The Office is seeking an Assistant State’s Attorney to serve as the Deputy Director of the Crime Control and Prevention (CCP) Division within the Office of the State’s Attorney for Baltimore City (SAO) located at 120 E. Baltimore Street.
The Deputy Director of CCP is responsible for implementing and managing programs aimed at providing incarceration alternatives and preventative measures that reduce crime while promoting meaningful education and employment. Additionally, the Deputy Director must attend court proceedings at least three times a week to handle plea negotiations, violations of probation and review hearings.
Implement AIM TO B’MORE - a program for first time non-violent, felony drug offenders that provides for probation without a conviction, community service, education and job skills classes.
Oversee the Junior State’s Attorney Summer Program which provides promising high school children a six week, hands-on prosecutorial experience in which they are exposed to criminal justice careers. Create the mock trial scenario and prepare three to four youth-led trial teams in a full trial competition to include opening statements, cross and direct examinations and closing arguments.
Oversee Great Expectations - a ten month classroom seminar held in three Baltimore City Public Schools in which 4th graders explore careers with criminal justice professionals who describe their employment.
Collaborate with the SAO Chief of Staff on the SAO Summer Pop-Up Series held weekly in neighborhoods throughout the city.
Survey best practices across the United States and create and implement similar programming in Baltimore with a focus on creating new programs where none have previously existed.
Launch and oversee initiatives while managing and supervising a staff of non-legal personnel who operate the day-to-day functioning of existing initiatives and youth programming.
Collaborate with public and private entities on education, justice and labor strategies that measurably reduce unlawful or at-risk behavior.
Serves as an SAO point person on recidivism and reentry issues. Continue to develop the community-wide mentorship program.
Produce all related communications materials.
Maintain highly detailed data compilation/statistics to track performance of all programs for communications and grant purposes.
Attend meetings at correctional facilities, probation offices, public schools, legislative events, vocational training centers and nonprofit entities.
Manage planning for all events and related communications during National Youth Violence Prevention Week and National Criminal Reentry Week.
Must be a practicing attorney with trial/courtroom experience and a current member of the Maryland Bar.
Good collaboration skills as necessary to work with defense attorneys, judges, probation agents, social workers and other community partners.
Familiarity with Maryland criminal databases, including JIS, JD and Case Search, is necessary in the evaluation of all felony drug offenses that are indicted in the Baltimore City Circuit Court to determine eligibility into the AIM TO B’MORE program.
Ability to work in a high-pressured environment is essential.
Salary Range: $67,218 - $107,406 commensurate with experience.
Applicants should email resumes to Resume (email@example.com) with a subject reference of Deputy Director, Crime Control and Prevention Division by the close of business Friday, November 10, 2017. In the body of your transmittal email, please also indicate Deputy Director, Crime Control and Prevention Division as the position for which you are applying.