Director of Pretrial Services
Center for Court Innovation (CCI)

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Post Date: May 13, 2020
Job Type: Full Time
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Location: US - New York - Brooklyn
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 Reporting to the Deputy Project Director, the Director of Pretrial Services will be responsible for all pretrial services in Brooklyn, including day-to-day operations, supervision and oversight of staff and services provided, and program policies and procedures. The Director of Pretrial services will work with project senior staff to maintain and create relationships with local stakeholders, community leaders, and maintain cohesion across multiple office sites in the borough.  
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Overseeing all operations for Brooklyn’s supervised release program and assist the Associate Director and Clinical Director of Pretrial services with day-to-day operations as needed;
Managing a staff of mid-level managers and directors, across multiple office locations, which may include: social workers, case managers, and operational and administrative;
Providing supervised release program support in the following areas: fiscal operations, event planning and execution, developing new and updating existing safety protocols and materials, policies and procedures for the program, quality assurance, risk management, incident reporting, mandated reporting, and other areas as needed;
Cultivating and maintaining relationships with the district attorney’s office, indigent defense bars, judges, and other courtroom stakeholders to ensure all program aspects run smoothly;
Cultivating and maintain relationships with community leaders and members to ensure meaningful community engagement and effective deployment of services in Brooklyn;
Providing all pretrial staff with professional development, training opportunities, and management support as needed;
Keeping all project staff informed of latest pretrial research, strategies for participant engagement, training opportunities, and lessons from the field;
Liaising with program funders and project visitors as needed;
Collaborating with other Center for Court Innovation projects and executive staff to leverage their services and locations for effective community supervision of program participants;
Planning, implementing, and maintaining community supervision options and operations outside of Brooklyn Justice Initiatives’ offices;
Liaising with the Center for Court Innovation Operations, Research, and Jail Reduction teams to ensure consistent program processes across all sites;
Assisting senior staff in the creation of the supervised release program’s long-range strategic agenda and goals including the coordination of: new pilots or pretrial programs, new grants or initiatives, and with collaboration with other sectors or related disciplines;
Providing planning, administrative, and logistical support to all Project offices across Brooklyn as needed;
Managing and interpreting program data and collection for weekly, monthly, or quarterly reports to senior staff and funders for ongoing evaluation of training needs and service gaps;
Assisting with data analysis as needed for staff, grants, funders, or other reports as well as assisting with grant writing and reporting as needed;
Synthesizing information from staff meetings, brainstorms, and presentations into memos or briefings for staff or stakeholders;
Assisting senior staff in identifying program obstacles and develop best practices to address them;
Other relevant tasks as necessary.

The ideal candidate will possess a master’s level degree or higher in a related criminal justice field in addition to at least 5 years of related experience. Candidate must be a skilled communicator, able to work in a multi-disciplinary setting, and maintain strong relationships with multiple agencies and organizations both onsite and in the community. Ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds in a culturally-competent manner is a must.

Salary starts at $75,000 and is commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits package including comprehensive health, dental and life insurance, four weeks paid vacation, paid sick time, TransitChek, Flexible Spending Account plans for health and dependent care, a 403(b) retirement plan and a 401(k) retirement plan with a generous employer match.

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