staff support for member project teams, as assigned.

-Performs other related duties as required. 

Required Education, Qualifications, Experience

Possession of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.

-At least five (5) years’ experience in program development and / or project management, preferably in an association, service-oriented, or education environment.

-At least three (3) years’ experience in data collection and analysis.

-Demonstrated written and interpersonal communication skills. 

Preferred Education, Qualifications, Experience

-Previous experience running projects in a virtual environment.

-Understanding of non-profit association organization processes.

The American Bar Association is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities.
Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with the American Bar Association please call 312-988-5188.

Residency requirements may apply.

Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Min Hiring Rate $80,200.00
  • Max Hiring Rate $86,740.00
  • Required Education Bachelor’s Degree
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