Careers



National Network for Safe Communities

  • 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.

  • Field Advisor, Field Innovations

    The National Network for Safe Communities at John Jay College (NNSC) seeks a full-time Field Advisor to support its Field Innovations (FI) team. FI is responsible for developing emerging strategies and programs that support the NNSC’s violence reduction and trust-building work in over 50 jurisdictions. The Field Advisor reports to the Managing Director of Field Innovations, whose responsibilities include serving as the Associate Director of the National Initiative for Building Community Trust and Justice.

  • Field Advisor, Group Violence Intervention

    The National Network for Safe Communities at John Jay College (NNSC) seeks a full-time Field 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 Field 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.

  • Finance Assistant

    The National Network for Safe Communities at John Jay College (NNSC) seeks a full-time Finance Assistant to support the organization's daily financial and administrative operations and provide support to the organization's Finance department. Ideal candidates must have the ability to work under pressure while efficiently handling a wide variety of activities and tasks.

  • Intern, NNSC Data Analytics (Winter & Spring 2018)

    The National Network for Safe Communities at John Jay College (NNSC) seeks a part-time or full-time intern to support its data-driven action research. The Data Analytics team conducts intensive data analysis to inform the implementation of the NNSC’s crime reduction strategies.

  • Intern, NNSC Data Science (Summer 2018)

    The National Network for Safe Communities (NNSC) seeks a part-time or full-time data science intern to support its data-driven action research. The Data Analytics team conducts intensive data analysis to inform the implementation of the NNSC’s crime reduction strategies.

  • Intern, NNSC Group Violence Intervention Portfolio (Winter & Spring 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 International Portfolio (Winter & Spring 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 growing international portfolio. 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.

  • 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, NNSC Research and Policy (Winter & Spring 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.

  • Operations Assistant

    The NATIONAL NETWORK FOR SAFE COMMUNITIES AT JOHN JAY COLLEGE (NNSC) seeks a full-time Operations Assistant—reporting directly to the Associate Director of Operations—to support the organization’s daily administrative operations and provide support to the organization’s Finance department. Ideal candidates 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.

Institute for Innovation in Prosecution

  • 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.