MANAGER OF TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT
The New York City Criminal Justice Agency (CJA) is a not-for-profit service and research organization, operating under a contract with the City of New York. CJA provides pretrial services to over 200,000 persons arrested annually in New York City. Information collected about these arrestees and subsequent case processing is maintained in the agency’s internal and externally shared database systems, which are used to conduct descriptive and evaluation research on arrestee characteristics, case processing and court outcomes, and on issues in criminal justice policy in New York City. CJA’s programs operate in the criminal courts and detention facilities within the 5 boroughs of NYC, employing over 230 employees, citywide.
Under the direction of Director of Operations, the Manager of Training and Development will design, lead, implement and coordinate all agency-wide training and professional development activities for staff in CJA's Operations Department, located at the central office and at borough offices across the five boroughs of New York City. Trainings will be designed to enhance the agency’s work to reduce unnecessary detention and promote public safety, including the trainings for these programs:
This position will also be responsible for coordinating and procuring additional trainings for staff on evidence-based practices and best practices in pretrial services, client engagement, and soft skills in order to facilitate best-in-class operations. Furthermore, this position will be critical to supporting organizational cultural change and strengthen our workforce planning, development, and retention strategies. He/she will exercise independent judgment in identifying problems, offering solutions, and formulating and implementing new procedures.
As part of the Operations leadership team, this Manager will work with the Regional Directors, Senior Planner and other staff to ensure high quality and effective operations through clear communication of departmental goals and performance standards to the staff as well as supporting administrative oversight and accountability for the Operations department.
SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES:
The successful candidate will have the following qualifications:
BENEFITS: CJA offers a very generous benefit plan including health, dental and vision insurance, four weeks’ vacation, paid holidays and a retirement plan with employer matching contributions.
SALARY: Commensurate with Experience
HOURS: 9 AM- 5 PM; Must be willing to work evenings and weekends, as needed
LOCATION: Lower Manhattan; Must have the ability to travel to the the 5 boroughs of NYC as needed
APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 8, 2018
ALL RESUMES AND COVER LETTERS MUST BE SUBMITTED THROUGH THE RECRUITMENT SITE AND RECEIVED BY THE DEADLINE.
NO HARD COPIES OF RESUMES WILL BE ACCEPTED.
The New York City Criminal Justice Agency is an Equal Opportunity Employer