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As a Statistician in the Bureau of Justice Statistics, you will be part of a team carrying out statistical collection activities including those related to the Prison Rape Elimination Act.
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(The duties described reflect the full performance level of this position)
The incumbent will be part of one or more teams carrying out statistical collection activities in criminal victimization, law enforcement, prosecution & courts, and corrections areas, including work on the BJS data collections related to the Prison Rape Elimination Act. Opportunities exist to work in other substantive areas as well. These national criminal justice statistical programs are used to guide management, planning, and policy formulation related to Federal, state, and local justice operations. At the Federal level, the statistics are used by the Department of Justice, Congress, and the U.S. Courts to establish and evaluate justice policies.
Consults and collaborates with criminal justice agency representatives including state and local governmental officials, consumers, and/or personnel within the Department to advise on the application of statistics and research to criminal justice policy issues.
Performs various statistical collection activities, such as preparing, processing, and coordinating periodic and core collection requirements. Ensures the effective collection of statistical data and the use of appropriate collection systems to satisfy immediate, mid-range, and long-term statistical data collection requirements.
Manages, leads, or performs scientific work in applying statistical theories, techniques, and methods for gathering, studying, analyzing, interpreting, and reporting on statistical information.
Prepares a variety of mathematical models, sample surveys, statistical measurements, sample designs, management control data, quantitative materials, memoranda, letters, opinions, transmittals, reports, position papers, and other written documentation that support research findings and recommendations in the regulatory area, for audiences including the criminal justice community, Congress, Department officials, and others.
Occasional travel - Two or three times a year
Who May Apply
This job is open to…United States Citizens
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