Job Details

Criminal Law Attorney / Education Attorney in New York City, NY

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Company name

Vera Institute of Justice

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type


Practice Area

Criminal Law
Litigation - General/Commercial
Real Estate

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required


USA New York City, NY

Date Last Verified

Mar 28,2018

Posted on

Oct 23,2017

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Program Associate Duties: Providing assistance to 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.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: A Law Degree 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; and Willingness and ability to work independently as well as with a team.

Additional info

Send cover letter, resume, and writing sample. Online submission in PDF format is preferred.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Vera Institute of Justice
233 Broadway
12th Floor
New York City, NY 10279
Fax: 212-941-9407