Assistant Regional Program Specialist

Job description

UNT System Overview:

Welcome to the University of North Texas System, or UNT World as we like to call ourselves. UNT World includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. Over the past decade, combined UNTS enrollment has grown by more than 25 percent to nearly 44,000 students.

Posting Title:

Assistant Regional Program Specialist

Department:

HSC-Center for Human ID-304600

Job Location:

Fort Worth

Full Time/Part Time:

Full-Time

Salary Information:

Salary Commensurate with Experience

Department Summary:

The National Missing and Unidentified Persons System (NamUs; www.NamUs.gov) is a national information clearinghouse and resource center providing investigative and forensic support to missing, unidentified, and unclaimed person cases. Fully-funded by the National Institute of Justice and managed through a cooperative agreement with the University of North Texas Center for Human Identification, all NamUs services and resources are provided at no cost.

Position Overview:

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS POSITION IS CONTINGENT UPON THE AWARD OF GRANT FUNDING AND IS EXPECTED TO TERMINATE ON OR BEFORE SEPTEMBER 30, 2021.

The Center for Human Identification Department at the University of North Texas Health Science Center is seeking to hire a Assistant Regional Program Specialist to join our team. Responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to:

  • Provide assistance to NamUs stakeholders, as directed by the RPS or supervisor, relating to the entry of new NamUs cases, enhancing data on existing NamUs cases, and facilitating forensic services.
  • At the direction of the RPS or supervisor, review NamUs case entries for completeness and appropriateness of information that will be disclosed to the public through NamUs publication, communicating with entering parties and revising case data as necessary.
  • At the direction of the RPS or supervisor, curate professional agencies that request access or have cases in NamUs.
  • Properly document all contributions to NamUs cases that are entered or revised.
  • Participate in NamUs training events and/or curriculum development as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Associate’s degree in Criminal Justice, Forensic Science, or a related professional field and four (4) years of related experience. A combination of education and relevant experience may be substitute for the educational requirement.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Products is preferred.

Preferred Qualifications:

The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in criminal justice, forensic science, or a related field.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Products is preferred.
  • Previous experience in a criminal justice environment as a law enforcement officer, civilian or military criminal justice professional, forensic scientist, social worker, or non-profit caseworker, or a similar position that provided experience in crimes against persons, such as homicide, abduction, missing persons, or unidentified decedents is preferred.

Work Schedule:

Monday – Friday

Driving University Vehicle:

No

Security Sensitive:

This is a security sensitive position

EEO Statement:

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

Classification Title:

Assist Reg Program Specialist

Physical Requirements:

Carrying, Cleaning, Kneeling, Lifting up to 10 pounds, Lifting up to 25 pounds, Pulling , Pushing, Reaching, Sitting, Squatting, Stooping, Bending, Standing, Twisting, Walking, Writing, Grasp, Ability to communicate

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  • Provide assistance to NamUs stakeholders, as directed by the RPS or supervisor, relating to the entry of new NamUs cases, enhancing data on existing NamUs cases, and facilitating forensic services.

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  • At the direction of the RPS or supervisor, review NamUs case entries for completeness and appropriateness of information that will be disclosed to the public through NamUs publication, communicating with entering parties and revising case data as necessary.

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  • At the direction of the RPS or supervisor, curate professional agencies that request access or have cases in NamUs.

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  • Properly document all contributions to NamUs cases that are entered or revised.

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  • Participate in NamUs training events and/or curriculum development as assigned.

Posting Number:

S1593P

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicant must possess a Department of Justice (DOJ) Public Trust (or higher) security clearance, or must begin the clearance process immediately upon hire and successfully obtain a DOJ Public Trust security clearance to continue employment.

Quicklink for Posting:

https://jobs.untsystem.edu/postings/42520

 

 

 

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Job No:
Posted: 2/13/2021
Application Due: 2/23/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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