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Open Positions

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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Special Assistant to the Director

MOCJ is seeking a highly motivated, detail-oriented individual with excellent communication skills to be the Special Assistant to the Director. The Special Assistant will be responsible for staffing the Director by preparing daily briefing documents on all office initiatives, tracking priorities and follow up items, communicating with senior staff, and attending meetings. The Special Assistant will also work with the First Deputy Director, the Chief of Staff, and the Director’s Executive Assistant to manage the Director’s calendar, coordinate events, and prepare documents as needed.

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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, Justice Implementation Task Force

The Program Manager will be responsible for providing project management and programmatic support for the City’s initiative to close Rikers Island, through project management of the Justice Implementation Task Force and the City’s related strategies to safely reduce the jail population, improve the culture inside jails for both staff and incarcerated individuals, and ensure innovative, modern and humane jail design. The Program Manager will also coordinate the work of the Behavioral Health Task Force and all health initiatives related to Close Riker. 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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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 Program Manager, Reentry and Culture Change

The Senior Program Manager of Reentry and Culture Change will be a member of the Justice Initiatives team, which develops and implements strategies that reduce reliance on incarceration. Reporting to the Program Director of Reentry and Culture Change, the Senior Program Manager will help to lead a portfolio of programs designed to change the culture and purpose of jails by expanding access to high quality programming for incarcerated individuals and increasing support and professional development opportunities for individuals who work in city jails, improving long-term outcomes for justice-involved people, and contributing to meaningful reforms of the criminal justice system as a whole.

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Senior Research Associate

The office is seeking a Senior Research Associate to provide research and operational support on a variety of 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.

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Research Analyst

The office is seeking a Research Analyst who is intellectually curious, technically savvy, driven, a problem solver and team-oriented. The analysts will provide actionable research and operational support on a variety of datadriven analytical projects. Responsibilities will include analyzing data from large datasets, conducting literature reviews, and communicating research and policy results for multiple audiences in partnership with other members of the research team.

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Director of Financial Planning and Contracts for the Office to Prevent Gun Violence

The Director of Financial Planning and Contracts for the Office to Prevent Gun Violence, under the supervision of
the Executive Director of the Office to Prevent Gun Violence and in partnership with MOCJ’s Chief Financial
Officer, oversees the day-to-day functions of OPGV’s operating budget and contracts. The director performs core
budget and duties as assigned by the Executive Director and supervises OPGV’s budget analysts.

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Senior Contract Analyst

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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Executive Director, Office for the Prevention of Hate Crimes (OPHC)

MOCJ is seeking a well-qualified individual to oversee the inter-disciplinary, community-based, and coordinated agency approach required under the new local law. Under the guidance of the MOCJ Director, with wide latitude for initiative, judgment and action, the Executive Director for OPHC will serve as MOCJ’s senior level member responsible for developing and implementing innovative solutions to the current rise in hate crimes, advising the Director on long-term prevention and reduction strategy of hate crimes, and ensuring that OPHC’s policies and programming are effectively implemented and advance strategic goals. The ideal candidate will have years of experience in community-based engagement and/or law enforcement, as well as demonstrated experience building and implementing transformational, large-scale coalition and/or criminal justice programs.

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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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Communications Manager

Under the direction of the Chief of Public Affairs, with latitude for independent action and decision-making, the Communications Manager, a mid-level team member, will be responsible for communicating with press outlets and developing long-term press strategy for the office’s initiatives.

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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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