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RESEARCH ANALYST

Recruitment #19-000023-0001

GRADE

13

LOCATION OF POSITION

6776 Reisterstown Rd, Baltimore MD 21215

Main Purpose of Job

The purpose of the Research Analyst will be to collect, analyze, evaluate and disseminate criminal history information relating to arrest and disposition records in Maryland. The analyst will coordinate the sharing of criminal history statistical information among the CJIS and ITCD operating managers for the purpose of identifying better reporting and management processes, to identify trends in database errors or data reporting issues. The individual will provide statistical analysis support to the Director, Assistant Directors, and operational administrators within CJIS.

POSITION DUTIES

This position is responsible for researching and locating missing court disposition information, matching the retrieved court disposition information with the associated arrest information in the State's criminal history database and updating the State's criminal history records with the newly found disposition information.

Research Analyst will conduct court disposition research at Maryland State Archives (MSA), located at 350 Rowe Blvd., Annapolis, MD 21401. Use of a state vehicle will be available for this travel. This duty is not full time but is rotated with the other Analyst.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Possession of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university including or supplemented by three or more semester hours in statistics beyond the elementary course.

Experience: One year of experience in statistical or research work which must have included the application of statistical techniques.

Note: 

1. One year’s experience in statistical research work, including the application of elementary statistical techniques, may be substituted for the required course in advanced statistics.

2. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in Statistician and Intelligence Officer specialty codes in the Statistics field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience and education. 

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Experience in analyzing, collecting, evaluating and disseminating criminal history information to criminal agencies.

Experience in identifying trends and anomalies within statistical data

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator’s license valid in the State of Maryland.

EXAMINATION PROCESS

The examination will consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience as presented on your application and as they relate to the requirements of the position. Therefore, it is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year.

Please make sure that you provide complete and accurate information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after the above closing date.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

To submit your qualifying documents; the preferred method is to upload them using the "other" tab on the online application. However, if you’re unable to upload your documents, please fax requested information only to 410-585-0570 (providing a cover sheet with your contact information, recruitment name, recruitment number and the number of pages faxed). We will not consider information submitted after the closing date of this announcement.

Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of completing the online or paper application.

Online applications are STRONGLY recommended; if you do not have internet access, please mail your application by the closing date to:

HRSD-Recruitment & Examination

ATTN: J. Rolon

300 East Joppa Road, Suite 1107

Towson, MD 21286

For more information, please call 410-339-3695

As an equal opportunity employer Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply.



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