Engility ICITAP SENIOR CORRECTIONS ADVISOR in Washington, District Of Columbia

About Engility:

Engility delivers innovative solutions to critical challenges facing the nation and the world. As a premier provider of integrated services for the U.S. government, we support the Department of Defense, intelligence community, space communities, federal civilian agencies and international customers. Engility is dedicated to making lives better, safer and more secure.


ICITAP is a law enforcement development organization whose mission is to work with foreign governments to develop effective, professional, and transparent law enforcement capacity that protects human rights, combats corruption, and reduces the threat of transnational crime and terrorism, in support of U.S. foreign policy and national security objectives.

Provide experienced leadership ofan international corrections development program; assist the Directorate General for Corrections (DGC) to develop and institutionalize terrorist prisoner management and programs to counter the radicalization of non-terrorist prisoners; assist the DGC in the implementation ofTerrorist Management Guidelinespolicies and procedures. Engage and develop partnerships with U.S. government interagency funders and provide cooperation in the delivery of program goals. Develop curriculum that is in accordance with correctional best practices and international human rights standards. Provide correctional leadership competencies training, mentoring, and assistance to executive prison leadership and line-level corrections staff. Practice cultural sensitivity and build relationships with ministerial leaders to accomplish mission objectives. Determine how implementation is progressing, meetbenchmarks, and compile reports on the progress of the program.

Candidates must have a proven ability to effectively manage prison operations; demonstrate excellent analytical ability; possess excellent knowledge of standard correctional practices and the United Nations Standard Minimum Rules for the Treatment of Prisoners; and should possess a basic understanding of the Global Counter-Terrorism Forum’s Rome Memorandum on Good Practices for Rehabilitation and Reintegration of Violent Extremist Offenders. Candidates must also project a professional image and conduct themselves in accordance with the legal and ethical expectations of the U.S. Department of Justice.

The senior corrections advisormust understand and relate to all levels of the correctional (prison) hierarchy. While the approach to line-level staff may require a more detailed and directive style, discussing the implementation with the warden or his senior managers will require a more tactful and diplomatic communication style; the advisor must be perceptive of the difference and tailor communication styles accordingly.


The advisor will work daily within the confines of a prison where the conditions are not equivalent to the security, cleanliness, and hygiene standards of prisons in Western countries. The weather in Southeast Asia is generally warm to hot and the humidity is high. The monsoon season lasts up to five months of the year when very rainy conditions prevail. Air conditioning is not available in some work environments. In-country travel to various prison facilities for several weeks at a time will be required. Conditions in these locations are rather spartan and lack many Western-style conveniences.

Required Qualifications:

  • Masters degree and 20 years of experience.

  • 5 years management experience.

  • Experience as a teacher, trainer or advisor on criminal justice agency development programs.

  • Experience advising executives at state or federal levels on law enforcement.

  • Trainer or mentor experience in anti corruption cases.

  • The described requirements may be substituted by additional years of law enforcement and/or international criminal justice program development and/or training experience.

Desired Qualifications:

  • International law enforcement experience.