JOE - August 2013

 
State of Illinois
Illinois Sentencing Policy Advisory Council
Research Director
 
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Research Director
Section: 5 -- Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Offices in Chicago and Springfield , IL, USA
JEL Classifications:
C4 -- Econometric and Statistical Methods: Special Topics
C5 -- Econometric Modeling
K4 -- Legal Procedure, the Legal System, and Illegal Behavior
Keywords: cost-benefit analysis, fiscal impact
Deadline Date: 09/2013
Salary Range: Mid 90's to low 100's

JOE ID Number: 201308_398838

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The Illinois Sentencing Policy Advisory Council is a statutorily created council of criminal justice stakeholders that reports to the Governor and the General Assembly. The Council is mandated to provide analysis of the fiscal impact of sentencing proposals on units of state and local government and to support through data analysis the implementation of evidence-based practices. Offices in Chicago and Springfield.

Essential Functions:
Develop and implement a statistical model capable of producing system-wide fiscal impact statements for sentencing policy and legislative proposals
Fully implement the Pew-MacArthur Results First Cost-Benefit Analysis Model; reverse engineer model to calculate criminal justice impacts of policies decisions in social and human service arenas
Develop and implement strategic plans for research initiatives and fiscal policy analysis
Write research reports
Supervise research staff

Qualifications:
Advanced degree in economics, public policy, or comparable field from an accredited college or university; PhD preferred
Quantitative and qualitative research skills and experience
Working knowledge of evaluation methodology and design alternatives with econometric emphasis
Prior experience equivalent to three years of responsible administrative experience in economic or fiscal impact analysis or state budgeting will be favorably considered
Application Instructions:

Submit CV and cover letter to:
Kathy Saltmarsh
Sentencing Policy Advisory Council
401 S. Spring
Room 704 Stratton
Springfield, IL 62702

Email for Applications: kathy.saltmarsh@illinois.gov

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Kathy Saltmarsh
Executive Director
Illinois Sentencing Policy Advisory Council
401 S. Spring
Room 704 Stratton
Springfield, IL USA 62706



For more information, email: kathy.saltmarsh@illinois.gov
For more information, phone: 217-558-4749


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Kathy Saltmarsh
Executive Director
Illinois Sentencing Policy Advisory Council
401 S. Spring
Room 704 Stratton
Springfield , IL USA 62706


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