As the chief staff leadership position within the Interstate Commission for Juveniles, the Executive Director provides day-to-day administrative oversight and supervision of the organization, its efforts, projects, relationships and staff. Works in concert with the Interstate Commission Chairperson, Executive Committee and Standing Committees. Works to promote the Commission among member and non-member states and promote the concepts and spirit of the Interstate Compact. Works to facilitate technical assistance, training and education to states and state officials on the Interstate Compact. Works to facilitate a high degree of communication and cooperation between the Juvenile Compact and other interstate agreements, national associations, research institutions and various officials. Works to ensure the productivity, effectiveness and quality of Interstate Commission products and services. Works to administer and manage Interstate Commission funds in cooperation with the treasurer and the secretariat organization. Works to ensure compliance with the terms of the Interstate Compact.
The Council of State Governments (CSG) Justice Center is a national nonprofit organization that provides practical, nonpartisan advice and evidence-based, consensus-driven strategies to increase public safety and strengthen communities. The CSG Justice Center works closely with legislative leaders, judges, prosecutors, defense attorneys, victim advocates, and others to develop consensus on various, often highly politicized, criminal justice issues and to translate this consensus into comprehensive reports, policy briefs, state and federal legislation, model policies, and innovative programs. The CSG Justice Center not only develops written and web-based materials, but also provides on-the-ground technical assistance to cross-systems policymakers and practitioners from multiple systems (corrections, mental health, housing, etc.), in state and local jurisdictions.
This senior position will advise the leadership of the CSG Justice Center on issues involving the administration of criminal justice systems, with a focus on parole. The position reports to the Program Director, State Initiatives, but will be in regular communication with the CSG Justice Center Executive Director and Deputy Directors, other division and deputy division directors, members of the CSG Justice Center Board of Directors, and funders. The position requires extensive travel.
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