Full Job Description
Job Number: 2903-CPD-2020
RESEARCH AND POLICY ANALYST – CPD
DEPARTMENT OF POLICE
Number of Positions: 4
Under direction, class is assigned to the Research and Development Division of the Chicago Police Department engaged in researching, analyzing, and writing Chicago Police Department directives to support department operations, consent decree and accreditation compliance, and performs related duties as required.
Evaluates current, new, or proposed changes to department directives, state, and/or federal legislation, consent decree requirements, or accreditation changes from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA)
Manages comprehensive research studies including working with department stakeholders to identify and outline operational needs and requirements; developing surveys and collection models; and gathering and reviewing programmatic and statistical data
Prepares comprehensive and narrative reports detailing impacts of new legislation, trends, and results of research studies affecting department directives and policies
Maintains current and monitors government and accreditation performance standards (e.g. CALEA) to ensure department orders and directives are compliant with requirements
Works collaboratively with various stakeholders in department when analyzing, creating, or updating policy
Conducts best practice reviews of other law enforcement agencies and academic resources on current and emerging policing policies, initiatives, and compliance evaluations
Collaborates with the reform management group to ensure reform policies are in compliance with consent decree requirements
NOTE: The list of essential duties is not intended to be inclusive; there may be other duties that are essential to particular positions within the class
Location: Public Safety Headquarters
Address: 3510 S. Michigan Ave.
Days: Monday – Friday
Hours: 8:00am – 4:00pm
Salary: $75,408.00 Annually
THIS POSITION IS EXEMPT FROM THE CAREER SERVICE
Graduation from an accredited college or university with an Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, the Social Sciences, or a directly related field, plus four (4) years of work experience in policy research and development or legislative research and/or analysis OR,
Graduation from an accredited college or university with an Master’s degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, the Social Sciences, or a directly related field, plus three (3) years of work experience in policy research and development or legislative research and/or analysis
VETERANS PREFERENCE NOTE: The City of Chicago offers Veterans Preference for both current, active military personnel AND military personnel who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States and have received an honorable or general discharge. Eligible candidates must have at least six months of active duty documents. In order to receive the veterans preference, candidates need to indicate whether or not they are a veteran by answering “yes” or “no” to the question on the online application that asks, “Are you currently serving on active duty for at least six months in the Armed Forces of the United States OR have you served in the Armed Forces of the United States on active duty for at least six months and received an honorable or general discharge?” In addition, you must attach documentation to verify your military service. For veterans, you must attach a copy of your DD214 (Member Copy-4) to your online application which includes character service status OR a letter from the United States Veterans Administration on official stationary stating dates of service and character of service. For active military personnel, you must attach a letter from your Commanding Office on official stationary verifying your active duty, length of service, and character of service in the Armed Forces of the United States AND a copy of your military ID to your online application. Failure to answer the question and attach the required documentation will result in you not being considered for the Veterans Preference.
Disclaimer – “Accredited” means any nationally or regionally accredited college, university, or law school where the applicant is enrolled in or has completed an Associates, Bachelors, Masters, or Juris Doctorate degree program.
NOTE: You must provide your transcripts or diploma, professional license, or training certificates at time of processing, if applicable
NOTE: To be considered for this position, you must provide information about your educational background and your work experience. You must include job titles, dates of employment, and specific job duties. (If you are a current City employee, Acting Up cannot be considered). If you fail to provide this information at the time you submit your application, it will be incomplete and you will not be considered for this position. There are three ways to provide the information: 1) you may attach a resume; 2) you may paste a resume; or 3) you can complete the online resume fields.
Education & Employment Verification – Please be advised that if you are selected to be hired you must provide, upon request, adequate information regarding your educational and employment history as it related to the qualifications of the position for which you are applying. If you received your degree internationally, all international transcripts/diplomas must be accompanied by a Foreign Credential Evaluation. If the City of Chicago cannot verify this information, any offer extended to you will be withdrawn and you will not be hired.
NOTE: Candidates must pass a background investigation, drug screen, and other pre-employment procedures as determined by the Chicago Police Department
This position requires applicants to complete an interview which will include a written exercise as part of the interview. The interviewed candidate(s) possessing the qualifications best suited to fulfill the responsibilities of the position, based on the oral and written parts of the interview will be selected.
Preference will be given to candidates possessing the following:
Previous experience in public policy
Previous experience with accreditations
Previous experience in a variety of research methods
Evaluation: Your initial evaluation will be based on information provided on the application form and documents submitted with the application. Applications must be submitted by the individual applicant. No second party applicants will be accepted.
Residency Requirement: All employees of the City of Chicago must be actual residents of the City as outlined in 2-152-050 of the City of Chicago Municipal Code. Proof of residency will be required.
If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation due to disability or pregnancy in order to participate in the application process, please contact the City of Chicago, Department of Human Resources, at (312) 744-4976 (voice) or (312) 744-5035 (TTY). Please be prepared to provide information in support of your reasonable accommodation request.
ALL REFERENCES TO POLITICAL SPONSORSHIP OR RECOMMENDATION MUST BE OMITTED FROM ANY AND ALL APPLICATION MATERIALS SUBMITTED FOR CITY EMPLOYMENT.
The City of Chicago is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Military Friendly Employer.
City of Chicago
Lori Lightfoot, Mayor
PLEASE NOTE: Applications for this position will be accepted until 11:59 pm CDT on 10/01/2020. NO EXCEPTIONS WILL BE MADE
Job Posting: Sep 17, 2020, 12:01:00 AM | Closing Date (Period for Applying) - External: Oct 1, 2020, 11:59:00 PM
BU: 00 | Salary: $75,048.00 Pay Basis:Yearly