Coordinator, Staff Training

Job Type

Full Time


Details: Competitive salary commensurate with experience and excellent benefits package.



Application Deadline:



520 8th Avenue
New York
New York
United States


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 around the world. The Center creates operating projects that have been documented to improve public safety and reduce the use of jail and prison. Nationally and internationally, the Center performs original research on topics of justice reform and provides consulting services to criminal justice innovators. The Center has undertaken a broad initiative to increase the training and professional development opportunities for staff members, with an emphasis on client-serving staff and managers. In 2015, the Center launched an internal Training Institute in order to increase capacity and quality related to program development, staff development and training, and quality assurance.

The Center’s Staff Training & Development department is looking for a highly organized, skilled communicator, and energetic self-starter to coordinate a range of professional development initiatives. Reporting to the Director of Staff Training & Development, the Coordinator of Staff Training will help to develop and deliver on-site trainings to staff based at the Center’s project sites, build and manage internal organizational infrastructure, and assist with planning and implementing a wide range of professional development opportunities, with an emphasis on supporting collaborative projects related to the Training Institute.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

·        Manage logistics and administrative tasks for trainings, including the CEU and CLE programs;

·        Assist with coordinating staff training and professional development activities for Center staff, including providing on-site trainings to all project sites in core content areas;

·        Assist with developing and delivering trainings for Center staff on topics related to direct practice/client-serving skills, criminal justice topics, management and leadership skills, and general professional development topics;

·        Assist with drafting a broad range Center products related to staff training, including best practices, management resources, relevant procedures, and creating facilitator guides for trainings;

·        Generate reports on agency-wide and project-specific training utilization, staff professional development engagement, and quality assurance utilizing data from workshop evaluations and staff surveys;

·        Manage relationship with external training consultants (including contracts and budgets);

·        Depending on experience, assist with supervising student interns.

Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree; an advanced degree in social work, or other relevant graduate degree preferred. A minimum of two years managing complex administrative projects required. Experience with event planning, group/training facilitation, and curriculum development highly desired. Candidates must demonstrate strong organizational skills, including an ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and effectively, and expertise with relevant office software/technology. Excellent written and oral communication skills required. Previous experience in social services, non-profit management, and/or criminal justice highly desired. Must be able to collaborate effectively within a diverse and interdisciplinary organization, and work well with multiple stakeholders. Interest in criminal justice reform, systems change work, and social justice required.

Location: Midtown Manhattan, with regular travel to sites within the five boroughs and Newark, NJ

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

How to apply: 

Send resume, cover letter, salary requirements and a writing sample to:

    Subject line: Coordinator, Staff Training

    Attn: Kate Barrow

Center for Court Innovation

520 Eighth Avenue

New York, NY 10018

Fax (212) 397-0985


Note:  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 project of the Fund for the City of New York. 

The Fund for the City of New York/Center for Court Innovation is an equal opportunity employer.