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Title: Senior Research Analyst 

Organization: Denver's Office of the Independent Monitor: 

The City and County of Denver's Office of the Independent Monitor is seeking an accomplished professional to perform a wide range of analytical work to support its operations and policy analysis program. We offer a rare opportunity to do cutting-edge criminal justice policy analyses that directly impact the community. The mission of the Office of Independent Monitor is to ensure accountability, effectiveness, and transparency in the Denver Police and Sheriff disciplinary processes by:

(1) Monitoring investigations into complaints and critical incidents involving uniformed personnel and making recommendations on findings and discipline; (2) Conducting data-driven policy and practice analyses of potential issues related to officer/community contacts; (3) Publicly reporting on patterns of complaints, findings, and discipline and making recommendations regarding policy issues; and (4) Promoting alternative and innovative means for resolving police complaints, such as mediation.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

-Plan, organize and conduct data-driven evaluations of police and sheriff department policies and practices. For an example of the type of work that the OIM is engaged in, see our recent analysis of the process for handling inmate complaints inside Denver's jails: www.denvergov.org/Portals/374/documents/Semiannual_Report_Final_2013-12-02.pdf -Administer the OIMs data management and research program. -Perform complex quantitative analyses of police and sheriff-related data. -Coordinate the preparation of detailed semiannual and annual reports on patterns in complaints, workload and investigation outcomes. -Develop new methods for collecting, cleaning, analyzing, and reporting on quantitative data. -Develop error checking programs and ensure that data collected are timely, reliable, and valid. -Assist in developing, recommending, and coordinating the implementation of new process related policies and procedures. -Perform other related duties as assigned or requested.

QUALIFICATIONS -A Ph.D. in criminology, criminal justice, sociology, public policy, public administration, or other related discipline is strongly preferred. -Candidates with a masters degree or who are ABD in criminal justice, criminology, sociology, public policy, public administration, or other related disciplines will be considered.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: -Skill in extracting, cleaning, analyzing, and reporting on quantitative criminal justice data. -Skill in using research methods to evaluate criminal justice policies, programs, or practices. -Skill in one or more common statistical packages, such as SPSS, STATA, SAS, or R. -Skill in preparing written and oral analytical reports. -Ability to coordinate and manage complex data-driven research and evaluation projects. -Ability to prepare research/evaluation reports based upon current research methods. -Ability to extract data from complex relational databases through the use of reporting tools such Access or Crystal reports. -Ability to visualize complex data for a general audience -Ability to write about complex statistical information in a manner that is accessible to a general audience. -Knowledge of research and statistical methods. -Knowledge of policy or program evaluation techniques. -Knowledge of the academic/policy literatures or work experience in relation to police and/or criminal justice policy is desirable -Knowledge of academic/policy literatures or work experience in relation to police oversight, police misconduct, and police internal affairs issues is highly desirable.


Successful candidates will be required to pass a rigorous background investigation.

DETAILS Deadline: Review is ongoing and will be completed no later than  April 03, 2014 Salary:  $65,100.00-$104,160.00

TO APPLY:  Please email a resume, two writing samples, a list of three references, and cover letter detailing your qualifications to the Office of the Independent Monitor at joseph.deangelis@denvergov.org. Please enter Management Analyst in the subject line of the email.



Title:Assistant or Associate Professor- Public Administration (3 positions)Edit

Department of Public Administration Payroll Title/Level:Assistant or Associate Professor

Location/Department:Department of Public Administration Position Type:

FLSA Status:
Salary:
Commensurate with experience and qualifications

College Web Site:www.jjay.cuny.edu Notice Number:9055

Date Posted:9/13/2013 Closing Date:11/12/2013

Position Description and Duties:

Performs teaching, research and guidance duties in area(s) of expertise. Shares responsibility for committee and department assignments including administrative, supervisory, and other functions.

John Jay College of Criminal Justice invites applications for 3 tenure/tenure-track assistant or associate professor positions in Public Administration effective Fall 2014.

The College's Department of Public Management houses the undergraduate Public Administration and Criminal Justice Management majors. Public Management Department faculty also teach in the College's NASPAA-accredited and nationally-ranked MPA Programs in Public Policy and Administration and in Inspection and Oversight.

John Jay College of Criminal Justice, a senior college of the City University of New York (CUNY), is an internationally recognized leader in educating for justice, committed to the advancement of justice and just societies. It is a public liberal arts college that enriches the entire learning experience by highlighting themes of justice across the arts, sciences, humanities, and social sciences. Located steps from Lincoln Center at the cultural heart of New York City, the college offers bachelors and masters degrees and participates in the doctoral programs of the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. Under the leadership of its fourth president, Jeremy Travis, the college has experienced unprecedented faculty hiring, an expansion of its curricular offerings, and the opening in 2011 of a new 600,000 square foot building with a black-box theater, state-of-the-art lab space for students and faculty, a moot courtroom, and a variety of virtual learning settings.

Qualification Requirements: Ph.D. degree in area(s) of experience or equivalent. Also required are the ability to teach successfully, demonstrated scholarship or achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.

We welcome all applicants in this field, but are especially interested in candidates with expertise or experience in one or more of the following specializations:
- Budget or Financial Management and Analysis
- Organizational Behavior and Theory

- Inspection, Oversight, and Auditing

- Policy Planning and Analysis

- Measurement and Assessment
- Criminal Justice Policy and Administration

- Corruption, Ethics, and Integrity - Court Administration - Court Administration

- Urban Planning

- Human Resources - Incident Analysis 

Doctorate degree in public administration or a closely related field is required. Promising ABDs or highly qualified and experienced people with advanced degrees can be considered at commensurate rank.   Requested Items:

How To Apply:To apply please enter the CUNYFirst Job Board by clicking on "Click Here" on the yellow box on the prior page. For ease of navigation, click on “Job Search” tab after you register or log in with your current username and password. Please type 9055 in Job Opening ID box and click on search button. When the "Assistant or Associate Professor- Public Administration ” link appears, click on "Apply Now” please send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference, preferably in PDF format. Upload your cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of three professional references as one document.

Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2013. Position closes November 12, 2013.

For additional information about the position, contact Professor Ned Benton at nbenton@jjay.cuny.edu or 212.237.8089

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The City University of New York

An Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Immigration Reform and Control Act/Americans with Disabilities Act Employer 


2/20/14: Has anyone heard anything about this position?

2/24: I know they did phone/skype interviews back in January. I don't know if they've moved on this or whether they'll be bringing candidates in for visits/further interviews.

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