KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Ability to plan and execute work, including program strategies and oversight of research projects
Ability to analyze, evaluate, and administer specific nationwide juvenile delinquency, juvenile victimization, or others juvenile justice programs research and evaluation programs and other areas as assigned.
Ability to analyze social science public policy issues.
Ability to identify and effectively communicate key policy and research issues and make oral and written communication recommendations to senior management officials.
Ability to conduct impact, research and evaluation analyses on juvenile justice programs.
MINIMUM FEDERAL QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
A. Successful completion of a full four-year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor's or higher degree in the behavioral or social sciences, or in a related discipline that included at least 24 semester/36 quarter hours in the behavioral or social sciences.
B. Combination of education and experience that provided the applicant with knowledge of one or more of the behavioral or social sciences equivalent to a major in the field.
C. Four years of appropriate experience that demonstrated the applicant has acquired knowledge of one or more of the behavioral or social sciences equivalent to a major in the field.
ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
In addition to meeting the basic entry qualification requirements, applicants must have had one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to at least GS-13.
Specialized experience is experience which is in or related to the line of work of the position to be filled and which has equipped the applicant with the specific knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position.
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Selectees may be required to submit to a urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment.
Entrance on duty is contingent upon completion of a pre-employment security investigation.
If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. See www.sss.gov.
This appointment requires completion of a one-year probationary period. During this time period, employee's conduct and performance will be monitored in order to determine if employee will be retained.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
You will be rated based on your qualifications for this position as evidenced by the education, experience and training you report relative to this position which shows that you possess the knowledges, skills and abilities required. Paid or unpaid experience will be considered.