About the Program
The Center’s Data Analytics and Applied Research Team is seeking a Research and Data Associate to perform data tracking, reporting, research, and analysis for alternative to incarceration and court diversion programs in and around New York City. This position offers an entry-level opportunity to conduct on-the-ground research and data analysis on several innovative 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 and qualitative 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:
- Download, code, clean, and analyze data from large databases;
- Produce statistical reports and analysis (e.g., regarding program volume, service linkages, or compliance rates);
- Conduct 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 1-2 years’ relevant research and data 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 using statistical software syntax is required (SPSS, SAS, Stata, R; SPSS skills strongly preferred). Experience using basic quantitative and qualitative methods is required. Knowledge and strong interest in the justice system is a must.
How to Apply
Send resume, cover letter, salary requirements and a writing sample with Research and Data Associate in the subject line to: firstname.lastname@example.org
If you are unable to access email, you may submit materials by mail or fax to:
Center for Court Innovation
520 Eighth Avenue
New York, NY 10018
Note: The Fund for the City of New York/Center for Court Innovation is an equal opportunity employer. The Center does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, national origin, age, military service eligibility, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, or any other category protected by law. We strongly encourage and seek applications from women, people of color, members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities as well as individuals with prior contact with the criminal justice system.
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 www.courtinnovation.org.
The Fund for the City of New York/Center for Court Innovation is an equal opportunity employer.