Advertised Summary Job Description: As the world continues its rapid pace of urbanization, cities are fast becoming the front line in policy innovation and development. Growing urban communities are demanding higher standards of integrity from their government officials and representatives. To meet these challenges, the New York City Department of Investigation partnered with Columbia Law School in 2013 to create the Center for the Advancement of Public Integrity (CAPI).
CAPI is a nonprofit resource center dedicated to bolstering anti-corruption research, promoting key tools and best practices, and cultivating a professional network to share new developments and lessons learned, both online and through live events. Unique in its municipal focus, CAPI's work emphasizes practical lessons and practitioner needs.
CAPI seeks a hardworking, detail-oriented, and passionate individual to join us as a Program Officer.
The Program Officer will:
1.Manage the CAPI publication series. This includes overseeing the research and content published. 2.Lead outreach/communication efforts. 3.Manage budget and grant-reporting per University standards. 4.Manage the day to day operations of the Center, under the supervision of the Executive Director. 5.Planning and advertising our suite of events.
General Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree plus 0-2 years of experience; Previous work experience preferred; Exceptional task management skills and attention to details; Experience with handling financial matters (e.g. grant reporting, budgeting, projecting payroll costs) a plus; Some experience in event planning and/or project management a plus; Strong interest in anti-corruption, criminal justice, public integrity, government, and/or public policy; Capacity to thrive in relationships with leaders in the civic sector.
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications: As a small team, we look for candidates not just willing, but excited to take ownership over their work and the success of our center. Candidates must be comfortable interacting often with high-level, elected officials, city leaders, and members of law enforcement. This is an exciting, entry-level, opportunity for individuals interested in pursuing a legal or public policy career in the public interest. COMPLETED APPLICATIONS MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY A RESUME AND COVER LETTER.
As a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Council of Ivy Group Presidents (Ivy League), it is imperative that members of the Columbia University community, in all matters related to the intercollegiate athletics program, exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Columbia University is one of the world's most important centers of research and at the same time a distinctive and distinguished learning environment for undergraduates and graduate students in many scholarly and professional fields. The University recognizes the importance of its location in New York City and seeks to link its research and teaching to the vast resources of a great metropolis. It... seeks to attract a diverse and international faculty and student body, to support research and teaching on global issues, and to create academic relationships with many countries and regions. It expects all areas of the university to advance knowledge and learning at the highest level and to convey the products of its efforts to the world.