Job Overview


This position is for an initial term of one year with the possibility of extension based on continued funding.

The Department of Justice (DOJ) mission to enforce the law, and to defend the interests of the United States and its citizens in accordance with the law, is carried out by approximately 104,000 talented and diverse men and women, working in 40 separate component organizations and in numerous and varied law enforcement, legal, and administrative mission-critical occupations. DOJ leads the Nation in ensuring the protection of all Americans while preserving their constitutional freedoms. With such an important mission to achieve, it is critical for DOJ to recruit a highly-skilled workforce. Become a member of our team, where you can achieve your career goals and apply your skills and talents to our important mission.

Consider joining the DOJ Criminal Division. One of seven litigating Divisions in the Department, the Criminal Division investigates and prosecutes complex criminal matters and assists the 93 United States Attorney Offices in investigations, trials, and appeals. In addition to its direct litigation responsibilities, the Division formulates and implements criminal enforcement policy and provides advice and assistance in sensitive areas of law enforcement; advises the Attorney General, Congress, the Office of Management and Budget and the White House on matters of criminal law; provides legal advice and assistance to federal prosecutors and investigative agencies; and provides leadership for coordinating international as well as federal, state, and local law enforcement matters.

The International Criminal Investigative Training Assistance Program (ICITAP) works with foreign governments to develop professional and transparent law enforcement institutions that protect human rights, combat corruption, and reduce the threat of transnational crime and terrorism. ICITAP supports both national security and foreign policy objectives. ICITAP works in close partnership with the U.S. Department of State, the U.S. Agency for International Development, and the Department of Defense. These agencies fund ICITAP's programs.


As the Assistant Program Manager, you are responsible for assisting the Program Manager with the following:
• Managing a police development project based in a foreign country, acting as an authoritative representative directing the delivery of training and technical assistance activities.
• Reviewing, creating, and improving law enforcement policies and programs as they pertain to career development and training programs for police academies.
• Developing methods and recommending implementation procedures for use in special training operations.
• Advising the ICITAP director, deputy director, and assistant director for regional operations on all aspects of project development.
• Reviewing current personnel and resource allocations among law enforcement agencies and programs and working closely with senior officials of the foreign government involved.
• Serving as the ICITAP representative on embassy working groups & committees, as directed by the ambassador.

Travel Required

  • 50% or Greater
  • Local travel within the assigned region may be required.

Relocation Authorized

  • Yes
  • Relocation expenses ARE authorized.