In partnership with the New York City Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice, the Criminal Justice Agency is New York City’s main pretrial services agency, combining operations, demonstration projects, and research under one roof. The core of CJA’s work is interviewing all arrested defendants who come before the New York City courts. CJA conducts approximately 250,000 pre-arraignment interviews to determine the likelihood that individual defendants will return to court and uses this assessment to make recommendations to the court regarding eligibility for Release on Recognizance (ROR). Supported by statistical research, CJA’s assessments are a strong predictor of which individuals are more likely to appear in court for follow-up hearings. These assessments are shared with all parties during the arraignment proceeding.
CJA employs approximately 240 employees city-wide, operating from approximately 12 worksites within the 5 boroughs. CJA occupies worksites in a variety of mix spaced environments including shared office spaces located in City buildings, court houses, detention facilities and private commercial spaces.
Reporting to the Director of Human Resources and Administration, the Facilities Manager handles purchasing and facilities matters for all CJA locations; coordinates services with internal management team and site managers from agencies such as DCAS, NYPD, Correction or Superintendents of private buildings, as appropriate. The Facilities Manager will make sure that CJA is following best practices for procurement as a City contractor and will work to ensure that goods and services are secured with the goals of operational efficiency and compliance, cost containment, effective delivery of services and workplace safety.
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS & QUALITIES
The ideal candidate will be independent, organized and project driven, with the ability to prioritize duties and make sound decisions in the moment; a strong relationship builder who can liaise with vendors, personnel from various City agencies, and internal stakeholders. Solutions driven and resourceful individual with a customer service focus and the know-how to anticipate next steps, and obstacles to delivering services; Demonstrates accountability through constant communication with managers and staff and periodic progress reports on special projects.
GENERAL FACILITIES RESPONSIBILITIES
The Facilities Manager works closely with various internal managers and directors as well as external agency personnel to coordinate services for CJA. She/he is responsible for maintaining a safe and complaint environment, managing purchasing needs, vendor services and supervising the organization’s internal mailroom and messenger service.
PURCHASING AND PROCUREMENT
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS
APPLICATION DEADLINE: October 24, 2017
SALARY: Commensurate with Experience
BENEFITS: CJA offers a very generous benefit plan including health, dental and vision insurance,
4 weeks' vacation, paid holidays and a retirement plan with employer matching contributions
The New York City Criminal Justice Agency is an Equal Opportunity Employer