Fields: policy, criminal-justice, data-analysis, computer-science, qualitative-data
Location: Tulsa, Oklahoma
About the Organization: Oklahoma Policy Institute is a non-partisan, non-profit organization that believes that Oklahoma can be a great state, one that ensures prosperity for all our citizens through good schools, good jobs, good health and strong communities. To make the best policy decisions that lead us to this better future, policymakers and citizens need reliable, factual information. We provide the facts and advocate for fair and responsible public policies. You can learn more about OK Policy at https://okpolicy.org.
About the Position: Oklahoma Policy Institute (OK Policy) is seeking a curious and creative Data Analyst to assist the work of Open Justice Oklahoma (OJO), a new project that aims to identify, evaluate, and promote state justice reform efforts by providing data and data analysis tools to stakeholders, advocates, and the public. OJO seeks to open the black box of our justice system, providing a broad, data-based perspective never before possible.
- A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in statistics, public policy, sociology, computer science, public administration, data analytics, or a related field, or comparable on the job experience;
- Outstanding research and quantitative analysis skills;
- Proficiency in programming with R, Python, SQL, and/or other statistical software, or a willingness to learn;
- Experience in gathering, cleaning, and mining data, as well as validating and documenting data processes;
- Experience in visualizing data for broad audiences preferred;
- Experience organizing complex projects involving a diverse group of partners and stakeholders;
- Ability to communicate effectively one-on-one, in group settings, and in public presentations.
Estimated Salary: $35,000-$47,500 commensurate with experience.
Deadline: August 3, 2018
Apply Here: Oklahoma Policy Institute (OK Policy)