CYCJ seeks new Director

The Children and Young People’s Centre for Justice (CYCJ) is seeking an exceptional new director to lead its passionate and highly motivated team.

The successful candidate will lead the next phase of our development, which is particularly focused on improving the participation of children and young people in shaping policy and practice developments, and strengthening our academic research contribution.

You may be an experienced leader from practice, policy, research or participation; or have experience across these domains. We need a leader who can enthuse, motivate and inspire, who genuinely cares about children who are in conflict with the law, is strategic in their thinking, who is determined and resilient, and can work with children and young people, families, practitioners, policy makers and researchers to change things.

This post will involve leading and overseeing all aspects of the work CYCJ with specific responsibilities for: strategy development and organisational direction; governance; income generation; finance and resource management.

Find out more and apply. Closing date for applications is October 10, 2021. Formal interviews for this post will be held on Friday, October 29.

Informal enquiries about the post can be directed to Professor Jennifer Davidson, , or Sandy Cameron (Chair of CYCJ’s Executive Governance Group,

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Children's and Young People's Centre for Justice
University of Strathclyde
Lord Hope Building, Level 6
141 St. James Road Glasgow G4 0LT

(0141) 444 8622

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