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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 10/24/17

Applications Due11/20/17

Vacancy ID44712

AgencyChildren & Family Services, Office of

TitleResearch Scientist 2

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade22

Bargaining UnitPS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary RangeFrom $68238 to $86398 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5

Workday

From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Rensselaer

Street Address Capital View Office Park-Strategic Planning and Policy Development

52 Washington Street

City Rensselaer

StateNY

Zip Code12144

Minimum Qualifications A Bachelor’s Degree and three years of professional research experience in the area(s) of child welfare, criminal justice, psychology, social work, sociology, program evaluation or other related field, OR

Master’s Degree in Social Welfare, Criminal Justice, Psychology, Sociology other related field, and two years of professional research experience in the area(s) of child welfare, criminal justice, social work, psychology, sociology, program evaluation or other related field; OR

A Doctorate Degree in Social Welfare, Criminal Justice, Psychology, Sociology or other related field.

Duties Description Under supervision of senior research staff, engage in research pertaining to child welfare and juvenile justice programs and initiatives. Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to: developing testable research hypotheses to evaluate and inform child welfare and juvenile justice programming; designing performance metrics and outcome based research studies and reports; extracting, preparing, and analyzing data from administrative databases to respond to programmatic data requests and federal reporting requirements; analyzing and interpreting findings in a manner that informs programming and policies; and design, monitoring and maintenance of date marts to facilitate required analysis.
Additional duties will be discussed in detail during the interview.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name New York State Office of Children and Family Services

Telephone 518-473-7936

Fax 518-474-0017

Email Address eoajobpostings@ocfs.ny.gov

Address

Street Bureau of Personnel, EOA #17-538 MMP

52 Washington Street, 231 North

City Rensselaer

State NY

Zip Code 12144

 

Notes on ApplyingQualified candidates should send a resume and cover letter giving the Title, Location, and EOA Number of the position being applied for. Please provide your email address and your work, home and cell phone numbers. In order to qualify you for the position when you have current or prior New York State employment, you may be contacted by OCFS Personnel for your social security number to confirm your employment history.

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