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RESEARCH PROJECT ANALYST

at Arkansas Government Job in Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

RESEARCH PROJECT ANALYST

Date: Sep 19, 2022

Req ID: 23089

Location:

Little Rock, AR, US, 72209

Category: DEPT OF ARKANSAS STATE POLICE

Anticipated Starting Salary: 38655

Position Number: 22141300

County: Pulaski

Posting End Date: 09/26/2022

Anticipated Starting Salary: 38655

The Department of Public Safety’s mission is to enhance the safety and security of all Arkansans through ethical, character-driven behavior that promotes professionalism, clear communication, and accountability while serving as the state’s premier public safety agency.

This individual will be responsible for the supervision of a medium size staff in the comprehension and utilization of Identification Bureau process and equipment. This individual will have a complete understanding of the receipt, review, and processing of criminal fingerprint cards from any state agency in the state of Arkansas, submitted for background check, licensing, and employment purposes. Fingerprints are submitted electronically through the AFIS for processing through the FBI and returning all responses back to the Identification Bureau.

Other duties are as follows:

Constant processing of information using computers, scanners, and printers.

State and Federal background checks for licensing and employment purposes.

Daily contact with local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies.

Interpret and review criminal history information.

May be called to fingerprint for various purposes.

Supervision of staff.

Perform annual performance evaluations.

Provide training and support.

Monday through Friday, 8am – 5pm

Position Information

Class Code: B076C

Grade: GS06

FLSA Status: EXEMPT

Salary Range: $36,155.00 – $52,425.00

Summary

The Research Project Analyst is responsible for researching and providing statistical reports for ongoing and special projects. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

Functions

Researches, verifies, and collects information and data, analyzes and recommends revisions to systems to facilitate information storage, retrieval and usage to analyze and compile statistical reports. Designs and distributes survey questionnaires and reports used in data collection phase of project. Defines data requirements, performs validation and testing of models to ensure accuracy. Codes collected data in data base or directs coding activities, coordinates management survey projects, and compiles information for status and statistical reports. Compiles and analyzes data, to determine trends, and as a quality control measure, and formulates mathematical or simulation models, restrictions, alternatives, and conflicting objectives. Writes various monthly, quarterly, and annual reports, explaining findings of research for assigned projects, and prepares and presents summaries and analyses of survey data, including graphs, tables, and fact sheets that describe techniques and results. Utilizes desk top publishing software to prepare various statistical and narrative reports for print and/or distribution or directs others in utilizing software. Accesses information held in data bases to respond to special requests for statistical and analytical reports from agency/institution personnel and outside sources. Answers questions from data collection sources concerning proper reporting procedures and consults with clients to indentify survey needs and any specific requirements, such as special samples. Oversees the work of an administrative support staff by: interviewing, recommending for hire, training, and reviewing work. Provides training to data submitters to properly categorize information requested on reporting devices. Performs other duties as assigned.

Dimensions

None

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of methods and techniques of compilation of research and statistical data. Knowledge of administrative principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, and coordination of people and resources. Knowledge of the principles and practices of statistical research. Ability to plan, organize, and direct the work of others. Ability to plan and execute research projects, developing specific goals and plans. Ability to interpret and apply program objectives and translate research findings into comprehensive reports and proposals. Ability to prepare and present oral and written technical information and reports.

Minimum Qualifications

The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in mathematics, business administration, public administration, or a related field; plus two years of experience in research, statistics, planning, or a related area. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.

Licenses

None

The State of Arkansas is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, citizenship, national origin, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Little Rock

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Job Posting: JC224309612

Posted On: Sep 22, 2022

Updated On: Sep 29, 2022