Details: Salary commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits package.
215 East 161st Street
The Center for Court Innovation is a non-profit organization that works to create a more effective and humane justice system by performing original research and helping launch reforms around the world. The Center creates operating projects that have been documented to reduce the use of jail and prison, assist victims of crime, and strengthen communities. Nationally and internationally, the Center performs original research and provides consulting services to justice innovators.
Operating out of Bronx County Criminal Court, Bronx Community Solutions’ pretrial supervised release program provides regular monitoring and referral services to misdemeanor and non-violent felony defendants whose cases are pending Criminal Court. The Alternatives to Incarceration program responds to low level crimes by providing additional sentencing options for non-violent offenders. These programs reduce the reliance on pre-trial detention and short-term jail sentences and offers defendants the assistance they need to avoid further criminal conduct.
Bronx Community Solutions is seeking a night Supervisor for its Court Operations Department. Reporting to both Associate Directors of Court Operation, the Supervisor, Court Operations is responsible for providing a supervisory presence in nights and weekend arraignments. The Night Supervisor must oversee the eligibility requirements and program assignment of participants for both programs. The Night Supervisor will provide information on programs and services and respond to questions or concerns by courthouse staff, visitors, and partners. In addition, the Supervisor must establish close connections with criminal justice agencies and community organizations on behalf of BCS.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
· Supervise the night staff, including weekend shifts, of court resource coordinators for both ATI and SRP programs;
· Provide coverage support and direct task supervision to resource coordinators and fill in coverage as needed;
· Assist both Associate Directors of Court Operations SRP/ATI with overseeing programmatic procedures of eligibility and program requirements as it pertains to ATI and SRP;
· Coordinate with District Attorney’s Office and gather offers, bail requests and/or consent to SRP and disperse to the team;
· Assist judges and court personnel to identify appropriate longer-term alternatives to incarceration sentencing options for cases not appropriate for SRP and vice versa;
· Provide oversight on rearrests, OAR and both ATI/SRP screenings;
· Provide on-call coverage to nights and weekend staffers;
· Train and orient staff on new procedures and screening policies;
· Assist in data clean up and program reports as necessary.
Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have a Master’s degree and or a minimum of 2 years in a related area, preferably as a criminal justice practitioner. Bilingual (English-Spanish) preferred, excellent written skills are a must. Candidate must be skilled communicator able to work in multi-disciplinary setting and maintain strong relationships with multiple agencies and organizations both onsite and in the community.
Position Type: Full-time, rotating night shift including weekends.
Level of Language Proficiency
Bilingual (English-Spanish) preferred
Minimum Education Required
How To Apply
How to apply:
Send resume, cover letter, salary requirements and a writing sample with “Supervisor, Court Operations” in the subject line to: firstname.lastname@example.org
If you are unable to access email, you may submit materials by mail to:
Bronx Community Solutions
215 East 161st Street, Room 2-12C
Bronx, New York 10451
The Fund for the City of New York/Center for Court Innovation is an equal opportunity employer. The Center does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, national origin, age, military service eligibility, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, or any other category protected by law. We strongly encourage and seek applications from women, people of color, members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities as well as individuals with prior contact with the criminal justice system.
In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete an employment eligibility verification document form upon hire. Only applicants under consideration will be contacted. No phone calls please.
Visit our website at www.courtinnovation.org.
The Fund for the City of New York/Center for Court Innovation is an equal opportunity employer.