RESEARCH ASSOCIATE

first_imgPosting Details Security Sensitive Position?Yes Special Instructions to ApplicantsOpen to all applicants. Applicant DocumentsRequired DocumentsResumeCover Letter/Letter of ApplicationOfficial TranscriptsOptional DocumentsOther DocumentReference Letter 1Reference Letter 2Reference Letter 3 • Conducts and synthesize research on criminal justice policies andpractices.• Analyzes performance measures and other justice data. Communicateresearch and analytical findings to a variety of audiences bothorally and in writing.• Presents research to academics, practitioners, and generalaudiences and have prior work featured and popular culture andtop-tier scholarly outlets.• Develops methods for problem solving, process change, andsolutions implementation that ensure enterprise–wide integration.Identify best practices, assess performance measurement, andresearch, collect, and verify data and translate it into strategicand operational guidance.• Guides and assists clients with a wide range of management,organizational, and business improvement and modernizationinitiatives by applying continuous process improvement strategies,methodologies, and principles.• Provides group facilitation, interviewing, training, and otherforms of knowledge transfer.• Leads a team that will design and develop logic models,performance measures, and criminal justice data collectionprograms.• Performs other job-related duties as assigned. Hiring Range$20.181155 – $25.2261 1.0 Essential Duties Summary Posting NumberTSU202372 Grant TitleRESEARCH ASSOCIATE Knowledge of:• Policies, procedures, and practices.• Experience with federal, state and local requirements for themeasurement of criminal justice program effectiveness.• Requires knowledge in computer software statistical packages suchas SPSS, Stata, SAS, R, and/or HLM .• Must have a working knowledge of criminal justice programs.• Requires experience working with criminal justice agencies andresearch-practice partnerships.• Microsoft Office Professional or similar application.Skill in:• Detail oriented.• Both verbal and written communication.Ability to:• Managing data and conducting quantitative and qualitativeanalyses, such as multilevel and capsuling, and quasi-experimentalmethods. UA EEO Statement Position Details N/A Required Licensing/Certification It is the policy of Texas Southern University to provide a workenvironment that is free from discrimination for all personsregardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin,individuals with disability, sexual orientation, or protectedveteran status in its programs, activities, admissions oremployment policies. This policy of equal opportunity is strictlyobserved in all University employment-related activities such asadvertising, recruiting, interviewing, testing, employmenttraining, compensation, promotion, termination, and employmentbenefits. This policy expressly prohibits harassment anddiscrimination in employment based on race, color, religion,gender, gender identity, genetic history, national origin,individuals with disability, age, citizenship status, or protectedveteran status. This policy shall be adhered to in accordance withthe provisions of all applicable federal, state and local laws,including, but not limited to, Title VII of the Civil RightsAct.Manual of Administrative Policies andProcedures Work Experience * Do you have past experience as a Research Assistant or aProject Assistant?YesNo * Do you have a minimum of 1 to 3 years of experience withcriminal justice research, criminal justice quantitative analysis,project management, and criminal justice assessment and performancemeasures?YesNocenter_img Requires a minimum of 1 to 3 years of experience with criminaljustice research, criminal justice quantitative analysis, projectmanagement, and criminal justice assessment and performancemeasures.Past experience as a Research Assistant or a Project Assistant ispreferred. * Do you have a Master’s degree from an accredited four-yearcollege or university in administrative/criminal justice, socialscience, or related field. A Ph.D in criminal justice, socialscience, or a related field is preferred?Master’s degree from an accredited four-year college oruniversity in administrative/criminal justice, social science, orrelated field.Ph.D in criminal justice, social science, or a relatedfield.None of the above. Posting Supplemental QuestionsRequired fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). Desired start date Under general supervision will aid in conducting various researchprojects and will assist with the development of researchquestions, data collection as needed, data analysis, and writingand presenting research findings. Also be expected to attend weeklystaff and research team meetings. The selected candidate will serveas a representative of Center for Justice Research ( CJR ) andcarry out the research agenda established by CJR and itspartners.This is a Grant Funded position. Official TSU TitleRESEARCH ASSOCIATE Routine office environment.Sitting or standing in one location much of the time.Some stooping, lifting or carrying objects light weight may berequired.Use of video display terminal. Working/Environmental Conditions Master’s degree from an accredited four-year college or universityin administrative/criminal justice, social science, or relatedfield. A Ph.D in criminal justice, social science, or a relatedfield is preferred. % FTE Education Hours of Work8:00 AM – 5:00 PM M-F Job Description Summary / TWC Summary Open Until Filled (overrides close field)Yes Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Position End Date (if temporary) Close Datelast_img

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