Applied Statistics, Operations research, Survey research
4 Year Degree
The primary work of the Statistician/Court Researcher is to provide research and enhancement services to the Circuit Court. The Researcher performs professional level work by developing and analyzing data and reports that accurately measure the Court's policies and programs.
Work with judges, court managers and staff to compile data and produce reports that will accurately measure the court's policies and programs.
Assist in the completion of regular court reports, such as the Annual Caseflow Assessment, Family Services Report and Annual State of the Court Report.
Assist with program evaluations and analyze workload demands.
Implement CourTools analysis of the Court's caseload.
Review and improve data reliability.
Collaborate with the Judiciary's Court Operations Dept. in the collection and analysis of statewide data.
Conduct research related to data collection and reporting in the court case management systems.
Gather statistics and provide explanations on court programs for judges, court staff, other court and government officials, as well as the media and general public.
Work independently and as part of a team on specialized projects.
Work as a liaison to the Administrative Office of the Courts on court performance measures.
Attend meetings and work offsite in support of Judiciary-wide initiatives.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Ability to conduct statistical analysis of data; analytical skills.
Ability to perform statistical analyses using software packages.
Knowledge of court processes, procedures and practices.
Ability to convey complex data arrangements in a straight-forward and meaningful way using charts, graphs, and narrative explanations.
Writing skills which include drafting, editing and formatting of reports; technical writing ability, and ability to translate and articulate policy and procedures.
Ability to work on several projects simultaneously.
Knowledge of database development, online survey software, Windows operating systems and Microsoft applications.
Ability to ensure the accuracy, validity, and reliability of data from source systems to the point of reporting.
Ability to effectively collaborate and communicate with a wide variety of people
Additional Salary Information: Starting salary commensurate with education and experience. Grant Funded position. Full benefits.
About The Circuit Court for Howard County
The Circuit Court is part of the Judicial Branch of government and is a court of general jurisdiction. Circuit Court hears jury trials, juvenile, family law, serious criminal matters and complex civil matters. Circuit Court also hears appeals from the District Court of Maryland, Orphans Court and Administrative Agencies. We strive to apply the law fairly and timely while treating all who come before the Court with respect and dignity.