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    This position is located in the U.S. Department of Education (ED), Office for Civil Rights (OCR), Program Legal Group (PLG), Civil Rights Data Collection Team (CRDC), headquarters in Washington, DC.  The incumbent works under the direction of the CRDC Team Leader, and supports PLG's Director, and the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy.  Since 1968, OCR has conducted the CRDC to collect data on key education and civil rights issues in our nation's public schools.

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    This is an open continuous announcement with cutoff dates.  Applications will be referred based on receipt of application and established cutoff dates as follows:

    1st cutoff:  August 5, 2021

    2nd cutoff:  September 6, 2021 

    3rd cutoff:  October 6, 2021 

    4th cutoff:  November 8, 2021

    5th cutoff:  December 7, 2021

    6th cutoff:  January 6, 2022

    7th cutoff:  February 7, 2022

    8th cutoff:  March 7, 2022 

    9th cutoff:  April 6, 2022 

    10th cutoff:  May 5, 2022

    11th cutoff:  June 6, 2022

    END DATE:  July 5, 2022

    We encourage you to read this entire vacancy announcement prior to submitting your application.

    As a Statistician, GS-1530-13, you will be responsible for:

    The incumbent of this position provides methodological, statistical and conceptual formulations, advice, and guidance to OCR managers to determine institutional compliance with the civil rights laws, a major component of OCR's national civil rights compliance and enforcement program.

    The Statistician:

    •  Handles the most complex aspects of applying the principles and theories of statistical analytics and OCR-related legal requirements to determining compliance with the civil rights laws under OCR's jurisdiction.
    •  Provides coordination and leadership where necessary to OCR managers, staff, or representatives from other ED components to develop, plan, and use statistical evaluation methodologies to determine civil rights compliance.
    •  Researches and develops new or revised methodological and analytical statistical approaches to determine compliance with the subject matter areas under OCR's jurisdiction, as well as to gather additional research to be used by policymakers and researchers in civil rights and educational fields.
    •  Represents OCR in a variety of meetings and conferences, maintains effective relationships with professional groups and education officials at the federal, state, and local levels, and presents information to OCR and Department leaders in an accurate and thorough manner.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - 10% or less

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/606537000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.