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    If you are looking for an exciting and challenging career, this is the position for you! The Department of Justice's (DOJ) Office of Justice Programs (OJP) is a great place to work! Last year, DOJ ranked #3 out of 19 large agencies in the Partnership for Public Service's Best Places to Work rankings. OJP's newly renovated building is in the heart of DC's thriving Chinatown and new City Center and offers a dynamic and engaging work environment with more than 50 conference rooms and nearly 200 workstations available for any employee to reserve at a moment's notice. With more than 90 percent of OJP's positions eligible to telework, OJP is at the cutting edge of using mobility to enhance productivity and meet our important mission. These positions are in the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) and involve: (1) initiating, formulating, planning, and executing one or more statistical series or statistical programs; (2) analyzing and reporting information from statistical programs; (3) supervising Statisticians working up to the GS-14 level providing the administrative and technical supervision necessary for accomplishing their; and (4) representing BJS before a wide variety of stakeholders at the national, state, and local levels that include data users and providers. The positions involve maintaining, enhancing, and expanding major statistical series and programs to ensure that the knowledge created from them has utility and relevance to stakeholders and that collections are implemented in ways that maintain the trust and confidence of its data providers. BJS is looking for candidates with a wide range of knowledge and experience across all operational aspects of survey research, data collection and statistical analysis applicable to all levels of government. In particular, we seek candidates who can effectively maintain existing programs and develop new statistical collections in the areas of law enforcement, prosecution, indigent defense and adjudication.

    Applications for this position are being processed through an on-line applicant assessment system that has been specifically configured for Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs 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=DRMDV.

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    Responsibilities

    (The duties described reflect the full performance level of this position)

    Consults and collaborates with governmental officials, professional associations, and others to advise on the application of statistics to criminal justice issues, policies, and programs.

    Provides technical guidance to contractors or grantees on documentation requirements including problem reports and troubleshooting plans. Ensures the contractor/grantee performs in accordance with established procedures and that statistical research conforms to established specifications and requirements.

    Performs statistical data collection requirements activities, such as preparing, processing, and coordinating ad hoc and standing collection requirements. Ensures the collection of statistical data and use of collection systems to satisfy immediate, mid-range, and long-term statistical data collection requirements.

    Supervises a group of employees performing work at the GS-14 level. Provides administrative and technical supervision necessary for accomplishing the work of the unit.
    Performs the administrative and human resource management functions relative to the staff supervised. Plans, schedules, and assigns work to subordinates. Establishes guidelines and performance expectations for staff members; provides feedback and periodically evaluates employee performance. Provides advice, counsel, and/or instruction to staff members. Recommends or approves appointments, selections, or reassignments to positions appropriate to the selection authority delegated. Effects disciplinary measures as appropriate to the authority delegated in this area. Carries out Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and program activities.

    Develops and follows best practices related to data collection, analysis and dissemination including adhering to White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) guidelines and directives, and data collection requirements associated with the Paperwork Reduction Act.
    Manages, leads, or performs scientific work in applying statistical theories, techniques, and methods for gathering, studying, analyzing, interpreting, and reporting on statistically quantified information.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - 2 days per quarter

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    15

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    United States Citizens

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