Job Posting: Manager II

Department of Justice

Manager II

$6,495.00 - $8,070.00 per Month

Final Filing Date: Until Filled

Job Description and Duties

The Research Center for the Department of Justice is seeking a Research Data Supervisor (RD Sup) II to provide a full range of oversight, staff, and administrative support functions for the Social Justice Research and Policy Branch (SJRPB). The RD Sup II for the Research Center will oversee a team of highly skilled social science researchers that conduct a wide variety of research and data services. This position requires knowledge of advanced research methodologies and implementation. Managing the SJRPB involves the development of complex policy reports, technical assistance and guidance to governmental partners and the public, processes to improve data collection and ensure data integrity and support of other departmental efforts related to research and reporting obligations. The ability to interpret and analyze complex data from federal and state government, reports, surveys and support policy and program development and evaluation is required from the RD Sup II. The RD Sup II for the Research Center should be an expert on research and data analysis and have the ability to ensure statistical methods, hypothesis testing and various analyses used are relevant and accurate while communicating best practices and industry standards to research staff. The incumbent will assist in the oversight of the research process, data compilation and tabulations to ensure the in-depth and rigorous analysis and forecasting emerging trends, needs, and outcomes using primary and secondary research to ensure the soundness of research findings.

Minimum Requirements

You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.

Additional Documents

Position Details

Job Code #:
Position #(s):
Working Title:
Manager II
$6,495.00 - $8,070.00
# of Positions:
Work Location:
Sacramento County
Job Type:
Permanent, Full Time
Work Shift:
Day Shift
Work Week:

Department Information

  • This position is located in the California Justice Information Services Division, Research Center, Social Justice Research and Policy Branch.
  • For more information about the Research Center, please visit the website at
  • Please disregard the SROA/Surplus language below as the Department of Justice requires applicants to submit their SROA/Surplus Letter if that is the basis of their eligibility.
  • For more information about the department, please visit the Attorney General’s website at

Special Requirements

  • A fingerprint check is required.
  • Clearly indicate JC – [139026] in the “Examination(s) or Job Title(s) For Which You Are Applying” section of your State Application.

Application Instructions

Dates printed on Mobile Bar Codes, such as the Quick Response (QR) Codes available at the USPS, are not considered Postmark dates for the purpose of determining timely filing of an application.

Final Filing Date: Until Filled

Who May Apply

Individuals who are currently in the classification, eligible for lateral transfer, eligible for reinstatement, have list eligibility, are in the process of obtaining list eligibility, or have SROA and/or Surplus eligibility (please attach your letter, if available). SROA and Surplus candidates are given priority; therefore, individuals with other eligibility may be considered in the event no SROA or Surplus candidates apply.

Applications will be screened and only the most qualified applicants will be selected to move forward in the selection process.

Applicants must meet the Minimum Qualifications stated in the Classification Specification(s).

How To Apply

Complete Application Packages (including your Examination/Employment Application (STD 678) and applicable or required documents) must be submitted to apply for this Job Posting. Application Packages may be submitted electronically through your CalCareer Account at When submitting your application in hard copy, a completed copy of the Application Package listing must be included. If you choose to not apply electronically, a hard copy application package may be submitted through an alternative method listed below:

Address for Mailing Application Packages

You may submit your application and any applicable or required documents to:

Department of Justice
Attn: Anallely Rodriguez JC-139026
Department of Justice
4949 Broadway, Room C-208
Sacramento, CA 95820

Address for Drop-Off Application Packages

You may drop off your application and any applicable or required documents at:

Anallely Rodriguez JC-139026
Department of Justice
4949 Broadway, Room C-208
Sacramento, CA 95820
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Required Application Package Documents

The following items are required to be submitted with your application. Applicants who do not submit the required items timely may not be considered for this job:

  • Current version of the State Examination/Employment Application STD Form 678 (when not applying electronically), or the Electronic State Employment Application through your Applicant Account at All Experience and Education relating to the Minimum Qualifications listed on the Classification Specification should be included to demonstrate how you meet the Minimum Qualifications for the position.
  • Resume is required and must be included.
  • Degree and/or School Transcripts
  • Statement of Qualifications -

    The Statement is a narrative discussion on a research project you previously worked on. Please describe your role, the activities you completed independently and as part of a group. Please describe the project purpose, the research methodology, summary of the statistics used and the project outcome. The Statement of Qualifications serves as a documentation of your ability to present information clearly and concisely in writing and should be typed and no more than two pages in length.

  • Other - Cover Letter- One page in length.
  • Other -

    Click on the following link to complete the California Department of Justice Recruitment Survey:

Applicants requiring reasonable accommodations for the hiring interview process must request the necessary accommodations if scheduled for a hiring interview. The request should be made at the time of contact to schedule the interview. Questions regarding reasonable accommodations may be directed to the EEO contact listed on this job posting.

Desirable Qualifications

In addition to evaluating each candidate's relative ability, as demonstrated by quality and breadth of experience, the following factors will provide the basis for competitively evaluating each candidate:
  • Ability to communicate research findings and general effective communication skills both verbally, and in writing to groups and or individuals.
  • Experience interpreting research data to provide recommendations to stakeholders.
  • Experience leading a staff of highly-skilled researchers and policy analysts.
  • Ability to work with internal and external stakeholders to better understand project objectives and identify effective methodologies to reach those objectives.
  • Ability to manage staff which includes employee supervision, development, performance evaluation, and training.
  • Advanced expertise in Microsoft Excel, R, STATA, SPSS, and proficiency with relational databases.
  • Ability to establish and maintain project priorities while ensuring that project timelines and schedules are appropriately established, modified and adhered to.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Knowledgeable about the criminal justice system, and have vision and a strong desire to identify and implement opportunities for program improvements.
  • Experience coaching employees to maximize efficiency and effectiveness by providing leadership, mentorship and training.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and sound judgment. 
  • Knowledge to develop and implement new functions and procedures.
  • Professional persona highlighted by objectivity, flexibility, and diplomacy.
  • Exemplary planning and organizational skills.
  • Excellent working knowledge of the effective principles of supervision, leadership, hiring and the progressive discipline process and procedures.
  • Ability to effectively recruit, select, develop, and retain competent staff; includes making appropriate assignments and managing staff performance.
  • Demonstrates a strong work ethic with the ability to work independently and to prioritize and manage work to meet critical timelines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, presentation and technical coaching skills. 
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels within the organization.
  • Ability to motivate team members to understand and meet goals and objectives.
  • Ability to mentor and coach team members in an effort to gain respect, and increase the knowledge, skills and abilities of staff.

Contact Information

The Hiring Unit Contact is available to answer questions regarding the position or application process.

Hiring Unit Contact:
Anallely Garcia Rodriguez
(916) 210-3376

Please direct requests for Reasonable Accommodations to the interview scheduler at the time the interview is being scheduled. You may direct any additional questions regarding Reasonable Accommodations or Equal Employment Opportunity for this position(s) to the Department's EEO Office.

EEO Contact:
EEO Officer
(916) 210-7580
California Relay Service: 1-800-735-2929 (TTY), 1-800-735-2922 (Voice) TTY is a Telecommunications Device for the Deaf, and is reachable only from phones equipped with a TTY Device.

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