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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

Senior Counsel

MOCJ seeks to hire a Senior Counsel responsible for coordinating with the Case Managers and administrative judges in four of the City’s youth parts. The Senior Counsel will actively work with the Case Managers to expedite the case duration for incarcerated 16 and 17 year olds and increase productivity of all court staff by reducing logistical barriers to having meaningful court appearances. Working with the Case Managers the Senior Counsel will work to increase accountability and individualized attention to all pending cases in the youth parts. The Senior Counsel is expedited to maintain regular checking-in with the applicable parties to ensure that necessary tasks are completed in a timely manner in between court dates. The Senior Counsel with the Case Managers will also ensure that prosecutors and judges have relevant information available to make informed decisions, so incarcerated youth can be placed in programs as quickly as possible, and not be unnecessarily detained.

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Senior Counsel

The Senior Counsel for Justice will help lead MOCJ’s efforts to increase fairness and justice in New York City, with a specific focus on the multi-faceted issue of reducing case delay.

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Associate Counsel

Under the supervision of the Senior Counsel, the Associate 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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Senior Budget Analyst

MOCJ has a $400 million contract services budget and monitors more than $300 million in grants and asset forfeiture funding disbursed to multiple city agencies. The Senior Budget Analyst, under supervision of the Budget Director, will manage a portfolio of grant and asset forfeiture projects, and will perform core budget and operations duties assigned.

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Senior Research Manager

MOCJ is seeking a Senior Research Manager to provide research and operational support on a variety of internal and external evaluation projects. As our senior research expert on research design and evaluation, in collaboration with the Executive Director for Research Operations, the ideal candidate will be responsible for planning and monitoring quantitative analyses at MOCJ. This includes designing solicitations for and monitoring of externally (MOCJ) funded quantitative and qualitative research and evaluation, designing and leading internal analyses of large datasets from public safety and other public-serving institutions, and collaborating with other MOCJ researchers on in-house evaluations

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Senior Counsel, Office of Neighborhood Safety

Under the supervision of the General Counsel, the Senior Counsel for the Office of Neighborhood Safety will assist in all legal and policy matters that affect MOCJ. The Senior Counsel 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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Research Manager

MOCJ is seeking a Research Manager to provide research and operational support on a variety of internal and external evaluation projects, including projects focused on pretrial detention reforms. As our senior research expert on research design and evaluation, in collaboration with the Executive Director for Research Operations, the ideal candidate will be responsible for planning and monitoring quantitative analyses at MOCJ. This includes designing solicitations for and monitoring of externally (MOCJ) funded quantitative and qualitative research and evaluation, designing and leading internal analyses of large datasets from public safety and other public-serving institutions, and collaborating with other MOCJ researchers on in-house evaluations.

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Grants Manager

The Grants Manager, under the supervision of the Budget Director, manages a number of criminal justice grants (with a particular emphasis on the grants associated with pretrial services).

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Director of Communications

The Director position occupies a vital position in MOCJ’s Communications Team organizational chart, marrying both project manager skills with public relations know-how. Working closely with the Chief of Public Affairs, the Director operates as a junior management position supervising the team’s Communications Manager and Communications Associate. The successful candidate will embrace taking on independent action and decision-making, with a focus on ensuring MOCJ’s dynamic and diverse communication initiatives and needs remain on-track, regardless of daily or programmatic demands rising to the fore.

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Communications Associate

The Communications Associate’s primary responsibility will be providing support for the Communications team. Reporting to the Director of Communications, the Associate will be responsible for assisting in advancing key administrative needs inside MOCJ, while helping to maintain and grow outward-facing communication initiatives.

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Project Manager

The Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice (MOCJ) advises the Mayor of the City of New York on criminal justice policy; develops and implements strategies to reduce crime and incarceration and to promote fairness and legitimacy; and works with criminal justice agencies and partners to implement data-driven strategies that address current crime conditions, prevent offending, and build the strong neighborhoods that ensure enduring safety. Many of these initiatives have a technology and data integration components. To date, MOCJ has relied on consultants and DoITT to execute on these. MOCJ is building a project management practice to become more self-sufficient and to have direct control over the managing of its projects.

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Deputy Agency Chief Contracting Officer (Deputy ACCO)

MOCJ is seeking an exceptional procurement professional to serve as the Deputy Agency Chief Contracting Officer (Deputy ACCO) assisting the Agency Chief Contracting Officer (ACCO) to oversee 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) and the ACCO. Candidates should be highly motivated and should be able to retain and communicate the big picture without compromising a detail orientation. The Deputy ACCO will report directly to the ACCO.

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Senior Auditor

MOCJ has a $400 million contract services budget and monitors more than $27 million in grants disbursed to multiple city agencies. The Senior Auditor, under the supervision of the Deputy Chief Fiscal Officer, will be charged with auditing the provider contracts for both services and grants in order to establish solvency, compliance and sustainability, as well as performing core budget and operations duties as assigned.

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Senior Contract Analyst (4)

The Senior Contract Analyst, under the supervision of the Agency Chief Contracting Officer, manages a number of criminal justice contracts with non-profit organizations that provide services to New Yorkers in support of our mission.

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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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