Manager of Operations and Planning

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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.

The Brownsville Community Justice Center (BCJC; Justice Center) seeks to reengineer how the justice system works in Brownsville, Brooklyn. In particular, the Justice Center is dedicated to building off-ramps for young people who come into contact with the justice system by providing much needed services to young people arrested in Brownsville. The aim is to provide the kind of support that young people need to become law abiding members of society. The ultimate goal is to reduce crime and the use of incarceration, while at the same time restoring local faith in the justice system.

The Justice Center seeks a Manager of Operations and Logistics to oversee the management of facilities and administrative processes of the Justice Center.  Reporting to the Associate Director of Operations, the Manager of Operation and Logistics will assist with systems development in a growing multi-site project consisting of multiple programs and teams.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Download, code, clean, and analyze data from large databases;
  • Produce regular statistical reports demonstrating whether performance benchmarks have been met (e.g., regarding program volume, service linkages, or compliance rates);
  • Conduct special research projects to be designed in collaboration with senior research and programmatic staff;
  • Develop research topics, design research, select appropriate methodologies to analyze collected data, and supervise and/or participate in data collection and analysis;
  • Manage the Justice Center’s scheduling tools and coordinating site visits and staff meetings;
  • Assist with grant writing and fundraising;
  • Support management of BCJC’s social media platforms;
  • Supervise assigned staff and interns;
  • Draw conclusions from primary and secondary research to inform BCJC leadership and communicate to practitioners and the general public on matters of local, state, and federal policy as they bear on the conditions and trends affecting Brownsville Brooklyn;
  • Direct, write, or participate in writing memoranda, programmatic concept papers and proposals, reports, research and policy briefs and presenting results to BCJC staff as well as stakeholders in the broader community development field;
  • Analyze strength-based intake forms of identified participants’ educational and vocational interests and needs;
  • Attend community meeting and events and other partner meetings, as requested; 
  • Provide all services in a culturally competent manner that is responsive to the needs of urban court-involved youth;
  • Actively maintain a work culture conducive to innovation and team building;
  • Develop training and support systems for supervisees and subcontractors;
  • Model and facilitate creative problem solving and youth development strategies for supervisees and subcontractors;
  • Additional relevant tasks, as needed.

Qualifications:  The ideal candidate will have a B.A. (or higher) in human services field (Economics, Sociology, Public Policy) as well as 2-3 years of experience with anti-violence program development preferred. This demanding position requires a creative, highly organized, aggressive self-starter who can thrive in a fast-paced environment. Candidates must be comfortable navigating interdisciplinary settings, be willing to roll up their sleeves, and be actively involved in day-to-day operations. We are also looking for candidates with the following experience: 

  • Relevant experience in one or more of the following public policy topics: community building and neighborhood revitalization, low-income housing, affordable homeownership, economic development, public safety, public health, workforce development, and performance management;
  • Knowledge and experience of using evaluation and community-based research to inform program development;
  • Knowledge and experience of program evaluation principles, theories, concepts and practices, and ability to coach program staff on the same;
  • Ability to analyze information, summarize findings and present them in ways easily understandable to decision-makers;
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously and adhere to firm timelines;
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to facilitate and manage team projects and initiatives;
  • Excellent organizational and administrative skills;
  • Candidates must have the ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds in a culturally competent manner;
  • Candidates must be committed to community based work;
  • Familiarity with the Central Brooklyn and/or Brownsville communities preferred;
  • Commitment to social justice and anti-oppressive practices.

Compensation:  Salary range starts at $51,300 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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