Program Analyst
Redefining Public Safety
Posted on 11/3/2023
Vera Institute of Justice

201-500 employees

Advocates for justice system reform and racial equality
Company Overview
Vera Institute of Justice is a leading organization committed to addressing pressing social injustices, with a focus on reducing mass incarceration, racial disparities, and enhancing public trust in law enforcement. The company's culture is rooted in respect for human dignity, and it employs comprehensive strategies that prioritize public health and accountability. Vera's competitive advantage lies in its successful initiatives, such as the Second Chance Pell Programs, which have increased access to college education for incarcerated individuals, and its legal support for immigrants, significantly improving their chances of establishing the right to remain in the US.
Social Impact

Company Stage


Total Funding





Brooklyn, New York

Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

Brooklyn, NY, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Customer Success & Support
  • Bachelor’s degree + 0-3 years of relevant experience
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word
  • Strong analytical, communication, and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to race, equity, and inclusion
  • High attention to detail while maintaining big-picture perspective
  • Ability to work independently and manage work on multiple projects effectively and efficiently
  • Assist in planning, preparing for, and taking notes at meetings, conference calls, webinars and conferences.
  • Process and track invoices, expenses, and other administrative items as needed.
  • Collaborate on behalf of the Refining Public Safety initiative with operations departments across the Institute.
  • Maintain program files and databases, including directories, articles, archives of planning documents, and related items.
  • Support other staff with engagement of practitioners, advocates, elected officials, and other stakeholders interested in restructuring public safety systems.
  • Work with colleagues to develop strategies and resources responsive to partners’ needs.
  • Assistance with outreach, the facilitation of meetings, presentations, site visits, and providing subject matter expertise to external partners/sites.
  • Organize, manage, and analyze information about policies and programs related to the goals of the Redefining Public Safety initiative.
  • Contribute to the development of reports, policy memoranda, and other documents.
  • Track and share developments in the field to inform Redefining Public Safety’s technical assistance and advocacy.
  • Provide team-wide support as needed.
  • Perform other duties as needed to support Redefining Public Safety goals and operations.
Desired Qualifications
  • Lived experience with the criminal legal system is a plus.