Policy Analyst, Innocence Project

Policy Analyst, Innocence Project

The Innocence Project is a not-for-profit organization that works to exonerate innocent prisoners through post-conviction DNA testing and develop and implement policy changes to prevent wrongful convictions and otherwise reform the criminal justice system. The Innocence Project seeks a Policy Analyst to serve as an expert on policy reform issues related to the causes and remedies of wrongful convictions in the United States criminal justice system.  The Policy Analyst reports to the Policy Director and works closely with the entire Policy staff. The duties of this position require approximately 40 hours of work per week to be performed in-office. Read...
Program Director / Policy Coordinator and System Liaison, Ohio Innocence Project

Program Director / Policy Coordinator and System Liaison, Ohio Innocence Project

The Rosenthal Institute for Justice is looking for a Program Director/Policy Coordinator and System Liaison (PCSL) to interface with those working in all facets of the criminal justice system in Ohio–prosecutors, police officers, judges, criminal defense attorneys and legislators–to help them understand the causes of wrongful conviction and the need for system-wide reforms to reduce wrongful convictions and make the criminal justice system more accurate and fair.   This position requires a self-starter who can work with existing policy coordinators in the Innocence Network to build a curriculum and modules for education, and who can network statewide to build relationships with all listed stakeholders.  With respect to prosecutors, police, judges and criminal defense attorneys, the PCSL will work to build relationships that will lead to the opportunities to present CLE and OPATA training courses statewide.  The PCSL will also develop relationships and educate on policy matters to increase voluntary adoption of “best practices” among these stakeholders.  With respect to legislators, the PCSL will develop relationships and educate regarding the need for legislative reforms to make the criminal justice system more accurate and fair. 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...