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BB57 - Statistician III

Band 6  


State Specifications:

General Nature of Work:

Performs senior level professional inferential statistical functions in the design, analysis and presentation of complex, non-routine research and statistical studies; plans and designs surveys, experimental designs and research projects; coordinates and

Guidelines for Class Use/Distinguishing Characteristics:

This class functions as the senior most statistician on staff in the planning, designing and supervising of all phases of complex research projects. Individuals in this class may supervise lower level statisticians and related analysts.

Examples of Work:

(Note: The examples of work listed in this class specification are not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the class. The omission of specific statements does not preclude management from assigning specific duties not listed herein if such duties are a logical assignment to the position. The intent of the listed examples is to give a general indication of the levels of difficulty and responsibility common to all positions in this class.)

Designs complex research and statistical studies from the hypothesis development stage through the final analysis and presentation of findings.
Uses inferential statistical techniques such as regression analysis, hypothesis testing, analysis of varience and time-series analysis.
Interprets existing trends in program area; forecast future trends for policy implementation.
Develops statistical models; develops and refines techniques for computer analysis and presentation of data.
Prepares charts, tables or other graphic presentations as well as narrative reports.
Provides technical expertise to management.
Serves as team leader on large research projects.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

(Note: The knowledge, skills and abilities listed are not necessarily inclusive of the requirements for every position in the class.)

Knowledge of inferential and descriptive statistics.
Knowledge of statistical software packages.
Knowledge of research practices and procedures.
Ability to design complex research studies, including all methods of procedures for the collection, sampling, maintenance, analysis and presentation of information.
Ability to analyze and interpret data using inferential statistical techniques.
Ability to present information effectively.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other.

State Minimum Training and Experience

State Necessary Special Requirements:

Minimum Requirements:

(Note: Additional requirements may be applicable for individual positions in the employing agency.)

A bachelor's degree with statistical courses and experience in statistics.

MUSC Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:

A bachelor's degree with statistical courses and three years experience in statistics.

MUSC Physical Requirements:

(Note: The following descriptions are applicable to this section: Continuous - 6-8 hours per shift; Frequent - 2-6 hours per shift; Infrequent - 0-2 hours per shift)

Ability to perform job functions in an upright position. (Frequent)
Ability to perform job functions in a seated position. (Frequent)
Ability to perform job functions while walking/mobile. (Frequent)
Ability to work indoors. (Continuous)
Ability to work outdoors in all weather and temperature extremes. (Infrequent)
Ability to work in confined/cramped spaces. (Infrequent)
Ability to perform job functions from kneeling positions. (Infrequent)
Ability to bend at the waist. (Frequent)
Ability to squat and perform job functions. (Infrequent)
Ability to perform 'pinching' operations. (Infrequent)
Ability to fully use both hands/arms. (Continuous)
Ability to perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders. (Frequent)
Ability to reach in all directions. (Frequent)
Possess good finger dexterity. (Continuous)
Ability to maintain tactile sensory functions. (Continuous)
Ability to lift and carry 15 lbs., unassisted. (Frequent)
Ability to lift objects, up to 15 lbs., from floor level to height of 36 inches, unassisted. (Frequent)
Ability to lower objects, up to 15 lbs., from height of 36 inches to floor level, unassisted. (Frequent)
Ability to push/pull objects, up to 15 lbs., unassisted. (Frequent)
Ability to maintain 20/40 vision, corrected. (Continuous)
Ability to see and recognize objects close at hand. (Continuous)
Ability to see and recognize objects at a distance. (Continuous)
Ability to match or discriminate between colors. (Continuous)
Ability to determine distance/relationship between objects; depth perception. (Continuous)
Good peripheral vision capabilities. (Continuous)
Ability to maintain hearing acuity, with correction. (Continuous)
Ability to hear and/or understand whispered conversations at a distance of 3 feet.
Ability to perform gross motor functions with frequent fine motor movements. (Continuous)
Ability to work in dusty areas. (Infrequent)


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