The Trainer/Restorative Justice Specialist supports the mission of the Center for Restorative Justice by building the capacity of others to implement restorative practices. Restorative Justice Trainer/ Specialists work collaboratively with other CRJ staff to offer training to individuals, institutions and organizations, as well as provide more comprehensive supports to both school districts and individual schools. The specialist may be assigned responsibility for specific school clients (schools or districts) – to coach and plan and facilitate their restorative justice whole school development.
The Trainer/Restorative Justice Specialist is also responsible for planning and delivery of professional development, as well as the coaching and support of districtwide or school-based Leadership Teams (including coordination with district level or site coordinators; facilitating communication among all stakeholders; troubleshooting at the district level or in schools and coordination with CRJ co-directors).
The ideal candidate has demonstrated experience in urban schools, criminal legal system, and/or social service settings; substantial experience with restorative justice practices in one or more of those settings; experience working with youth and professional development with adults; cultural acuity and cultural humility; and is able to work collaboratively and effectively as part of a team.
Suffolk University does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age, genetic information, or status as a veteran in admission to, access to, treatment in, or employment in its programs, activities, or employment.
Suffolk University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. The University is dedicated to the goal of building a diverse and inclusive faculty and staff that reflect the broad range of human experience who contribute to the robust exchange of ideas on campus, and who are committed to teaching and working in a diverse environment. We strongly encourage applications from groups historically marginalized or underrepresented because of race/color, gender, religious creed, disability, national origin, veteran status or LGBTQ status. Suffolk University is especially interested in candidates who, through their training, service and experience, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the University community.