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The University of Cincinnati embraces diversity and inclusion as core values that empower individuals to transform their lives and achieve their highest potential. By using talents of people from different backgrounds, experiences and perspectives, this vibrant, urban research university demonstrates its commitment to creating a community that values the contributions of all its members.
The Department of Public Safety is looking for a Crime Analyst. This position will report to the Assistant Police Chief and support the University's mission and commitment to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff and all other activities.
Under direct supervision of Public Safety management, perform professional level technical and analytical support in the daily operations of the University of Cincinnati Police Division. Assist all Division personnel in a timely manner in the collection, collation, analysis, and dissemination of the data collected including, but not limited to, crime, arrests, calls for service, and traffic data.
Access, download, interpret, and convert computer generated information into a readable and usable format.
Analyzes data from various sources and makes detailed analyses to determine specific crime patterns.
Proficient use of computers, using spreadsheets, word processing, business graphics, database management, and mapping for the Police Chief, Command Staff, and other Division personnel
Assists the Police Division's staff in selecting and accessing computerized information through the Regional Computer Center that will aid them in their replies to citizens' questions and complaints.
Designs computerized reports for Division use from data generated by the Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) system in the Communications Section.
Provides requested information and assists media personnel through the Public Information Office (PIO) with the requested information.
Confers with Division and surrounding law enforcement personnel to gather and exchange information for analysis and presentation.
Assists Division members in problem solving using available data.
Provides analysis of crime, arrests, and calls for service in support of Police Division mission and goals.
Provides technical level administrative crime analysis assistance to Command Staff.
Collects, compiles, and analyzes information from various sources on a variety of special topics; compiles reports and generate maps; undertakes a variety of special projects as needed.
Prepares written materials to communicate Division activities and programs for internal and external distribution; acts as a resource to persons with inquiries about Division statistics, activities, and services.
Responds to citizen inquiries and service requests.
Compiles, calculates, maintains, and reviews Division monthly executive information summary.
Performs other tasks and duties related to the analysis of crime management for the UC Police Division at the direction of the Assistant Police Chief.
Working and Physical Conditions
Environmental Conditions: Mostly indoor; exposure to office computer screens; automobile travel may be required.
Physical Conditions: Duties require maintaining physical conditioning necessary for sitting and standing for prolonged time periods; light lifting and carrying; general manual dexterity required; must be able to operate assigned vehicle if required.
Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Criminology, Criminal Justice, Police Science, Public Administration, Computer Sciences, Mathematics, Statistical Analysis, Information Management, or a related field with a minimum of four (4) years of related experience in law enforcement – OR – Associate's degree and at least six (6) years of related experience –OR- at least eight (8) years of related experience in law enforcement. Excellent oral and written communication skills are required. Must have a valid Operator's License.
One (1) year of prior work experience in crime analysis/research and/or intelligence analysis/research
Experience may include teaching and/or research as a paid/unpaid graduate assistant
Proficient with computer usage and have proven ability to identify crime patterns and statistical trends to anticipate and prevent future crimes
Willing to submit to a police background investigation due to the sensitive nature of the work.
Ability to obtain certification to gain access to NCIC, LEADS, and RCIC (nation, state, and regional crime systems).
Business English; e.g. grammar, standard correspondence format, etc.
English usage; e.g. spelling, grammar, and punctuation proficiency.
Elements of report preparation and presentation.
Use of computers and related software in the performance of duties; e.g., word processing and spreadsheets including, but not limited to, MS Word, Excel, Outlook, Access, CAD, Mapinfo, ArcView, and GIS.
Basic principles and practices of mathematics and statistics.
Basic principles of quantitative and qualitative analysis.
Pertinent city, state, and federal laws, regulation, and practices.
Operate a computer in performance of assigned duties.
Use computer software such as spreadsheets, word processing, graphical presentation, and statistical analysis.
Operate assigned motor vehicle as required.
Produce and perform presentations to surrounding communities, students, faculty, and staff.
Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
Interpret and apply Police Division policies and procedures.
Process complex information while maintaining attention to detail.
Work independently in the absence of direct supervision.
Research, analyze, and evaluate data for crime solutions and prevention.
Prepare clear and concise reports.
Prioritize work and manage time to meet deadlines.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external customers.
Identify and respond to issues, concerns, and needs.
Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, and project consequences of proposed actions.
Make and communicate decisions based on data analysis and observation.
Perform analyses of problems related to assigned area of responsibility.
Formulate solutions to problems related to assigned area of responsibility.
Interpret and draw logical conclusions from cartographic, business, and public administrative data (e.g. crime statistics).
Maintain confidentiality of UC employees.
The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.
The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.
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