The Public Safety Performance Project (PSPP) was launched in 2006 as an initiative of The Pew Charitable Trusts. The project helps policy makers advance fiscally sound, data-driven policies and practices in sentencing and corrections that protect public safety, hold offenders accountable and control costs. For more information about this project, visit www.pewpublicsafety.org.
The Trusts is seeking to hire a senior associate to focus on the Public Safety Performance Project’s (PSPP) assistance to states interested in reducing the size of their community corrections footprint and improving the effectiveness of probation and parole, while supporting the entire spectrum of activity under the project. The position will be located in Pew’s Washington, DC office and report to an associate manager, PSPP.
The position has a set time frame that could be extended based on the success of the program, funding sources, and board decisions on continued support.
The ideal candidate will have an educational and employment background in data analysis and public policy or a related field; knowledge of the criminal or juvenile justice system and an understanding of community supervision; issue campaign work; and, experience undertaking projects involving many partners, complex issues and extensive writing and presentations.