Outreach Coordinator

The Prisoner Reentry Institute (PRI) at John Jay College of Criminal Justice is seeking a full-time New York State Outreach Coordinator to provide college information and support to people incarcerated in New York State prisons. 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. Through the NYS outreach program, we will expand our ability to connect with incarcerated students in college programs across the state and support in the transition from college-in-prison to college on campus. The Outreach Coordinator will be responsible for conducting college information sessions in prisons across New York State, building relationships with college-in-prison providers and their incarcerated students, and supporting the transition to college on campus for returning students. Significant travel will be required. Click here to read the full job description and to apply.

Senior Grant Writer

The Prisoner Reentry Institute (PRI) at John Jay College of Criminal Justice is seeking a full-time Senior Grant Writer to diversify and increase its funding to support continued growth. The Senior Grant Writer, 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 Senior Grant Writer will develop and implement a reporting schedule to ensure compliance with funder regulations. The ideal candidate will have experience as a grant writer in a non-profit setting and knowledge of New York and national philanthropy networks. Click here to read the full job description and apply.

Test Proctor

The Prisoner Reentry Institute (PRI) at John Jay College of Criminal Justice is seeking an on-call Test Proctor to administer the CUNY Assessment Tests (CAT) for incarcerated students completing College Readiness classes. Testing sessions will take place on Rikers Island in East Elmhurst, Queens. The Test Proctor will be responsible for helping to create a testing calendar, coordinating test pickup and drop off at John Jay College, traveling to Rikers Island, and administering the exams. The ideal candidate will believe in the value of higher education for currently and formerly incarcerated people, be highly organized and responsible. Click here to read the full job description and apply.

Program Associate (Collaborative Learning)

The Prisoner Reentry Institute (PRI) at John Jay College of Criminal Justice is seeking a full-time Program Associate committed to out-of-the-box thinking and creative solutions within PRI’s Collaborative Learning team. The Associate will have a variety of data analysis, contract administration, program start-up support, and communications responsibilities for two programs. Click here to read the full job description and apply.

Program Associate (Educational Initiatives)

The Prisoner Reentry Institute (PRI) at John Jay College of Criminal Justice is seeking a full-time Program Associate to provide support to our college programs for formerly incarcerated students. At PRI, we operate a higher education continuum designed to create educational pathways for incarcerated and formerly incarcerated people. The Program Associate will work with the Director of College Access (Community-based).  Click here to view the full job description and apply.

 

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.  All applicants should submit a resume, cover letter, and 2-3 academic or professional references via email to Elizabeth Davis.