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    Summary

    This position is located in the Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS). As a BJS supervisory statistician, you will have responsibilities for maintaining, enhancing, and expanding major statistical series and programs to ensure that the knowledge created has utility to stakeholders and that BJS's data collection activities are implemented in ways that maintain the trust and confidence of its data providers.

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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 their collection activities and analyses conform 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.
    Develops and follows best practices related to data collection, analysis and dissemination, including, adhering to all Office of Management and Budget (OMB) guidelines and directives, and data collection requirements associated with the Paperwork Reduction Act.

    Supervises a group of employees performing work at the GS-12-14 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. Develops annual work plans through the employee-performance-management system. Provides informal feedback and periodically evaluates employee performance. 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.
    Prepares and gives presentations concerning the interpretation and analysis of statistics and technical data to government entities, subject matter experts, upper levels of management, general public and other stakeholders.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - 1 day per month is anticipated

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    15

  • Job family (Series)

    1530 Statistics

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