The Bureau of Justice Statistics of the Department of Justice is the principal federal agency responsible for collecting, analyzing, and disseminating reliable statistics on crime, criminal offenders, victims of crime, and the operation of justice systems at all levels of government in the U.S. BJS produces official government statistics for government officials (federal, state, local, and tribal), criminal justice practitioners, private organizations, academia, the media and the general publicLearn more about this agency
(The duties described reflect the full performance level of this position)
The incumbent serves as Deputy Director of the Statistical Operations Division of the Bureau of Justice Statistics, and reports to the BJS director.
The incumbent supervises unit chiefs who are responsible for statistical collections and programs, overseeing the administration of, and providing technical directions to, the unit chiefs on a variety of national statistical data collections and programs in the Statistical Operations Division.
The incumbent serves as a key member of the executive management team and participates in the day-to-day operations of the Bureau, with responsibilities for preparing matters for decisions by the director; carrying out efforts to implement plans, policies and programs; and completing ad hoc senior-level tasks as assigned.
The incumbent carries out management duties and responsibilities, including preparing responses to requests for statistics or other information from leadership components of the Department of Justice (DOJ), the White House, or Congress.
The incumbent supervises unit chiefs who are responsible for producing solicitations, OMB packages, and statistical reports, ensuring that these products meet plain language writing standards, meet the BJS standards for data quality and analysis, and meet criteria for submission to the BJS publishing process.
The incumbent collaborates with the Deputy Director of the Planning, Policy, and Management Division as necessary to coordinate responses to outside requests for information and to support the Bureau's operations for efficient and effective execution of policies, plans, procedures, and products.
The incumbent coordinates and consults with the Senior Statistical Advisor on matters pertaining to survey design, sample design, statistical methodology, and criminal justice subject-matter issues.
The incumbent serves as an expert in working with different data sources (such as survey data and administrative records) and in statistical methods and techniques, including survey design, instrument design, data linkage, and complex statistical analyses.
Occasional travel - May be required for meetings, conferences, training, etc.
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