Public Policy Data Analyst (Community Safety)

  • San Bernardino, California
  • Mar 17, 2020
Full Time Information Technology and Communication Services Public Safety
  • Salary: $62,441.60 - $84,884.80 Annually USD

Job Description

The Job

The County of San Bernardino seeks an experiencedData Analystto coordinate and perform critical data analysis to inform decision-making and policy creation for community based initiatives that will help improve public safety and guide implementation efforts for the County'sLaw and Justice Group.
Apply ASAP
This recruitment may close without notice
when a sufficient number of qualified applications is received.
This is a contract position offering a lucrativesalary and benefits package that is valued

Up to $105,490ANNUALLY!
Our retirement plan has reciprocity with CalPERS and '37 Act Plans.

Future Salary Increases of 3% effective July 18, 2020
Bi-annual step increases of 2.5% up to Step 14

The County's Public Safety Departments, through its Law and Justice Group, actively utilizedata-driven analysis to evaluate the effectiveness of public safety services and community-centered programs countywide. The PublicPolicy Data Analyst, assigned to the County Administrative Office,willcollect and analyzecriminal justice related data in an effort to identify and understand problems and their causes critical to the well-being of the local community. This position fills a critical role that works to help develop and improve policies and programs in line with the Countywide Vision goals of improving community health and public safety.

Essential duties will include:
  • Designing, conducting and supporting complex research studies and program evaluations; determining appropriate statistical methods; testing and operationalizing hypothesis regarding system issues
  • Data mining from disparate systems and integrating to a central database format to generate ongoing reports or conduct inquiries and studies
  • Assisting in thedevelopmentofbaselines and indicators for ongoing management and continuous improvement in publicsafety services throughout the County
  • Collaborating withCounty Departments, officials, community leaders and other agencies to obtain data; working closely withresearch consultants to hone down data requests and analysis and convey results
  • Analyzing and interpreting data, identifying findings and presenting them in visual and narrative formats that are understandable to practitioners
  • Handling and accessing confidential information and protecting the confidentiality of data shared across the justice system
The Law and Justice Data Analyst is a contract position serving at the pleasure of the appointing authority; the incumbent will not attain regular status as a County employee.

Desired Qualifications

Thequalified candidatewill possess a bachelor's degree in statistics, mathematics, criminal justice, social science, business/public administration, or other quantitative field that included coursework in statistical methodology, research design or data/statistical analysis, and two years of progressively responsible administrative, professional, investigative, or technical experience with statistical analysis, research design, data collection, combining and analyzingquantitative and qualitative data sets,and refining analysis to both policy audiences and practitioners.

Theideal candidate will possess a Master's degree in a qualifying field and have experiencecollecting and analyzing data across different data systems and working collaboratively with justice system practitioners and policy leaders across various justice system agencies. Additionally, the ideal candidate will be skilled in SQL, MS Excel and Access, STATA/SPSS/SAS/R, as well as data visualization tools to make data compelling and actionable. Graduate research students are encouraged to apply.

Selection Process

Qualified candidates are invited to apply online at: or submit a detailed resume and cover letter to: If applying via resume, be sure to address the supplemental questions in your application materials.

The most highly qualified candidates will be referred to the appointing authority for further consideration.

For additional information contact:
Silvia Zayas, Sr. Human Resources Analyst

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Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Job Address

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