Promoting Fairer and more Uniform Sentencing Practice

Career Opportunities – Apply Here

Career Opportunities – Apply Here

Published December 19, 2022

The Commission is an agency of the General Assembly affiliated with The Pennsylvania State University and is seeking applications for:

Executive Director: The Executive Director is the Chief Executive Officer of the Commission, and in collaboration with two Deputy Directors, leads and manages the Commission consistent with the Commission’s enabling legislation and directives approved by the Commission. The Executive Director leads the Commission’s policy and legislative activities; is the primary point of contact with the leadership of the General Assembly, the Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts, the Governor’s Office, and other departments, agencies, and organizations, and with the media; builds strategic partnerships to advance Commission goals; directs a $3 million operating budget, including the preparation of an annual appropriation request and other funding requests; and engages with administrative units of the University to negotiate agreements, review procedures, and ensure compliance with relevant policies.

Education and Outreach Manager: The position oversees the work of the Education and Outreach Unit and its staff, and is responsible for policy support work, facilities management of the Commission’s Harrisburg office, as well as educational and outreach activities including presentations and speaking engagements. Additionally, this position oversees the creation of other outreach efforts in the form of training materials, newsletters, annual reports, website documentation, and ad hoc work projects.

Education and Outreach Specialist: The position provides direct services involving education and outreach for Pennsylvania criminal justice practitioners, and to provide staff support for the development and implementation of policies adopted by the Commission.