We’re hiring for a Data Analyst (Fall 2022)

NOTE: This position search has closed. 

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OK Policy is now hiring for a  Data Analyst. The Data Analyst carries out critical data-driven research projects, using the Open Justice Oklahoma database to turn court, prison, and jail administrative records into data that supports efforts to create a more open and equitable justice system. Salary Range: $50,000 – $55,000 annually, commensurate with experience. [Job Description, PDF

Click here for full job description and requirements.

To apply

Along with the application, you will be asked to submit:

  • Resume with at least three professional references. 
  • A cover letter that includes your interest in the position, a detailed explanation of how your experience meets the qualifications and prepares you for the responsibilities outlined in the job description, a brief description of your current understanding of OK Policy’s mission, any previous involvement you had had with OK Policy, and your salary expectations.
  • At least one — maximum of three — sample(s) of your data analysis work using the R statistical programming language. Sample(s) can be any of the following: A class assignment or work assignment (if you have permission to share it); a personal project; a short analysis of a public dataset (for example, one of the datasets available here: https://www.kaggle.com/datasets)
    • Each work sample must include:
      • A brief write-up summarizing the data source, the goals of the analysis, and the top takeaways from your results;
      • An .R or .Rmd file that shows your analysis process, from loading the data to creating any visualizations; and
      • The data used for the analysis, with all sensitive data removed, either in a .csv file or a link to the data (if loading from an online source).


This position search has closed. The deadline to apply for this position was December 11, 2022 at 11:59 PM (Central).

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OK Policy values its employees, and as such, offers competitive total compensation package which includes cash compensation and benefits.These positions are eligible to participate in the following benefits: Cafeteria Plan: including health and dental insurance, retirement plans, health savings account (HSA), flexible spending accounts (FSA), dependent care accounts (DCA), and more. This position is also eligible for paid time-off (PTO) benefits.

The mission of OK Policy is to advance equitable and fiscally responsible policies leading to expanded opportunity for all Oklahomans through non-partisan research, analysis, and advocacy.

OK Policy is committed to building a more diverse and inclusive organization to fully represent and engage all Oklahomans. Recruiting staff that reflects the diversity of perspectives and experiences of Oklahoma is a priority. We strongly encourage applicants from diverse communities, constituencies, and identities, including but not limited to: people of all ethnic/racial backgrounds, people of all gender identities/gender expressions, people with disabilities, low-income and LGBTQ+ persons.

Current elected officials are not eligible for employment at OK Policy.


Oklahoma Policy Insititute (OK Policy) advances equitable and fiscally responsible policies that expand opportunity for all Oklahomans through non-partisan research, analysis, and advocacy.

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