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Criminal Justice Deputy Project Director (REMOTE ROLE)

Company: ICF
Location: Tallahassee
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

ICF is a mission-driven company filled with people who care deeply about improving the lives of others and making the world a better place. Our core values include Embracing Difference; we seek candidates who are passionate about building a culture that encourages, embraces, and hires dimensions of difference . Diversity & Inclusion (https://www.icf.com/company/about/diversity-inclusion) , is simply who we are and what we do.
Criminal Justice Deputy Project Director
ICF is looking for a talented, highly motivated Deputy Project Director to join our Justice, Workforce, Preparedness and Community Development Line of Business to support a large government contract in the DC metro area. The ideal candidate will be a proven criminal justice leader with a superior track record of managing projects and providing national training and technical assistance in the criminal justice field.
The Deputy Project Director will be responsible for managing a large-scale criminal justice training and technical assistance project (TTA) focused on providing a range of assistance to state, local, and tribal criminal justice agencies to strengthen the nations criminal justice system, reducing incarceration, rooting out disparities in the system, preventing crime, and making communities safer.
You will work closely with subject matter experts, other ICF stakeholders, and external partners and foster a "one ICF" solution.
This role is remote, but occasional travel to client sites in Washington, DC, ICF offices in Northern Virginia, and conferences will be required.
This is an outstanding opportunity to work with talented and passionate individuals and to grow with a firm that believes in nurturing talent and developing long-term career success.
Key Responsibilities

  • Build and maintain a trusted advisor relationship with federal clients, and act as a point of contact for the client in the absence of the Project Director, and provide prompt, comprehensive responses to all client needs and requests.

  • Identify needs of target audiences and provide prompt, responsive, and high quality, effective products, and services that are responsive to those needs.

  • Work closely with the project team to ensure quality control for all project deliverables.

  • Promote project to the public, TTA providers, federal staff, and other federal partners.

  • Provide oversight for the delivery of TTA based on evidenced-based practices that provide criminal justice practitioners with the knowledge to improve criminal justice systems.

  • Lead a geographically dispersed team and provide oversight for multi-faceted TTA work.

  • Ensure that work occurs in a learning environment that utilizes Continuous Quality Improvement, and Quality Assurance.

  • Successfully manage a multi-million-dollar project budget and provide responsible stewardship for all project resources including invoicing and routine program and fiscal reporting.

  • Research evidenced-based approaches and develop publications to help improve policies, practices, and programs.

  • Manage subject matter experts to support training and technical assistance, needs assessment, strategic planning, and research and evaluation services.

    Basic Qualifications

    • Master's degree in criminal justice, administration, public policy, or related area from an accredited institution.

    • Minimum of 10 years of professional work experience in managing criminal justice programs, including experience in TTA and/or capacity building provision in the criminal justice field at a national level.

    • Minimum of 5 years' experience supervising staff and consultants, in a federal environment, for a large-scale national TTA center.

    • Applicants will be required to obtain Public Trust Clearance.

      Additional Skills

      • Knowledge of criminal justice social science research and evidence-based programs and practices.

      • Viewed in the criminal justice field as a subject matter expert with a proven track record of delivering TTA at a national level.

      • Ability to build and maintain strong stakeholder relationships and balance multiple perspectives/needs.

      • Possess a knowledge of and experience with TTA at the national level.

      • Exceptional project management skills, with a focus on TTA project management

      • Proven experience in strategic planning, TTA, change management, capacity building, organizational development, and/or implementation science.

        Professional Skills and Experience

        • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making capabilities.

        • Solid team builder and team player with proven ability to manage competing priorities.

        • Ability to multitask and maintain high-quality results in a fast-paced environment.

        • High level of attention to detail and flexibility to adjust to last-minute requests and changing priorities.

        • A high degree of adaptability, comfort in establishing new directions and the ability to manage and adapt to change.

        • Excellent verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills; excellent presentation skills

        • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to build and maintain positive, productive relationships with peers, colleagues, consultants, and professional staff.

          Working at ICF
          Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth.
          We can only solve the world's toughest challenges by building an inclusive workplace that allows everyone to thrive. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to hiring regardless of any protected characteristic, such as race, ethnicity, national origin, color, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability status, or military/veteran status. Together, our employees are empowered to share their expertise and collaborate with others to achieve personal and professional goals. For more information, please read our EEO & AA policy (https://www.icf.com/legal/equal-employment-opportunity) .
          Reasonable Accommodations are available, including, but not limited to, for disabled veterans, individuals with disabilities, and individuals with sincerely held religious beliefs, in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email icfcareercenter@icf.com and we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations. Read more about non-discrimination: Know Your Rights (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/2022-10/EEOC_KnowYourRights_screen_reader_10_20.pdf) and Pay Transparency Statement (https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_%20English_formattedESQA508c.pdf) .
          Pay Range - There are multiple factors that are considered in determining final pay for a position, including, but not limited to, relevant work experience, skills, certifications and competencies that align to the specified role, geographic location, education and certifications as well as contract provisions regarding labor categories that are specific to the position. The pay range for this position is :
          $110,037.00 - $187,064.00
          Nationwide Remote Office (US99)
          Need help? We're here:ICFCareerCenter@icf.com
          About ICF
          ICF is a global consulting and technology services company with approximately 9,000 employees, but we are not your typical consultants. At ICF, business analysts and policy specialists work together with digital strategists, data scientists and creatives. We combine unmatched industry expertise with cutting-edge engagement capabilities to help organizations solve their most complex challenges. Since 1969, public and private sector clients have worked with ICF to navigate change and shape the future. Learn more at icf.com (https://c212.net/c/link/?t=0&l=en&o=3731098-1&h=2556622195&u=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.icf.com%2F&a=icf.com) .

Keywords: ICF, Tallahassee , Criminal Justice Deputy Project Director (REMOTE ROLE), Executive , Tallahassee, Florida

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