This position is located in the Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency (CSOSA), Office of Research and Evaluation (ORE). CSOSA is responsible for working closely with the criminal justice system and community leaders to provide the full range of comprehensive services to support the fair administration of justice, increase public safety, prevent crime, and reduce recidivism. ORE is composed of behavioral and social scientists responsible for conducting research and program evaluation of community supervision and interventions believed to contribute to the successful supervision of offenders in the community. The office ensures accurate reporting of the agencys supervision and programming performance measures using data extracted and analyzed from its Supervision and Management Automated Record Tracking (SMART) case management system. Staff in the office are also responsible for performing predictive analytics, program evaluations, cost-benefit analyses, and a host of other mission-critical analytical support for departments across the agency. The incumbent is the Deputy Director of ORE and shares responsibility with the Associate Director, in planning, directing, controlling, and supervising the work of the office staff.
Applications for this position are being processed through an on-line applicant assessment system that has been specifically configured for Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency applicants. Even if you have already developed a resume in USAJOBS, you will need to access this on-line system to complete the application process. To obtain information about this position and TO APPLY, please click on https://www.avuecentral.com/casting/aiportal/control/toVacancy?referenceCode=OYFZE.
- Not Required
If you would like to use your education to qualify for this position, you must submit a transcript with your application.
A background security investigation will be required for all new hires. Appointment will be subject to the applicant's successful completion of a background security investigation, drug testing, and favorable adjudication. Failure to successfully meet these requirements will be grounds for termination. Appointment may be subject to random drug testing after selection.
U.S. Citizenship: Applicants must be U.S. citizens or nationals. Failure to certify US Citizenship may result in your application not being considered.
Public Trust - Background Investigation
(The duties described reflect the full performance level of this position)
Formulates and carries through research/evaluation plans that explore the beneficial areas of research in relation to the agency's mission programs and needs. Advises other specialists on highly complex and unprecedented problems.
Coordinates major studies with far-reaching results. Develops technologies and methods for conducting analyses of issues and evaluations of multi-purpose planning projects and programs.
Designs and develops data analysis methods and techniques, and adapts them to specialized evaluation or research projects. Conducts statistical analyses or studies of significance to mission critical agency programs and operations.
Develops evaluation and/or research designs to include new analysis methods for which no precedents are available. Forecasts the impact of present and future technologies on the agency's current practices using analytical and statistical modeling techniques.
Constructs analytical and mathematical models that attempts to clearly-delineated relationships between the study elements. Provides guidance and technical assistance to other organizational entities to determine the effect of existing regulations and standards and the need for changes. Works closely with other federal agencies, non-profit research organizations, private research firms, and professional organizations to synthesize existing knowledge pertaining to policies and operations in the subject field, and to data collection activities.
Directs and supervises data analyses and evaluates projects focusing on informing the agency of practices that promote successful offender performance.