Lead Training and Technical Assistance Specialist (Remote Role)
Lead Training and Technical Assistance Specialist (Victim Services - REMOTE role)
Education, Community and Social Programs - Justice and Community Development
ICF seeks a Lead Training and Technical Assistance Specialist with experience working on victim service assistance issues in American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) communities. Individuals must demonstrate a knowledge of strong management practices, national trends and initiatives, cultural sensitivity, effective training and technical assistance (TTA) planning / implementation, and current research on evidence-based TA practices and methods. This opportunity will allow you to support the Department of Justice’s, Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) in their continued commitment to provide relevant resource and tools to provide support to Alaska Native communities.
This position will perform a range of analytical, writing, problem-solving and related work in the management of TTA activities. TTA management includes developing and customizing TA plans, supervising TA specialists, responding to field requests, working with the team to develop resources and training materials, and evaluating curricula and training. Travel may be required.
- Update the Project Director on team processes to inform internal continuous quality improvement
- Serve on the project leadership team
- Manage the development and implementation of TA templates and processes, assessing and modifying as necessary to align with financial management, evaluation, communication, and operations needs
- Work in partnership with the Financial Specialist Team Lead to provide consistent, clear TA delivery/implementation guidance and support to the team
- Engage a data-informed approach to TA planning and resource development
This person will collaborate with a variety of client and project points of contact. The candidate will plan and carry out concurrent activities to ensure a timely and orderly provision of TTA, and display decisiveness, diplomacy and sound judgment in resolving difficult problems in work assignments, which are often of a complex and sensitive nature. The candidate will multi-task, and display sensitivity to the confidential nature of federal client work and of the communications between ICF and clients.
- Bachelor's degree in Social Services, Public Health, Criminal Justice, or related discipline
- 5+ years previous work experience managing TTA activities with demonstrated cultural sensitivity and tailoring training materials to adult learning styles
- 3+ years working with AI/AN communities
- 2+ years previous experience leading a team
- Demonstrated experience working with Federal agencies in a consulting/contractor role
- 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
- Master’s degree in social work, sociology, or related social sciences field
- Knowledge of the general nature of the victim services and victims’ rights field
- Experience with federal grant management practices
- Knowledge of components of the Office of Justice Programs
- Demonstrated ability to conduct needs assessments and develop individualized plans for delivery of services based on needs assessment
- Strong proofreading skills with careful attention to detail
- Proficiency with data visualization software (i.e. Tableau)
- Experience with remote and web-based learning
- Experience with meeting and conference logistics
- Experience analyzing quantitative and qualitative data
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