Senior Training & Technical Assistance Specialist - AI/AN Co

at ICF in Springfield, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Senior Training & Technical Assistance Specialist – Candidate will work remote from HOME in support of the Office for Victims of Crime Tribal Financial Management Center (TFMC)

TFMC provides culturally humble, trauma informed technical assistance, training, and resources to support American Indian and Alaska Native communities as they enhance their capacity to successfully manage the financial aspects of their Federal awards. TFMC, in close coordination with OJP Grant Managers, supports tribal grantees throughout the life cycle of an award – from application preparation to award acceptance, and ultimately the effective financial implementation, management, and reporting of the award. A strong financial foundation supports each community’s service to crime victims while enhancing the consistency and sustainability of tribal victim service programs.

In this role you will support U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs (OJP) grantees to build financial management capacity and infrastructure to improve financial management of federal awards to support victim services, criminal justice, juvenile justice, and justice research programs.

Applicants should have the ability and willingness to travel to tribal communities approximately 25%. This position requires obtaining a Public Trust Clearance PRIOR to start date. Key Responsibilities:

+ Conduct needs assessments and develop a plan with a range of TTA options to meet those identified needs.

+ Provide grantees with the necessary organizational financial management TTA (both remote/onsite), grants management knowledge, and resources needed to meet federal grants financial management requirements.

+ Perform comprehensive reviews of existing grants financial management tools and develop new plain language resources to strengthen the organizational financial management capacity of grantees

+ Support webinars, conferences, regional meetings, and other events to increase awareness and knowledge of federal grants financial management requirements.

Basic Qualifications:

+ Minimum of Bachelor’s degree and 8 years of related experience.

+ Minimum of 5 years of experience working on victim service assistance issues in American Indian (AI) and Alaska Native (AN) communities with knowledge of national trends and initiatives; cultural sensitivity, the organizations and individuals actively leading the field; effective program and project implementation; and current research on evidence-based practices and programs.

+ Minimum of 5 years of experience in the criminal, juvenile justice, or victim services field with planning, organizing, and managing the provision of direct technical assistance services to the field; or evaluating curriculums and training; or conducting needs assessments; or developing publications.

This position requires an OJP security clearance due to the handling of personally identifiable information (PII). Candidate must currently hold or be able to obtain clearance. Preferred Skills

+ Experience providing TTA to American Indians/Alaska Natives.

+ Experience with OJP grants financial management requirements.

+ Experience with technology, e.g., setting up audio/visual equipment and comfortable with technologies that facilitate virtual meetings and communication.

+ Experience working with federal grantees and a client-service orientation.

Professional Skills

+ Demonstrated experience and ability to perform or manage a full range of training and technical assistance related work.

+ Demonstrated excellent analytic and effective communication skills, including the ability to communicate with contacts from the full range of justice related disciplines, including executive-level callers working in criminal justice, juvenile justice, and victim services.

+ Ability to plan, organize, and manage the provision of direct technical assistance services to the field; evaluate curriculum or training; conduct needs assessments; and develop publications.

+ Demonstrated knowledge of national trends and initiatives; the organizations and individuals actively leading the field; and effective program and project implementation.



Working at ICF

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth.

We can only solve the world’s toughest challenges by building an inclusive workplace that allows everyone to thrive. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to hiring regardless of any protected characteristic, such as race, ethnicity, national origin, color, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability status, or military/veteran status. Together, our employees are empowered to share their expertise and collaborate with others to achieve personal and professional goals. For more information, please read our EEO & AA policy ( .

Reasonable Accommodations are available, including, but not limited to, for disabled veterans, individuals with disabilities, and individuals with sincerely held religious beliefs, in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email and we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations. Read more about non-discrimination: Know Your Rights (\KnowYourRights\screen\reader\_10\20.pdf) and Pay Transparency Statement (\%20English\formattedESQA508c.pdf) .

Pay Range – There are multiple factors that are considered in determining final pay for a position, including, but not limited to, relevant work experience, skills, certifications and competencies that align to the specified role, geographic location, education and certifications as well as contract provisions regarding labor categories that are specific to the position. The pay range for this position is :

$56,467.00 – $95,993.00

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About ICF

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Job Posting: JC232474132

Posted On: Jan 19, 2023

Updated On: Jun 12, 2023

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