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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 01/11/19

Applications Due01/21/19

Vacancy ID63266

AgencyCriminal Justice Services, Division of

TitleProgram Research Specialist (CJ)

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade23

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

Salary RangeFrom $73284 to $92693 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


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 80 South Swan Street

Alfred E. Smith Building

City Albany


Zip Code12210

Minimum Qualifications A Master’s degree or higher in criminal justice or a related field and one year of research experience in the field of criminal justice; OR a master’s degree in any field, and one year of professional research experience including data or statistical analysis using computerized software programs such as Access, SAS, SAS EG, SPSS, Excel, dBase, Lotus or Cobol.

In addition, this position requires at least one year of criminal justice/criminology research experience conducting data analyses that utilize SPSS, SAS, SAS EG, STATA, R or a comparable computer software program; computer proficiency with SPSS or STATA; proficiency in data cleansing; and proficiency in multiple regression analysis (including stepwise regression); in addition to permanent service in this title or one year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service in a title SG-21 or higher and otherwise eligible for transfer under Civil Service Law.

Preferred Qualifications: Familiarity with, or experience in supervising/training others in advanced statistical analysis and data cleansing is preferred.

Duties Description The Program Research Specialist 3 (CJ) will be assigned to the Office of Justice Research and Performance (OJRP). Reporting to a Program Research Specialist 4 (CJ), the incumbent will conduct criminal and juvenile justice research using data analysis techniques and statistical methods. The incumbent will supervise the work of a Program Research Specialist 2 (CJ) and/or student intern.

Additional Comments Appointment is subject to Division of Budget waiver approval.

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION: The NYS Division of Criminal Justice Services provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify Sheryl Kretzler at (518) 485-7962.

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

Name Theresa Geleta

Telephone 518-485-7740

Fax 518-457-4000

Email Address


Street 80 S. Swan Street


City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12210


Notes on ApplyingPlease send a cover letter and resume to the email / address listed above. Please reference posting # 63266 in your email / cover letter.

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