Senior Staff Associate, Youth Justice Initiatives

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Full Time



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475 Riverside Drive
New York
New York
United States


The Justice Lab in the Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy (ISERP) seeks to appoint a continuing term Senior Staff Associate, beginning October 12, 2018. Reporting to the PI, the Senior Staff Associate will be appointed to coordinate the research-related activities of the Juvenile Justice Project. The incumbent will work with the PI to 1) recruit a working group of leading current and former youth correctional administrators, coordinate the work of Youth Administrators for Justice (YAJ), organize reviews by juvenile justice administrators; 2) oversee the creation of a statement of principles, mission statement and other project-related statements to combine ways to effectively reduce the use of large, prison-like institutions for delinquent youth, conduct literature reviews, create and analyze data and edit, write and publish research reports; 3) write grant applications, oversee grant-funded work on youth justice, monitor budgets and align research plans, timelines and deliverables accordingly, prepare annual progress and final reports and work with ISERP staff to assure full compliance with University policies and government regulations and introduce and implement research processes that align with internal and external regulations; 4) participate in speaking engagements within and outside of the University, to disseminate research results, oversee the coordination of YAJ participants in speaking about YAJ related work and research-related events, such as town hall, news events and meetings; 5) develop a communications strategy to disseminate YAJ's research, best practices and policy/practice statements and work with communications personnel to develop and maintain the YAJ web site, publicize conferences, webinars, reports, opinion pieces, social media feed and overall social media presence.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

Master's degree

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