Education Coordinator at New York County District Attorney's Office in New York, New York

Posted in General Business 13 days ago.

Type: Full-Time





Job Description:

Job Description

Position Summary:
The New York County District Attorney's Office (DANY) has two (2) openings in its Community Partnerships Unit (CPU) for Education Coordinators. The mission of CPU is to advance DANY's goal to serve and protect the people of Manhattan by fostering trust between the community and law enforcement, increasing access to office resources, raising awareness of crime issues, and creating partnerships that prevent crime and enhance public safety. CPU seeks to educate all ages and communities on topics including but not limited to: gun violence prevention, Domestic Violence, Identity Theft, SCAMS, and Internet Safety. In this role, the Education Coordinators are responsible for coordinating the CPU's educational initiatives.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:


  • Develop and maintain relationships with local school leadership and community-based programs.
  • Update presentations and materials to meet community needs.
  • Coordinate with Assistant District Attorneys (ADAs) to ensure participation in the educational outreach events.
  • Schedule and ensure high quality tours, training events, and presentations.
  • Track and report on outcomes.
  • Represent DANY at community events.
  • Assist in running youth educational programs.
  • Perform other job related duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Superior organizational and communication skills.
  • Superior interpersonal and project management skills.
  • Creative problem-solving abilities.
  • Resourcefulness, initiative, and good judgment.
  • Experience facilitating discussions with community members of varying ages.
  • Knowledge of the Department of Education landscape in New York County.
  • Strong public speaking and presentation skills.
  • Experience using Excel to manage data.
  • Strong desire to promote education and understanding of the criminal justice system.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working with youth, elderly, and/or LGBTQ communities.
  • Working knowledge of the New York City criminal justice system.
  • Fluency in Spanish or Mandarin.

Educational Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree required.

Commitment:

  • One (1) year commitment to the hiring unit.

Additional Information:

  • Pursuant to the Mayor's Executive Order 75, as of August 2, 2021, all newly hired employees must be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus, unless they have been granted a reasonable accommodation for religion or disability. If you are offered employment with DANY, this requirement must be met by your date of hire, unless a reasonable accommodation for exemption is received and approved at the time of your on-boarding process.
  • As a current or prospective employee of the City of New York, you may be eligible for federal loan forgiveness programs and state repayment assistance programs. Please review the notice to see if you may be eligible for programs and how to apply at nyc.gov/studentloans .

The New York County District Attorney's Office is an inclusive equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and providing a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based upon any legally protected status or protected characteristic, including but not limited to an individual's sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity, or pregnancy. About Us

The New York County District Attorney's Office serves and protects the People of New York through the fair administration of justice, without fear or favor. The Office's support staff perform a variety of key functions, including supporting the Trial, Investigation, and Appeals Divisions, as well as other prosecution support and office functions. Our support staff receive a competitive salary and a generous benefits package, as well as unparalleled opportunities for professional development.

The New York County District Attorney's Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse and culturally responsive workforce. Given the diverse nature of our community, the ability to work with people of different backgrounds is critical. The Office seeks to have a staff that reflects the diversity of the community that we serve. To that end, all applicants will be considered without regard to actual or perceived race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, marital or parental status, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, age, prior record of arrest; or any other basis prohibited by law. These protections extend to all management practices and decisions, including recruitment and hiring practices, appraisal systems, promotions, training, and career development programs.





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