CJIS Training and Curriculum Manager


Recruitment #240221-0097MP-001


The State of Connecticut, Department of Administrative Services (DAS) is now accepting applications for a Criminal Justice Information System Training and Curriculum Manager in service of the Criminal Justice Information System Governing Board (CJIS) in Hartford, CT. 

  • Competitive starting salary
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The Connecticut Criminal Justice Information System (CJIS-CT) Governing Board, created by Public Act 99-14 in 1999, is directed to primarily engage in activities that constitute the administration of information sharing. The CJIS-CT Governing Board’s mission is to provide information sharing services to the Connecticut criminal justice community. The CJIS-CT Governing Board is statutorily authorized to develop plans, maintain policies, and provide direction for the efficient operation and integration of Criminal Justice Information Systems, whether such systems service a single Agency or multiple Agencies in accordance with the Connecticut General Statutes § 54- 142q(f). CJIS-CT has developed and oversees the operation of the Connecticut Information Sharing System (CISS), and other justice information technology applications. These nation-leading projects facilitate the sharing of law enforcement and criminal justice information between state agencies and boards and commissions having cognizance over matters relating to law enforcement and criminal justice, and organized local police departments. 

The CJIS Curriculum Manager will be a key member of the Criminal Justice Information System (CJIS) Governing Board staff,  committed to the security and advancement of our Criminal Justice system, to provide curriculum development and training management expertise for the Criminal Justice Information Systems Governing Board.
The Curriculum Manager will be responsible for developing, implementing, and managing comprehensive training materials, programs, and staff. The role requires an understanding of criminal justice information systems, strong instructional design skills, and the ability to effectively train and support users of varying skill levels.

As the CJIS Curriculum Manager, you will:
  • Develop Training Materials: Create engaging and informative training materials for the CJIS, ensuring content is up-to-date, accurate, and aligns with agency objectives. 
  • Conduct Training Sessions: Lead training sessions for both new and existing users, adapting teaching methods to meet diverse learning styles and needs. May be on-site or CBT-based training.
  • Maintain Training Records: Keep meticulous records of all training activities, participant progress, and feedback to continually improve training effectiveness. Support audits as required.
  • Collaboration with Stakeholders: Work closely with other departments, external agencies, and stakeholders to ensure training materials align with current practices and standards in criminal justice information management. 
  • Continuous Improvement: Regularly assess and update training programs and materials based on user feedback, technological advancements, and changes in the criminal justice field. Work with the CJIS team to understand customer feedback on training and on the applications, and collaborate with CJIS project management on initiating improvement projects.
  • Support Users: Provide ongoing support and resources to users, addressing any issues or concerns regarding the CJIS systems. 
  • Lead the training and onboarding team, managing several consultants to attain project goals 
  • Permanent full-time position working 40 hours per week
  • Monday through Friday schedule
  • First shift
  • Our office is located at 55 Farmington Avenue in Hartford, CT
  • This is a hybrid position, a combination of in-office and telework
  • Some travel to area police departments and state agencies is anticipated
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Selection Plan

For current state employees, salary calculations are not necessarily comparable from branch to branch but it does not impact your state service credit.

To Apply:

  • In order to be considered for this job opening, you must meet the Minimum Qualifications as listed on this job opening. You must specify your qualifications on your application.
  • The minimum experience and training requirements must be met by the close date on the job opening, unless otherwise specified.
  • Ensure that your application is complete and detailed before submitting it. In order to comply with Public Act 21-69, the State of Connecticut is no longer asking for resumes during the initial application process. You will not be able to make revisions once your application is submitted into the JobAps system.
  • Please select all location(s) and shift(s) you are willing to work on your application. Failure to do so may result in not being considered for vacancies in that specific location or shift.
  • In order to receive educational credits toward qualification for this job posting, the institution must be accredited. If the institution of higher learning is located outside of the U.S., you are responsible for providing documentation from a recognized USA accrediting service which specializes in determining foreign education equivalencies to the recruiter listed on this job posting.

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  • Interviews will be limited to candidates whose experience and training most closely meet the requirements of the position.
  • The immediate vacancy is listed above, however, applications to this recruitment may be used for future vacancies in this job class.

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In a state agency this class is accountable for directing curriculum development and training related program administration.


  • Directs staff and operations of training and staff development programs;
  • Performs specialized duties in area of training and staff development;
  • Provides consultative services to agency administrators and training staff in developing and conducting needs analysis; 
  • Develops action plans;
  • Develops, reviews and evaluates curriculum and training courses;
  • Prepares, reviews and monitors contracts for training services; 
  • Prepares statistical evaluation summaries, feasibility study reports, program projections and other reports as needed; 
  • Participates in the recruitment and hiring of staff, including outreach, interview and selection;
  • May teach in areas of expertise;
  • Performs related duties as required.


  • Considerable knowledge of
    • principles and techniques of in-service training and staff development;
    • educational methods and techniques; 
  • Knowledge of relevant state and federal laws, statutes and regulations;
  • Considerable
    • interpersonal skills;
    • oral and written communication skills; 
  • Considerable ability to assess training needs and determine objectives.


Seven (7) years of professional employment in in-service training, human resource development or adult education.


One (1) year of the General Experience must have had primary responsibility for planning, developing, coordinating or implementing an in-service training or staff development program.
NOTE: Positions at the Police Officer Standards and Training Council require this experience to be in law enforcement training programs. 


  • College training may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equalling one-half (1/2) year of experience to a maximum of four (4) years for a Bachelor's degree.
  • A Master's degree in a closely related field may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice, Education, Instructional Design, or Information Technology.
  • Experience in developing and conducting training programs.
  • Experience with criminal justice information systems.
  • Experience presenting to students in a classroom setting and providing project updates to senior executives.
  • Experience managing and delivering concurrent projects on schedule and on budget.



The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.


As defined by Sec. 5-196 of the Connecticut General Statutes, a job class is a position or group of positions that share general characteristics and are categorized under a single title for administrative purposes.  As such, a job class is not meant to be all-inclusive of every task and/or responsibility.