Chief Operating Officer

Common Justice

About the organization

Common Justice develops and advances solutions to violence that transform the lives of those harmed and foster racial equity without relying on incarceration. Locally, we operate the first alternative-to-incarceration and victim-service programs in the United States to focus on violent felonies in adult courts. Nationally, we leverage the lessons from our direct service to transform the justice system through partnerships, advocacy, and elevating the experience and power of those most impacted. Rigorous and hopeful, we build practical strategies to hold people accountable for harm, break cycles of violence, and secure safety, healing, and justice for survivors and their communities. At the core of its work is the nation’s first and only restorative justice based alternative to incarceration for violent felonies in the adult courts.


Job duties are comprised of the following key areas:
1) Strategy and Planning
2) People and Culture
3) Finance
4) Operations

To view a full description of each key area and apply, please visit:


*Demonstrated commitment to social justice through prior professional experience Nuanced race equity analysis and understanding of intersectionality.
*Ten years in a senior leadership position, with specific experience in leading through growth, infrastructure building, and/or change.
*Experience leading a strategic planning process, and articulating strategic plans into work streams and tactics
*Significant experience leading a talent management function including oversight of culture and engagement, recruitment, performance management, and professional development.
*Sophisticated knowledge of finance, budgeting, and accounting principles.
*Highly seasoned team manager who manages teams to results through strong performance management, goal setting, delegation and prioritization.
*Experience promoting the growth and development of individuals through empowering, advocating, and differentiated support.
*Experience engaging colleagues and stakeholders collaboratively and building rapport and consensus.



Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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