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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 04/27/22

Applications Due05/27/22

Vacancy ID103811

AgencyCorrections and Community Supervision, Department of

TitleResearch Scientist 2

Occupational CategoryI.T. Engineering, Sciences

Salary Grade22

Bargaining UnitPS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary RangeFrom $75340 to $95392 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 40


From 8:30 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address NYS Department of Corrections and Community Supervision - Program Planning Research Evaluation

1220 Washington Ave

City Albany


Zip Code12226

Minimum Qualifications Candidate must have a Bachelor's degree and three years of professional research experience in the field of Criminal Justice; or a Master's degree in Criminal Justice or a related field may substitute for one year of experience; a PH.D in Criminal Justice or related field may substitute for an additional year of experience.

Preferred Qualifications: Preferred qualifications include experience designing and conducting criminal justice research; proficiency using SPSS and/or Stata software to merge and analyze complex datasets and validate the quality of data; and experience summarizing findings in narrative form. The preferred candidate will have a Master's degree or higher in Criminal Justice or related field.

Duties Description Under the director of a supervisor, the incumbent will conduct social science research analysis related to the criminal justice system and criminology. Research may include the study of the characteristics and behavior of incarcerated individuals and individuals under community supervision, population trends, Parole Board activity, the violation process, and recidivism. Research may evaluate the impact of legislation, policy, and agency initiatives and operations.

Specific duties may include, but are not limited to:
*Use a wide range of research methods and data sources to plan, design, and conduct research on criminal justice system activity and behavior, including developing research questions, identifying an appropriate research design and methodology, and interpreting findings;
*Design surveys, collect and evaluate associated survey data;
*Identify and address data anomalies, trouble shoot, and address methodological and analytical issues;
*Use analytic and statistical software packages including SPSS and Stata to analyze existing DOCCS data with advanced statistical techniques;
*Present tabular and graphical data in Excel, and develop data visualizations showing criminal justice statistics and trends, using Tableau;
*Prepare formal statistical reports which describe study objectives, research methodology, data collection and key findings to inform agency managers and executive staff and for possible publication on the DOCCS website.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Jane Eutermarks

Telephone (518) 485-9505

Fax (518) 453-8463

Email Address Jane.Eutermarks@DOCCS.NY.GOV


Street NYS Department of Corrections and Community Supervision

1220 Washington Avenue

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12226


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