Program Manager, Center for Juvenile Justice - McCourt School of Public Policy

Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Mar 15, 2019
Closes
Apr 05, 2019
Hours
Full Time
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Program Manager, Center for Juvenile Justice - McCourt School of Public Policy

The Program Manager provides essential functions in supporting the juvenile justice system improvement and field-building efforts at CJJR, including coordination and management of the Juvenile Justice System Improvement Project (JJSIP), Juvenile Justice Leadership Network (JJLN), Public Information Officer Learning Collaborative (PIOLC) and Janet Reno Endowment (JRE).  Working with the Deputy Director for Juvenile Justice System Improvement and Communications, the Program Manager is responsible for ensuring that the above-mentioned projects are well planned and well executed. The Program Manager plays an instrumental role in developing the agenda and related activities for each project and in coordinating the initiatives to ensure that program objectives are achieved. Duties include but are not limited to:

Managing the Juvenile Justice System Improvement Project

  • Conduct juvenile justice research to inform the delivery of training and technical assistance.
  • Manage relations with CJJR partners (e.g., University of Cincinnati, Vanderbilt University), including writing reports.
  • Schedule and develop agendas for phone calls and site visits with participating jurisdictions.
  • Assist with the creation of program materials and resources.
  • Participate in the facilitation of on-site meetings.

Managing the Juvenile Justice Leadership Network

  • Schedule and develop agendas for JJLN meetings.
  • Manage relations with CJJR partners (e.g., Public Welfare Foundation, Council of Juvenile Correctional Administrators), including writing reports and surveying JJLN members.
  • Research topics of relevance to the JJLN members, providing resource material in advance of meetings.
  • Oversee the publication of JJLN resources and webinars, and facilitate ongoing communication with JJLN members.

Managing the Public Information Officer Learning Collaborative

  • Schedule and develop agendas for PIOLC meetings.
  • Manage relations with CJJR partners (e.g., Casey Family Programs, Annie E. Casey Foundation, Justice Policy Institute), including writing reports and surveying PIOLC members.
  • Oversee the publication of PIOLC resources and webinars, and facilitate ongoing communication with PIOLC members.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree and 2-3 years of work experience
  • Strong interest in issues affecting children and youth 
  • Highly organized, analytical, and detail-oriented individual 
  • Work independently and take initiative, while also able to work well in a team setting
  • Given that the position will require interactions with senior leaders and experts, strong interpersonal skills are required
  • Excellent research, writing and editing skills, as well as fluency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and email 
  • Experience with Google sites is preferred

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