VCPI is accepting applications for the position of Curriculum Developer/Instructional Design Specialist

What VCPI needs:

VCPI is looking for a dynamic, creative, and talented individual to join our team as a curriculum developer/instructional design specialist. This person will be responsible for bringing ideas to fruition in finished products and services, developing and delivering public safety training programs (classroom and online) and services that reflect VCPI’s standards for excellence. The person in this position will be tasked with a variety of research and development projects dealing with critical and emerging issues in public safety. This person will work both independently and as part of an extensive team, including staff, instructors, and other partners in the development and delivery of national programs.

Are you the right candidate?

First, do you have the basic requirements?

  • Proven curriculum development experience
  • Master’s degree in instructional design, education, criminal justice, public administration or related field is strongly preferred.
  • Willingness and ability to learn and utilize existing instructional design processes and templates
  • Experience and strong ability as an instructor/presenter
  • Technology and computer skills necessary to support effective curriculum development
  • Ability to be both self-directed and work well as part of a team
  • Very strong organizational, interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Law enforcement/public safety experience required
  • Some experience with developing and/or administering online training preferred

Next, are you a good fit for VCPI?

  • Do you enjoy writing and conducting research on public-safety topics?
  • Do you enjoy giving presentations and instructing?
  • Do you take ownership and pride in your work, and enjoy being part of an effort that’s bigger than yourself?
  • Do you thrive in a fast-paced and collaborative environment?
  • Do you enjoy participating in idea generation and developmental and explorative processes?
  • Do you subscribe to a life-long learning philosophy and practice?
  • Are you passionate about life in general and do you put that energy into your work?

This position is a full-time position based in VCPI’s Richmond, Virginia offices. Some travel is required. Salary is competitive and the VCPI benefits package is designed to attract great people and keep them. VCPI provides a fun, casual, and professional work environment, lots of flexibility, and an opportunity to make a difference.

If you are interested in this position, please forward your résumé, a writing/curriculum sample and a cover letter to loconnell@vcpionline.org.



VCPI is also accepting applications for the position of Strategic Communications Manager

What VCPI needs:

VCPI is looking for a dynamic, creative, and talented individual to join our team as a Strategic Communications Manager. This person will be responsible for designing, developing, and executing VCPI strategic communications and messaging to support VCPI’s initiatives in advancing public safety nationwide. Primary responsibilities will include the development of national and targeted outreach campaigns to connect with public safety and communities; the strategic development and distribution of content and messaging in a variety of venues to include social media platforms, the VCPI website, and print; and management and maintenance of those communication channels. As part of the developed content strategy, this person will also design and monitor measurement and analytics for each component to determine impact and effectiveness.

Are you the right candidate?

First, do you have the basic requirements?

  • A minimum of five years in public relations or related communications field.
  • Proven experience in development and implementation of comprehensive content marketing strategy.
  • Proven experience writing and developing effective messaging for various audiences while reflecting an organization’s unique voice.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills; proficient in AP style.
  • Ability to manage communications partnerships effectively.
  • Bachelor’s degree in communications or related field is required. Master’s degree is strongly preferred.
  • Experience in website content design and management, using social media communications platforms, and implementation and use of content data analytics to inform decision making.
  • Ability to be both self-directed and work well as part of a team.
  • Ability to complete multiple assignments with competing deadlines.
  • Experience working with the public safety industry preferred.

Next, are you a good fit for VCPI?

  • Do you enjoy writing, creating original content, and distributing content to inform and inspire others?
  • Do you enjoy strategic planning and the idea of building something?
  • Do you take ownership and pride in your work, and enjoy being part of an effort that’s bigger than yourself?
  • Do you thrive in a fast-paced and collaborative environment?
  • Do you enjoy participating in idea generation and developmental and explorative processes?
  • Do you subscribe to a life-long learning philosophy and practice?
  • Are you passionate about life in general and do you put that energy into your work?

This position is a full-time position based in VCPI’s Richmond, Virginia office. Some travel is required. Salary is competitive and the VCPI benefits package is designed to attract great people and keep them. VCPI provides a fun, casual, and professional work environment, lots of flexibility, and an opportunity to make a difference.

If you are interested in this position, please forward your résumé and cover letter to loconnell@vcpionline.org.

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