As part of a comprehensive effort to reform and reinvent New York City’s approach to criminal justice and policing, the City of New York is launching an “Ending the Poverty to Prison Pipeline” initiative that addresses the recommendations surfaced in the Police Reform and Reinvention Collaborative draft plan. Within this initiative, NYC Opportunity will be focused on developing solutions and furthering recommendations that connect low-income and justice-involved clients and their families to new or improved streamlined services and supports that center community needs, and prevent or reduce justice system contact.
As part of the Programs and Evaluation Team, the Senior Advisor will coordinate the design, implementation, program management, evaluation, and related policy initiatives for multiple initiatives and projects, as well as assist with key communications efforts. Working with colleagues across teams in NYC Opportunity, the Senior Advisor will focus on planning, coordination and oversight of the “Ending Poverty to Prison Pipeline” initiative, as well as other related projects that help low-income residents navigate to services that meet their needs. This position will be part of NYC Opportunity’s Programs and Evaluation Team, and will work closely with the “Ending Poverty to Prison Pipeline” Program Manager on the Service Design Team.
The Senior Advisor will help to lead four areas of activity related to the Poverty to Prison Pipeline:
The Senior Advisor will also lead and manage a portfolio of related programs, special projects and evaluations for projects generated by NYC Opportunity and YMI, as well as other initiatives of the Mayor focused on low-income populations.
We understand that candidates may not have all of the skills we are seeking below. We encourage those interested to apply even if they do not meet all of them. We are looking for talented individuals to join our team.
Masters degree (MPA, MSW, MPH or related degree preferred) and at least 4 years relevant work experience
or Bachelors degree and at least 6 years relevant work experience.
This is a permanent, full-time position offering competitive salary and benefits. To learn more about the New York City's Employee benefits, visit the NYC Office of Labor Relations.
The salary range for this position is $65,000 - $90,000 commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Please fill out the application form. The form will prompt you to upload a resume and coverletter.
Due to the volume of applications received we may not be able to respond to every application.