Program Associate, Educational Pathways

The Prisoner Reentry Institute (PRI) at John Jay College of Criminal Justice is seeking a Program Associate.

The Prisoner Reentry Institute (PRI) of John Jay College of Criminal Justice is seeking a full-time Program Associate to provide support to our community-based college access work. College Initiative (CI), a program designed to increase access to higher education for people with criminal justice involvement, has supported over a thousand students to enroll in college and over 300 students earn degrees.  The primary role of the Program Associate is to manage the day-to-day functioning of College Initiative to ensure the efficient operations of our work. Additionally, the Program Associate will support the Director of College Access.

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Communications Associate

The Prisoner Reentry Institute (PRI) at John Jay College of Criminal Justice is seeking a Communications Associate.

The Prisoner Reentry Institute (PRI) at John Jay College of Criminal Justice is seeking a full-time Communications Associate.  The Communications Associate, under the supervision of the Chief of Staff and in partnership with the Director, will be responsible for developing and writing content to promote PRI’s work and is knowledgeable about the issues on which we work. Working closely with senior PRI staff, the Communications Associate will develop and execute digital communication strategies to accomplish this goal. The ideal candidate will have proven experience developing and implementing communication strategies in a professional setting.

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Development Manager

The Prisoner Reentry Institute (PRI) at John Jay College of Criminal Justice is seeking a Development Manager.

The Prisoner Reentry Institute (PRI) at John Jay College of Criminal Justice is seeking a full-time Development Manager to diversify and increase its funding to support continued growth.  PRI has a seven million dollar budget from sixteen funding sources.  The Operations Team supports the business associated with program delivery of thirty five staff.  The Development Manager, under the supervision of the Chief of Staff and in partnership with the Director, will be responsible for identifying, defining and developing funding sources to support existing and planned program activities as well as writing and submitting grant proposals for PRI.  Working closely with senior PRI staff, the Development Manager will implement a reporting schedule to ensure compliance with funder regulations.  The ideal candidate will have fundraising experience, strong writing and interpersonal skills, and knowledge of New York and national philanthropy networks.

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Intake & Case Management Specialist

The Prisoner Reentry Institute (PRI) at John Jay College of Criminal Justice is seeking an Intake & Case Management Specialist.

The Prisoner Reentry Institute (PRI) at John Jay College of Criminal Justice is seeking a full-time Intake Case Manager. This individual will be a part of a team of intake staff who are tasked with orientating incoming participants to the suite of services PRI offers. They will serve as the first point of contact for individuals interested in accessing PRI-wide direct service programming including the College Initiative program, Prison to College Pipeline and Career Pathways. In addition to facilitating intake appointments, the Intake and Case Management Specialist will provide short-term case management to ensure that participants are getting the support they need to succeed in their education and careers. The ideal candidate will have experience in the field of reentry and will be enthusiastic about providing support to individuals with justice involvement.

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Intake & Outreach Specialist

The Prisoner Reentry Institute (PRI) at John Jay College of Criminal Justice is seeking an Intake & Outreach Specialist.

The Prisoner Reentry Institute (PRI) at John Jay College of Criminal Justice is seeking a full-time Intake & Outreach Specialist. This individual will be a part of a team of intake and outreach staff tasked with orientating incoming participants (in the community and in prisons) to the suite of services PRI offers. The Intake & Outreach Specialist will serve as the first point of contact for individuals interested in accessing PRI-wide direct service programming including the College Initiative program, Prison to College Pipeline and Career Pathways. In addition to facilitating intake appointments, the Intake & Outreach Specialist will provide short-term case management to ensure that participants are getting the support they need to succeed in their education and careers. The Intake & Outreach Specialist will also travel to prisons across New York State to conduct college information sessions, share reentry resources and facilitate small group and individual reentry planning. The ideal candidate will have experience in the field of reentry and will be enthusiastic about providing support to individuals with justice involvement.

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Academic Counselor

The Prisoner Reentry Institute (PRI) at John Jay College of Criminal Justice is seeking a full-time Academic Counselor to support the work of College Initiative (CI)—a project of PRI’s Educational Initiatives (EI)—dedicated to creating successful pathways to college for students who have been involved in the criminal justice system.

Under the supervision of the Coordinator of Academic Counseling and Mentoring, the Academic Counselor is responsible for college transition counseling, ongoing support to enrolled college students, and outreach to current and prospective students. The Academic Counselor will contribute to student success by helping them navigate entering college, and providing ongoing academic support while they are enrolled in college.

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PRI Internships

The Prisoner Reentry Institute has three internship tracks for undergraduate and graduate students: credit-bearing internships, unpaid internships, and Federal Work Study placements.  Our interns conduct research, manage our correspondence program, assist with academic counseling and academic planning, attend conferences and a host of other tasks relevant to their reentry interests. PRI is not accepting internship applications at this time.