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Program Associate

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Impact Justice
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Washington, DC

Impact Justice


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Published 19 days ago

January 18, 2021
November 29, 2020
$52,000 - $58,000

About Impact Justice

Impact Justice is a national innovation and research center advancing new ideas and solutions for justice reform. We work to dramatically reduce the massive number of youth and adults in our justice system, improve conditions and outcomes for those who are incarcerated, and provide meaningful opportunities for formerly incarcerated people to rejoin their communities.


Please see our website at https://impactjustice.org/ for more information.

The Job/Summary Position Description

Impact Justice is seeking a Program Associate to join our DC-based team. This position will support the operations and resource management division of Impact Justice’s PREA portfolio, including the National PREA Resource Center (PRC), the Site-Based PREA Implementation Support Program, and the PREA Targeted Implementation Planning and Support (PREA TIPS) Program. Each program is funded through a cooperative agreement with the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), at the Department of Justice (DOJ) and support ongoing work to implement the National Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) Standards and reduce sexual abuse in confinement settings. The successful candidate will be a problem-solver who is detail-oriented, has strong communication skills, and is able to manage multiple moving pieces and tasks in a timely and efficient manner.

Responsibilities

●       Assists with communications functions such as compiling and disseminating news clips, drafting and sending newsletters to the PRC listserv, making routine website updates and monitoring the website for content refresh opportunities, design and formatting, and quality control.

●       Assists with budget and finance functions such as invoice review and coding expenses, tracking budget approvals and revisions, and maintaining task-based budgets.

●       Supports hiring processes, including preparing job postings, assisting with application screenings, coordinating application reviews and interviews, tracking candidate communications and statuses, seeking appropriate approvals, and managing the onboarding process.

●       Supports activity tracking and reporting efforts (internal, external, and to BJA) across the PREA portfolio.

●       Assists with workplace operations in Impact Justice’s Washington, DC Office including: general office management and clerical duties such as ordering supplies, scheduling meetings, liaising with building management, office technology support, and updating/maintaining office policies.

Preferred Qualifications

●       Four years of professional training/education and/or closely-related experience.

●       One year of work experience demonstrating:

o  Communication: strong verbal and written communication skills that support effective interactions with members of DOJ’s PREA Management Office and staff of the PREA team, as well as corrections, detention, and law enforcement personnel, DOJ-certified PREA auditors, and other stakeholders.

o  Time management: strong personal time management skills and ability to manage and prioritize many tasks across multiple focus areas and working with multiple team members. Demonstrated track record of completed assigned tasks in a timely and efficient manner.

o  Problem solving skills: You take a solutions-oriented approach to solving problems in an innovative way, taking thought to operational considerations.

o  Strong organizational skills and excellent attention to detail.

●       Communications and/or design experience is a plus, but not required.

●       Proficiency in either Windows or Apple operating systems.

●       Proficiency in Google Suite (e.g., Docs, Sheets, Slides, etc.) and Office Suite (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc).

Compensation and Benefits

●       $52,000 - $58,000

●       Generous benefits package, including medical, dental, FSA plans, vacation, and 401k

●       Generous vacation and wellness leave

●       Flexible work environment

How to Apply

Applicants must submit a current and relevant resume as well as a cover letter that addresses their specific interest in and suitability for the position. Application materials must be sent to PAOps@impactjustice.org.

Equal Opportunity Employment

Impact Justice provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants without regard to race/ethnicity, color, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, criminal history, or disability. We work closely with communities of color, the lesbian, gay, bisexual, questioning, gender nonconforming, and transgender communities, the formerly incarcerated, and former foster youth. Those with lived experience in these communities are strongly encouraged to apply.

About Impact Justice

Impact Justice is a national innovation and research center advancing new ideas and solutions for justice reform. We work to dramatically reduce the massive number of youth and adults in our justice system, improve…

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  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • Entry level

Location

Washington, DC

How to Apply

How to Apply

Applicants must submit a current and relevant resume as well as a cover letter that addresses their specific interest in and suitability for the position. Application materials must be sent to PAOps@impactjustice.org. 

How to Apply

Applicants must submit a current and relevant resume as well as a cover letter that addresses their specific interest in and suitability for the position…

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