Project Director, Bronx Community Solutions

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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 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 offices in the centralized criminal courthouse and the adjacent Morissania neighborhood,  Bronx Community Solutions provides meaningful early diversion, pre-trial supervision and post-conviction sentencing options to participants, in lieu of traditional outcomes. By participating in one of Bronx Community Solutions programs, participants are connected to an array of onsite staff, including social workers, case managers, and group facilitators, with the goal of addressing underlying social service needs and connecting participants to an array of community-based organizations, using the arrest as a window of opportunity to change the direction of an individual’s life and avoid unnecessary incarceration.  Bronx Community Solutions offers the Bronx Community Solutions Project Director and staff the opportunity to contribute to an exciting program at an unprecedented scale. 

Reporting to the Deputy Director, Reginal Programs, the Bronx Community Solutions Project Director will primarily be responsible for executing and implementing numerous initiatives, including pre-trial supervision, alternatives to incarceration and community-based programs. The Project Director will be responsible for the daily operations of the project, the supervision of personnel, the implementation and accountability of the program model, monthly reporting on program intakes and outcomes, proposal writing, program effectiveness and public relations. The Project Director will also be responsible for coordinating consistent protocols and practices across the Project, including supporting the hire and training of a large and diverse staff, as well as communicating and collaborating with a broad range of criminal justice, city government, and treatment community stakeholders

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Vision and Strategic Project Development:

  • Leads the strategic planning and implementation of all pre-trial supervision, alternative to interaction (ATI) and other programming and services.
  • Manages the day-to-day budget by establishing quarterly and yearly budget goals;
  • Ensures all programs, which includes, pre-trail supervision, felony and misdemeanor adult ATI initiatives are meeting or exceeding program deliverables.
  • Develops and maintain relationships with funders, government officials, as well as court and community stakeholders;
  • Fosters a work culture conducive to innovation, operational excellence, team building and respect;
  • Approves, develop, maintain, and track social media and marketing materials.

Policy and Protocol Implementation:

  • Ensures court and clinical staff are providing the highest quality case management, education, training, internship, and employment services for program participants;
  • Ensure program models and evidence-based practices are implemented with fidelity;
  • Participates in meetings with staff and partnering agencies to review program protocols and policies, as well as identifies practices that impact program operations and outcomes;
  • Works with other Bronx-based projects to ensure seamless cross-site collaborations.

Operations and Personnel Management:

  • Directly supervise senior staff at the project;
  • Work with judges, prosecutors, defense attorneys, other court administrators, and community leaders and agencies to ensure program operations run smoothly;
  • Oversees the quality of program data and materials, refining and improving workflow and case processing when necessary;
  • Devises and implement strategies for improving department cohesiveness and interdepartmental communication.

Data Management and Reporting:

  • Coordinates project research, planning, and reporting activities with DAAR team;
  • Oversees quality assurance and program performance initiatives with DAAR team assistance;
  • Assists the Center’s Development team in grant management and writing, including monthly and quarterly reporting to funders and opportunities for new initiatives;
  • Develop procedures and protocols to track and meet grant deliverables;
  • Facilitate conversations with senior staff to identify, sustain, and explore new funding sources, and to develop and coordinate new initiatives;
  • Assist other Center administrative and leadership responsibilities as needed.


  • Bachelor’s degree required, advanced degree preferred. Direct experience (lived or professional) may be substituted in lieu of an advanced degree.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience in any combination of fields such as the criminal justice, pretrial services, court administration, Alternatives to Detention or Alternatives to Incarceration programs, diversion or bail reform.
  • Minimum of five (5) years in progressive management including supervising/directing programs, services and staff.
  • Experience leading an organization/program and/or large team through significant change or development.
  • Ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds in a culturally competent manner.
  • Extensive supervision experiences a plus, preferably supervising multiple people of different disciplines simultaneously.
  • Must show a demonstrated interest and ability to integrate equitable practices in court and community spaces.
  • Must be able to articulate a commitment to racial equity and how they integrate practices into their work and supervision of staff that build equity and inclusion.
  • Strong relationship builder and communicator with experience leading diverse working teams
  • Experience establishing and maintaining effective and collaborative working relationships.
  • Strong knowledge of evidence-based practices related to implementation and evaluation of pretrial release programs.
  • Knowledge of the alternative to incarnation landscape, key stakeholders and current issues and trends.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills with the ability to present to large groups.
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills required.
  • Excellent written skills required.

Compensation:  Salary range starts at $102,600 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.

As of September 9, 2021, all new hires are required to be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus, unless they have been granted a reasonable accommodation for medical, disability or religious reasons by the Center’s Human Resources Department.

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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