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Investigative Coordinator

Fingerprinting (Los Angeles)

Posted

02/27/2020

Expires

06/30/2020

Description

POSITION SUMMARY:

To perform a variety of routine investigative liaison duties independently, under supervision of the Fingerprinting Manager. Performs other related duties as required.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Because all Archdiocesan employees represent the Roman Catholic Church, they are expected to conduct themselves according to the goals and mission of the Church in performing their work.

• Communicate with Department of Justice (DOJ) as the Archdiocese contact person for all fingerprinting reports.

• Serve as the Fingerprinting Dept. liaison with the Archdiocese, Cemeteries, Mortuaries, Schools, Parishes, and affiliated organizations.

• Interpret DOJ codes and acronyms.

• Serve as Case Management Database Administrator.

• Receive DOJ notices of arrests on individual fingerprints and communicate with individuals and their pastors to determine if employment or service poses a risk or liability.

• Decide together with Pastor/Principals, Assistant Superintendent and Fingerprinting Manager if individuals found at risk or unable to contact should be put on hold in VPIN database.

• Type and prepare correspondence, memos, reports and other documents utilizing computer equipment.

• Investigate a variety of crimes in support of the enforcement of municipal, state, and federal criminal laws. These crimes may include but are not limited to violent and non-violent crimes as well as sex offenses and missing person’s investigations.

• Follow appropriate analytical methods and information-gathering processes that are relevant to the cases.

• Collect and preserve letters to ensure the custodians of certain documents and electronically stored information preserve potentially relevant information to the case.

• Explain Archdiocese of Los Angeles Fingerprinting Department policies and procedures.

• Keep equipment, such as the Live Scan Machine up to date weekly.

• Assist the Fingerprinting Scheduler and Coordinator in all administrative activities of the department.

• Required to go out to different sites and fingerprint employees, volunteers, teachers, principals of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles.

• Update and maintain confidential database in VPIN Fingerprint Database.

• Handle high volume of daily phone calls and continually make decisions regarding fingerprinting questions and information requests.

• Troubleshoots basic problems with computers that are used for Live Scan.

• Helps locations with questions regarding VPIN or the fingerprinting procedures.

• Checks various forms for completeness and accuracy.

• Maintains and updates various records and files.

• Travel to different locations is required as necessary.

Requirements

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education and Experience

Any combination of education and experience likely to provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities, typically:

• Active member of a Roman Catholic faith community is preferred.
• Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice or similar degree from an accredited school is preferred.

• One to two years of administrative experience required.

• Must be able to obtain Department of Justice Clearance

• Valid California Driver’s License and Auto insurance.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of:

• Basic computer skills including knowledge of word processing, spreadsheets, and database software as well as Excel.

• The mission and organizational structure of the Catholic Church.

• Strong understanding of the faith and why fingerprinting is necessary.

• Strong writing and editing skills, including the ability to prepare professional emails, memos, and letters

• Excellent communication skills, including active listening, investigative, and interpersonal skills

• Record keeping methods and procedures.

Skill in:
• Handling highly confidential and sensitive information
• Typing at a minimum of 45 wpm.
• Effective verbal and written communication. For positions requiring bilingual skills, the incumbent must also be reasonably fluent in English and Spanish or other language.

• Excellent interpersonal skills to deal with all types of personalities.

• Data Entry.

• Report assembling.

• Short-range organizational planning.

• Telephone communications.

• Attention to detail and accuracy.
Ability to:

• Understand Fingerprint process and operate live scan machine.

• Communicate effectively in written and oral form.

• Maintain complete confidentiality.

• Operate computer to enter data, format, and generate reports using standard software: VPIN.

• Operate and maintain Live Scan equipment.

• Operate standard office equipment including, fax machine and computer.

• Occasionally lift up to 40 pounds.

• Sit for sustained periods of time on a daily basis.

• Perform tasks requiring intermittent bending, stooping and walking.

• Sustain frequent movement of the fingers, wrists, hand and arms.

Information/Application Contact

Fingerprinting (Los Angeles)

3424 Wilshire blvd

Los Angeles, CA 90010

employment@la-archdiocese.org