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

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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

Click here to complete the job application.

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).

Deadline

The deadline to apply for this position is 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.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

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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