Research Associate Job Openings by US Other Agencies and Independent Organizations in Washington
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Detail of : Research Associate Job Opening in Washington
The Research Associate provides research and evaluation services across a wide range of content areas for the D.C. Courts. The purpose of the position is to enable the D.C. Courts to use data, evaluation results, and research findings to inform decision-making, ensure high-quality processes and services for the public, and enhance public trust and confidence in the Courts. Responsibilities
Brief Description of Duties: Designs and implements research projects, program evaluations, and administrative studies; presents findings to stakeholders.
Conducts or coordinates data collection and analysis for research projects, using appropriate research methodology and analytical techniques.
Develops performance measures and designs data collection and monitoring systems.
Coordinates the reporting of court caseload and statistical information.
Designs, executes and analyzes surveys; presents findings to targeted audiences.
Develops statements of work, serves on contractor selection panels, and coordinates and monitors the evaluation activities.
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Conditions of Employment
Background and security investigation are required.
A probationary period of one (1) year must be successfully completed.
To qualify for this position, you must submit the following:
1. Resume 2. Completed Vacancy Questionnaire 3. Documentation /Proof of Education (e.g. copy of college transcript or degree) 4. List of three (3) professional references All required documentation must be received by the closing date of the announcement.
Minimum Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree in a social science, public administration, or a related field, plus four (4) years of demonstrated experience conducting applied research in a public sector/government setting, preferably in a court/criminal justice system agency.
Strong analytical skills, with the ability to analyze and interpret quantitative and qualitative data.
Excellent oral and written communication skills, including preparing and presenting research findings for diverse audiences.
Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to maintain effective working relationships, collaborate on research projects, and work as part of a team
Excellent computer skills, with demonstrated knowledge of and experience with standard statistical analysis packages, (e.g., R, SAS or SPSS).
A master’s degree in a social science, public administration, or a related field, plus three (3) years of demonstrated experience conducting applied research in a public sector/government setting, preferably in a court/criminal justice system agency.
Please note that authorization for the release of your adult criminal record revealing any convictions and forfeitures, and any criminal cases currently pending before the courts are required. If you are selected for the position, a criminal history records check will be conducted.
The incumbent should be an enthusiastic and engaged professional who enjoys working with a diverse group of Court personnel and customers and lives the DC Courts’ values of Accountability, Excellence, Fairness, Integrity, Respect, and Transparency. Education
To qualify based on education, upload a copy of your college transcript or degree. The transcript must show the name of the college or university, your name, list of courses with credit hours, major(s), and grade-point average or class ranking. Only education or degrees recognized by the U.S. Department of Education from accredited colleges, universities, schools, or institutions may be used to qualify for District of Columbia Courts employment. You can verify your education here: http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/. Foreign Education: If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must upload a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript at time of application to receive credit for that education. For further information, visit: https://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html.
This job is being filled by an alternative hiring process and is not in the competitive Federal civil service. Please note there is a mandatory one year probationary period for all non-judicial new employees. All required information must be received by the vacancy announcement closing date. The safety of DC Court employees, contractors and the public is a top priority. In compliance with the guidelines published by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, the Courts has maximized its telework flexibilities. The ability and readiness for employees to telework impacts operational requirements and capabilities. This includes having a personal computer, tablet or mobile device which is not shared with secure internet connectivity. How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Upon receipt of your complete application package, a review of your application will be made to ensure that you meet the minimum qualification requirements. Answers submitted in the questionnaire must be supported on your resume. Your resume must reflect the relevant experience and that you meet the minimum qualifications or your application will not be considered. To preview questions please click here. Background checks and security clearance
Drug test required
1. Resume 2. Completed Vacancy Questionnaire 3. Documentation /Proof of Education (e.g. copy of college transcript or diploma) 4. List of three (3) professional references
If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits.
This is not a federal position. The District of Columbia Courts is an independent agency of the District of Columbia Government and is not under the authority of the City Mayor or the D. C. Council. DC Courts' appropriation comes directly from Congress. All DC Courts non-judicial employees receive federal benefits for the following programs: Life Insurance, Retirement Benefits, Health Insurance and Workers Compensation.
Please click on the following for more information about these benefits: http://www.opm.gov/Insure/health/enrollment/new_employees.asp The DC Courts leave policy is as follows:
Annual Leave: New full-time employees earn four (4) hours of annual leave biweekly. After three years of service this increases to six (6)hours biweekly, and at 15 years it increases to eight(8)hours biweekly. Most military, federal and District of Columbia government service counts toward the time required to go into the next higher annual leave category. Employees can carry over no more than 240 hours of annual leave into the next leave year. Sick Leave is used for personal medical needs, care of a family member, or adoption related purposes. Full-time employees earn four(4)hours of sick leave biweekly. This leave can be accrued without limit.
In addition to the federal health plans, the DC Courts offer employees supplemental vision and dental plans as well as a commuter transit benefit subsidy, for a maximum of $150 a month. There are 26 pay periods in the year.
Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.
This job is open to
U.S. citizens, nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.
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United States Citizens or individuals lawfully admitted for permanent residency or authorized by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Service to work in the United States. While the DC Courts has
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