About Our Job
The City and County of Denver is offering a rewarding opportunity to become a Community Engagement Program Manager supporting community outreach for the Denver Police Department. The ideal candidate will have a history of success in developing strong collaborative relationships with community-based organizations and residents.
We are seeking a candidate with strong relationship building skills and previous experience working with community-based organizations. A Bachelor’s degree is not required for this position as we are open to a combination of education and experience to meet the minimum qualifications required for this role.
The mission of this Community Engagement Program Manager is to develop a synergistic partnership between Police and the communities they service in an effort to reduce crime and increase engagement with all who call Denver home.
Job responsibilities include:
Acts as spokesperson for a program(s), advances the primary mission and goals of a program(s), and interacts with department personnel and community stakeholders to address matters of mutual concern, including crime prevention, neighborhood watch, and increasing community collaboration.
In concert with the other Community Engagement Program Managers and District Commanders, establishes overall program goals, oversees the development of comprehensive program policies, procedures, guidelines, and standards to ensure proper application and use by coordinating and revising administrative processes, and directs the development and maintenance of an information management system.
Assists in the evaluation of a program(s) to determine if the program(s) is achieving its goals and objectives and meeting the needs of participants and the community.
Works with the Community Resource Technicians and District Commanders to develop press releases, fundraising plans, promotional and public information materials, special and technical reports, and comprehensive annual reports that describe overall program accomplishments.
Develops and recommends solutions for complex problems and highly sensitive issues that cross functional and administrative boundaries or where there may be significant coordination requirements that impact the future of a program(s).
Works to maintain and improve relationships with officials, other agencies, community groups, and state and federal departments to improve decision making capability and better implement services in controversial areas.
Develops or modifies work plans, methods, and procedures and determines work priorities.
Partners with EDI Teams and Human Resources to provide data, metrics and information to assist in conversations around the Department and City’s equity framework
Resolves problems encountered during daily operations and determines standards for problem resolution.
Provides work instruction and assists employees with difficult and/or unusual assignments.
Prepares comprehensive written documents to satisfy periodic reporting requirements of the program.
Our ideal candidate will have:
Strong background in building collaborative relationships
Strong communication and organizational skills
Previous experience in working with community-based organizations
We realize your time is valuable so please do not apply if you do not have at least the following required minimum qualifications:
Education requirement: Bachelor's Degree in Public Administration, Management, Sociology, Psychology, Political Science, or a related field.
Experience Requirement: Three (3) years of full performance professional level experience developing, implementing, and administering programs.
Education/Experience Equivalency: One (1) year of the appropriate type and level of experience may be substituted for each required year of post-high school education for all classifications.
Additional appropriate education may be substituted for the minimum experience requirements.
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CA1714 Program Manager
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Position Salary Range
$68,905.00 – $113,693.00
$68,905 to $91,299 annually
Denver Police Department
The City and County of Denver provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, or any other status protected under federal, state, and/or local law.