The Program Manager for Justice sits in Community Health and Justice portfolio in the Programs and Practices division of NACo’s Counties Futures Lab and helps to manage a portfolio of projects that aim to promote and foster county-level innovations nationwide. Duties of this position include a variety of professional assignments aimed at informing, educating and assisting county officials across the country in their efforts to improve local services related to justice and public safety, as well as behavioral health. The Program Manager reports to the Associate Program Director for the Community Health and Justice portfolio. The position is dependent on the availability of project-based outside funding.
Primary duties and responsibilities include:
Actively promote NACo justice initiatives in written materials, conference calls and national webinars, small group convenings and national events.
Provide quality information and guidance to county government officials on topics related to justice and public safety, as well as behavioral health.
Plan and conduct technical assistance activities and idea exchanges for county leaders.
Research best practices and develop educational resources such as webinars, workshops, case studies, toolkits and issue briefs.
Manage the timely delivery, day-to-day quality and completion of project deliverables including other assigned duties under the guidance and direction of the Associate Program Director.
Maintain productive ongoing relationships with NACo members, foundation and corporate funders and other NACo departments.
Some travel is required, estimated at four to six trips per year.
Working at NACo
Employees of NACo enjoy a fun and challenging environment with a wide range of competitive benefits. Benefits include comprehensive medical, vision and dental insurance coverage; paid holidays and leave; tuition reimbursement; group life insurance, 401(k) match and pension plans, credit union membership; and short-term/long-term disability coverage.
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