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Statistical Analyst (Administrative Specialist 4)

New Jersey Judiciary

Job Description

When you come to work for New Jersey Judiciary you will join an 8500-member strong TEAM that operates with the highest standards of independence, integrity, fairness and quality service. You will be engaged with work that has purpose, meaning and makes a difference in lives of the public we serve. We work hard every day to build the public’s trust and confidence in our court system, which includes issues such as bail reform, marijuana decriminalization and recovery court.


Whether it be in a courtroom, an administrative office, a courthouse training room, an IT office or in the field, our Judiciary workforce is improving the lives of countless individuals and families every day. We honor the dignity and individualism of each member of our organization while fostering professionalism and continuous improvement in our work.


The Judiciary offers a strong opportunity for growth.


The New Jersey Judiciary seeks two individuals; one who will serve as a Statistical Analyst on Criminal and Criminal Justice Reform statistics and the other who will serve as a Statistical Analyst on juvenile justice statistics. Both individuals will conduct research measuring the Judiciary's performance using court statistics. The selected individual will perform a variety of medium to high-level research functions relating to research study design, data extraction, data analysis, and project management and implementation. The selected candidate will develop and use appropriate and practical methodology to design and manage research projects; perform simple to moderately complex statistical analysis of court data sets utilizing SPSS, Focus/WebFocus, SAS, Tableau, Excel or other software; manage and clean data in SQL Management Studio, IBM Data Studio or other data management software; and prepare, present and disseminate research findings.


REMOTE WORK: The Judiciary currently offers a hybrid work schedule, and this position may qualify for up to 3 days of remote work outside of Judiciary buildings. To participate in this program, you will be required to have high speed home internet access.




* Prepares monthly and annual statistical reports using Excel, SPSS, SQL, SAS or other tools as appropriate.

* Translates requests for statistics and analyses into appropriate responses that may require designing research questions, understanding complex court data, discussion with internal stakeholders, and extraction of data from systems.

* Conducts high-level statistical analysis.

* Converts complex data into understandable charts, graphs, reports, and statistical presentations.

* Collaborates with Automated Trial Court Services Unit on plans for data system updates from the data analysis perspective, as needed.

* Facilitates the reporting of New Jersey statistics and court organization information to external stakeholders.


Salary range is $73,838.98 - $109,322.18. For newly hired individuals, the starting salary will normally be at the minimum of the salary range.




Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Criminology, Criminal Justice, Public Administration, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Economics or other relevant discipline from an accredited college or university and five (5) years’ experience in program development, program coordination, program analysis, program administration and/or administrative research, three (3) years of which should include experience conducting social science research, including multivariate data analysis.


Experience conducting research in criminal justice, juvenile justice and/or domestic violence helpful.


Intermediate to expert knowledge of Microsoft Excel is required. Intermediate to expert knowledge of SPSS is strongly preferred. Experience with software such as SAS, SQL, Stata, or Focus/WebFocus would be helpful.

Note: Master’s Degree or Doctorate preferred.


Substitution: Applicants who do not possess the required education may substitute additional paraprofessional and/or professional experience on a year-for-year basis with one (1) year of such experience being equal to 30 semester hour credits. An Associate's degree and two (2) years of additional paraprofessional and/or professional experience may be substituted for a Bachelor's degree. A Master's degree may be substituted for one (1) year of general experience as indicated above. A Ph. D or law degree may be substituted for two (2) years of experience.


Education Note: Degrees conferred outside of the United States must be evaluated by a recognized evaluation service. (See www.naces.org/members.html)


Driver's License:  Appointee will be required to possess a driver's license valid in New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle is necessary to perform essential duties of the position.


Residency Law: In accordance with N.J.S.A. 52:14-7 (L. 2011, Chapter 70), the "New Jersey First Act," all persons newly hired by the Judiciary within one year must establish, and then maintain, principal residence in the State of New Jersey. Any person may request an exemption from that requirement from the Employee Residency Review Committee in the Department of Labor & Workforce Development on the basis of either hardship or employer critical need.


Authorization to Work: US citizenship is not required.  Selected candidate must be authorized to work in the US according to Department of Homeland Security, US Citizenship and Immigration Services regulations.


To Apply:


Applicants can apply online by March 27, 2024 at:




For additional information please visit www.njcourts.gov and reference Job # 2024-09369, Statistical Analyst (Administrative Specialist 4.)


The Judiciary of New Jersey is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer Committed to Ensuring an Open Door to Justice.


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Job Location
Trenton, NJ
Additional Job Details
Employment Type:
Full Time

Salary range:
$75,000 – $100,000
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