The Manager - Conference/Meetings/Sheriffs’ Leadership Institute has overall oversight of all training and event programs. This includes planning and implementing various events for the Sheriffs’ Offices of North Carolina including the Annual Business Conference, Spring Meeting, Fall Meeting, Sheriffs’ Leadership Institute (SLI), and special project-related training classes or events.
The position will work closely with the Association’s General Counsel to develop, plan and implement a professional comprehensive curriculum for the Sheriffs’ Leadership Institute. The position reports to the Director - Operations & Support Services.
Essential duties include, but are not limited to:
Sheriffs’ Leadership Institute
Provide leadership, professional expertise, and direction in the research, development, implementation and execution of a comprehensive curriculum for sheriffs.
Develop and maintain highly professional standards and procedures for implementing training programs in keeping with the image and reputation of the North Carolina Sheriffs’ Association.
Conduct training needs assessments for SLI by speaking with experienced and recently elected sheriffs.
Research standards, practices, and trends for leadership development in law enforcement.
Researches and develops training class curriculum and
Select appropriate training methods to achieve training
Identify, review and recommend potential training venues and subject matter experts to serve as instructors for the Sheriffs’ Leadership
Coordinate the delivery of training at the Sheriffs’ Leadership
Evaluate the overall effectiveness and learning that occurs at the Sheriffs’ Leadership
Modify training courses based on the feedback from
Prepare pre and post-event reports and
Primary contact for training material production, including coordination with Business Development regarding Corporate Partners and Sponsors for Spring, ABC and Fall Meeting.
Evaluate the overall effectiveness and learning at the Sheriffs’ Leadership Institute.
Prepare written reports for NCSA management and team members for SLI including analysis and recommendations.
Conference & Meetings
Oversee and manage the conferences, meetings and training programs for the Association.
Identify, review and recommend potential facilities for each event.
Plan the scope of the event, including time, location and cost.
Prepare pre and post-event reports and analysis.
Manage the budget and schedules of all Association events.
Manage the audio-visual specifics for each meeting.
Inspect venue to ensure they meet the Association’s requirements.
Manage, organize and assign staff to assist at conferences, training or meetings.
Monitor onsite activities to ensure event attendees are satisfied.
Evaluate the overall effectiveness and learning that occurs at conference and training events.
Prepare pre and post-event reports and analysis and assesses opportunities and makes recommendations for improving service to the sheriffs and implements those improvements as appropriate.
Travel to and work onsite at Association meetings, oversees logistics required for success.
Education Requirement: 4-year college degree or equivalent experience
The work is typically performed in an office while sitting, standing, or stooping. The employee occasionally lifts light and heavy objects, weighing up to 20 pounds.
Minimum of five years experience required coordinating, leading and managing conferences, meetings and training events
Minimum of five years management experience
Strong interpersonal skills with proven ability to develop and coach employees
Project Management experience is preferred
Intermediate level of proficiency with MS Project, Excel and PowerPoint
Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment demonstrating teamwork, innovation and excellence
Flexible with proven ability to conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities
Demonstrate decisiveness in resolving business problems, making decisions and identifying priorities
Ability to adhere to our Association’s professional standards and core values
Ability to perform other related duties as assigned
Additional Salary Information: Our Association offers a strong team environment and competitive salary and benefits, based on education and experience. Our workplace environment is well-equipped, professional, friendly, supportive, and very busy. The North Carolina Sheriffs’ Association is located in downtown Raleigh, with free on-site parking.
All full-time employees are provided Association-paid health insurance. All full-time employees also receive specified paid time off (PTO) annually, as well as paid State holidays. Other benefits are provided including life insurance, disability insurance and retirement – these details will be discussed during the interview process.
About North Carolina Sheriffs' Association
The North Carolina Sheriffs’ Association is the statewide organization of our state’s 100 Sheriffs. Through their Association, the Sheriffs work to strengthen the professional law enforcement services their offices provide to the people of North Carolina.