Michigan Innocence Clinic Client Lamarr Monson Exonerated

Michigan Innocence Clinic Client Lamarr Monson Exonerated

Michigan Innocence Clinic Around the time he confessed to killing 12-year-old Christina Brown in an abandoned apartment, Detroit police came under scrutiny for some of their tactics. Whether LaMarr Monson’s confession to the Jan. 20, 1996, murder would stand up today is a key reason Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy decided to dismiss first- and second-degree murder charges when Monson won a new trial. In addition to the confession problem, a new witness has testified there was a different killer, newly discovered fingerprints corroborate the witness’s claim, and Detroit police have lost key evidence. Read...
Database Manager, Innocence Project

Database Manager, Innocence Project

The Database Manager is responsible for establishing, managing, and overseeing the development department systems and procedures, including supervision of the full-time Development Assistant as it relates to the database.  The Database Manager will work primarily in the Salesforce platform and should have a strong knowledge of data management/CRM systems in general. She/he is accountable for ensuring high quality data capture, gift and financial transaction processing, record-keeping on donor giving and relationship history, financial reporting and reconciliation, and database systems administration, training and support. This full-time position reports to the Assistant Director, Digital and Direct Mail Fundraising. Read...
Research Associate, Innocence Project

Research Associate, Innocence Project

The Research Associate facilitates and participates in research endeavors undertaken by the Science and Research Department of the Innocence Project.  This position contributes to the department’s ability to better understand the causes of wrongful conviction and to promote effective methods of preventing wrongful arrests, prosecutions, and convictions. The Research Associate reports to the Science and Research Director. She or he supports research needs of other departments including Policy, Communications, Development, Strategic Litigation, Legal and Intake.  The position requires approximately 40 hours of work per week. Read...
Executive Director, Innocence Project of Minnesota

Executive Director, Innocence Project of Minnesota

The Innocence Project of Minnesota is currently accepting applications for the Executive Director, full-time, position.  The Executive Director reports directly to the Board of Directors. S/he will work with the board to set and achieve annual fundraising and organizational goals in addition to helping with policy initiatives. The Executive Director is often the face of the organization, representing IPMN to external audiences and managing day to day operations. Qualifications: Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree is required. Preference will be given to those with Juris Doctorates.  Minimum 3-5 years of demonstrated experience in organizational leadership and management within the for-profit and non-profit industry. Previous experience and demonstrated success in fundraising including individual giving, events, and foundation grants. Financial management skills including budgeting, supervision of bookkeeping and accounting and maintaining sufficient internal controls. Demonstrated ability to think strategically, including planning, project development, implementation and assessment. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing, including proven ability to effectively present concepts and proposals to others individually, as well as in small and large groups. Demonstrated ability to hire, train, lead and manage a multi-disciplinary staff in a manner which develops employees and volunteers and meets organizational objectives. Ability to work effectively and collaborate with others, including Board members, volunteers, donors, lawyers, and university leaders and faculty. Read...
Administrative Assistant, Executive, Innocence Project

Administrative Assistant, Executive, Innocence Project

The Administrative Assistant is responsible for providing administrative and logistical assistance to the Executive Director and other members of the Executive department. The Assistant will work closely with the Project Specialist & Board Liaison to support the Executive team. This position is a great opportunity for strong admin candidates who are passionate about criminal justice reform or who want to learn about how a non-profit organization and its board operate. Read...