Accreditation Project Coordinator

Recruitment #062722-MXAA08-450100

Summary Statement

The Accreditation Project Coordinator is responsible for the activity conducted in the Delaware Law Enforcement Accreditation Program.  The incumbent will conduct the business of the accreditation program and the Delaware Police Accreditation Commission (DPAC) in accordance with the policies, regulations and guidelines of the DPAC and other tasks set forth in the job description.  The Project Coordinator is under the direct supervision of the Deputy Principal Assistant of the Department of Safety and Homeland Security (DSHS).

Essential Functions

Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.
  • Implements and coordinates the mission, objectives, tasks and activities for the program.
  • Develop a curriculum and train assessors and agency managers on the accreditation program.
  • Implements the accreditation program for agencies that do not have an accreditation manager by assisting in file construction, developing policies and procedures and collecting proof of compliance standards.
  • Assists police agencies in the compliance and the maintenance of compliance with state accreditation standards.
  • Organize and implement accreditation assessments of police agencies.
  • Works with DPAC to develop and implement new accreditation standards.
  • Analyzes federal, state and local legislative proposals to determine impact on current accreditation standards.
  • Monitors the activities of other police accreditation/certification programs.

Job Requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS for Accreditation Project Coordinator

Please attach a resume with your online application or use the resume tab in DEL to provide a detailed description of how your education, training and/or experience meets each job requirement including employer, experience/responsibilities and dates (month/year) of employment/training.

Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:

  1. A criminal justice degree and/or 5 years Delaware law enforcement experience, preferably in a supervisory, command or administrative capacity.
  2. Prior accreditation experience as an accreditation manager, accreditation assessor, and/or working for an accredited police agency.
  3. Experience with developing policies and procedures necessary to operate a law enforcement agency and/or other related experience.
  4. Experience in the delivery of training materials and public speaking.
  5. Experience with DPAC and/or Police Accreditation is strongly preferred.

Additional Posting Information

This is a Casual/Seasonal position which is a non-pension eligible position without healthcare and/or other benefits.

Conditions of Hire

A satisfactory fingerprint-based background check administered by the Delaware State Police is required as a condition of hire.

Selection Process

The application and resume are evaluated based upon a rating of your education, training and experience as they relate to the job requirements of the position.  It is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application and the resume to include dates of employment, job title and job duties.  For education and training, list name of educational provider, training course titles and summary of course content.   Narrative information supplied on the resume must be supported by the information supplied on the application including your employment, education and training history as it relates to the job requirements.

Once you have submitted your application on-line, all future correspondence related to your application will be sent via email.  Please keep your contact information current.  You may also view all correspondence sent to you by the State of Delaware in the “My Applications” tab at Delaware State Jobs.


Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process.  To request an auxiliary aid or service please call (302) 739-5458. TDD users should call the Delaware Relay Service Number 1-800-232-5460 for assistance.

The State of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity employer and values a diverse workforce. We strongly encourage and seek out a workforce representative of Delaware including race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.