Current Job Openings

Working at MOCJ means you have a chance to make a positive impact on the public safety of all New Yorkers.

Open Positions

Agency Counsel, Crime Strategies

Under the supervision of the Senior Counsel for Crime and Justice Policy, the new Agency Counsel will assist in all legal and policy matters that affect MOCJ. S/he must have extensive legal experience and be an effective self-starter, possessing both the capacity for independence and the ability to work cooperatively to advance the goals of the administration.

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Deputy Executive Director of the Mayor’s Action Plan for Neighborhood Safety

MOCJ is seeking a dynamic, intellectually curious deputy who can act both deliberately and creatively in a fast-paced, action-oriented environment to shape and execute one of MOCJ’s most ambitious and complex initiatives, The Mayor’s Action Plan for Neighborhood Safety. The initiative is a comprehensive approach to reducing crime and strengthening neighborhoods in and around the 15 New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) developments that account for 16% of all violent crime in the City’s public housing. The Deputy Executive Director must be a proven manager and thought leader and demonstrate a substantial capacity for independent initiative while at the same time working creatively with a diverse assortment of City agency leaders, non-profit directors, community representatives, and external contractors.

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Executive Director, Capital Projects

The Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice (MOCJ) is pleased to offer a unique opportunity for a real urban planning innovator in the role of Executive Director of Capital Projects at the Mayor’s Office. We are looking for an experienced, senior project manager, urban planner and/or architect to support the City’s master planning and implementation of criminal justice related capital projects. This position will be embedded at Mayor’s Office. The candidate must be a self-directed individual capable of providing leadership and superb work product. The Executive Director for Capital Projects will cooperate with other state and city officials to oversee master planning activities including utility master planning, review installation design guidelines, and support landscape and monument master planning at the City’s criminal justice facilities and grounds.

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Deputy Chief of Staff

MOCJ is seeking a Deputy Chief of Staff to assist with team management and provide high level administrative, policy and research support to the First deputy Director and the Chief of Staff.

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Agency Chief Contracting Officer (ACCO)

MOCJ is seeking an exceptional procurement professional to serve as Agency Chief Contracting Officer (ACCO) overseeing MOCJ’s contract unit. The successful candidate will have worked in a fast-paced environment and have extensive experience in managing City procurements, including reviewing, approving, and executing documents on behalf of the Office’s Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Candidates should be highly motivated and should be able to retain and communicate the big picture without compromising a detail orientation. The ACCO will report directly to the Chief Financial Officer and the Executive Director for Operations.

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Senior Research Associate for the Assigned Counsel Plan

The Senior Research Associate will work to create compelling reporting for the ACP and will play a key role in the development and administration of the office’s Case Tracking System. The Senior Data Analyst will use innovative data-driven methods and advanced analytics to transform the way the OACP approaches all facets of its mission. The Senior Research Associate will also work with OACP attorneys and stakeholders to define their reporting needs and will strive to improve office-wide data literacy and reporting capabilities. The Senior Research Associate will play a key role in building out all of the office’s reporting and deploying solutions to help the Administrators and staff gain meaningful insights and to inform strategic decision-making.

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Director of Operations for the Assigned Counsel Plan

The new Director of Operations will drive operational excellence, performance management, and other strategic activities for the OACP. Under the direction of the Assigned Counsel Plan Administrators, and working in partnership with the 1st and 2nd Appellate Divisions of New York State and the Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice, the Director of Operations will develop and implement innovative solutions to improve ACP operations.

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Contract Analyst

MOCJ executes its mandate through a diverse array of projects that span government agencies at the City, State and Federal levels and may include non-profits, foundations, community groups and others. The office seeks a talented Contract Analyst to manage a number of criminal justice contracts with organizations that provide services to New Yorkers in support of our mission.

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Supervisory Attorneys (4)

The Supervisory Attorney will provide oversight for ACP attorneys representing clients facing misdemeanor, felony and homicide charges in the Criminal and Supreme Courts in New York City. Under the supervision of the ACP Administrators and with significant latitude for independent judgment, the Supervisory Attorney will assist in the professional development of ACP attorneys through the provision of technical assistance to attorneys.

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Program Assistant

The Program Assistant will provide clerical support and assistance on a variety of special projects and administrative matters. The ideal candidate will provide administrative and operational assistance for the Assigned Counsel Plan Administrators and for the attorneys responsible for representing clients facing misdemeanor, felony and homicide charges in the Criminal and Supreme Courts in New York City. Under the supervision of the Assigned Counsel Plan Administrators and with some latitude for independent judgment.

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