Job Opportunities

John Jay College Tenure Associate Professor or Full Professor/Department Chairperson

The Department of Public Management at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York, seeks an exceptional senior scholar with a demonstrated commitment to justice (area of specialization open) qualified for appointment as a full professor with tenure to serve as chairperson, effective Fall 2017. The Chairperson is elected every three years by the department faculty. Exceptional senior associate professors may be considered. The position offers an opportunity to lead a versatile and accomplished department of 27 full-time and 40+ part-time members.


Ph.D. degree in public administration or closely related fields at time of appointment is required. Successful candidates will have a record of excellent scholarship, teaching experience, and experience in academic administration as a department chair or deputy chair or program director. Successful candidates will possess an ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution and will have had the experience with the tenure and promotion process so as to support and guide department faculty in their candidacies.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS We are seeking a candidate who is an effective manager, possesses strong interpersonal skills, can provide visionary leadership, and can work collaboratively with the department’s diverse faculty and programs and who is committed to mentoring junior faculty members and to the continued professional development of all faculty and staff. Experience working and/or leading in a large administrative structure, within a university setting, including a school or college of public affairs and evidence of success in securing external research funding.

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New York State Assembly Committee Assistants


Duties and Responsibilities

Program and Counsel provides policy analysis, in a team setting, to the New York State Assembly. Program and Counsel: (1) assists Assembly Committee Chairpersons in researching legislation in the committees and with developing policy initiatives pertinent to the committees’ jurisdiction; (2) responds to Assembly member requests for information and analysis of the State's budget and programs; and (3) provides legislative analysis and policy support to members of the New York State Assembly.

The Committee Assistant position is an entry-level position with the primary responsibility of assisting the Committee Analyst with the work of the committee to which he or she is assigned.  Toward this end, a committee assistant:

  • Spends considerable time tracking committee legislation.
  • Stays current on the laws and available literature in the program area.
  • Attends meetings with legislative, administrative, and intergovernmental staff, as well as industry and public interest groups in the assigned policy area.

The committee assistant uses this knowledge to:

  • Analyze legislation and draft committee bill memoranda.
  • Conduct research and prepare reports for the committee.
  • Serve as a resource to committee analyst.

Committee assistants are policy staff, whose work should be objective, analytical, accurate, and thorough. In addition, for the committee assistant’s work to be useful to the New York State Assembly, it must be solution-oriented and performed in a timely manner.

Minimum Qualifications

Applicants must possess a Bachelors’ degree; strong writing and verbal communication skills; the ability to think quickly and multi-task; analyze large volumes of material; and, must work well with others in a fast-paced and production-oriented environment. The position requires all applicants to have a flexible schedule. 

Anyone interested should email their resume to Jessica Hill at