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Associate Research Scholar

The Columbia Justice Lab within the Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy in the Faculty of Arts & Sciences seeks to appoint one Associate Research Scholar to assist with research on Bruce Western’s Rikers Island Longitudinal Study (RILS). The Associate Research Scholar will actively participate in the intellectual development and program activities related to the RILS: managing the project team, serving as a resource for new team members, and directing field work operations, including subject retention efforts, data collection, coding, and analysis. The Associate Research Scholar will also assist the Principal Investigator on developing research instruments and protocols, drafting research and grant reports, conducting literature reviews, maintaining the study’s IRB documentation, and developing protocols for archiving data.

Click here for additional details and to apply, or visit: https://pa334.peopleadmin.com/postings/5853

Senior Associate

The Youth Justice Initiative’s (YJI) portfolio within the Justice Lab at the Columbia School of Social Work is hiring a Senior Associate. The YJI team partners with jurisdictions around the county to support strategic efforts to dramatically reduce or eliminate the use of the youth prison model and move sites toward a more community-centered delivery of justice, and convenes its Youth Correctional Leaders for Justice (YCLJ) group to bring the voices of current and former system administrators to the forefront of the issue.

The Senior Associate will: collaborate with the YJI team, YCLJ, and other external partners to generate ideas and content for products and events; design and execute the creation of external-facing YJI materials and events that promote YJI’s vision, and work with YJI Director and Lab-wide communications staff to disseminate content from YJI and its partners in various media outlets and on social media.

Click here for additional details/to apply or visit: https://opportunities.columbia.edu/en-us/job/507389/sr-associatecommunications

Staff Associate 3 (no longer accepting new applications)

Youth Justice Initiative’s (YJI) portfolio within the Justice Lab at the Columbia School of Social Work is hiring a Staff Associate 3 (SA3). The YJI team partners with jurisdictions around the county to support strategic efforts to dramatically reduce or eliminate the use of the youth prison model and move sites toward a more community-centered delivery of justice, and convenes its Youth Correctional Leaders for Justice (YCLJ) group to bring the voices of current and former system administrators to the forefront of the issue.

The SA3 will support the team’s research work to develop a national movement to chart a new vision for youth justice and support efforts to build political and system will, local advocacy, and productive pressure for youth justice transformation. The SA3 will be based in New York City and will travel regularly throughout the country for site visits and conferences. The incumbent may have the ability to telework periodically, if performance and workload permit.

Click here for additional details and to apply, or visit: https://pa334.peopleadmin.com/postings/5712

Justice Lab Request for Proposals 1

The Justice Lab at Columbia University has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) to establish a highly qualified cadre of consultants whose expertise and knowledge can be tapped and deployed for ongoing and emergent project needs. To ensure that our projects have readily accessible capacity to assist with our work, we are searching for individuals with expertise and proven records of accomplishment in one or more of the following areas:

  • Budgeting/Finance: Provide support in analyzing budgets and proposing options to help shift resources outside of justice systems
  • Capacity Development: Assist in assessing local on-the-ground capacity and facilitating processes to draw these partners into system transformation efforts
  • Convening: Bring together partners from various allied groups to share and coordinate work
  • Fundraising: Support efforts to raise funds for different strands of Justice Lab work
  • Legal Analysis: Analyze laws, statutes, and regulations in support of watershed policy changes
  • Policy and Advocacy: Provide strategic support and advising to system stakeholders, advocates, and others, aimed at building political will and executing change, in line with individual project goals and vision
  • Research and Writing: Research and draft discrete products for Lab projects, such as reports, fact sheets, infographics, briefs, and memos

Please note that submitting information in response to this RFP does not guarantee employment. Rather, this serves as the first step in our ability to engage individuals as consultants for the Lab. If the Justice Lab chooses to engage the services of someone who responds to this solicitation and becomes part of our pool, we will present a specific scope of work and the exact payment terms.

The Scope of Work and packet of information required by Columbia's Purchasing team can be found at:                            https://finance.columbia.edu/procurement-rfps

Questions about this opportunity can be directed to Lisa McAllister at ldm2152@columbia.edu. If you have specific questions about how to complete the RFP document, please contact Ken Campbell in Columbia Purchasing at kc3012@columbia.edu.

Justice Lab Request for Proposals 2

The Justice Lab at Columbia University has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) to establish a highly qualified cadre of consultants whose expertise and knowledge can be tapped and deployed for ongoing and emergent project needs. To ensure that our projects have readily accessible capacity to assist with our work, we are searching for individuals with expertise and proven records of accomplishment in one or more of the following areas:

•    Graphic Design: Support in design or creation of graphics-based output to meet specific external needs, enabling system transformation efforts.
•    Photography:  Use various photographic techniques and equipment to support content creation efforts relating to Justice Lab research projects
•    Videography: Assist in the operation of video-based equipment in the production and editing of content for a spectrum of purposes relevant to     individual project goals and vision
•    Event Production: Design, supervise, and coordinate ranging elements of an event to support the ongoing success of external-facing Justice Lab work
•    Media Relations: Developing public-facing communications strategies and activities in support of watershed policy changes.

Please note that submitting information in response to this RFP does not guarantee employment. Rather, this serves as the first step in our ability to engage individuals as consultants for the Lab. If the Justice Lab chooses to engage the services of someone who responds to this solicitation and becomes part of our pool, we will present a specific scope of work and the exact payment terms.

The Scope of Work and packet of information required by Columbia's Purchasing team can be found at:                            https://finance.columbia.edu/procurement-rfps

Questions about this opportunity can be directed to Soraya Shri-Pathman at srs2289@columbia.edu. If you have specific questions about how to complete the RFP document, please contact Ken Campbell in Columbia Purchasing at kc3012@columbia.edu.

 

Positions for students who have a current Federal Work Study award:

The Probation and Parole Reform Project is searching for a Federal Work Study student to assist with research, communications, and convening activities. Click here for additional details/to apply, or visit: https://columbia.studentemployment.ngwebsolutions.com/jobxJobdetailPrint.aspx?JobId=11144&win=True