Crime Analyst: Albany, NY
The Finn Institute is currently seeking to fill a full-time crime analyst position. The analyst will work on-site at the Capital Region Crime Analysis Center in Albany, NY. The Center is staffed with a team of crime analysts and sworn law enforcement members who support area law enforcement agencies in their efforts to track and reduce Part I Crime.
- Perform a variety of research and analytical tasks.
- Collect, compile, validate, interpret, and analyze data and trends using standard practices and techniques of crime and/or law enforcement intelligence analysis.
- Perform statistical, spatial, and/or qualitative analyses as needed, making use of standard software packages.
- Work on assignments that are moderately complex under direct or indirect supervision, where there is latitude for independent action and decision-making.
- Prepare and deliver reports and presentations of analytic results and may be subpoenaed to testify in court proceedings.
- In the furtherance of delivery of Real-Time Crime Services, may provide crime analysis and criminal intelligence support to law enforcement as they respond to, investigate, and otherwise address criminal activity.
- Any other relevant duties as assigned by a supervisor.
- Strong written and verbal communication skills are essential. Communication with all police ranks as well as local, state, and federal agencies may be necessary.
- Knowledge of the criminal justice process.
- Understanding of basic social science research methods: concepts and techniques of measurement and analysis, and interpretation of results.
- Experience with databases, spreadsheets, statistical computing and/or geographic information systems is desired.
- A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in criminal justice, criminology, public administration, or a related field plus 0-1 year experience in the field of criminology, criminal justice research, or criminal justice policy.
- Starting salary $44,880 to commensurate with experience.
- Employer-subsidized health insurance in compliance with the Affordable Care Act, dental insurance, and life insurance.
- Retirement plan [401(k)].
- Nine (9) paid holidays plus seventeen (17) leave days annually.
Interested parties should send a letter of interest and an up-to-date resume to Jessica Roy; materials may be sent via e-mail to email@example.com. Review of applications will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled. Questions may be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
*The Finn Institute is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer*
Minorities and women are strongly encouraged to apply.