Program Associate, CSC

Vera Institute of Justice   •  

New York, NY

Industry: Non-Profit


Less than 5 years

Posted 389 days ago

This job is no longer available.


  • Providing assistance to our partners in the field, including corrections agencies, public housing authorities, and colleges and universities, both on-site and from the office;
  • Conducting system analysis and implementation assistance;
  • Facilitating meetings with stakeholders;
  • Managing projects and project teams;
  • Managing and developing grant proposals and assist with project development; and
  • Planning, researching and writing reports, memoranda, and briefs.



  • A lawdegree or graduate degree in political science, criminal justice, public policy, or other related field with several years of work experience; professional experience with no graduate degree will also be considered;
  • Demonstrated interest in and/or knowledge of policy development, government, criminal justice and social justice for underserved populations;
  • Strong research and writing skills;
  • Excellent strategic, problem-solving, and analytic skills;
  • Knowledge of policy change processes is a plus;
  • Ability to work under time pressure and other stresses that make collegiality of critical importance;
  • Ability to manage work on multiple projects effectively and efficiently;
  • Experience managing projects, committees, or work groups;
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills;
  • Ability to work with people of diverse experiences and backgrounds;
  • Willingness and ability to work independently as well as with a team; and
  • Willingness and ability to travel outside of New York.