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INSTRUCTOR/CONSULTANT
CRISIS SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT LLC (CSM)

NATURE OF WORK
Work involves preparing and presenting crisis/hostage negotiation curriculum to law enforcement and corrections personnel throughout the United States. Candidates must be able develop and present curriculum, effectively manage a classroom environment, and establish and maintain effective working relationships within the crisis/hostage negotiation community.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED
Understand the mission and policies of CSM.

Understand and demonstrate best practices as it relates to crisis/hostage negotiation within the United States and in accordance with the guidelines established by the National Council of Negotiation Associations.

Demonstrate proficiency in modern instructional techniques including lesson plan development, PowerPoint® development, and scenario training development and facilitation.

Serve as a member of a mobile training team deployed to locations throughout the United States approximately 2-10 40-hour courses per year.

Establish, develop and maintain relationships throughout the crisis/hostage negotiation community including crisis/hostage negotiation team members, team leaders, law enforcement managers, law enforcement academy directors, corrections personnel and mental health professionals working in support of law enforcement operations.

Conduct or participate in original research as it relates to crisis/hostage negotiation, crisis intervention, emerging technology, or peer support.

DESIRABLE KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS
Knowledge of the principles, best practices and methods used in crisis/hostage negotiation and crisis/hostage negotiation training.

Knowledge of crisis/hostage negotiation trends in the United States as demonstrated though research, evaluation and experience.

Knowledge and understanding modern instructional techniques.

Knowledge of team dynamics and ability to effectively facilitate team work within an instructional environment.

Ability to apply policies and practices established by CSM, state and federal government contracts, and partner law enforcement academies throughout the United States.

Ability to consult with law enforcement and corrections agencies as it relates to crisis/hostage negotiation training and policy.

Ability to apply policies and practices that ensures fairness and equality within a training environment without regard to gender, sexual orientation, age, ethnicity or race.

Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

Ability to generate and maintain accurate training records.

DESIRABLE TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE
Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in criminal justice, law enforcement, corrections, social work, forensic science or related fields.

Ten or more years of experience in law enforcement or corrections or providing direct support to law enforcement or corrections.

Five or more years serving as a member or a crisis negotiation team, working in support of a crisis negotiation team, consulting to a crisis negotiation team or negotiating on behalf of an agency without a crisis negotiation team.

Graduation from an accredited instructor law enforcement training program.

Attendance to 80 or more hours of formal institutional crisis/hostage negotiation training in basic and advanced topics.

Three or more years providing crisis/hostage negotiation training in an institutional or law enforcement academy environment.

Member of state or regional Crisis/Hostage Negotiation Association.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in criminal justice, law enforcement, corrections, social work, forensic science or related field.

Ten or more years of experience in law enforcement or corrections or providing direct support to law enforcement or corrections.

Five or more years serving as a member or a crisis negotiation team, working in support of a crisis negotiation team, consulting to a crisis negotiation team or negotiating on behalf of an agency without a crisis negotiation team.

Graduation from an accredited instructor law enforcement training program.

Attendance to 80 or more hours of formal institutional crisis/hostage negotiation training in basic and advanced topics.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS
Resume or detailed biographical summary that summarizes experience and training.

Example of original lesson plan.

Example of original PowerPoint® presentation.

Three references who can attest to subject matter expertise and instructional ability.

APPLICATION PROCESS
If you are interested in applying as an instructor/consultant or have questions before you apply, please CONTACT US HERE or send an email directly to Troy King at  troydking@crisisnegotiation.us. Initial applications should consist of a cover letter and a resume.

Applicants deemed to meet CSM requirements will be expected to attend the CSM basic 40-hour course as well as the CSM intermediate 40-hour course prior to as part of the selection and training processes.

Applicants who have attended these courses in the past may be expected to attend one or more again while being given a limited instruction or facilitation role to further evaluate the applicant’s abilities.

Waivers will be considered for minimum qualifications on a case-by-case basis.

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