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.
Brooklyn Justice Initiatives seeks to reengineer the experience of criminal court in Brooklyn, New York by providing judges and attorneys meaningful alternatives to bail, fines, and jail sentences. Operating out of Kings County Criminal Court, Brooklyn Justice Initiatives is a team of social service providers, court-based resource coordinators, and others who seek to improve the quality of justice. By providing meaningful pre-trial supervised release and post-conviction sentencing options, Brooklyn Justice Initiatives seeks to use an arrest as a window of opportunity to change the direction of a participant’s life and avoid the harmful effects of incarceration.
Brooklyn Justice Initiatives is seeking an experienced professional, who is committed to supporting staff and building and maintaining community relationships. Reporting to the Project Director, the Deputy Project Director is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations and assisting with the planning, implementation, management, and evaluation of the project’s goals and objectives. The Deputy Project Director assists the Project Director in supporting a growing staff and programming by overseeing a team of senior staff and directors and ensuring operational efficiency. The Deputy Director will assist in leading other new and current projects as requested by the Project Director.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Qualifications: The ideal candidate will hold an advanced degree in law, public administration, social work, or a related discipline and have at least five years of post-graduate experience. At least five years of supervisory experience and experience working within the criminal justice system required. Candidate must be highly organized and able to multi-task. Ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds in a culturally-competent manner required. Professional demeanor and ability to communicate appropriately with judges and other court personnel is a must. Excellent public speaking, communications, interpersonal, and writing skills required.
Position Type: Full-time, able to work nights or weekends.
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…