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Statistical Research Specialist II

Recruitment #190301-E46B-01


Job Announcement # 19-089  
(May be filled as Level IV, E46D or Level III, E46C)
Location:    MSD- OKC State Office

Monthly Salary
Level IV (Pay Band L)  $3,086.01 - $5,414.63
Level III (Pay Band K)  $2,820.67 - $4,948.97
Level II (Pay Band I)   $2,375.18 - $4,173.94

Essential Functions
Meet with customers to plan, develop, conduct, and disseminate research projects using accepted statistical methods within unit, agency, and federally specified deadlines. Conduct research and analysis as required under federal reporting guidelines to improve services offered by state funded programs.

Applicant must be willing to perform all job related travel.

Probationary period (or trial period if applicable) is required.

Background Check: 
The Department of Rehabilitation Services will conduct a criminal background check on new hires as part of an offer of employment that is made contingent upon a successful criminal background check. 


ALL SOURCES – Applicants, without previous classified state service, those that are in the unclassified status OR currently in probationary status, must apply through the Office of Management and Enterprise Services OKJOBS on-line External Listings applicant system ( 

Current State of Oklahoma employees with permanent status in the classified service, or those having reinstatement rights must apply through the Office of Management and Enterprise Services OKJOBS on-line Internal Listings applicant system (
If you have any questions regarding this position or the application process, contact Michelle Marston at (405) 951-3454.

An Equal Opportunity Employer


Positions in this job family are involved in planning and conducting statistical and program management research.  This includes positions that are involved in employment, training and facilities projects.


The Statistical Research Specialist job family consists of four levels of work which are distinguished by the depth and breadth of accountability, the expertise required to perform assigned duties and the responsibility for providing leadership to others.

Level I:   
This is the basic level where employees are responsible for data collection, performing basic statistical procedures, and compiling statistical reports.

Level II:    
This is the career or full performance level where employees will be expected to perform assigned duties at all levels of complexity.

Level III:    
This is the specialist level.  Incumbents have specialized knowledge in a specific research area, such as planning and developing retrospective and prospective statistical studies for administrative and programmatic purposes using pre/post comparisons and contrast or control groups.  Work may include research or studies of the population, demographics, trend analysis, economics, general business, health status and diseases.

Level IV:    
This is the leadership level where employees will have oversight of day-to-day operations.  Incumbents will also provide consultation to departmental or program leaders as part of the interpretation of data for policy and planning.



Level I:
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of a bachelor’s degree which includes nine semester hours in statistics, statistical research methods, economics, demographic or social research statistics.

Level II:     
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of those identified in Level I plus two years of experience in technical statistical and research work; or a master’s degree in a social science, business administration or public administration which includes nine semester hours of advanced statistical methods.

Level III:
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of those identified at Level II plus one additional year of qualifying experience.

Level IV:    
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of those identified in Level III plus one additional year of qualifying experience.


Please read instructions carefully and include all required documents when you submit your application.

No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted.

Selection Plan

Scores based on:  100% Evaluation of Education and Experience listed on the supplemental questionnaire.

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