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Research Analyst/Associate
Justice Research and Statistics Association (Washington, DC)

Position Summary:
The Justice Research and Statistics Association, a national non-profit criminal justice research organization, is seeking a Research Analyst/Associate to work on projects designed to enhance the capacity of state and local practitioners to evaluate juvenile and criminal justice programs. The Research Associate will be responsible for planning and carrying out day-to-day activities of the projects, including providing training and technical assistance, producing publications, and developing and maintaining online evaluation resources. The position requires a master's degree (Ph.D. preferred) in criminal justice or a related field, experience conducting research and program evaluation studies, and strong quantitative and qualitative skills. The successful candidate must also have excellent writing, presentation, and interpersonal skills. This is a full-time, grant-funded position with full benefits located in Washington, DC. Salary will be commensurate with experience.

To apply, email a resume and cover letter, including salary history, to cjinfo@jrsa.org and put "Research Position" in the subject line. No phone calls please.

Posted on 6/27/2014

Executive Director
The Crime Research Group (CRG) of Vermont

Application Deadline: 7/23/2014

The Crime Research Group (CRG) of Vermont seeks its first Executive Director to lead a dedicated group of researchers who provide professional research services to Vermont criminal and juvenile justice agencies and the courts. The ultimate goal of this non-profit research firm is to help the state move towards data-driven decisions and the accountability they make possible. Working with professionals experienced in both quantitative and qualitative methods, the ideal Executive Director will bring a strong research background, grant writing and business development skills, familiarity with the criminal and juvenile justice systems, proven communication and networking skills, and experience managing creative people.

Minimum requirements for the position include an earned master's, doctoral or J.D. degree, at least three years' experience working in criminal or juvenile justice agencies, the courts, or justice research, and at least three years of management experience which includes supervision and financial responsibilities. Visit the CRG website at www.crgvt.org for a complete job description.

Interested applicants may email a letter describing your qualifications and interest in the position, resume, writing sample from a grant proposal you have written, and a list of three references to info@crgvt.org. Application deadline is July 23, 2014.

Posted on 7/3/2014

Information Technology Specialist
Criminal Justice Coordinating Council (Washington, DC)

Position Summary:
This position is located in the District of Columbia Criminal Justice Coordinating Council (CJCC), an independent agency within the District of Columbia government. The encumbant will function as Information Technology (IT) Specialist (Application Software) and be part of an Enterprise Team, responsible for developing web-based application services for CJCC. As an IT Specialist (APPSW), the work involves translating technical specifications into programming specifications; developing, customizing, or acquiring applications software programs; and testing, debugging, and maintaining software programs.

Major Duties Include:

  • Plans and carries out difficult and complex software application projects
  • Serves as sole in-house developer member of team
  • Interprets IT policies, standards, and guidelines
  • Serves as advisor to CJCC’s IT supervisor in coordinating with CJCC partner agencies
  • Conducts analyses and recommends resolution of complex issues affecting application software
  • Monitors systems integration maintenance
  • Interfaces with vendors to resolve system configurations, problems, and other issues
  • Plans, directs, organizes, analyzes, and evaluates assigned projects

It is desirable that the incumbent possess a bachelors degree (or higher) in Computer Science or equivalent field of study.

The full announcement and additional rating factors are available on at: http://dchr.dc.gov/node/807172

Salary: $74,263.00 - $111,395.00

Interested individuals should remit a cover letter, a resume, ranking factor responses and salary history to:
Troy Higginbotham
Human Resources Specialist
DC Department of Human Resources
441 4th Street, NW, Suite 300 South
Washington, DC 20001
or by mail: troy.higginbotham@dc.gov

Posted on 6/23/2014

Executive Director
National Association of Prosecutor Coordinators (location negotiable)

Position Summary:
NAPC's stated mission is "To provide a forum for the exchange of ideas and information and the development of programs and services for the mutual benefit of prosecutor coordinators and prosecutors." NAPC's core vision is "To equip and enhance the effectiveness of America's prosecutors."

Reporting to the NAPC Board, the Executive Director is responsible for managing NAPC as a communications and information hub and for coordinating or implementing IT projects that will create the necessary technology capacity to achieve this goal and to provide professional development and substantive information on trainings/conferences and legislative/policy matters to NAPC members.

Other essential duties include 1) managing NAPC's finances; 2) managing the NAPC/NHTSA cooperative agreement; 3) overseeing all NAPC programs and initiatives; 4) applying for and administering new grant projects; 5) coordinating the bi-annual meetings; and 6) acting as the nonvoting recording Secretary for the NAPC Board.

Minimum Qulifications:

Employment is contingent upon completion of NCIC/NCJIS, and a fingerprint criminal history check.

The ideal candidate must possess a high degree of energy and self-initiative, with exceptional organizational, interpersonal and communications skills. Required skills include planning, prioritizing and executing timelines, with attention to detail and accuracy on multiple projects simultaneously without the need for supervision.

For this position, beyond the minimum requirement of a Bachelor's degree, the ideal candidate must be able to demonstrate by some combination of a post-graduate degree and/or professional experience in criminal justice and by attitude that He or she can work independently to perform varied administrative and quasi-legal tasks required by this not-for-profit whose members work closely with local prosecutors. The right combination for this position is flexible and could include among other things:

  • Communication and consensus building among members spread across 50 states
  • A law degree, work in criminal justice public policy development
  • Successful experience in grant application/program management
  • Demonstrated ability to work with government agencies
  • Experience in employing technology to facilitate, organize and promote exchange of information among members
  • Experience in budgeting and financial management

Salary: The minimum starting salary is $60,000; salary is commensurate with experience.

Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae and three professional references to Carol Peters, NAPC Program Director via email at Carol.Peters@napc.us

Posted on 6/12/2014

Human Trafficking Program Survivor Advocate & Community Organizer
API Chaya (Seattle, WA)

Application Deadline: 6/20/2014

API Chaya is seeking a Human Trafficking Survivor Advocate & Community Organizer who will work within API Chaya's Human Trafficking Program to conduct grass roots community organizing towards changing the norms and conditions that allow human trafficking to occur as well as provide intensive case management and crisis intervention to survivors of human trafficking. The Advocate/Organizer should excel at survivor-centered advocacy, managing competing priorities, and facilitating access to services for clients as well at engaging, building relationships with and communicating effectively with diverse communities and partners.

This position requires thorough knowledge and understanding of a human rights based approach to trafficking and a strengths-based approach in serving participants. The Advocate/Organizer should have demonstrated experience in community organizing as well as case management skills such as: empowerment based advocacy, harm reduction, professional boundaries, and self-care. The Case Manager should embrace API Chaya's values and possess a thorough understanding of how human trafficking occurs within a complex web of larger power dynamics and how individuals' privilege and oppression both impact their experiences.

Essential Duties:
Community Outreach and Organizing (~50%)

  • Relationship building and networking with key local immigrant community leaders
  • Develop and conduct community education trainings and campaigns against trafficking
  • Supervise volunteers and interns to work collaboratively
  • Participate in select local, state and national anti-trafficking networks
  • Limited training and technical assistance to other agencies on the issue of human trafficking
Advocacy and Case Management (~50%)
  • Provide professional and survivor-centered case management for domestic and foreign national victims of human trafficking
  • Conduct initial screening and assessment to determine eligibility for API Chaya's Human Trafficking or other programs
  • Provide customized ongoing case management, which may include: client accompaniment, advocacy, information and referrals to community service providers (health, mental health, employment, legal, education, etc.) or law enforcement, etc.
  • Collaborate with governmental and nongovernmental partners to provide participant with services in a way that protects their confidentiality and rights

Minimum Qulifications:

  • Detail-oriented and focused team-player with superb organizational and communication skills
  • In-depth knowledge of human trafficking, labor and employment rights, human rights issues, and gender-based violence
  • Demonstrated experience in community organizing within diverse communities
  • Degree in social work or related field preferred OR minimum 2 years experience in case management and/or providing direct service provision to clients, preferably in a community-based organization
  • Experience working with law enforcement, probation, DSHS, and other government agencies STRONGLY PREFERRED
  • This positions require a criminal history background check

Salary: Based on experience. Generous personal leave and benefits package including paid vacation, personal holidays, self-care days, sick leave, and health insurance.

Please submit your resume and cover letter to hr@apichaya.org with the subject: "HT Advocate & Organizer Application" in the subject line.

Posted on 6/12/2014

Program Manager
API Chaya (Seattle, WA)

Application Deadline: 6/23/2014

API Chaya is seeking a Program Manager who will work collaboratively with the organization's staff, community volunteers and leaders, as well as other gender justice, civil rights, and community-based organizations to achieve our vision and mission. The Program Manager will meld practical experience in survivor services with a nuanced understanding of how our work fits into larger movements for liberation and social justice. The individual will be resourceful, highly organized, a team builder, a critical and analytical thinker, self-reflective and self-aware, and open to growth and learning. The Program Manager will be committed to working with people from diverse cultural, linguistic, economic, educational, and vocational backgrounds.

The Program Manager is responsible for overseeing the activities of Survivor Services Advocates. The Program Manager will provide support, supervision, and training as needed to ensure staff are equipped to deliver high quality, culturally relevant, and professional services to survivors of DV, SA, and HT. In collaboration with other staff, the Program Manager will be responsible for setting and monitoring program goals, as well as identifying and advocating for resources needed to realize such goals. The Program Manager will also provide administrative oversight of programs including budget, grant-reporting, data collection and management. This position reports to the Co-Director of Programs & Strategic Development.

Essential Duties:
Program Oversight (~30-40%)

  • Work with Co-Director of Programs & Strategic Development and Management Team to oversee the development and implementation of API Chaya's programs in alignment with our mission and values
  • Review and/or design and implement regular program evaluation for both survivor services and community organizing/engagement programs
  • Oversee data reporting for internal and external purposes and ensure program staff provide accurate and timely reporting of data
Staff Supervision and Development (~30-40%)
  • Develop annual work plans with staff that reflect organizational and program priorities
  • Train new staff members as needed and provide on-going training opportunities for all program staff
  • Conduct regular one-on-one supervision of staff members to give feedback, support professional growth, and ensure staff work is in alignment with organizational values and in adherence to organizational policies and goals
Relationship Building & Movement Engagement (~15%)
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with strategic partners in key organizations and various communities
  • Attend select local, regional and occasionally statewide and national meetings and conferences to ensure API Chaya's perspective and our constituents' needs are represented
  • Conduct select trainings, provision of technical assistance, and speaking engagements

Minimum Qulifications:

  • Minimum 4 years of full-time experience in domestic violence and/or sexual assault and/or human trafficking direct service provision
  • Minimum 2 years of experience; doing community engagement/organizing work, and supervising multiple staff members, preferably doing DV, SA, HT, or related work
  • Excellent relationship building, networking and conflict management skills
  • Program evaluation skills

Salary: Based on experience. Generous personal leave and benefits package including paid vacation, personal holidays, self-care days, sick leave, and health insurance.

Please submit your resume and cover letter to hr@apichaya.org with the subject: "Program Manager" in the subject line.

Posted on 6/12/2014

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