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Program Director (Jails and Justice Support Center)
This position is for a Program Director to lead the design, implementation, and ongoing provision of training and technical assistance (TTA) to the nation’s jails regarding constitutional jail policies and operations, through the Jails and Justice Support Center (JJSC). The primary responsibility of the Project Director is to ensure that the strategic vision and goals of the JJSC are collaboratively planned and executed with the client and partners. This position serves as the primary point of contact between CNA and the Department of Justice (DOJ), and oversees all aspects of the JJSC, including the design and launch of the JJSC, outreach to the field and subject matter experts, partner relations and engagement, agency assessments, development and delivery TTA deliverables and a website, quality control and assurance for all products and deliverables, recruitment and engagement of the JJSC stakeholder group, and evaluation and continuous improvement of Center. This position works closely with a Project Manager and Senior Advisor to determine resource requirements and monitor budgets; supervise and support the project team during the execution of all project tasks and coordinate the efforts of all team members and partners; provide guidance and operational direction to ensure the project is progressing on time and according to plans; and lead and participate in internal project meetings to review project scope, work plans, and next steps.

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Position: Program Director (Jails and Justice Support Center)
Organization: Jails and Justice Support Center
Location: Arlington,  VA 
United States
Posting Start Date: 1/5/2023
Date Posted: 1/5/2023

1. Education: Master’s degree in criminal justice or a related field, or equivalent combination of education and work experience. Advanced degree preferred.

2. Experience:  Minimum 10 years of leadership experience in TTA or experience working in the criminal justice or a related field. Previous work experience in the field of jails or corrections management is preferred. Experience with supervising and leading a large team of staff and consultants.

3. Skills:  Extensive knowledge of policies, standards, and constitutional practices relevant to jail housing and classification, programming, treatment, and safety and security. Highly organized and detailed-oriented with strong project management experience. Ability to manage large project and complex coordination tasks, including building and sustaining effective outreach and partnerships. Experience maintaining strong communication with staff and clients at all levels of an organization.

4. Other: Ability to travel occasionally to client sites as necessary, to conduct site visits, or to make presentations about project progress. Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance upon hire.

5. Remote/Hybrid Work Eligibility: This position is eligible for telecommuting or hybrid work arrangements at the discretion of the Supervisor. Employees may be required to work at CNA headquarters or other work locations resulting in changes to the scheduled telecommuting or hybrid work arrangements. 

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Status: This listing expires on: 2/19/2023
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Jails and Justice Support Center
3003 Washington Blvd

Arlington,  VA 
United States