Fellowship Program Coordinator

The Prisoner Reentry Institute (PRI) at John Jay College of Criminal Justice is seeking a full-time Program Coordinator to provide programmatic support to its fellowship initiatives.  The Program Coordinator, under the supervision of the Director of Fellowships, will assist with managing the Pinkerton and Tow fellowships, developing and overseeing alumni services, mentoring fellows and serving as a contact for the host sites.  The ideal candidate will have strong written and oral communication skills, proven ability to develop and maintain productive business relationships and a proven ability to manage multiple commitments combining attention to detail with productivity.

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Mentoring and Alumni Coordinator

The Prisoner Reentry Institute (PRI) at John Jay College of Criminal Justice is seeking a full-time Mentoring and Alumni Coordinator for our College Initiative (CI) program.  CI provides academic reentry services to increase college enrollment and college success for students who have been involved with the criminal justice system. CI provides academic counseling, assistance with enrollment and financial aid, mentoring and support services.  This position is responsible for managing the peer mentoring program and a dynamic alumni network of CI students and graduates.

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Administrative Associate

The Prisoner Reentry Institute (PRI) at John Jay College of Criminal Justice is seeking a full-time Administrative Associate to provide administrative and event management support to its operations.  The Administrative Associate, under the supervision of the Operations Manager, will provide supportive services to the full range of PRI activities and programs. The ideal candidate will have good office and organizational skills, combining attention to detail with productivity.

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Human Resources Director

The Prisoner Reentry Institute seeks a seasoned part-time Human Resources Director for our growing center within the John Jay College of Criminal Justice.  PRI staff are hired through the Research Foundation of CUNY and RF policies are the authority under which we operate.  RF handles payroll, time and attendance, and benefits administration.  In that context, PRI needs an experienced HR professional to manage staff recruitment, orientation and training; lead the development of staff capacity to manage personnel effectively; and handle personnel issues, as needed.

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Deputy Director of Programs

The Prisoner Reentry Institute (PRI) at John Jay College of Criminal Justice is seeking a seasoned full-time Deputy Director of Programs to provide its direct services with oversight, strategic planning, program development, and data management. The Deputy Director will collaborate with program managers to coordinate program planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation with an eye toward continuously developing and improving systems.  This is a newly created position that is supervised by the PRI Director and who, with the Director of Finance and Administration, will be part of the PRI executive team.  The ideal candidate will be a highly organized thinker, strategic planner, and engaged supervisor.  The ability to work collaboratively with all levels of leadership within PRI, the College, and the CUNY system as well as with funders and external partners is essential to the role.

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Operations Manager

The Prisoner Reentry Institute (PRI) at John Jay College of Criminal Justice is seeking a full-time Operations Manager to provide executive-level administrative and fiscal support its operations. The Operations Manager will work closely with the Chief of Staff to ensure the best use of our resources and utilize good business practices. She or he must be creative and enjoy working within a small, entrepreneurial environment that is mission-driven and community oriented. She or he must also have the ability to exercise good judgement in a variety of situations, with strong administrative and organizational skills, and the ability to maintain a balance among multiple priorities. The ideal candidate will have the ability to work collaboratively and independently on projects, from conception to completion, and must be able to work under pressure at times to handle a wide variety of activities and confidential matters with discretion. Click here to read the full job description and to apply.

Program Associate (Fellowships)

The Prisoner Reentry Institute (PRI) at John Jay College of Criminal Justice is seeking a full-time Program Associate to provide administrative support to its fellowship initiatives. The Program Associate, under the supervision of the Director of Fellowships, will assist with managing administrative tasks associated with PRI’s fellowships. The ideal candidate will have strong written and oral communication skills, proven ability to develop and maintain productive business relationships and to manage multiple commitments combining attention to detail with productivity. Learn more about the position. Click here to read the full job description and apply.

Project Director (Statewide Projects), Educational Initiatives

The Prisoner Reentry Institute (PRI) at John Jay College of Criminal Justice is seeking a full-time Project Director to manage a new component of our Educational Initiatives that will focus on building capacity for expanding higher education in NYS prisons.  In this role, the Project Director will manage PRI’s responsibilities as part of the Education Coordinator team for the College-in-Prison Reentry Initiative of the Criminal Justice Investment Initiative (CJII). The College-in-Prison Reentry Initiative is a five-year project to increase the number of people enrolled in college in prison.  It is funded by the District Attorney of New York (DANY) as part of their Criminal Justice Investment Initiative (CJII). PRI has been engaged to work with The State University of New York (SUNY) and Institute for State and Local Governance (ISLG) to provide technical assistance and support to CJII grantees to facilitate the enrollment of appropriate students, assist new providers in working within the NYS Department of Corrections and Community Supervision (DOCCS), ensure educational quality control, and assist providers in designing and implementing reentry processes for students.  The PRI role focuses on assisting the college providers in developing their reentry processes and protocols, convening learning exchanges among the grantees, and identifying best practices for college-in-prison programs. The Project Director will be supervised by the PRI Director of Educational Initiatives and will work closely with ISLG, SUNY, and DOCCS.  Click here to read the full job description and apply.

Director of College Access

The Prisoner Reentry Institute (PRI) at John Jay College of Criminal Justice is seeking a full-time Director of College Access to oversee our expanding educational programs in New York prisons and jails.  At PRI, we operate a higher education continuum designed to create educational pathways for incarcerated and formerly incarcerated people. In New York State prisons, this includes college information sessions, developmental education and college readiness coursework, credited college classes, and support for accessing higher education when people return home. Our newly initiated program on Rikers Island will expand this educational access work to New York City jails and seek to increase the number of people who have the information, preparation, and support to attend college after they are released.  The Director of College Access will be responsible for supporting and managing these programs and the staff who work on them, building trusting relationships with key stakeholders and organizational partners, actively seeking out and engaging student input, and advocating for institutional policies and pathways necessary to support incarcerated and formerly incarcerated students.  Click here to read the full job description and apply.