Georgia International Law Enforcement Exchange (GILEE)
November 7, 2019
Job Posting Expires:


REF: 19001331


The Georgia International Law Enforcement Exchange (GILEE) at the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies is looking for a career service professional with significant law enforcement executive experience or significant executive experience in NGO work, to join our office as an Associate Director of GILEE. Our new team member should have a genuine interest in law enforcement leadership development, law enforcement organizational enhancement, professional service to the community, international programs, private-public partnerships and public affairs overall. It is intended for the Associate Director to replace the Founding Director upon the latter’s stepping down from that position.


It is imperative for an effective succession plan to bring on board a future director who can lead GILEE into additional organizational growth.  This would require a dedicated successor who could focus his/her full attention on a larger scope of activities including intensive external development efforts (fundraising), training programs, and conferences, as well as thematic collaborative efforts within GSU. The model envisioned for future GILEE leadership is of a seasoned law enforcement leader with significant and proven executive experience who could engage in relationship building, in program execution and in development efforts. GILEE will also consider a seasoned executive with organizational and development skills from a civic NGO.


The Associate Director will:

  • Work with the Founding Director to develop a fundraising strategy for GILEE. Actively engage in development efforts with the end goal of solely taking on all fundraising activities for the department.
  • Work with the Founding Director to set overall goals and priorities for GILEE, integrate these priorities into annual work plans, and align GILEE resources with its vision, mission, goals and objectives.
  • Provide day-to-day direction and management of GILEE activities, focusing on developing and building its leadership development training program, international exchanges, special briefings and conference planning.
  • Enhance GILEE’s engagement, outreach and programmatic activities.
  • Supervise the marketing and promotion of GILEE activities through its website, traditional media, and other means.
  • Assist the Founding Director and Assistant Director with managing and building collaborative relationships with GSU department and programs to promote GILEE’s objectives.
  • Develop and cultivate strategic partnerships with key stakeholders as well as with state, regional, national, and international organizations in the field in order to promote quality training and capacity of GILEE to build connections for resource development opportunities.
  • Oversee the development and implementation of conferences, programs, forums, on-line dialogues.
  • Represent GILEE and interact with donors, the general public, GILEE alumni, elected officials, GSU faculty and leaders, vendors, media and various GILEE partners.
  • Demonstrate high level of integrity and reliability.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Project management (from concept to production).
  • Attention to details and accuracy.
  • Strong organizational and management skills.
  • Travel in Georgia, the US and internationally.
  • Represent the Founding Director in meetings as needed.
  • Program has an uncompromising level of expectation.
  • High degree of independence, decision-making responsibility, exceptional customer service.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Disclaimer: This job requisition provides a high-level job definition. It is not intended to provide a comprehensive or exclusive list of job duties. As such, job duties and/or responsibilities within the context of this job requisition may change at the discretion the employee’s direct supervisor.


- Bachelor's degree and four years of supervisory/management experience; or a combination of education and related experience.

College/Business Unit

- Andrew Young School of Policy Studies

Department: GILEE


- Atlanta Campus

Shift: 8:30 AM- 5:15 PM

Salary : $105,000 - $115,000

Pay Grade: NPP

FLSA Status: Exempt

Job Type: Full Time (Benefits Eligible)


Closing Date

12/07/19, 4:59:00 AM

Preferred Hiring Qualifications:

  • Master's degree from an accredited institution of higher learning in criminal justice, public administration or related field.
  • Preference will be given to candidates who have significant experience and familiarity with federal, state and local law enforcement issues.
  • Demonstrated understanding of training, leadership development, budget issues, key organizational challenges, and needs of the law enforcement community.
  • Candidate should be able to demonstrate leadership, maturity and comfort in a management setting.
  • Significant experience in some or all of the following areas: fundraising, leadership development, leading a law enforcement agency, training experience, and conference planning.
  • Significant executive experience in an NGO will also be considered.
  • Experience (and comfort with) incorporating technology into various aspects of law enforcement leadership development and to the maintenance and development of GILEE.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; and excellent customer service skills; high level of professionalism and ability to interact comfortably with people from all walks of life.
  • The ability to manage her/his time and work flow effectively.
  • Being responsive, timely, and accommodating.
  • Knowledge of (and genuine interest in) public affairs and the mission of the Andrew Young School.


Additional Preferred Qualifications:

Special Instructions:

To be fully considered for this position all candidates at the time of submission must provide the following documents:

  • A complete and accurate GSU application: 
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Three professional references
  • Final candidates will also be asked to provide hard copy samples and links to evidence that demonstrates their leadership achievements, executive experience, and how would they contribute to the enhancement of GILEE.

Please note, Georgia State University’s career board updates daily and requisitions are subject to be removed without prior notice or before the posting expires.

Georgia State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.