BSCC Career Opportunities
The Board of State and Community Corrections (BSCC) provides leadership and support to local corrections systems in California. Our agency actively cultivates a positive, and supportive environment in the workplace to ensure that all staff members have the tools needed to complete our mission statewide. If you would like to be part of an agency that delivers leadership, excellence, and support to local corrections systems every day, please consider the following opportunities.
Under general direction of the Staff Services Manager I, Corrections Planning and Grant Programs Division, this position serves as an administrative and program analyst for federal and state grant funded programs. This position is responsible to gather budget and program data and information, analyze it for accuracy, resolve any discrepancies, prepare, track and meet timelines, and develop reports and recommendations for management. This position works in conjunction with Field Representatives to conduct planning and administrative functions for federal and state programs to improve the effectiveness of state and local correctional systems, reduce program costs, maximize resources, and enhance public safety through cost-effective, promising, and evidence-based strategies. (Associate Government Program Analysts (AGPA) are assigned the most complex and highest volume grants. These positions work on the most high-profile grants and grants with the greatest number of grantees.
Under general direction of the Research Data Manager, the Research Data Specialist II (RDS II) is a member of the Research Unit responsible for independently designing, organizing and conducting the evaluation of criminal and juvenile justice grant and pilot programs, special research projects, and the collection and analysis of data from local community corrections agencies. Evaluation and data collection in support of the Board of State and Community Corrections grant programs are the core focus of this position. This position requires high-level writing and analytical skills, accuracy, and completed staff work including the ability to work independently and meet timelines and deadlines.
Under the direction of the Deputy Director, Corrections Planning and Grant Programs (CPGP) Division, and a CEA, this position works to oversee program planning and policy development functions; develops, administers, and evaluates state and local funded programs and plans designed to improve the effectiveness of state and local correctional systems, reduce costs, maximize resources, and enhance public safety; provides statewide leadership and complex evaluation and analysis of evidence-based, effective, and promising juvenile and criminal justice programs, practices, and strategies, outcome measurement data, gaps in service, systems change analysis, and evaluation of programs relative to the state’s and the counties’ overall plans. Provide extensive technical assistance (TA), consultation and training to state and local justice system policymakers. Coordinate activities and communicate effectively with staff within and across the organization.
Rotation of assignments, and divisions may be required to manage unanticipated workload. Traveling is necessary and required to meet the duties of this assignment.
Under direction of the Research Data Supervisor II, the Research Data Specialist I (RDS I), is a member of the Research Unit performing a variety of research functions to support the Board of State and Community Corrections’ (BSCC’s) research mission. Research functions include evaluation of criminal and juvenile justice programs, design and implementation of special research projects, and the collection and analysis of community corrections-related data.
This position works in conjunction with Field Representatives for the four (4) BSCC divisions: Standards and Training for Corrections (STC), Corrections Planning and Grant Programs (CPGP), Facilities Standards and Operations (FSO), and the County Facilities Construction (CFC). Experience in the criminal and juvenile justice system is helpful, however not required. High-level knowledge and use of Microsoft Excel is required; tasks also require knowledge and use of Tableau, Statistical Analysis System (SAS), Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS), and Microsoft’s Access, PowerPoint, and Visio software.