Specialist, Intake and Compliance

Job Type

Full Time


Details: Salary range starts at $36k and is commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits package.



Application Deadline



60 Bay Street
Staten Island
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.

Operating out of the Richmond County Criminal Court, the pretrial supervised release program provides regular monitoring and referral services to misdemeanor and non-violent felony defendants whose cases are pending in Criminal Court. The goal of the program is to provide community-based supervision for individuals who would otherwise be detained pretrial on low bail amounts.

The Staten Island Justice Center is seeking an Intake and Compliance Specialist for its pretrial supervised release program. Working inside of the Richmond County Criminal Courthouse and reporting to the Director of Court Operations, the Intake and Compliance Specialist is primarily responsible for assisting with daily intake operations and ensuring adherence to compliance protocols. The Intake and Compliance Specialist will also assist all Staten Island Justice Center with audits, compliance concerns, and data collection.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

·        Conduct intakes and needs screenings for newly mandated clients;

·        Explain program requirements and expectations to clients;

·        Assist with conducting client and attorney outreach to ensure all mandated clients are effectively engaged;

·        Provide written and verbal case updates to the court and other court staff including compliance reporting;

·        Assist the Court Operations department with data entry;

·        Ensure that all defendants who are released on pretrial supervision are connected with a case manager;

·        Coordinate with stakeholders and clients to notify the court of non-compliance and re-arrests;

·        Maintain appropriate client information in electronic databases and hard files, including court assessment, screening and outcome information;

·        Assist with the development and implementation of new programs, protocols, initiatives, and/or interventions;

·        Assist with data collection and management as needed;

·        Assist with other administrative tasks, as necessary.

Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree and excellent attention to detail. Candidate must be a skilled communicator able to work in multi-disciplinary setting and maintain strong relationships with multiple agencies and organizations both onsite and in the community. Bilingual preferred (English/Spanish). 

Level of Language Proficiency

Bilingual preferred (English/Spanish). 

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 with Intake and Compliance Specialist in the subject line to: calandraa@courtinnovation.org

If you are unable to access email, you may submit materials by mail or fax to:


Staten Island Justice Center

60 Bay Street

Staten Island, NY 10301


(212) 397-0985

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.

Visit our website at www.courtinnovation.org.

The Center for Court Innovation is a project of the Fund for the City of New York.