The Safe Streets and Second Chances (S3C) project, whose policy arm is housed with Right on Crime at Texas Public Policy Foundation, is seeking a full-time Project Manager to aid in coordination of the activities of the project and provide administrative and operational support to the team. They will contribute directly to the formulation of strategic vision and operational action items. This position will be housed at the Texas Public Policy Foundation’s Washington, DC office. Its presence and activities, however, will be national and heavily focused on the states in which the project has begun policy work, which include Kentucky, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Florida, and will extend to 5-10 states over the next two years.

This staff member will primarily be responsible for planning, executing, and ensuring closure of projects, as well as building its comprehensive work plan and timeline and managing within the budget constrictions. He/she will manage teams by facilitating communication and managing productivity and workflow, removing obstacles, and ensuring deliverables are met and distributed appropriately. He/she maintain the project management software platforms, related calendars, and project documents.


  • Define and clarify project and sub-project scope and scale
  • Develop the project plan and increase project and personnel capacity
  • Develop and maintain the project schedule, plotting timelines for each assignment and project and team member and tracking relevant deliverables
  • Develop policies and procedures to support the attainment of project objectives
  • Measuring: tracking project progress towards meeting objectives
  • Evaluation: Determining the cause of deviations from plans or how successes were operationalized
  • Correcting: Determining and taking corrective actions to address deviations
  • Project status reporting and regular status reports to senior project staff
  • Delegating tasks to team members appropriately based on skills and bandwidth
  • Facilitate weekly/as assigned check-ins from team members
  • Any additional duties assigned, such as general administrative and scheduling


  • Bachelor’s degree in management, business, or related field; PMP certificate is preferred, but not necessary
  • 3-5+ years of project management experience
  • Demonstrated success in organizing and managing large-scale projects with extensive scope and scale
  • Experience with basic software applications such as those in the Microsoft Office suite as well as willingness to learn new project management software/programs including Basecamp, Slack, and Microsoft Outlook

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Questions can be directed to Lauren Skiver, Talent Manager at Talent Market, who is assisting with the search:

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