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ICITAP Project Manager 15- Dominican Republic


Engility is seeking a Project Manager for the International Criminal Investigative Training and Assistance Program (ICITAP) to develop program operations in the Dominican Republic (DR). The Project Manager will have responsibilities including, but not limited to, the following:


  • Support a USAID development program with a law enforcement institution in the DR starting calendar year (CY) 2017 and beyond
  • Develop program operations and be responsible for meeting deliverables and ensure contract compliance
  • Supervise required support staff
  • Train, mentor, and develop strategy for leadership
  • Develop standards of criminal investigation and professional case management
  • Develop strategy involving coordination with Prosecutor’s Office and promote strategic communication amongst government agencies
  • Develop human resources and support education
  • Develop community outreach to vulnerable groups

Required Qualifications

  • Must be at a Level 3 or above Spanish language proficiency
  • Able to speak the language with sufficient structural accuracy and vocabulary to participate effectively in most formal and informal conversations on practical, social, and professional topics
  • Able to read standard newspaper items addressed to the general reader, routine correspondence, reports, and technical materials in the individual's special field
  • Master’s or Bachelor’s degree with international criminal justice experience
  • Experience with interagency cooperation during an international deployment
  • Supervisory and management (command level) experience in a law enforcement organization to include managing people, resources and budgets
  • Experience managing development programs with law enforcement institutions
  • Experience reviewing, creating, and improving, policies and program
  • Experience developing programs that strengthen police management and accountability in the following areas
  • Management, strategic planning, and leadership development
  • Human resources and support education
  • Investigations, prosecution coordination and communication with Prosecutors
  • Community outreach to vulnerable groups and strategic communication
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work on collaborative efforts to achieve unity of effort toward a shared goal

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience working as a USAID Project Management Specialist
  • Certified Project Management Professional (PMP)

Agency:  ICITAP
Location:  Dominican Republic-Santo Domingo
Salary/Range:  D.O.E
How to Apply:  Apply online here
Application Deadline:  11/30/2017

ICITAP Law Enforcement Advisor Counter Narcotics Advisor 15 – Benin


ICITAP is a law enforcement development organization whose mission is to work with foreign governments to develop effective, professional, and transparent law enforcement capacity that protects human rights, combats corruption, and reduces the threat of transnational crime and terrorism, in support of U.S. foreign policy and national security objectives.


The Counter Narcotics Advisor will support the Embassy’s Counternarcotics Program by advising and mentoring OCERTID, Benin’s lead agency for drug enforcement. The Embassy’s overall program goal is to help OCERTID move beyond convictions for drug users and drug mules. The contractor’s role is to mentor OCERTID on proven, industry-standard techniques to investigate international drug trafficking and related organized crimes. The advisor may identify other law enforcement units involved in drug seizures and investigations that support the work of OCERTID or have concurrent authority that can benefit from his assistance.


The Advisor will coordinate with the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benin, particularly the Senior Law Enforcement Advisor (SLEA) and Resident Legal Advisor (RLA), and the Head of the Office of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) in the U.S. Consulate General in Lagos.



  • Advises OCERTID’s Chief on a strategy to investigate individuals involved in international drug trafficking and related crimes.
  • Advises OCERTID’s Chief on policies and practices that may improve interdiction of drugs, evidence collection, record keeping and reporting, handling of sensitive information, and interrogation of suspects.
  • Assists OCERTID’s Chief in drafting Standard Operating Procedures to help clarify duties and responsibilities of officers and detectives involved in drug seizures and investigations.
  • Promotes record keeping and sharing of seizure data for major illicit drugs to CILAS.
  • Serves as a subject matter resource in residence to respond to questions related to active cases or management of drug seizures; develops and delivers trainings for OCERTID officers linked to common/representative questions.
  • Advises on ways to use the successful interdiction of level one drug traffickers to reach other drug criminals, and how to proactively share this information with neighboring countries
  • Makes recommendations to the SLEA and RLA on topics for training workshops, and works with the SLEA and RLA as requested, to help cater training content to specific needs of OCERTID participants.
  • Identifies equipment needs and may recommend participants for ILEA and RTC trainings.
  • Exchanges information with French or UK counter-narcotics advisors to inform work and enhance effectiveness. Provides support for TDY visits by DEA analysts and Lagos-based agents.
  • Informs the INL Coordinator, through both regular written reports and regular verbal communication, of substantive counter narcotics and management issues.
  • Prepares a report within 90 days of deployment that provides an overview of Benin’s narcotics law enforcement apparatus on paper and in practice. The report should provide the contractor’s assessment of the strengths/gaps in operational framework, responsibilities between units, and legal authority to conduct intelligence-led, proactive investigations.
  • Prepares a final report within 180 days of deployment that assesses the greatest impediments to complex drug investigations and prosecutions in Benin.



Reporting Requirements:

  • At the end of each month, the Counter narcotics Advisor shall provide a 1 page report to the INL Coordinator in Cotonou for inclusion in the INL Monthly Reporting cable, and shall send a courtesy copy of this report to the INL Benin Program Officer in Washington, DC. This report should include:
  • Brief readouts of significant meetings, trainings delivered, and functions attended for the previous reporting period (note: this should not be exhaustive, but only include the most significant).
  • Any additional commentary/recommendations related to Beninese law enforcement/counternarcotic programming.

Required Qualifications

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a DOJ Public Trust Clearance in which US Citizenship is required per the Government Contract requirements
  • Proficiency in English and French, demonstrated as the ability to communicate effectively without an interpreter
  • Experience working on counternarcotics program development
  • 15-20 years of law enforcement experience with 5 years or more of senior management experience over a civilian police force or federal law enforcement agency.
  • Bachelors or Master’s degree with 7-10 years of international criminal justice experience
  • Experience as a teacher, trainer or advisor on criminal justice agency development programs to senior management personnel of the host country.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively promote teamwork
  • Educational and senior management requirements may be substituted by additional years of law enforcement experience or overseas development experience.

Desired Qualifications

  • Familiarity with the French civil law system, in particular the roles of judicial police and investigating judges.
  • Experience in developing cross-cultural working relationships, particularly in lower-income countries and especially in Africa
Agency:  ICITAP
Location:  BJ-Cotonou
Salary/Range:  D.O.E
How to Apply:  To apply, click here
Application Deadline:  11/22/2017

Program Chair, Criminal Justice

Specific Responsibilities Include:

  • Developing project-based and competency-oriented curriculum in Criminal Justice
  • Learning outcomes assessment and program improvement based on data
  • Recruitment, management, development, and support of program faculty;
  • Fostering and maintaining professional connections in the field of Criminal Justice
  • Supporting students in the program
  • Other job-related duties as assigned
  • This is an academic administrative position; program chairs teach one course onload each year

Required Education and Experience:

  • Master’s degree in Criminal Justice or related fieldfrom a regionally accredited college or university required
  • Managerial experience in the Criminal Justice field
  • At least three years teaching at the university level required
  • Experience in distance and/or adult education
  • Must be comfortable using information technology and related teaching and management tools
  • Experience in presenting effectively to both large and small audience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment and the ability to foster and develop internal and external relationships to further develop the program

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • Terminal Degree
  • Administrator in (or association with) multiple areas of criminal justice (law enforcement, courts, corrections, private security, etc.)
  • Experience in working with professional associations and organizations in various criminal justice fields
  • Experience teaching online and traditional formats
  • Knowledge of competency-based approaches to teaching and learning
  • Experience with curriculum design and development
  • Experience in adaptive and other technologies
Agency:  University of Maryland University College
Location:  Largo, MD
Salary/Range:  DOE
How to Apply:  All submissions should include a cover letter and résumé. UMUC offers competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits for qualifying positions, such as tuition remission, generous leave and healthcare.  For detailed benefits information, please visit:
Application Deadline:  12/12/2017

Part-Time Sports Drug Testing Position

CDT (Comprehensive Drug Testing, Inc.) is seeking people in law enforcement for a unique opportunity as an Independent Contractor conducting Professional Sport Drug Testing Collections. CDT manages drug testing programs for several major professional sports organizations. As a CDT Collector, you will be part of a passionate team of professionals who are committed to performing one of the most crucial steps in the drug testing process, the collection of urine specimens. This is a part-time position, usually a few events per month during the sports seasons.


Requirements & Responsibilities:

-Collect urine samples for drug testing in adherence to specific protocols (Training will be provided, so you do not need to have prior experience)

- Work part-time during the sports seasons

- Attend collection events in the morning, afternoon, or in the evening, with ability to accept or

  reject events due to your availability

-Exercise good judgment in various situations

-Have excellent observational and interpersonal skills

-Interact with athletes in an effective manner while maintaining professional boundaries

-Meet the physical requirements of the job, including walking, standing, and lifting up to 25 lbs.

-Submit samples to laboratory and paperwork to CDT following each collection

-Communicate promptly with CDT regarding any collection issues

-Be organized and detail-oriented in following specific protocols

-Maintain the utmost confidentiality

-Be willing to undergo a background check



Detroit, MI

Fresno, CA

Indianapolis, IN

Memphis, TN

Miami, FL

Oakland/San Francisco, CA

Salt Lake City, UT

San Antonio, TX


Agency:  Comprehensive Drug Testing, Inc.
Location:  Multiple Locations
Salary/Range:  DOE
How to Apply:  

Please email your resume to


Application Deadline:  12/31/2017
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