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Data Scientist: Metropolitan Police Department
April 28, 2018
The Data Scientist will provide data science and advanced analytical support, generating actionable insights from data and then presenting those insights in compelling graphical, numerical, and narrative forms. The Data Scientist will independently and collaboratively with other internal and external entities provide timely, relevant, and scientifically rigorous evidence to inform MPD’s policies, programs, and decision-making.
Performance Analyst/Data Scientist: The LAB @ DC
Minimum rate - $70,345.00
Program Analyst (Performance Management), CS-343-12
Agency: Performance Management Division
Area of Consideration: Open to the General Public
No. of Openings: 1
Salary $70,345 – $89,992 per annum
Opening Date: January 17, 2018
Closing Date: January 27, 2018
Duration of Appointment: Career Service – Continuing Full-Time
Collective Bargaining Unit: Non-Union – This position is not a collective bargaining unit.
This is a standardized position description that is designed for use in any District of Columbia Government department, office or agency.
The incumbent in this position provides a variety program analysis functions and conducts studies of programs within an assigned organization. The purpose of the program studies and analyses is to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of organizational structures, to assess organizational and program problems and recommend solutions; and to review and evaluate the potential effectiveness of proposed organizations and programs.
Gathers and organizes information from a variety of sources such as records, computer files, previous studies, and interviews, analyses information to identify issues and isolate problems, develops solutions and measurements of productivity and effectiveness for use by others, develops detailed briefings and reports of findings and recommendations, and convinces others to implement recommendations.
Organizes and delivers briefings to present findings, solutions, and recommendations to managers, and prepares option papers and similar staff reports. Assignments may involve independent studies to determine the proper organization and structure of the activities of an agency, department, or large office; the conduct of studies to measure and track the progress and accomplishments of a District of Columbia organizational component dedicated to a major assigned organizational function; the planning of a single program to be carried out by various field organizations by identifying, collecting, and analyzing appropriate information, and presenting finds; devising new internal structures for a organizational component within a major office of an agency, department or large office.
Knowledge of a wide range of specialized analytical methods and techniques for planning, analyzing, and evaluating the effectiveness of work processes or programs, and a general knowledge of related studies and cases.
Knowledge of pertinent laws regulations, polices and precedents that affect the program or work processes studied, and knowledge of the major issues, program goal and objectives, substantive work processes and program operations of the organization.
High degree of skill in applying and adapting analytical methods and techniques.
Knowledge and skill used to plan, schedule, and conduct projects and studies to evaluate, identify and resolve issues and problems.
Licensures, Certifications and other requirements
This position has been designated as an emergency/essential employee position under the provisions of District Personnel Manual, Chapter 12. As such, your services may be required in emergency situations to perform crucial duties, i.e., snow removal, debris removal, transportation, shelter operation, food distribution, and communication. These duties may be performed when the government is closed or when most employees are dismissed early.
High School Diploma or GED, Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
DDOT is an employer of choice for any job seeker who has passion, energy, and enthusiasm about our city. Employee benefits include:
•Health and life insurance benefits and retirement benefits (More information about these benefits is available on the D.C. Department of Human Resources (DCHR) website at www.dchr.dc.gov.)
•Complimentary Capital BikeShare Membership
•Free rides on DC Circulator buses
•Continued professional development, and professional growth through d.University, the in-house training available for all DDOT employees
•Flexible work schedule (team and role dependent)
•Employer assisted housing loan program, providing payment and/or closing cost financing for first-time home buyers (restrictions apply)
The District of Columbia Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, family responsibilities, matriculation, physical handicap, or political affiliation.
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forging a stronger connection between behavioral science and policy makers
policy influencer & practitioner benefits
- We arrange consultation services with the BSPA membership base – comprised of leading behavioral scientists with an expertise in government, corporate and non-profit settings
- We provide access to the most current, insights-driven behavioral policy recommendations and implementation of behavioral insights and interventions via articles, white papers, abstracts, essays
behavioral science expert benefits
- We sustain a forum for consultation with policy influencers and practitioners interested in testing and applying rigorous research to real issues
- We support the cultivation of relationships, collaborative efforts and opportunities with fellow behavioral science experts
- We identify opportunities for fellowships, internships, and positions in government and private sector organizations in which social scientists can design and implement practice-focused research or help interpret such research for policy development and implementation
- In partnership with The Brookings Institution, we democratize access to publish applied behavioral research and policy recommendations research by way of a unique peer-reviewed journal