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As Chief of Correctional Program Research, you would direct a research unit in the preparation of research reports and statistical analyses. Incumbents of these positions supervise subordinate research staff in the statistical analysis and evaluation of program activities. Incumbents at the Department of Correctional Services (DOCS) assist in the total care and confinement of inmates sentenced to the custody of the Department. All incumbents perform various duties and functions in conjunction with the overall operation of a facility and/or location to which they are assigned.
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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.
Open Competitive: a Ph.D. or all but dissertation degree in criminal justice, criminology, statistics, psychology, political science, or sociology, including fifteen credit hours in research methods, statistics, and/or computer data analysis; AND three years of experience in crime-related or delinquency-related research, at least one year of which must have been as the leader or chief of a research project.
Promotion: one year of permanent competitive service as a Program Research Specialist 3 (Criminal Justice).
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