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The Pew Charitable Trusts is driven by the power of knowledge to solve today’s most challenging problems. Pew applies a rigorous, analytical approach to improve public policy, inform the public and invigorate civic life.   We are an independent nonprofit organization – the sole beneficiary of seven individual trusts established between 1948 and 1979 by two sons and two daughters of Sun Oil Company founder Joseph N. Pew and his wife, Mary Anderson Pew.   Our work lays the foundation for effective policy solutions by informing and engaging citizens, linking diverse interests to pursue common cause and insisting on tangible results. Our projects encourage efficient, responsive governments – at the local, state, national and international levels – serving the public interests.   With offices in Philadelphia, Washington, DC, Australia, Brussels and London, and with additional staff in other regions of the United States and around the globe, Pew provides an exciting learning environment and the opportunity to work with highly talented individuals. We are a dynamic, rapidly evolving organization that values creativity and innovative thinking and fosters strong teamwork with mutual respect.   Project Description The Public Safety Performance Project (PSPP) was launched in 2006 as an initiative of The Pew Charitable Trusts. The project helps policy makers advance fiscally sound, data-driven policies and practices in sentencing and corrections that protect public safety, hold offenders accountable and control costs. For more information about this project, visit www.pewpublicsafety.org.   Position Overview Pew is seeking to hire a senior manager to lead the Public Safety Performance Project’s (PSPP) assistance to states interested in improving their adult sentencing and corrections systems, including helping to launch new efforts focused on jails and pretrial release and supervision systems and on the probation, parole and community corrections systems. The position would be located in Pew’s office in Washington, DC and report to a Director, PSPP.   The position has a set time frame that could be extended based on the success of the program, funding sources, and board decisions on continued support.
Job ID
2018-5337
Department
Program-Government Performance-State & Local
US-DC-Washington
The Pew Charitable Trusts is driven by the power of knowledge to solve today’s most challenging problems. Pew applies a rigorous, analytical approach to improve public policy, inform the public and invigorate civic life.   We are an independent nonprofit organization – the sole beneficiary of seven individual trusts established between 1948 and 1979 by two sons and two daughters of Sun Oil Company founder Joseph N. Pew and his wife, Mary Anderson Pew.   Our work lays the foundation for effective policy solutions by informing and engaging citizens, linking diverse interests to pursue common cause and insisting on tangible results. Our projects encourage efficient, responsive governments – at the local, state, national and international levels – serving the public interests.   With offices in Philadelphia, Washington, DC, Australia, Brussels and London, and with additional staff in other regions of the United States and around the globe, Pew provides an exciting learning environment and the opportunity to work with highly talented individuals. We are a dynamic, rapidly evolving organization that values creativity and innovative thinking and fosters strong teamwork with mutual respect.   Project Description The Public Safety Performance Project (PSPP) was launched in 2006 as an initiative of The Pew Charitable Trusts. The project helps policy makers advance fiscally sound, data-driven policies and practices in sentencing and corrections that protect public safety, hold offenders accountable and control costs. For more information about this project, visit www.pewpublicsafety.org.   Position Overview Pew is seeking to hire a senior manager to lead the Public Safety Performance Project’s (PSPP) advocacy and legislative strategies, efforts to sustain enacted reforms, and drive the direction of criminal and juvenile justice policy through partnerships with other national organizations. The project director will be expected to play a leadership role for the entire spectrum of activity under the initiative, including helping to launch new efforts focused on jails and community corrections systems. The position would be located in the Pews’ offices in Washington, DC and report to a Director, PSPP.   The position has a set time frame that could be extended based on the success of the program, funding sources, and board decisions on continued support.
Job ID
2018-5338
Department
Program-Government Performance-State & Local
US-DC-Washington
The Pew Charitable Trusts is driven by the power of knowledge to solve today’s most challenging problems. Pew applies a rigorous, analytical approach to improve public policy, inform the public and invigorate civic life.   We are an independent nonprofit organization – the sole beneficiary of seven individual trusts established between 1948 and 1979 by two sons and two daughters of Sun Oil Company founder Joseph N. Pew and his wife, Mary Anderson Pew.   Our work lays the foundation for effective policy solutions by informing and engaging citizens, linking diverse interests to pursue common cause and insisting on tangible results. Our projects encourage efficient, responsive governments – at the local, state, national and international levels – serving the public interests.   With offices in Philadelphia, Washington DC, Australia, Brussels and London, and with additional staff in other regions of the United States and around the globe, Pew provides an exciting learning environment and the opportunity to work with highly talented individuals. We are a dynamic, rapidly evolving organization that values creativity and innovative thinking and fosters strong teamwork with mutual respect.   Project Description The substance use prevention and treatment initiative works to develop and support policies that 1) reduce the inappropriate use of prescription opioids while ensuring that patients have access to effective pain management and 2) expand access to effective treatment for substance use disorders, including through increased use of drug and non-drug therapies for withdrawal management, treatment, and long-term recovery.   The project provides direct technical assistance to states on how to improve access to evidence-based, high-quality treatment for people with substance use disorders. The project also conducts advocacy in Washington, DC to achieve its programmatic objectives. To inform this work, the project conducts and publishes research and other information on evidence-based and emerging practices and maintains relationships with external experts and other stakeholders. The team comes from a wide variety of professional backgrounds with policy, advocacy and research experience.   Position Overview Based in Pew's Washington, DC office and reporting to the project director for the substance use prevention and treatment initiative, the manager, policy and analysis, will play a central role in the project’s work to expand access to quality treatment for substance use disorders. The manager, policy and analysis, will provide project and personnel management of policy and analysis activities, with a focus on developing research, publications, and other analyses that advance the project’s federal goals and state technical assistance. This work will include leading the writing and editing of fact sheets, research reports, presentations, talking points and other communications; defining and overseeing research conducted by Pew and external vendors; and responding to proposed federal and state laws and regulations. The ideal candidate will have significant and demonstrated experience in research and publication processes as well as knowledge of substance use disorder policies at local, state and national levels. Depending on the individual’s areas of expertise, the manager, policy and analysis, may also represent the project to external stakeholders, including presenting at national, regional or state meetings, and advising partners and others on topics related to the use of medication-assisted treatment, effective treatment models, and insurance coverage of substance use disorder treatment, among other topics.   The manager, policy and analysis will work closely with all members of the project team as well as staff from other Pew departments, including research, government relations, state strategy, and communications. The position has a set time frame that could be extended based on the success of the program, funding sources, and board decisions on continued support.
Job ID
2018-5339
Department
Program-Government Performance-Federal
US-DC-Washington
The Pew Charitable Trusts is driven by the power of knowledge to solve today’s most challenging problems. Pew applies a rigorous, analytical approach to improve public policy, inform the public and invigorate civic life.   We are an independent nonprofit organization – the sole beneficiary of seven individual trusts established between 1948 and 1979 by two sons and two daughters of Sun Oil Company founder Joseph N. Pew and his wife, Mary Anderson Pew.   Our work lays the foundation for effective policy solutions by informing and engaging citizens, linking diverse interests to pursue common cause and insisting on tangible results. Our projects encourage efficient, responsive governments – at the local, state, national and international levels – serving the public interests.   With offices in Philadelphia, Washington DC, Australia, Brussels and London, and with additional staff in other regions of the United States and around the globe, Pew provides an exciting learning environment and the opportunity to work with highly talented individuals. We are a dynamic, rapidly evolving organization that values creativity and innovative thinking and fosters strong teamwork with mutual respect.   Department Overview Pew’s Finance department is committed to serving as an excellent steward of financial resources; providing accurate, reliable, timely, and cost effective finance and accounting related products and services; and delivering extraordinary customer service on a sustained basis. The Finance department desires to ensure each position is fully aligned with Pew’s mission, strategic priorities and results-oriented culture; and filled by a person with the competencies, skills, experience, and adaptability necessary to deliver extraordinary results on a sustained basis. The Finance department strives to provide a great workplace for competent, highly motivated, and results-oriented people whose leadership qualities and core values align with the Pew’s high-performing and mission-driven culture. Pew’s Finance department is comprised of two areas, Controller and Finance and Treasury Services. Controller is comprised of (i) accounting and financial reporting (ii) planning and budget; and (iii), payroll and payment services. Finance and Treasury Services is comprised of (i) treasury services, (ii) institutional reporting; (iii) contract and procurement services; and (iv) grant management. Position Overview The Associate, Program Planning and Budget reports to and supports the Manager, Program Planning and Budget in providing program units with full-service budgeting and financial services. The Associate will work directly with the program area’s staff to create and monitor the program budgets and forecasts; provide accurate and timely financial reporting; ensure compliance with adopted policies and procedures and donor reporting requirements; and provide a high level of customer service to management and program staff. The ideal candidate will possess strong customer service skills, possess excellent interpersonal and communications skills, have relevant nonprofit accounting and finance knowledge and experience, including budgeting, program reporting, donor reporting and financial analysis; be detail oriented; work well in a team environment; possess strong problem-solving and Excel skills; and enjoy learning about the business as it grows and applying this knowledge to process improvements.
Job ID
2018-5340
Department
Finance
US-DC-Washington
The Pew Charitable Trusts is driven by the power of knowledge to solve today’s most challenging problems. Pew applies a rigorous, analytical approach to improve public policy, inform the public and invigorate civic life.   We are an independent nonprofit organization – the sole beneficiary of seven individual trusts established between 1948 and 1979 by two sons and two daughters of Sun Oil Company founder Joseph N. Pew and his wife, Mary Anderson Pew.   Our work lays the foundation for effective policy solutions by informing and engaging citizens, linking diverse interests to pursue common cause and insisting on tangible results. Our projects encourage efficient, responsive governments – at the local, state, national and international levels – serving the public interests.   With offices in Philadelphia, Washington DC, Australia, Brussels and London, and with additional staff in other regions of the United States and around the globe, Pew provides an exciting learning environment and the opportunity to work with highly talented individuals. We are a dynamic, rapidly evolving organization that values creativity and innovative thinking and fosters strong teamwork with mutual respect.   The Finance Department Pew’s Finance department is committed to serving as an excellent steward of financial resources; providing accurate, reliable, timely and cost effective finance and procurement related products and services; and delivering extraordinary customer service on a sustained basis. The Finance department is comprised of Institutional Finance, Operations Finance, Program Finance and Contracts and Procurement Services and desires to ensure each position is fully aligned with Pew’s mission, strategic priorities and results-oriented culture; and filled by a person with the competencies, skills, experience, and adaptability necessary to deliver extraordinary results.   Central Procurement Unit Pew has implemented a centralized procurement and contracting unit called Contracts and Procurement Services (CAPS), housed within the Finance Department. The unit provides procurement and contracting services to internal Pew customers who desire to purchase a wide-range of specialized services from domestic and international providers in addition to low-risk commodity-type goods and services. The mission of the new Procurement and Contracts Services unit is to collaborate with program and operations staff to procure desired goods and services at a reasonable price and in a manner that is consistent with established Pew policies, procedures and cycle-time targets.   Position Overview The Coordinator, Contracts and Procurement Services reports to the Associate Manager, Contract Management and Operations Support, and is located in Pew’s Washington, DC office. This position serves as an integral member of the centralized procurement and contracting unit responsible for assisting operations personnel with the purchase of specialized and commodity-type goods and services from domestic and international vendors.   This position will include intake and close-out functions for all contract-related documents, including liaising with contract specialists and other employees as necessary to support the creation of a complete and accurate contract package; creating contract records and maintaining data in PeopleSoft; and supporting internal customers within Pew to ensure contractual actions are completed correctly within Pew’s systems. In addition, the Coordinator will update the contract pipeline tracker report, prepare and update process documents, flowcharts and other contract documents, and provide other information as necessary.
Job ID
2018-5349
Department
Finance