The Gault Center is now accepting applications for Youth Defense Counsel.
The Youth Defense Counsel is an experienced attorney who works to promote justice for all children by ensuring excellence in youth defense through customized training, technical assistance, policy advocacy, research and writing, and collaboration with the youth defense community and other system partners.
Please see the Youth Defense Counsel posting for additional details.
The Gault Center is now accepting applications for a Systems Analyst.
Job title: Systems Analyst
Reports to: Chief Operations Officer
The Systems Analyst manages technology systems to support the Gault Center and the youth defense community.
The Systems Analyst is responsible for:
- Developing, implementing, and managing internal technology systems to support the organization’s operations and programmatic work, including tools for data collection, project management, and constituent outreach.
- Managing and maintaining systems and procedures for technology, including computer and software needs of the Gault Center team.
- Managing technical aspects of online events and training, including developing efficient systems for registration and execution of events, and other aspects of online events.
- Maintaining the Gault Center website, including developing and managing content policies, content review procedures, and the overall website maintenance processes and procedures.
- Managing final production of publications, including design and distribution, website placement, and printing when necessary.
- Providing technical assistance to the youth defense community.
The Systems Analyst possesses:
- A working knowledge of project management, information storing, and productivity technology and software.
- Excellent organizational skills and strong attention to detail
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
- A demonstrated ability to work independently and efficiently
Education & Experience Requirements
- Experience relevant to managing technology systems for organizational maintenance and programmatic operations, including project management systems, constituent outreach systems, and financial and administrative management systems.
- Experience with the systems the Gault Center uses (Microsoft 365, SharePoint, Salesforce, WordPress, Zoom, Asana) preferred.
- Demonstrated commitment to and passion for racial and social justice.
- Demonstrated accordance with the Gault Center values.
Candidates should email a cover letter and resume/CV with the subject "Systems Analyst application" to email@example.com.
Position is open until filled. Salary is commensurate with experience and includes a competitive benefits package.
The Gault Center considers applications from candidates wishing to develop project opportunities through outside fellowship-funding organizations. Deadlines and timing for applications are dictated by the individual funding organizations. If you wish to pursue one of these fellowships with The Gault Center as your host organization, please submit your proposal ideas to The Center in mid-summer for application deadlines in the fall. To submit a project proposal, please send a letter of interest indicating your experience in youth justice and project idea, a resume, and a writing sample, with the subject line "Fellowship Application" to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Gault Center welcomes applications for law clerk positions during the summer or academic year. Applicants must be current law students with excellent legal research, writing, and analytical skills, and an ability to work independently. Applicants should have experience with or demonstrated interest in youth defense, youth justice, criminal justice, civil rights, and/or youth rights.
Law Clerks assist with research and writing on issues related to youth justice, with a particular emphasis on youth defense. Assignments could include assisting with the drafting of publications regarding youth defense issues, evaluating current and proposed federal and state legislation, addressing the needs of discrete client populations (e.g., girls, LGBTQ-GNC youth, youth of color), developing training materials for juvenile court professionals, updating information regarding youth defense research and state summaries of youth defense policy, and opportunities to observe juvenile court practice and/or facilities.
Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis, and candidates are encouraged to apply as early as possible. Candidates should send a cover letter, resume, law school transcript (unofficial is acceptable), and short (approx. 250-word) summary and analysis of the landmark youth rights case In re Gault, 387 U.S. 1 (1967), with the subject line “Law Clerk Application” to email@example.com.
Policy Internships are ideal for masters or undergraduate students who have an interest in public policy centering around youth defense reform and broader issues of racial and social justice. Policy Interns support a full range of local, state, and federal policy projects and campaigns. The kinds of activities Policy Interns engage in depend on the person’s skills and the immediate needs of the organization. Activities might include helping to craft messaging and social media postings related to reform discussions or campaigns, research into reports by public officials or entities, compiling statistics or documentation to guide reform arguments or educate stakeholders, and other assigned tasks.
Internships are available for semester credit or on a volunteer basis. Please indicate in your cover letter the parameters of your availability and any school requirements. Please note that we are not able to respond to every application. If, however, our current needs meet with your timeline and qualifications, we will be in contact.
We accept policy intern applications on a rolling basis and make selections based on organizational needs. Candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and a short writing sample or excerpt, with the subject line “Policy Intern Application” to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Administrative Internships are ideal for undergraduate students who have an interest in business and public administration centering around nonprofit management. Administrative Interns support a full range of projects such as event planning, financial management, and operational management. The kinds of activities Administrative Interns engage in depends on the person’s skills and interests and the needs of the organization.
Internships are possible for semester credit or on a volunteer basis. Please indicate in your cover letter the parameters of your availability and any school requirements. Please note that we are not able to respond to every application. If, however, our current needs meet with your timeline and qualifications, we will be in contact.
We accept administrative intern applications on a rolling basis and make selections based on organizational needs. Candidates should send a cover letter and resume, with the subject line “Administrative Intern Application” to email@example.com.
Diversity, equity and inclusion are deeply held values at the Gault Center, as such we are committed to identify, select, hire, coach and mentor individuals who bring a range of background, experiences and skills to contribute to the expertise of our team.
The Gault Center is an equal employment opportunity employer and will comply with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, familial status or family responsibilities, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, matriculation or political affiliation, and any other basis protected by federal, state, or local laws.