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W. Haywood Burns Institute

 

Site Manager

Job Description

 

 

The W. Haywood Burns Institute for          Juvenile Justice Fairness and Equity (BI) is a national non-profit          organization established to protect and improve the lives of youth of          color, poor children and their communities by ensuring fairness and          equity throughout all public and private youth serving systems. The          BI convenes local traditional and non-traditional stakeholders such          as law enforcement, the Court, prosecutors, public defenders, and          youth serving professionals, community leaders, parents and youth to          address racial and ethnic disparities in the local juvenile justice          system.

 

                  Specifically, BI staff leads the collaborative through a data-driven,          consensus-based process designed to identify, and if necessary,          change policies and practices that negatively impact youth of color          and poor children. The Site Manager position leads work with other BI          staff that are experts in community engagement and data and policy.

 

The Site Manager will report directly          to the Site Management Director.

 

Among other responsibilities, he or          she will:

 
Regularly               attend local advisory board and subcommittee meetings;
Supervise,               collaborate and provide expert technical assistance to each               local site coordinator and the local Advisory Bodies,               particularly the Chairs, to explain all aspects of the BI               process;
Conduct               orientation to any new stakeholders to the Burns Institute’s               process;
Develop               “site specific” strategies to analyze juvenile justice               data, policies and practices that may affect disproportionality;
Facilitate               productive communication among key stakeholders to ensure their               consistent participation in the BI Site-based process;
Supervise               the implementation of the BI’s self-evaluation process on the               local level; and
Understand               and analyze quantitative and qualitative data with great               facility.
Work               with BI communications staff to promote successes and noteworthy               activities in each site.

 

Additional Qualifications:
          The ideal candidate is a resourceful forward-thinker with a minimum          of 3 years of experience in the field of juvenile justice reform. The          successful applicant is also a highly organized, proactive, self          starter with excellent written and oral communications skills.          Importantly, the successful applicant must be extremely comfortable          speaking in public to different sized groups and diverse audiences.          The ideal candidate must be able to work collaboratively as a team in          the sites he or she will manage, and be confident making strategic          decisions about the best course of action in sites. He or she must be          able to interact diplomatically with a range of professionals          including judges, Chief Probation Officers, lawyers, community          leaders, public officials, parents, and youth. Tact, discretion,          judgment and the ability to function in a confidential capacity are          required. Applicant must be able to travel up to 70% of the time.          Bi-lingual and bi-cultural candidates are particularly desired.          Strong computer skills are required.

          How to Apply:
          APPLY IMMEDIATELY by sending a letter of interest, resume, references          and a brief, unedited writing sample to ablackmon@burnsinstitute.org.          Applications will remain open until the position is filled. Please          use “Site Manager” as the subject of your email. Only          complete applications will be reviewed. It is preferred that all          materials be submitted via email. If emailing is not possible, please          send materials (do not split a submission between email and regular          post) to W. Haywood Burns Institute, 180 Howard Street, Suite 320,          San Francisco, CA 94105.

 

The W. Haywood Burns Institute is an          equal opportunity employer. People of color, women, and people with          disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Only candidates          selected for interview will be contacted. No relocation funds are          available.

 

 

Please visit our website to learn more          about the Burns Institute at www.burnsinstitute.org

 

 

www.BurnsInstitute.org

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