The Innocence Center Investigator San Diego, CA · Part time

The Investigator will assist attorneys in reviewing and investigating claims of wrongful conviction throughout California.

Description

**Job Title:** Investigator


**Job Type:** Part-time


**Location:** California


**Salary Range:** $25 to $35 per hour


**Job Overview:**

The Innocence Center is seeking a dedicated Investigator to join our team. As an Investigator, you will play a crucial role in reviewing and investigating claims of wrongful conviction in California. You will work closely with attorneys to gather evidence, conduct interviews, and uncover new information to support our clients' cases.


**Responsibilities:**

- Conduct thorough investigations into claims of wrongful conviction

- Interview witnesses, gather evidence, and review case files

- Collaborate with attorneys to develop strategies for exoneration cases

- Maintain detailed and accurate investigative records

- Prepare comprehensive reports and findings for legal proceedings

- Assist in locating and securing expert witnesses


**Requirements:**

- Bachelor's degree in criminal justice, law, or a related field

- Previous experience in investigative work or law enforcement preferred

- Strong attention to detail and excellent analytical skills

- Ability to work independently and manage multiple tasks simultaneously

- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

- Passion for criminal legal reform and social justice advocacy


**Spanish speaker a plus**


**Note:** The Innocence Center complies with all state and federal regulations prohibiting inquiries about criminal backgrounds in the hiring process. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to criminal history.


If you are passionate about seeking justice for the wrongfully convicted and making a positive impact in our community, we encourage you to apply for the Investigator position at The Innocence Center. Join us in our mission to bring about positive change and help those who have been denied justice.


Note: this is a grant-funded position.

Salary

$25 - $35 per hour