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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 Office of Justice Programs (OJP) is a great place to work! Last year, the Department of Justice 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. As a BJS supervisory statistician, you will: (1) initiate, formulate, plan, and execute one or more of BJS's statistical series or statistical programs;(2) analyze data and report statistical information from one or more of BJS's statistical series or statistical programs; (3) supervise a group of Statisticians working at up to the GS-14 level providing the administrative and technical supervision necessary for accomplishing the work of the statistical unit; and (4) represent BJS before a wide variety of stakeholders at the national, state, and local levels that include users of BJS's statistical information and providers of data to BJS's statistical programs. BJS is looking for candidates with considerable knowledge and experience across all operational aspects of criminal justice data collections and statistical analysis at federal, state, Tribal and local governmental levels. In particular, we seek candidates who can effectively maintain existing core and establish new programs in the: (1) law enforcement, (2) prosecution and courts, and (3) institutional research and special projects units.



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    Responsibilities

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

    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.
    Manages, leads, or performs scientific work in applying statistical theories, techniques, and methods for gathering, studying, analyzing, interpreting, and reporting on statistically quantified information.

    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.

    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.

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

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - 4 times per quarter

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    15

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    United States Citizens

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