Senior Associate, Policy, Public Safety Performance Project
The Pew Charitable Trusts

Project Description
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

Position Overview
Pew seeks to hire a senior associate to advance juvenile disposition and commitment reform, while supporting PSPP’s entire spectrum of activity under PSPP. The position, located in the Pew’s Washington, DC, office, reports to an associate manager and 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 public policy or a related field; knowledge of the juvenile justice system; campaign work; knowledge of the intersection between the education and juvenile justice systems; and work experience undertaking projects involving many partners, complex issues and extensive writing and presentation.

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