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Orange County Probation: Research Analyst III

The Probation Department is seeking a Research Analyst III who, under the direction and guidance of a Senior Research Analyst and/or Research Analyst IV, will be responsible for the collection, entry, validation, and analysis of criminal justice data for evaluation and reporting purposes. General duties include the following: production of routine and ad hoc reports with timely deadlines; evaluation of various juvenile and adult intervention programs; preparation of information to respond to special requests from other divisions within the Probation Department as well from other county agencies. The Research Analyst III establishes and collaborates on developing effective working relationships with non-sworn staff (i.e., clerical, IT, etc.), probation officers, supervising deputy probation officers, division directors, and partner agencies regarding information and data collection (i.e. monitor quality control; interpreting & recording of key data in Probation's Integrated Case Management System (ICMS). Finally, this position may be assigned as a liaison to county and statewide agencies with regard to clarifying information/data being submitted to these agencies.

The Research Analyst III will be expected to:

  • Collaborate with staff/managers to design evaluation plans in order to determine program effectiveness

  • Interpret and record key data from the Department’s Integrated Case Management System (ICMS), OC Courts Vision, Department of Justice (DOJ) Juvenile Court and Probation Statistical System (JCPSS) and other case management systems

  • Enter data into various databases and perform quality assurance

  • Perform statistical analysis and summarize the results into charts, tables, and reports

  • Support State or grant-funded evaluation projects (i.e., Juvenile Justice Crime Prevention Act, SB678, AB109, etc.), collect and enter data, maintain records, prepare and submit outcome reports

  • Respond to data requests from management, operations staff, other County agencies, and external agencies

Location: Orange County, CA

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