Advancing Real Change (ARC), Inc. is seeking a Director of Education and Training to expand and develop our educational programming for ARC, Inc. staff and the broader defense community. This is a new position and may be located in ARC, Inc.’s Baltimore or Jacksonville office. The Director will build on ARC, Inc.’s existing programming which provides significant in-house education and skills development to ARC, Inc. staff and expands the available training and additional educational supports to defenders working on behalf of vulnerable clients. Current programming includes in person and virtual trainings, online resources, and written materials. With the addition of this position, we will expand these offerings significantly. This position is an opportunity to help shape our organization’s training and educational priorities for years to come.
Who we are (and are not)
ARC, Inc. is a small but rapidly expanding nonprofit organization dedicated to taking on significant tasks in furtherance of ensuring that vulnerable criminal defense clients are provided with high quality mitigation investigation and narrative development to which they are entitled. We believe strongly in human dignity and its potential as a force for change in the criminal legal system. We seek to provide our staff members with the compensation, support, and flexibility that will enable them sustain this effort over time. As teammates, we respect each other’s diverse contributions to the work. ARC, Inc. is neither a private firm nor a government agency. If you are looking for a 9-to-5 job or if you are anything less than 100% committed to the inherent dignity of our clients, we are not a fit for you.
Those wishing to apply for this position should first ensure that they meet the following minimum requirements: 3+ years professional experience, a 4-year degree, clear written and oral expression, willingness to travel, and familiarity with relevant topics in educational programming and in the field of criminal justice.
Additional qualifications that are preferred but not required include a post-graduate degree such as MSW, EDD, JD, or other relevant degree; public speaking experience; and proficiency with website management programs, databases, or other software.
ARC recognizes that people of color are disproportionately impacted by the criminal legal system and seeks to employ staff with representative backgrounds for its clients and the defense community.
The ideal candidate for this position will bring:
The Director of Education and Training is a full-time position that may be based in ARC, Inc.’s Baltimore or Jacksonville office. This position reports directly to the Executive Director and will act as a member of ARC, Inc.’s management team. The responsibilities of the position include:
As program lead:
As a member of the management team:
Advancing Real Change (ARC), Inc. is seeking a Director of Education and Training to expand and develop our educational programming for ARC, Inc. staff and the broader defense community. This is a new position and may be located in ARC, Inc.’s…
Benefits include an annual contribution of $4,000 toward health and dental coverage (can be applied to our group plan premium or received as a taxed stipend), an employer-matched retirement plan beginning this year, financial support for professional development opportunities, and a $50/month stipend to defray transit or parking costs. Our leave policy includes no annual limit on, or pay deductions for, time off. It is our hope that staff members will use this time to balance periods during which cases or other projects require extensive work.
Most importantly, we offer the opportunity to work in an environment that acknowledges that your ultimate responsibility is to ensuring that all those facing criminal charges receive the quality defense that is constitutionally guaranteed to them. Our office will provide every support possible to help you serve as a leading voice for that commitment. By accepting a position with us, you are accepting a role in creating systemic change.
Benefits include an annual contribution of $4,000 toward health and dental coverage (can be applied to our group plan premium or received as a taxed stipend), an employer-matched…
Those meeting the minimum requirements should submit a cover letter, resume, contact information for three references, and a brief (3 – 5 page) writing sample to Executive Director Elizabeth Vartkessian at email@example.com. Successful applications will convey the applicant’s fit with the position as described, motivation in pursuing a career in this field, and previous experience with direct supervision or related tasks.
Those meeting the minimum requirements should submit a cover letter, resume, contact information for three references, and a brief (3 – 5 page) writing sample to Executive Director…