National Law Enforcement Liaison Coordinator Opening Posted
Nov. 30 is the deadline to apply for the three-year position at the Governors Highway Safety Association.
The Governors Highway Safety Association has an opening posted for a National Law Enforcement Liaison Program Manager. This is a three-year contract position established under a cooperative agreement between GHSA and NHTSA to support law enforcement liaisons nationwide, and it will be renewed each year, according to details posted on the GHSA website.
Extensive knowledge and experience of state and local law enforcement practices, policies, and procedures are desired, as are a working knowledge of NHTSA highway safety programs and experience working with diverse groups including enforcement agencies, state highway safety offices, and federal safety agencies.
The successful candidate will report to the GHSA executive director and will meet quarterly with NHTSA personnel to review progress toward these primary objectives:
- Establish a nationally coordinated Law Enforcement Liaison Program
- Promote stronger communications among state LELs and between state and regional LELs and other safety personnel
- Develop and enhance the skills and effectiveness of Law Enforcement Liaisons in states and territories
- Promote the expanded involvement of law enforcement agencies in national traffic safety initiatives, such as Data Driven Approaches to Crime and Traffic Safety
The salary for the full-time position will be based on the experience of the successful candidate but will not exceed $45 per hour; no benefits are included. To apply, submit a resume and cover letter by mail to Barbara Harsha, Executive Director, Governors Highway Safety Association, 444 N. Capitol St. NW, Washington DC 20001 or by e-mail to [email protected] A committee will review all applications and schedule telephone interviews. The finalist is expected to be chosen by the end of 2011 and to start in January 2012.