Job Details

Program Associate

Company name

Vera Institute of Justice

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type


Date Last Verified

Mar 15,2019

Valid Through

Jun 28,2019

Posted on

Oct 11,2018

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required


Los Angeles, CA, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Criminal Law >> Criminal Law
Government and Government Relations >> Government and Government Relations
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Program Associate
The candidate will be providing assistance to partners in the field, including corrections agencies and colleges and universities, both on-site and from the office. Will be conducting system analysis and implementation assistance. Reviewing state level policies that impact access to higher education. Managing and developing grant proposals and assist with project development And Planning, researching and writing reports, memoranda, and briefs. Must have broad interest in and knowledge of postsecondary education in prison, reentry, social sciences, and/or public policy. Must have 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. Must have demonstrated interest in and/or knowledge of policy development, government, criminal justice and social justice for underserved populations. Must have strong research and writing skills. Must have excellent strategic, problem-solving, and analytic skills. Knowledge of policy change processes is a plus. Must have experience managing projects, committees, or work groups. Must have strong interpersonal and communications skills.

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Hiring Coordinator
Vera Institute of Justice
707 Wilshire Boulevard,
Suite 3850
Los Angeles, CA 90017

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