Regional Manager, CIJ

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233 Broadway
New York, NY 10279
United States
Organization information
Organization name: 
The Vera Institute of Justice
Street address: 
233 Broadway
New York
New York
Job type: 
Position Description: 

The program is responsible for managing this network, including monitoring compliance with subcontracts, determining and promoting best practices, and providing technical assistance to subcontractors. The Regional Managers serve as the main management-level point of contact for the UCP’s regional subcontractors and stakeholders in the areas they manage, and oversee the provision of contractual services within the region(s).


•Devise, manage, coordinate and oversee the provision of technical assistance to program sites in the region in the form of peer-to-peer on-site training programs, webinars, conference calls, surveys, phone consultations, and other means as appropriate;
•Conduct site visits of program sites and draft site visit evaluations;
•Continuously identify promising practices among subcontractors and devise ways to disseminate information about such practices to encourage implementation elsewhere;
•Develop and maintain relationships with project partners, including regional stakeholders;
•Creatively brainstorm solutions for challenges experienced by individual program sites and the region;
•Monitor contract compliance, including through analysis of monthly program data, and provide regular updates to the Program Director;
•Conduct review and initial approval of subcontractor invoices;
•Oversee and assist in the preparation of reports to government partners;
•Represent the Center in public speaking engagements and at professional meetings;
•Supervise senior program associates and other project staff and interns; and
•Assist on other projects as assigned.


Candidates must possess the following:
•A JD degree;
•At least six years of legal, government, or policy work experience;
•A demonstrated knowledge of immigration, child welfare, criminal or juvenile justice, or other justice areas;
•A desire to effectuate change in partnership with the government;
•Strong writing and research skills;
•Strong communication and facilitation skills;
•Strong data analysis skills;
•Ability to manage work on multiple projects effectively and efficiently;
•Ability to work collaboratively on a team, as well as to take initiative and manage projects independently;
•Ability to successfully balance travel responsibilities with office-based responsibilities;
•Ability to read and communicate effectively in Spanish (proficiency in other languages is a plus);
•Willingness to travel frequently;
•A valid driver’s license;
•Experience representing detained immigrants and/or children is a strong plus; and
•Experience with “know your rights” and other community education initiatives are a strong plus.

To apply: 

Please submit cover letter and resume. Application deadline is November 10, 2017. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until position is filled.

Online submission in PDF format is preferred.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Salary range: 
Submission deadline: 
Friday, November 10, 2017