The Prisoner Reentry Institute (PRI) of John Jay College of Criminal Justice is seeking a full-time Intake Specialist to support PRI’s work as a grantee of The Mayor’s Collaborative Innovation Initiative. This new program, entitled “Pathways to College and Careers” (PCC) — will create a seamless pathway to postsecondary education for New York City-based, criminal justice-system involved adult learners who want to pursue their high school equivalency (HSE) credential through a partnership between PRI’s and the Manhattan Educational Opportunity Center (MEOC). PCC seeks to serve justice system-involved adults leaving the Rikers Island jail complex, New York State correctional facilities, and those connected to community-based organizations, who lack a high school diploma or HSE credential.
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.
PRI seeks a Writing Instructor to teach writing skills needed for Human Services professional tasks and for course assignments in the Navigator Certificate program for the 2019-2020 academic year. Work hours include two evenings a week and weekend availability starting at the end of August for the 2019-20 academic school year.
The Navigator Certificate in Human Services & Community Justice is a partnership across several John Jay departments: operated by John Jay’s Prisoner Reentry Institute (PRI), sponsored by Professional Studies, and taught by a team of John Jay faculty and other instructors. This 16-week Certificate program is offered in the fall and spring semesters. Students enrolled in the Navigator Certificate training are working in or seeking employment in the Human Services field, and have been involved in the criminal justice system. The Instructor will develop in-class and homework exercises to support writing skills development leading to mastery of these professional forms.
The Prisoner Reentry Institute (PRI) at John Jay College of Criminal Justice is seeking a full-time Finance Associate to be responsible for the fiscal administration of the Institute. 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 Finance Associate will work closely with the Chief of Staff and the Operations Manager to will manage day-to-day financial transactions and assist with financial reporting. She or he must 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 finance and/or accounting experience, will be detailed oriented, have great organizational skills, ability to multitask in a fast-paced work environment and must work collaboratively with colleagues and partners on all levels.
The Prisoner Reentry Institute is not accepting internship applications at this time. Current John Jay College students may be eligible to apply for PRI’s fellowships initiatives.