Occupational Category (Staff Positions Only): Professional
Hiring Salary: Monthly-Staff
Department: College of Criminal Justice
Bachelor's degree in a related field. Six years of experience in a related field. Prior grant experience or grant administration is preferred. A combination of education, experience, and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities could be considered.
Nature & Purpose of Position/Usual Duties:
Performs highly complex managerial work providing direction and guidance in operations and planning for impaired driving initiatives.
Primary Responsibilities (Staff Positions Only):
Assists the Project Director and other staff with all aspects of the Drug Evaluation and Classification Program (DRE), Advanced Roadside Impaired Driving Enforcement (ARIDE), Drug Impairment Training for Educational Professionals (DITEP), and Drug Impairment Training for Texas Employees (DITTE) training programs. Develops and implements techniques for evaluating program activities. Develops goals and objectives. Oversees and approves schedules, priorities, and standards for achieving goals. Develops, implements, and evaluates policies and procedures and oversees compliance with policies and procedures. Oversees schedules, priorities and standards for achieving goals. Identifies areas of needed change and makes recommendations to improve operations. Assists with the curriculum development, curriculum updates, revisions, distribution, development of marketing strategies, and the training logistics. Formulates the project calendar and prioritizes tasks. Reviews Drug Recognition Expert (DRE) recertification paperwork and applications. Notifies DREs of their expiration dates. Supervises maintenance of internal and national DRE databases. Monitors compliance with policies and procedures and oversees the update to the internal standardized operating procedure's manual. Monitors compliance with the International Standards for the Drug Evaluation Classification Program and assists the Project Director with preparation of Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) monthly and annual performance and financial reports. Attends and presides over meetings in the absence of the Project Director or at the Project Director's request. Assists the Project Director as liaison for the sub grantee, staff, Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), law enforcement entities, Texas Center for the Judiciary, Texas District and County Attorney's Association (TDCCA), National Safety Council (NSC), Human Resource Certification Institute (HCRI) and other program partners. Assists in providing technical assistance to appropriate program partners. On-site facilitation and monitoring of training programs for Impaired Driving Initiatives Grants. Attends and promotes impaired driving training programs at state and national conferences. Oversees the work of others. Manages programs focusing on continuous process improvement. Develops and implements techniques for evaluating program activities. Participates in strategic planning. Performs other related duties as assigned.