Reentry Technical Assistance Coordinator

The Prisoner Reentry Institute (PRI) of John Jay College of Criminal Justice is seeking a full-time Reentry Technical Assistance Coordinator to support PRI’s work as a grantee of the Criminal Justice Investment Initiative’s College-in-Prison Reentry Program. The College-In-Prison Reentry Program is a $7.3 million initiative to fund educational programming and academic reentry services at 17 New York State prisons over five years beginning with the fall 2017 semester. This is a joint initiative by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr. The aim of the College-in-Prison Reentry Program is to significantly increase the likelihood of successful reentry by ensuring that program alumni have the tools they need to continue their education and successfully gain employment upon release.

The Reentry Technical Assistance Coordinator will provide technical assistance to seven different college providers across New York State to support the development of program components that will enhance the reentry success of program participants. The Reentry Technical Assistance Coordinator is supervised by the Director of Statewide Educational Initiatives and works in collaboration with the State University of New York (SUNY), the Institute for State and Local Governance (ISLG) seven college-in-prison providers across New York State, and the New York Department of Corrections and Community Supervision (DOCCS).

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Training Associate

The Prisoner Reentry Institute (PRI) seeks a Training Associate to support a portfolio of training programs and workforce development services that will increase access to employment and career pathways for people who have been involved in the criminal justice system. Join the Career Pathways team as we design curricula in partnership with faculty and training experts, develop wraparound supports for students in our training programs, create new tools and resources for workforce development practitioners, and build capacity to measure and document program success. The ideal candidate is a long-term planner and creative problem-solver who enjoys building administrative systems that make programs run smoothly. The ideal candidate will bring a warm, customer service approach to help training participants reach their learning goals.

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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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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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