Senior Training & Technical Assistance Specialist (Victims Services - REMOTE))
Senior Training & Technical Assistance Specialist (Victims Services)
ICF seeks a Senior Training & Technical Assistance Specialist professional to support an Office of Justice Programs (OJP) project supporting grantees in U.S. Territories - Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands and American Samoa. Candidate will have experience working on victim service assistance issues and expertise in providing training and technical assistance to victim service providers. Individuals must demonstrate a knowledge of national trends and initiatives, cultural sensitivity, effective program and project implementation, and current research on evidence-based practices and programs. Specifically, TTA specialists will perform a range of analytical, writing, problem-solving and related work in support of training and technical assistance (TTA) activities. TTA support includes responding to field requests for technical assistance, working with the team to develop resources and training materials, and evaluating curricula and training. Travel may be required.
- Responding to training and technical assistance requests to better respond to the needs of grantees in the U.S. Territories
- Performing analysis and evaluation of financial and grant management tools and resources used by OJP grantees
- Supporting the Project Director and other team members in conducting needs assessments and evaluations of curricula and financial management training materials.
- Working with the project team to develop plain language tools that grantees can use in implementing financial responsibilities to comply with the Federal statutes and regulations, such as, but not limited to the Department of Justice Financial Guide, and the OMB’s Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements
- Providing logistical and content support for trainings, conferences, trainings, focus groups and other meetings as needed
- Attending regional meetings as necessary to monitor, observe content and assist participants as needed.
- Supporting development and delivery of webinars as needed
- Supporting data analysis and report writing
- Performing other related duties as assigned
- Bachelor's degree in Social Services, Public Health, Criminal Justice, or related discipline.
- 5+ years previous work experience in the following areas: Working on victim assistance issues; Conducting T&TA activities with demonstrated cultural sensitivity; Tailoring training materials to adult learning styles.
- Ability to create and manage timelines, and collaborate with other teams to complete a project deliverable.
- Understanding of the pace and expectation of working in a client-service oriented environment and familiarity with government structure and government agencies.
- Proficiency with MS Office Applications: Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel.
- Experience with webinar platforms (Adobe).
- Excellent oral and written communication skills including meeting facilitation, public education, and trauma sensitive communications.
- Demonstrated sensitivity to and knowledge of issues involved in working with diverse victim populations and service organizations.
- Master’s degree in social work, sociology, or related social sciences field.
- Demonstrated ability to conduct needs assessments and develop plans for delivery of services based on needs assessment.
- Knowledge of components of the Office of Justice Programs.
- Familiarity with working in a corporate culture.
- Ability to produce high quality work.
- Ability to be flexible, detail-oriented, and manage multiple activities simultaneously in a fast-paced, changing environment.
- Ability to exercise good judgment, discretion, tact, and diplomacy.
- Solid customer service skills.
- Strong analytical, problem-solving and decision making capabilities.
- Strong team player with the ability to take initiative and work well independently.
- Strong outreach abilities and interpersonal skills.
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