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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 07/30/18

Applications Due08/17/18

Vacancy ID56588

AgencyChildren & Family Services, Office of

TitleResearch Scientist 2

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade22

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

Salary RangeFrom $69603 to $88124 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Rensselaer

Street Address Capital View Office Park-Strategic Planning & Policy Development

52 Washington Street

City Rensselaer


Zip Code12144

Minimum Qualifications A Bachelor’s Degree and three years of professional research experience in the area(s) of child welfare, criminal justice, psychology, social work, sociology, program evaluation or other related field, OR

Master’s Degree in Social Welfare, Criminal Justice, Psychology, Sociology other related field, and two years of professional research experience in the area(s) of child welfare, criminal justice, social work, psychology, sociology, program evaluation or other related field; OR

A Doctorate Degree in Social Welfare, Criminal Justice, Psychology, Sociology or other related field.

Duties Description Under supervision of senior research staff, engage in research pertaining to child welfare and juvenile justice programs and initiatives. Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to: developing testable research hypotheses to evaluate and inform child welfare and juvenile justice programming; development and implementation of evaluation and research designs, creation of data collection tolls and survey instruments; extracting, preparing, and analyzing data from administrative databases; database management; multivariate data analysis and dissemination of findings through the authorship of technical reports and presentations.
Additional duties will be discussed in detail during the interview.

Additional Comments Preferred experience includes familiarity with statistical analysis software packages (e.g., SPSS, SAS.)

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

Name New York State Office of Children and Family Services

Telephone 518-473-7936

Fax 518-474-0017

Email Address


Street Bureau of Personnel, EOA #18-548 MMP

52 Washington Street, 231 North

City Rensselaer

State NY

Zip Code 12144


Notes on ApplyingQualified candidates should send a resume and cover letter giving the Title, Location, and EOA Number of the position being applied for. Please provide your email address and your work, home and cell phone numbers. In order to qualify you for the position when you have current or prior New York State employment, you may be contacted by OCFS Personnel for your social security number to confirm your employment history.

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