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Program Director / Policy Coordinator and System Liaison

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Date: Sep 13, 2017

Location: Cincinnati, OH, US

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.  


The strongest candidate will possess strong presentation skills, networking skills, an understanding of the causes of wrongful convictions and the reforms necessary to reduce wrongful convictions (or a willingness to learn this material quickly),policy experience with a broad range of stakeholders, including prosecutors, police, judges and state/city legislatures, and sensitivity to a broad range of views and perspectives and the ability to understand and work with contrasting views.


The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.


REQ: 21587


Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

Job Segment: Curriculum, Program Manager, Manager, Criminal Justice, Education, Management, Security

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