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.
Operating out of Bronx County Criminal Court, Bronx Community Solutions’ pre-trial supervised release program provides regular monitoring and referral services to misdemeanor and non-violent felony defendants whose cases are pending in criminal court. The Alternative to Incarceration program responds to both misdemeanor and felony defendants by providing alternative sentencing options and programming for the court. These programs reduce the reliance on pretrial detention and short-term jail sentences and offer defendants the assistance they need to avoid further criminal conduct.
Bronx Community Solutions (BCS) is seeking a Resource Coordinator. Reporting to both Associate Directors of Court Operations and Pre-Trial Services, this role will oversee the Alternative to Incarceration and Supervised Release court programs. The Resource Coordinator serves as the primary liaison and representative between Bronx Community Solutions and court room staff in arraignments. The Resource Coordinator must be intimately acquainted and well-versed in all alternative sanction options and services offered by BCS. The Resource Coordinator will facilitate the program referral process for pretrial release, determine eligibility, and advocate on the record for former, current & potential clients. The Resource Coordinator must be prepared to provide information on programs and services, respond to questions or concerns by courtroom staff, visitors or the public. In addition, the Resource Coordinator will establish close connections with other departments, criminal justice agencies & community organizations on behalf of BCS.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree plus a minimum of one year in a related area, preferably in a criminal court setting and/or human service field, OR 3-4 years of equivalent experience. Excellent written skills are required. Candidate must be a skilled communicator able to work in a multi-disciplinary setting and maintain strong relationships with multiple agencies and organizations both onsite and in the community. Bilingual (English-Spanish) highly preferred.
Position Type: Full-time (9:00am-5:00pm depending on duration of court); rotation of weekends and holidays.
Compensation: Salary range starts at $43,000 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 more effective and humane justice system by performing original research and helping launch reforms by guiding justice innovators, nationally and…