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 Staten Island Justice Center offers an array of programming for both youth and adults in Staten Island, focusing on engaging those with current or past justice involvement. The Justice Center provides judges, prosecutors, and defense attorneys with alternative community sentencing options that hold individuals accountable in a way that is meaningful, proportionate, and restorative. The goal is to provide participants with individual and group services that help them to avoid future contact with the justice system and promote swift case resolutions that bolster public confidence in justice.
The Staten Island Justice Center (Justice Center) is seeking a Deputy Director. Reporting to the Project Director, the Deputy Director will assist in oversight of day-to-day operations of the community programming arm of SIJC, which includes youth programming, reentry, and other community-based projects and initiatives. The Deputy Director will mentor and motivate dedicated staff, strengthen justice system and community partnerships, create new and innovative programs, and seek out opportunities for growth through network building and fundraising.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have an advanced degree in law, public administration, social work, or a related discipline. Candidates must have at least five years’ relevant experience in a leadership and management role. Experience with strategic planning, managing program operations and grant contracts required. Experience with programming aimed at serving both adult and youth populations strongly preferred. Must have a demonstrated track record in leading diverse teams and strong relationship building. The ideal candidate will be sensitive to the needs of the populations served by the Justice Center and will have client engagement skills reflective of a strengths-based approach. The ideal candidate must also be able to multi-task and be highly organized, exhibiting excellent attention to detail. Must have an interest in leading and developing programming in the areas of positive youth development, problem solving justice, and community engagement in addition to building relationships with stakeholders and the community at large. Excellent public speaking, interpersonal, and writing skills are required. Candidate must be a 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, some evening and weekend hours required.
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…
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…