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Administrative Associate

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Center for Court Innovation | New York, NY
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Center for Court Innovation


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Published 13 days ago

February 7, 2020
Salary range starts at $40,000 and is commensurate with experience.

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 by guiding justice innovators, nationally and internationally. The Center creates operating projects that have been documented to reduce the use of jail and prison, assist victims of crime, and strengthen communities.

The Center’s Data Analytics and Applied Research team (DAAR) is seeking an Administrative Associate to support the work of the Supervised Release pre-trial initiative specifically, and the whole team more broadly. Working closely with the Director and Deputy Director, the Administrative Associate will manage administrative processes, assist in developing protocols, and carry out administrative tasks central to the team’s research and data work. 

This position offers an opportunity to develop project management skills and to learn about on-the-ground research on several innovative court projects. Where appropriate, the role also offers the opportunity to gain experience by assisting with data and research-related tasks such as data entry, data collection and data documentation/management. 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Collaborate with the Director and Deputy Director in overseeing projects and tasks across the team;
  • Review and identify gaps in current protocols in addition to managing documentation of up-to-date team protocols;
  • Assist with hiring process of new team members (phone screens/scheduling) as well as managing recruitment updates in the Center's ATS platform (JazzHR);
  • Coordinate onboarding process of new DAAR team members;
  • Maintain the DAAR team’s software inventory;
  • Carry-out administrative tasks relating to on-going research projects (e.g., timeline documentation) and the Center’s Institutional Review Board;
  • Assist Research and Data Associates with monitoring database training requests;
  • Assist on research and data management projects where appropriate (e.g., data collection, data entry, participant stipend management, and formatting of reports, factsheets or other data products);
  • Assist in the scheduling, planning, and logistics of trainings, meetings, conference calls, and other events;
  • Document meeting notes and synthesize information for dissemination, as needed;
  • Coordinate team expenses, including monthly reconciliation, managing the Center's expense software (SAP Concur), and assisting senior management with tracking monthly budget allocations for the team;
  • Coordinate purchase of office and research project supplies, as well as team event catering as needed;
  • Assist in developing and providing support to existing team operations;
  • Conduct research for special projects as needed;
  • Perform other administrative tasks, as necessary.

Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree with at least 1 - 2 years of administrative experience. Prior experience in non-profit or government organizations preferred. Candidate must have proficient computer skills (Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint); experience with and comfort using administrative/communication software applications is required (e.g., Slack, Concur, Zoom, Jira, ADP, JazzHR, Salesforce). Candidate must have the ability to effectively juggle multiple priorities, strong written and verbal communication skills, and a keen attention to detail. 

The successful candidate must be comfortable working in various software applications to carry out administrative tasks related to managing different aspects of the team’s work (e.g., expense management applications). It is preferred that they also bring a real interest in criminal justice reform work (or in learning more about the work of the Center), and in research and data management more generally. For more information about the Center’s operating programs, please visit www.courtinnovation.org/programs.

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 by guiding justice innovators, nationally and…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Entry level

Benefits

Excellent benefits package including comprehensive health, dental and life insurance, four weeks paid vacation, paid sick time, TransitChek, Flexible Spending Account plans for health and dependent care, a 403(b) retirement plan and a 401(k) retirement plan with a generous employer match.

Excellent benefits package including comprehensive health, dental and life insurance, four weeks paid vacation, paid sick time, TransitChek, Flexible Spending Account plans for…

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