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.

  • Data Analyst, Chicago Violence Reduction Strategy

    The National Network for Safe Communities at John Jay College (NNSC) seeks a full-time Data Analyst to support its Chicago Violence Reduction Strategy (VRS) and support the implementation of violence prevention initiatives. The analyst will facilitate field research exercises with law enforcement and community partners; conduct intensive data analysis; generate regular data reports to illuminate crime trends and promote innovation; and help develop data management and analysis systems that support the ongoing implementation and tracking of VRS activities and deliverables.

  • 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 Group Violence Intervention Portfolio (Fall 2017)

    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 Research and Policy (Fall 2017)

    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.

  • 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.

  • Project Assistant, Field Innovations

    The National Network for Safe Communities at John Jay College (NNSC) seeks a full-time Project Assistant to support its field innovations team which works on emerging violence reduction strategies and programs operating in over 50 jurisdictions. The Project Assistant will provide project management and advising support to the field innovations team and report directly to its Managing Director.

  • Project Assistant, Intimate Partner Violence Intervention

    The National Network for Safe Communities at John Jay College (NNSC) seeks a full-time Project Assistant to support its Intimate Partner Violence Intervention team, which works with jurisdictions throughout the country to identify and deter the most serious intimate partner violence offenders, reduce intimate partner violence, and reduce harm to victims. The Project Assistant will provide project management and operational support to the IPVI team and report directly to its Director.The position involves exposure to leaders from across the intimate partner violence and criminal justice communities and provides a good opportunity for individuals hoping to pursue a career in criminal justice reform.

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.

  • Intern, Institute for Innovation in Prosecution (Fall 2017)

    The National Network for Safe Communities at John Jay College (NNSC) seeks a part-time or full-time intern to support the Institute for Innovation in Prosecution (IIP) executive director and staff. The Institute for Innovation in Prosecution (IIP) recognizes prosecutors as the key to criminal justice reform. As the chief local law enforcement officer, prosecutors are uniquely positioned to promote and implement a criminal justice system that enhances public safety and ensures fairness. As democratically elected officials with direct ties to both the communities they serve as well as to the police and the courts, prosecutors are at the nexus of potential reform. By harnessing their power and clarifying their goals, prosecutors can affect significant change at both the individual and systemic levels and can help transform the American justice system.