Management Analyst, Senior - Planning & Accreditation
The City of Richmond Police Department is seeking a highly motivated and experienced CALEA Accreditation Manager to manage and maintain the Richmond Police Department's Accreditation process.
This position performs a variety of complex administrative and professional assistance work in planning, coordinating and managing the maintenance and adherence to the police department's accreditation through CALEA (Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies) using the software PowerDMS.
The accreditation manager must have strong office skills for daily tasks, strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to exercise independent judgment and discretion. Because of the use of automation, employee must possess skill in the use of computers and business software. Broad understanding of police or operations, practices, and principles are essential. This position is directly tasked with managing the department's accreditation process.
DUTIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO
Extensive knowledge of the software PowerDMS
Plan, coordinate and manage agency accreditation activities, projects and processing; gather and analyze data, monitor and measure agency adherence to accreditation standards; identify, verify, and reconcile compliance activities correcting any noted deficiencies through policy, training, or other administrative measures; complete and submit required reports and forms; prepare and maintain appropriate reports and internal communication;
Manage, maintain and update current and archive accreditation files of the agency, both manually and using PowerDMS;
Serve as the central repository for information about the national accreditation process, standards associate with the process and procedures and reports on behalf of the agency, keep up-to-date on accreditation standards, as well as, the interpretation and application of accreditation standards through active participation with appropriate accreditation commissions and professional associations;
Serves as department liaison to CALEA, as well as, Accreditation Managers of other local, county and state agencies, attend periodic meetings and conferences, professional workshops, and trainings related to CALEA standards;
Update and notify command of changes to any CALEA standards or changes to the CALEA accreditation process;
Review all new and existing agency policies and directives to ensure compliance with CALEA standards; recommend changes in policies and procedures when indicated by accreditation updates, changes or modifications;
Coordinate on-site CALEA assessments and inspections in a manner that enables the agency sufficient time and resources to achieve professional accreditation. Facilitate and conduct mock assessment reviews;
Perform all assigned duties and tasks in an effective, efficient and safe manner; accept responsibility to support and promote the department's mission and comply with its directives;
Maintain contact with other law enforcement agencies in order to discover improved methods, policies and procedures
Key Duties -
% of Time
Administers, coordinates, manages, and oversees the daily operation of work compliance documents and updates written directives in PowerDMS. Provides professional analysis including analysis of complicated issues on CALEA accreditation standards.
Plans and monitors internal program elements and field operations for progress toward objectives by making recommendation of all written directives “policy” and procedure changes.
Prepares, writes and updates various reports and analyses as needed and submit final assessment report through chain of command to Chief of Police.
Support and works closely with supervisors to establish appropriate CALEA workloads by setting program goals, objectives, standards and to ensure accuracy of information.
200 W. Grace St
Richmond, VA 23220