Lowell Police Dept. Seeks Program Manager

CITY OF LOWELL
Job Description
Deadline ~ January 3, 2012
Police Department
Program Manager – Grant Funded
Department: Police Department, Administrative Division
Reports To: Director of Research & Development and other designated personnel
Union: Non-Union/ Ordinance
Salary: (min) $39,351.06/ year to (max) $46,219.01/ year

SUMMARY
The Program Manager will be responsible for managing and maintaining all federal and state grants for the Police Department.
This includes ensuring each grant is in compliance with regulations. In addition, the program manager will explore funding
options, develop and implement programs, and assist in writing grant applications. Must be a very organized and self
motivated individual.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Other duties may be assigned.
Thorough understanding of state and federal grant fiscal and programmatic requirements;
Identify possible funding opportunities;
Write and submit grant applications;
Complete and submit timely reports to funding agencies;
Write and submit programmatic reports;
Build and maintain relationships with partnering organizations;
Facilitate meeting between Police Department and partners for various projects to ensure grants are meeting goals and objectives;
Create new programs and obtain funding to implement programs;
Research Best Practices;
Write quarterly newsletter;
Work on special projects assigned by Director of Research and Development and the Superintendent of Police;

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty
satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Bachelors Degree or higher in Criminal Justice, Business Administration or related field from an accredited College or University preferred.
Relevant experience can substitute:
One to three years of prior grant management experience;
Understanding of funding cycles;
Ability to write grant applications;
Ability to understand budget procedures, including grant modification and procurement statutes;
Experience in researching topics to identify best practices;
Knowledge of routine police practices and procedures;
Ability to analyze data and verify information;
Computer experience in the following software required: MS Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook and Access.

LANGUAGE SKILLS
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental
regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to read and interpret documents
and financial reports. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients,
customers, and the general public.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area,
circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
Ability to create databases and conduct statistical evaluations.

REASONING ABILITY
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization
exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals
with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock (electrical outlets).
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
The City of Lowell is a smoke and drug free employer and requires a physical with drug screen and CORI, post offer.
Qualified individuals send resume and/or application with cover letter to the Human Relations Office, Rm 19~City Hall,
Lowell, MA 01852 by 4:00 PM: Deadline ~ Tuesday, January 3, 2012
EOE/AA/504 Employer
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