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Supplemental Questionnaire

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IMPORTANT: Applicants for this position are required to submit responses to the following supplemental questions.

Thank you for your interest in the position of Probation Chief of Research and Evaluation. Your completed response to this supplemental questionnaire will be evaluated to determine your qualifications and must be completed properly in order to be given full consideration for the next phase in the selection process. Additionally, your responses will also be evaluated and used in the selection process in order to identify the best qualified applicants.

Responses should be specific, thorough and succinct.  A lack of adequate detail in the supplemental questions and in your application may result in failure or disqualification for this recruitment.  Clarity of expression, grammar, spelling and the ability to follow instructions will be considered in the evaluation process.  A resume will not be accepted as a substitute for a thoroughly completed employment history and supplemental responses.

Information provided in your responses to the supplemental questionnaire regarding your employment experiences must also be detailed in the Work Experience section of the application for this recruitment. Please be sure to list all employers and required information on your application, especially if you are referencing those employers in your responses to the supplemental questions.

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Please describe your professional experience in research and evaluation activities related to rehabilitation, criminal justice and/or re-entry programs. In your response, please include your employer, dates of employment, and your title and role.


Please list three research or evaluation projects you have directed or had a significant role in designing or completing. In your response, include the following information:

  • Project name
  • Length of time
  • Number of research staff and your role on team
  • Type of methodology
  • Client
  • Three to four sentence summary of the project

Please describe your professional experience managing, overseeing, or responding to Public Records Act requests. In your response, please include your employer, dates of employment, and your title and role.


Please describe your experience with research design with four examples. Provide one example of each of the following:

  • Qualitative approach;
  • Quantitative data effort with primary data collection;
  • Quantitative data project using existing data bases (official records); and
  • A project where you employed program evaluation techniques.

Please limit your response to a five or six sentence paragraph-answer for each.


The supplemental questions were designed to elicit your experience as it relates to the current recruitment in order to identify the best qualified candidates for this position.  Only the best and most suitably qualified candidates will be invited to participate in the oral interviews.

By selecting yes below, you certify your understanding that all applicants who meet minimum qualifications are not guaranteed to move forward in the process.  

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