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Multnomah County Dept. of Community Justice portland OR
Aug 17, 2022
Full time
OVERVIEW As a Research Evaluation Analyst, you will be responsible for providing evaluation services to the leadership of the Department of Community Justice Director’s Office.  You will help conduct complex outcome and process evaluations and help to develop performance measurements.  You will work alongside leaders who make policy decisions as well as community partners on conducting data analysis and research on DCJ programs.  If you are interested in joining our team of dynamic individuals, we strongly encourage you to apply!   The ideal candidate has: Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to effectively lead a team. Experience working with diverse teams. Understanding of the phases of research (development, implementation, analysis, and dissemination)   This position is responsible for: Providing support to ongoing research projects.  Updating County dashboards. Data collection methods (interviewing, surveying, focus groups, and content analysis).  Maintaining databases and data collections. This eligible list from this recruitment may be used to fill future regular, on-call, temporary and limited duration positions.   Workforce Equity:  At Multnomah County we are committed to maintaining an effective, respectful and inclusive workplace. We value collaborative problem solving and strive for continuous improvement. We strongly believe in workforce equity, diversity and inclusion. Visit our Workforce Equity Strategies Plan (WESP) to see where Multnomah County is headed with these values.   DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY JUSTICE:  Vision ~ Community Safety through Positive Change  The Department of Community Justice (DCJ) is recognized as a national leader in both adult and juvenile community justice. DCJ routinely consults and makes use of evidence-based practices in our program and policy development. The Department's commitment to data-informed decision-making has led DCJ to make smart investments of taxpayer dollars in supervision, sanctions, and services for the county's highest risk and highest need offenders. DCJ makes long-term investments in its employees through the provision of education and training. The Department believes that in order to enhance public safety we must work collaboratively with the judiciary, law enforcement, schools, treatment agencies, and the community. More general information about the Department of Community Justice including our mission, vision, and strategies can be found at www.multco.us/dcj .   COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: To protect the health of the community and employees, Multnomah County requires employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an approved medical or religious exception as a qualification of employment.  The rule applies to all employees, as allowable by law. Candidates who receive an offer of County employment must provide proof of vaccination upon hire or submit an exception request prior to their start date.    TO QUALIFY We will consider any combination of relevant work experience, volunteering, education, and transferable skills as qualifying unless an item or section is labeled required. Please be clear and specific about how your background is relevant.    Required Minimum Qualifications/Transferable Skills:  Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in applied research or evaluation subjects, psychology, sociology, social work, or related social science field; AND One year of experience in applied research or evaluation experience. Other: This position requires advanced knowledge and understanding of cultures, customs, and social experiences of Black, Native American, Latino, or experiences of marginalized communities. This would be demonstrated by knowledge of the traditions, values and customs of the community being served, as well as the ability to identify specific examples of experience working directly with individuals and families who identify with the  Black, Native American, Latino, or people who come from marginalized communities This position requires knowledge of and experience in performing community based research activities with agencies who serve marginalized communities. This position requires advanced knowledge of how equity, inclusion, implicit bias, institutional racism, and other forms of systemic oppression apply to research and evaluation activities.  A background investigation, which may include being fingerprinted, is required for this position. Employment is contingent on passing a background investigation.   Preferred Special Qualifications/Transferable Skills: You do not need to have the following preferred qualifications/transferable skills to qualify. However, keep in mind we may consider some or all of the following when identifying the most qualified candidates. Please clearly explain on your application how you meet any of the following preferred qualifications/transferable skills. Prior criminal justice research experience. Experienced in quantitative analysis and reporting. Experienced in research methodologies. Experienced in data collection and management. Prior work in a public sector organization. Experience developing and presenting a wide variety of sensitive reports and presentations to policy makers, managers, and colleagues.
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