About the Program
The Center’s Technical Assistance department provides training and expert assistance to jurisdictions across the county to support the planning, implementation, and enhancement of innovative approaches to justice. The department’s work encompasses drug treatment courts, community courts, Native American/Alaska Native tribal courts, prosecutor-led diversion initiatives, procedural justice, pretrial supervision, and many more areas of justice system reform.
Among other projects, the Technical Assistance department provides support for New York State Opioid Reduction Teleservices Program, a federally-funded project led by the NYS Unified Court System. This project seeks to use technology to provide remote access to substance abuse treatment, link treatment facilities and courthouses so that individuals in residential treatment can appear remotely for court hearings, and develop training materials to educate the national field about technology-based solutions to the opioid epidemic.
The National Technical Assistance department is seeking an experienced clinician with extensive technological proficiency to serve as Senior Program Manager and manage the New York State Opioid Reduction Teleservices Program. Reporting to the Director of Treatment Court Programs, the Senior Program Manager will immediately lead this substantive training and technical assistance project and will be expected to coordinate closely with the Unified Court System, the NYS Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services, regional treatment facilities, opioid courts, and other partners.
About the Position
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Provide expert assistance, both remote and onsite, to treatment providers and justice system practitioners identified as part of the Opioid Reduction Teleservices Program;
- Serve as primary point of contact for all pilot sites and project partners, leading communications with the sites and managing partner relationships;
- Conduct and host site visits for treatment providers and justice system practitioners;
- Conduct treatment services and technology needs assessment at pilot sites;
- Facilitate teleservices planning sessions at pilot sites;
- Identify qualified treatment providers to deliver services remotely;
- Identify and implement technology solutions at treatment facilities and courthouses;
- Issue recommendations to ensure compliance with relevant privacy laws;
- Coordinate technology trainings;
- Develop data collection and evaluation strategies to measure the impact of technology enhancements;
- Develop and deliver presentations at conferences and training events;
- Other responsibilities as assigned.
The Senior Program Manager must have an MSW or other relevant graduate degree, experience working with the justice system, and demonstrate proficiency with telemedicine solutions. Excellent written and verbal communication skills and project management skills are a must. The ideal candidate will also have experience working with OASAS-licensed treatment facilities and familiarity with medication-assisted treatment, trauma-informed treatment, and other evidence-based practices for treating opioid use disorders. Extensive statewide and some national travel is required.
How to Apply
To apply for this position, send a cover letter, resume and writing sample to Email , with Senior Program Manager, Technical Assistance as the subject line of the email.
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.
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The Fund for the City of New York/Center for Court Innovation is an equal opportunity employer.