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CITY RESEARCH SCIENTIST

RESEARCH ANALYST

The Office of Research and Policy Innovation is the DSS policy analysis, research, and program evaluation unit, informing high-level decision-making across DSS-HRA-DHS. Through rigorous research studies and evaluations, ORPI develops and analyzes the evidence base for HRA and DHS work and provides unbiased recommendations regarding priority issues and initiatives to the NYC Department of Social Services (DSS) Commissioner, the Human Resources Administration (HRA) and Department of Homeless Services (DHS) Administrators, the DSS Chief Program Planning and Financial Management Officer, and HRA and DHS program leadership. ORPI is additionally responsible for providing strategic direction in the development and monitoring of collaborative research and evaluation efforts and grant proposals.


ORPI is recruiting for one (1) City Research Scientist II who will:


• Conduct program evaluations of pilot programs and other priority interventions across a wide range of DSS/HRA/DHS program areas—and using a wide range of methods. Evaluation designs include experimental and quasi-experimental impact evaluations, mixed-methods implementation and outcome studies, and cost-benefit analyses.


• Implement policy and data research projects, analyzing qualitative and quantitative data to address questions posed by program leadership and executive staff about agency operations and the needs and experiences of our clients, staff, and other target populations.


• Collect qualitative and quantitative data in support of evaluation and research efforts, including drafting data collection instruments and consent processes and coordinating logistics for surveys, interviews, focus groups, and observations of client-staff interactions.


• Produce environmental scans and literature reviews, synthesizing existing research from the academic literature, research organizations.


• Present findings at internal and external meetings, including national research conferences.


Minimum Qual Requirements

1. For Assignment Level I (only physical, biological and environmental sciences and public health) A master's degree from an accredited college or university with a specialization in an appropriate field of physical, biological or environmental science or in public health.

To be appointed to Assignment Level II and above, candidates must have:

1. A doctorate degree from an accredited college or university with specialization in an appropriate field of physical, biological, environmental or social science and one year of full-time experience in a responsible supervisory, administrative or research capacity in the appropriate field of specialization; or

2. A master's degree from an accredited college or university with specialization in an appropriate field of physical, biological, environmental or social science and three years of responsible full-time research experience in the appropriate field of specialization; or

3. Education and/or experience which is equivalent to "1" or "2" above. However, all candidates must have at least a master's degree in an appropriate field of specialization and at least two years of experience described in "2" above. Two years as a City Research Scientist Level I can be substituted for the experience required in "1" and "2" above.


NOTE:

Probationary Period

Appointments to this position are subject to a minimum probationary period of one year.

Preferred Skills

• Expertise in research and evaluation methods, including experience designing and implementing experimental and/or quasi-experimental program evaluations.

• Working knowledge of applied statistics and data analytics, including proficiency in a statistical software package (e.g., SPSS, Stata, SAS, R).

• Experience analyzing large-scale survey or administrative data, such as the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey.

• Experience collecting and analyzing primary data through surveys, interviews, focus groups, and/or observations.

• Experience disseminating research findings through written reports and presentations.

• Working knowledge of federal and state social policies and social service programs.

Salary Range: $75,504 - $86,830 (Annual)

New York City offers an excellent and comprehensive benefits package.

For consideration, please go to http://www1.nyc.gov/jobs and search for Job ID # 492499 to apply.

SUBMISSION OF A RESUME IS NOT A GUARANTEE THAT YOU WILL RECEIVE AN INTERVIEW.

HRA/DSS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.


CITY RESEARCH SCIENTIST

RESEARCH ANALYST

The Office of Research and Policy Innovation is the DSS policy analysis, research, and program evaluation unit, informing high-level decision-making across DSS-HRA-DHS. Through rigorous…

Resumo dos Detalhes

  • Comprometimento de Tempo
    Carga Horária Integral
  • Tipo de Emprego
    Contrato / CLT
  • Data de Início
    2 de novembro de 2021
  • Educação
    Bacharelado em Medicina Requerido
  • Nível profissional
    Profissional

Localização

Presencial
NY-25, New York, NY, USA

Como se inscrever

For consideration, please go to http://www1.nyc.gov/jobs and search for Job ID # 492499 to apply.

SUBMISSION OF A RESUME IS NOT A GUARANTEE THAT YOU WILL RECEIVE AN INTERVIEW.

HRA/DSS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.



For consideration, please go to http://www1.nyc.gov/jobs and search for Job ID # 492499 to apply.

SUBMISSION OF A RESUME IS NOT A GUARANTEE THAT YOU WILL RECEIVE AN INTERVIEW.

HRA/DSS IS AN…

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