Careers



Full-Time Positions

  • Advisor, Field Innovations

    The National Network for Safe Communities (NNSC) at John Jay College seeks a full-time Advisor to support its Field Innovations (FI) team. FI is responsible for developing emerging strategies and programs that support the NNSC’s work in over 50 jurisdictions to reduce violence, minimize arrest and incarceration, and increase trust between law enforcement and the public. For over 20 years, we’ve invented and implemented original solutions to important public safety problems; made those solutions available for evaluation, replication, and advocacy; and shaped the public discourse based on new facts on the ground.

  • Advisor, Group Violence Intervention (GVI)

    The National Network for Safe Communities at John Jay College (NNSC) seeks a full-time Advisor for the Group Violence Intervention team. The Group Violence Intervention team provides hands-on strategic advising to partner cities implementing NNSC’s interventions around the country. The Advisor is responsible for providing this strategic advising to a portfolio of partner jurisdictions, guiding them in implementing the core elements of the Group Violence Intervention effectively, and working with them to innovate in pursuit of effective violence reduction and public safety outcomes.

  • Advisor, Intimate Partner Violence Intervention (IPVI)

    The National Network for Safe Communities at John Jay College (NNSC) seeks a full-time Advisor for the Intimate Partner Violence Intervention team. The Intimate Partner Violence Intervention team provides hands-on strategic advising to partner cities implementing NNSC’s interventions around the country. The Advisor is responsible for providing this strategic advising to a portfolio of partner jurisdictions, guiding them in implementing the core elements of the Intimate Partner Intervention effectively, and working with them to innovate in pursuit of effective intimate partner violence reduction and public safety outcomes.

  • Associate Director, Chicago Violence Reduction Strategy

    The National Network for Safe Communities at John Jay College (NNSC) seeks a full-time Associate Director for its Chicago Violence Reduction Strategy (VRS). The Associate Director, reporting to the VRS Executive Director, will provide leadership, management, and direction to VRS staff and partners; supervise and support strategic field advising in some of Chicago’s most violent districts; work closely with the Executive Director on fiscal analysis and fundraising; and collaborate with law enforcement, community and civic leaders, and others to support the VRS mission of dramatically reducing group and gang violence in the City of Chicago. This is a Chicago-based position and requires living and working out of Chicago.

  • Associate Director, Institute for Innovation in Prosecution

    The National Network for Safe Communities at John Jay College (NNSC) seeks a full-time Associate Director for the Institute for Innovation in Prosecution (IIP). The Associate Director, reporting to the IIP Executive Director, will support the development and implementation of the IIP’s strategic plans and policies; provide leadership, management, and direction to the IIP staff and partners; and work with prosecutors, law enforcement, academics, advocates, community and civic leaders, and others in the criminal justice field to reflect upon and drive innovation within the role and function of the office of the prosecutor.

  • Associate, Data Analytics

    The National Network for Safe Communities (NNSC) at John Jay College seeks a full-time Data Analytics Associate who can use data to inform and support NNSC's crime reduction strategies and support the ongoing projects of the NNSC data team. The scope of this work will support, inter alia, the following areas: group violence interventions (domestic and international), intimate partner violence intervention, innovations in prosecution, and other projects including topics like opioids, larceny, impunity, and prison violence. The Associate will contribute to reports and support the day-to-day management of partner site data, both for the NNSC’s partner jurisdictions and for use by NNSC’s teams.

  • Communications & Design Associate

    The National Network for Safe Communities (NNSC) at John Jay College seeks a full-time Communications Associate to support the organization's media strategy; help maintain the National Network's online communications; assist in the production of written materials; and facilitate media and public speaking requests. Ideal applicants must have the ability to work under pressure while efficiently handling a wide variety of activities and tasks.

  • Project Assistant, Chicago Violence Reduction Strategy (VRS)

    The National Network for Safe Communities at John Jay College (NNSC) seeks a full-time Project Assistant to support day-to-day operations including scheduling, event planning, and public communication. The position involves exposure to leaders from across the criminal justice community and provides a good opportunity for individuals hoping to pursue a career in criminal justice reform. This is a Chicago-based position and requires living and working out of Chicago.

  • Special Projects Associate

    The National Network for Safe Communities at John Jay College (NNSC) seeks a full-time Special Projects Associate to support and execute NNSC events including but not limited to workshops, conferences, and collaborative learning opportunities such as peer exchanges. The Special Projects Associate will directly report to the Director of Strategic Initiatives and work closely with NNSC’s finance team. In addition, the Special Projects Associate will coordinate and manage interns, as well as coordinate with John Jay College staff to execute projects, where necessary.

Internships

  • Intern, NNSC Communications Team (2018)

    The National Network for Safe Communities at John Jay College (NNSC) seeks a part-time or full-time graduate or work-study student intern to support its communications team. The communications team provides cross-cutting support to each of NNSC’s programmatic teams. In particular, the communications team drafts newsletters and articles, manages NNSC’s social media channels, and handles press inquiries from local and national publications.

  • Intern, NNSC Group Violence Intervention Portfolio (Summer 2018)

    The National Network for Safe Communities at John Jay College (NNSC) seeks a part-time or full-time graduate student intern to support its Group Violence Intervention Portfolio. NNSC supports cities nationwide to implement proven strategies to reduce violence and improve public safety, minimize arrest and incarceration, strengthen communities, and improve relationships between law enforcement and the communities it serves.

  • Intern, NNSC Intimate Partner Violence Intervention Portfolio (Summer 2018)

    THE NATIONAL NETWORK FOR SAFE COMMUNITIES AT JOHN JAY COLLEGE (NNSC) seeks a part-time or full-time graduate student intern to support its Intimate Partner Violence Intervention Portfolio. NNSC supports cities nationwide to implement strategies to reduce violence and improve public safety, minimize arrest and incarceration, strengthen communities, and improve relationships between law enforcement and the communities it serves.

  • Intern, Research and Policy (Summer 2018)

    The National Network for Safe Communities at John Jay College (NNSC) seeks a part-time or full-time graduate student intern to support its research and policy team. NNSC supports cities to implement and advance proven strategies that reduce violence and improve public safety, minimize arrest and incarceration, strengthen communities, and improve relationships between law enforcement and communities. The research and policy team gathers knowledge from the NNSC’s fieldwork, as well as the criminal justice field at large, to support the organization’s central mission of improving public safety and building trust between law enforcement and marginalized communities. We also publish a variety of written products—from informal memos to formal guidebooks—to support our existing fieldwork and emerging policy thinking.