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Program Analyst

The mission of the Department of Youth and Rehabilitation Services (DYRS) is to improve public safety and give court-involved youth the opportunity to become more productive citizens by building on the strengths of youth and their families in the least restrictive, most homelike environment consistent with public safety. DYRS administers detention, commitment and aftercare services for youth held under its care in its facilities or residing in the DC community. 

The Program Analyst is located within the Department of Youth Rehabilitation’s (DYRS) Division of Administrative Services, Office of Research & Evaluation. The Office of Research and Evaluation is responsible for developing and implementing performance management strategies to be used in decision-making across the agency, including establishing standards, identifying indicators, measuring performance, and determining success. The primary purpose of this position is to provide a variety of program analysis functions, conduct studies of programs within DYRS, and improve the efficiency and effectiveness of organizational structures.

Major Duties & Responsibilities:

The Program Analyst has the responsibility of gathering and organizing information from a variety of sources such as records, computer files, and previous studies; Identifying issues and isolating problems, developing solutions and measurements of productivity and effectiveness; Developing detail briefings and reports of findings and recommendations; Organizing and delivering briefing presentations to managers and other staff members within DYRS; Researching to determine organization and structure of DYRS activities; Conducting studies in order to measure and track the progress and accomplishments of the agency.

Additionally, the incumbent is responsible for the following duties including but not limited to the following: Providing statistical analysis packages and trend projections utilizing software; Designing and maintaining dashboards utilizing software; Serving as the main point of contact and liaison for the Juvenile Justice Data Committee; Compiling, entering and analyzing large amounts of data; Performing other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Education

Individual must possess at least one-year (1) of specialized experience must have been equivalent to at least the next lower grade level in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Specialized Experience is experience that equips the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. Specialized experience can include regression analysis, research and drafting comprehensive reports.

The following skill sets are highly preferred:

Experience with Tableau and Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS) software; Expert knowledge preparing statistical reports such as regression analysis; Knowledge and experience using Microsoft Suite applications including PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Access, Outlook, Publisher, etc.; Knowledge and experience compiling large amounts of data; Knowledge of Restorative Justice as it relates to at-risk youth; Experience maintaining databases; Expert and demonstrated knowledge performing research; Experience creating dashboards.

Licenses and Certifications:

None

Work Conditions and Environment:

The incumbent works primarily in an office setting however, some tasks will require fieldwork in juvenile secured facilities or community based residential or nonresidential settings.

Other Significant Facts:

Tour of Duty: M-F during normal work hours between 8:30 am - 5:00 pm *Times are flexible pending department needs and supervisory approval*

Area of Consideration: Open to the Public   

Promotion Potential: No Known Promotion Potential 

Pay Plan, Series and Grade: CS-0343-13

Collective Bargaining Unit (Non-Union): This position is not a part of a Collective Bargaining Unit.

Duration of Appointment: Career Services-Regular Appointment.

Position Designation: 

This position has been designated as Security Sensitive. Pursuant to section 410 of Chapter 4 of the D.C. Personnel Regulations; in addition to the general suitability screening, individuals applying for or occupying Security sensitive positions are subject to the following checks and tests:

(a) Criminal background check;

(b) Traffic record check (as applicable); and

(c) Consumer credit check (as applicable).

EEO Statement: 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.

The mission of the Department of Youth and Rehabilitation Services (DYRS) is to improve public safety and give court-involved youth the opportunity to become more productive citizens by building on the strengths of youth and their…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Application Deadline
    July 30, 2021

Salary

$87,703 - $113,002

Benefits

The District offers a comprehensive benefits package. For more information, please visit https://dchr.dc.gov/page/employee-benefits.

The District offers a comprehensive benefits package. For more information, please visit https://dchr.dc.gov/page/employee-benefits.

Location

On-site
Washington, DC, USA

How to Apply

To officially apply, please visit the following link:

https://careers.dc.gov/psc/erecruit/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Action=U&Page=HRS_APP_SCHJOB_FL&utm_medium=referral&utm_source=idealist

To officially apply, please visit the following link:

https://careers.dc.gov/psc/erecruit/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Action=U&Page…

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