Senior Research and Evaluation Officer | Melbourne - CBD

Senior Research and Evaluation Officer

Application Close Date: 24-Sep-2017
Melbourne - CBD
Position Type:
Ongoing - full time
$92,253 - $111,619
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Who we are

In the Strategic Policy and Planning Division of Corrections Victoria we are the analysts, writers, networkers and researchers who help formulate the strategic direction of Corrections Victoria. As a major arm of the Department of Justice and Regulation, Corrections Victoria is a key pillar of the State's criminal justice system and plays a unique role in contributing to the Government's community safety agenda. Our division plays a central role within the organisation in developing and influencing evidence-based correctional policies.

What you'll do

As the Senior Research and Evaluation Officer, you will work in the Information Management and Evaluation Branch which sits within the Strategic Policy and Planning Division. As part of the Evaluation team you will be responsible for developing and delivering Corrections Victoria research and evaluation.

The key focus of your role will be to support the development of a strong evidence base for Corrections Victoria policy development through robust evaluation of correctional programs and policies.

Key projects

We have some exciting new projects underway, which include:

  • Implementing the Corrections Victoria Evaluation Framework
  • Undertaking a range of in-house research and evaluation projects
  • Commissioning and managing research or evaluation projects undertaken by external experts
  • Providing advice on ethical issues that may arise in the conduct of research involving prisoners and offenders

What we look for

If you have an analytical mind, a head for data, strong research and writing skills and experience in monitoring and evaluating programs and policy, then you will fit right in.

How to apply

Please click the Apply button at the bottom of this advertisement. Applications should include a resume and covering letter. Attachments can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt or .rtf formats.


Please note: When submitting your application online, there will be questions pertaining to a number of the position's Key Selection Criteria to which you are required to respond.

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