About the Program
The Center’s Research and Data Implementation Team is seeking a Research Associate to perform data tracking, reporting, and analysis for alternative to detention and incarceration programs in and around New York City. This position offers an entry-level opportunity to conduct on-the-ground research on several innovative court projects and, more generally, to learn about how reforms are implemented in the justice system. The successful candidate must bring a real interest in this work and have a strong preexisting skillset in using SPSS or SAS software, along with a basic knowledge of quantitative research methodology. For more information about the Center’s operating programs, please visit www.courtinnovation.org/programs.
About the Position
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Downloading, coding, cleaning, and analyzing data from large databases;
- Producing statistical reports (e.g., regarding program volume, service linkages, or compliance rates);
- Conducting special research projects to be designed in collaboration with senior research and program staff.
The ideal candidate will have a Master’s Degree or a Bachelor’s Degree plus some relevant research experience, preferably as a criminal justice researcher. Candidate must be a skilled communicator (written and oral) and able to interact effectively with members of the judiciary, court staff, community-based organizations, criminal justice personnel, and members of the public. Experience with SPSS or SAS is required (SPSS skills strongly preferred). Experience using basic quantitative methods required. Knowledge and/or strong interest in the justice system is a must.
How to Apply
To apply for this position, send a cover letter and resume to Email , with Research Associate as the subject line of the email.
If you are unable to access email, you may submit materials by mail or fax to:
Note: In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete an employment eligibility verification document form upon hire. Only applicants under consideration will be contacted. No phone calls please.
Learn more about us at courtinnovation.org.
The Fund for the City of New York/Center for Court Innovation is an equal opportunity employer.