Administrative Associate

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The Center for Court Innovation is a non-profit organization that works to create a fair, 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.

The Center is seeking an organized and energetic self-starter to serve as an Administrative Associate for its Contracts team. Reporting to the Assistant General Counsel, the Administrative Associate will coordinate the contract review process and provide administrative support to the Center’s various departments as related to the processing of contracts and grants.

This is an excellent opportunity for individuals who may be interested in exploring a career in law or non-profit administration.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Manage the review and approval of revenue and expense contracts through Agiloft, the Center’s electronic contract management system;
  • Be the primary contact for staff submitting contracts for review and provide them with support throughout the Center’s internal contracting process;
  • Work with various departments to ensure timely review and approval of contracts;
  • Correspond with funders, contracting parties, Center staff, and others to gather, complete and submit necessary information and documents;
  • Assist with execution of contracts through DocuSign and other means;
  • Ensure full execution of contracts by regularly following up with funders and other contracting parties;
  • Compile and upload all executed contracts and related documents into Agiloft in a timely manner;
  • Disseminate executed contracts to relevant parties;
  • Track contract expiration and amendments; 
  • Assist with designing and implementing trainings and other resources for Center staff relating to the Center's contracting process;
  • Provide other administrative duties as necessary to support the Center’s Legal Department.

Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree and one to two years of relevant work experience. This position requires a motivated, organized and detail-oriented person who can multi-task and get things done efficiently in a fast-paced, multi-disciplinary environment. Candidate must be a skilled communicator who can establish and maintain collaborative relationships and be persistent as well as diplomatic in communicating with contracting parties. Candidate must have proficiency with Microsoft Office suite and be comfortable learning and navigating new software. Experience with DocuSign and/or Agiloft is a plus.

Compensation: Salary starts at $42,500 and is commensurate with experience. 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.

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.

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The Center for Court Innovation is a non-profit organization that works to create a fair, effective and humane justice system by performing original research and helping launch reforms around the world. The Center creates operating…

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  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Professional Level
    Entry level


New York, NY 10018, US

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