New York State has approximately 13 positions* in this title statewide. You may view a breakdown of positions by county. This position exists in Criminal Justice Services, Div of. View links to all New York State agencies including agencies that have this title. For more information, New York State employees can contact the Career Mobility Office at (518) 485-6199 or (800) 553-1322. If you are not a current New York State employee, you can use the Department of Civil Service Web site to explore possible employment opportunities.
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A listing of titles that are most commonly used as steps for upward mobility for this title series. The salary schedule for this career ladder is also available.
Criminal Justice Policy Analyst 2
As a Criminal Justice Policy Analyst 2, you will perform various assignments such as analyzing and presenting complex criminal and/or juvenile justice data and trends; developing projections; reviewing and analyzing complex criminal or juvenile justice policy, developing reports on criminal or juvenile justice programs; conducting relevant research, preparing correspondence, and providing technical assistance to various entities. You will work independently with little supervision. You will be expected to function as a project leader and will supervise staff in the performance of similar but less complex duties.
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Please note: qualifications for this position may be subject to change. If substitutions for education and/or experience are allowed, this information would be available on the announcement.
You must take and pass a Civil Service Examination in order to be considered for this position.
There are two examinations held for this position. Please note: New York State employees may qualify for both.
For qualified employees of New York State on or before the date of the examination, you must be a qualified employee of the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services and have had three months of permanent competitive or 55-b/55-c service as follows:
Either A. as a Criminal Justice Policy Analyst 1;*
Or B. as a Program Research Specialist 2 (Criminal Justice).
*Due to the April 2018 title structure change, permanent competitive or 55-b/55-c service as a Criminal Justice Policy Analyst 2 is also qualifying.
**Due to the October 2022 title structure change, permanent competitive or 55-b/55-c service as a Program Research Specialist 2 (Criminal Justice) is also qualifying.
If you were permanently appointed to a qualifying title on or before December 25, 2022, and have served continuously in this title since that date, you are eligible to file for this examination.
Only the title or titles listed are qualifying.
For all other qualified individuals, on or before the date of the examination, you must have:
Either 1. a bachelor's degree in correctional studies, crime analysis, criminal justice, criminology, economics, forensics, government, law, law enforcement, law and society, political science, public administration, public affairs, public justice, psychology, social work, or sociology, AND three years of the qualifying experience described below.* One year of this experience must have been as a project leader or project supervisor and must be described clearly on your examination application;
Or 2. a master's degree or higher in correctional studies, crime analysis, criminal justice, criminology, economics, forensics, government, law, law enforcement, law and society, political science, public administration, public affairs, public justice, psychology, social work, or sociology, AND two years of the qualifying experience described below.* One year of this experience must have been as a project leader or project supervisor and must be described clearly on your examination application.
*Criminal justice and/or juvenile justice populations include individuals who have been subject to an arrest or delinquency action at any time in their lives.
For informational purposes only, click on the examination number(s) listed below to see the current or previous examination(s) that are used to fill this title.26-920 38-870
When this examination is scheduled to be held, the announcement can be found on the Department of Civil Service, Examination Announcements web page. If you do not see an examination currently scheduled please check back on a monthly basis or sign up for announcement notification by email so that you will automatically be notified when new examinations are being offered.
Career mobility is not just limited to the titles in the Career Ladder, above. Additional movement may be achieved through other examinations, additional education and/or work experience or transfer opportunities. For additional information or clarification of transfer determinations, current State employees should contact the Career Mobility Office. Visit ELMS Online to view established open-competitive, promotion, and transition eligible lists. If you are not a current New York State employee, see Employment Opportunities with New York State and find out how to become a New York State employee.