Current Job Opportunity


October 16, 2015

Closing Date

November 13, 2015

Position Number


Position Title

Court Statistics Consultant
*Pending Possible Reclassification

Job Location

Office of the State Courts Administrator, Court Services, Tallahassee, Florida

Salary Range

$4,588.91 - $5,133.45 (Monthly*)

Job Description

This position within the Data Administration section of the Office of the State Courts Administrator is a member of a dynamic team tasked with the creation of a state level data management system for court activity data. This is a professional position responsible for the planning, execution and oversight of data collection, verification, and analysis projects used in the management of court programs and operations. The position will be involved in all aspects of the Data Administration function including system development and administration, data processing, analysis and reporting, with a primary focus on data process, automation and development. The position is responsible for the development and implementation of court data management infrastructure, including data warehouses, research databases, process automation, software applications, analytical products and displays. The position will serve as both team member and team leader on a variety of data management projects. The position is responsible for supervising staff as assigned when implementing and maintaining data management systems, applications and associated hardware. The position will work with court committees, clerks of court, state agencies, the Legislature and the public to obtain accurate and reliable data and to answer related data requests. The position also provides internal support to data collection operations and staff researchers.

Education and Training Guidelines

Additional relevant experience may substitute for the recommended educational level on a year-for-year basis and additional relevant education may substitute for the recommended experience on a year-for-year basis.  

Bachelor’s degree in statistics, economics, research methodology, mathematics or a closely related field and four years of relevant experience including experience in applied statistical research or statistical analysis.

Bachelor’s degree in economics, statistics, mathematics, data management, information technology or a closely related field and five years of relevant experience preferred.


Data Responsibility:
Synthesizes or integrates analysis of data or information to discover facts or develop knowledge or interpretations; changes policies, procedures, or methodologies based on new facts, knowledge, or interpretations.

People Responsibility:
Counsels or instructs/trains others through explanation, demonstration and supervised practice or makes recommendations based on technical expertise.

Assets Responsibility:
Requires some responsibility for achieving minor economies and/or preventing minor losses through the handling of or accounting for materials, supplies, or small amounts of money.

Mathematical Requirements:
Uses advanced calculus working with limits, continuity, real number systems, or mean value theorems; modern algebra, including advanced operational methods; or statistical inference and econometrics.

Communications Requirements:
Reads and interprets highly complex professional materials involving abstract theories and concepts; writes for professional publications.

Complexity of Work:
Performs work involving the application of broad principles of professional management and leadership to solve new problems for which conventional solutions do not exist; requires sustained, intense concentration for accurate results and continuous exposure to unusual pressure.

Impact of Decisions:
Makes decisions with minor impact – may affect some units in organization, and may affect citizens.

Equipment Usage:
Leads or handles machines, tools, equipment or work aids involving moderate latitude for judgment regarding attainment of a standard or in selecting appropriate items, such as computers, peripherals, or software programs, such as word processing, spreadsheets or custom applications.

Safety of Others:
Requires some responsibility for safety and health of others.

Special Comments

Proficiency in the use of Structured Query Language (SQL) required. Programming and analytical experience in some platform required. Experience with the Python programming language and unix tools/Powershell environment desirable. SAS, Perl, R, VBA or other languages a plus. A basic understanding of counting principles and strong experience in data scrubbing and validation techniques.

How to Apply

Submit/upload a current and complete State of Florida Employment Application to the People First Service Center online at

For additional information, please contact: 

PJ Stockdale
OSCA – Court Services
500 South Duval Street
Tallahassee, FL  32399-1900
Telephone: 850-410-1523

An application must be submitted for the position listing the appropriate class title and position number for which you are applying. Your application must be received by 11:59 p.m. on the closing date.

The successful applicant will be subject to a criminal background check.

We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, genetic information or disability.

If you need an accommodation to participate in the application/selection process, please call the contact person at the number indicated for each respective position. Persons using a TDD may call the contact person through the Florida Relay Service 1-800-955-8771.