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Open Positions

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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Program Manager, Education & Community Outreach

The Program Manager, Education & Community Outreach, will be responsible for providing strategic and programmatic leadership for the City’s OPHC. The Program Manager will promote existing and help develop new education materials for community groups; coordinate with city agencies and interfaith organizations, community groups, human rights and civil rights groups; provide outreach and education on the impact and effects of hate crimes, including measures necessary to achieve greater tolerance and understanding; create K12 curriculum addressing issues related to hate crimes, in consultation with the DOE.

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Program Director, External Affairs

The Program Director, External Affairs, will be responsible for providing strategic and programmatic leadership for the City’s OPHC. The Program Director will cultivate and maintain relationships with stakeholder groups, including city agencies, borough leaders, community organizations, policy advocates; coordinate the Interagency Committee for the Prevention of Hate Crimes and other strategic initiatives; serve as a liaison to Intergovernmental Affairs and Community Affairs Unites of the Mayor’s Office. The ideal candidate will have significant experience in NYC intergovernmental relations as well as community relations and engagement skills, and an entrepreneurial capacity to coordinate the diverse set of constituencies and strategies needed to execute large scale change.

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Senior Counsel, Crime Strategies

Under the supervision of the Deputy Director for Crime Strategies, the Senior Counsel for Crime Strategies will assist in all legal and policy matters that affect MOCJ. They 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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Strategic Design Coordinator, Mayor’s Action Plan for Neighborhood Safety

The Mayor’s Action Plan for Neighborhood Safety (MAP) is seeking a dynamic Strategic Design Coordinator to report to and assist the team in the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of various activities related to the community engagement and culture change strategies of MAP. The Strategic Design Coordinator will provide administrative support and programmatic assistance across a variety of initiatives to reduce crime and engage community-based solutions. The Community Coordinator will assist in monitoring the progress of multiple agencies and community-based organizations; provide technical assistance; organize communities and build networks amongst stakeholder teams to ensure that MAP’s initiatives are functioning effectively. The MAP Liaison will work out of the MOCJ offices and be an in-house representative of the John Jay team. This individual will work closely with MOCJ’s Executive and Deputy Director of the Mayor’s Action Plan for Neighborhood Safety, as well as the Director of Strategic Design Initiatives, to support the evaluation and implementation of MAP.

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Community Coordinator, Mayor’s Action Plan for Neighborhood Safety

The Mayor’s Action Plan for Neighborhood Safety (MAP) is seeking three (3) Community Coordinators to report to and assist the team in the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of various activities related to the community engagement and culture change strategies of MAP. The Community Coordinator will provide administrative support and programmatic assistance across a variety of initiatives to reduce crime and engage community-based solutions. The Community Coordinator will assist in monitoring the progress of multiple agencies and community-based organizations; provide technical assistance; organize communities and build networks amongst stakeholder teams to ensure that MAP’s initiatives are functioning effectively.

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Program Analyst, Crime Strategies

The Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice is seeking a highly motivated, detail- oriented program analyst with excellent communication skills for its Crime Strategies Unit. The Program Analyst, under the supervision of the Deputy Director for Crime Strategies and the Executive Director for Justice Programs, performs a wide range of analytical, programmatic, and administrative duties, and special projects. This is an exciting entry-level opportunity for someone that is interested in learning the mechanics of City government and the criminal justice system. The Program Analyst will assist the Deputy Director and Executive Director implement a range of initiatives aimed at implementing crime control strategies while reducing pre-trial incarceration and increasing fairness for incarcerated defendants.

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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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Program Manager, Office for the Prevention of Hate Crimes

The Program Manager will be responsible for providing project management and programmatic support for the City’s OPHC, through project management of the Office’s work and the City’s related strategies to prevent hate crimes. The ideal candidate will have experience in direct social services and/or criminal justice, community engagement skills and experience, and an entrepreneurial capacity to coordinate the diverse set of constituencies and strategies needed to execute large scale change.

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Research Manager, Office for the Prevention of Hate Crimes

The office is seeking a Research Manager to provide research, evaluation, and operational support on a variety of hate crimes prevention data-driven projects. Responsibilities will include analyzing data from large datasets, conducting literature searches and writing literature reviews, and writing up research results for multiple audiences in partnership with other members of the research team. Candidates for this role should have experience administering surveys on a large scale and recruiting research participants.

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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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