The Oakland Police Department is committed to reducing crime and serving the community through fair, quality policing.

 The Data Analytics Supervisor is a key member of the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) team that implements an internal risk management process and an evaluation of police performance, outcomes and related policy.  Through the use audits, reviews and inspections, OIG promotes quality policing, police management and accountability to effect positive change within the organization and for the community.  

Under direction in the Oakland Police Department, the Data Analytics Supervisor (Police Program & Performance Audit Supervisor) conducts impartial and objective performance audits; analyzes complex police and police-related management practices and operations either individually or as a member of an audit team; oversees the conduct of performance audits of Police Department operations and systems; makes policy recommendations for consideration; conducts management reviews; conducts surveys to collect and interpret data; develops and implements procedures for performance audits; prepares formal reports of audit findings and recommendations to increase/improve policy efficiency, effectiveness, compliance, etc.; works closely with staff and management of audited units to obtain accurate and complete information and to promote their understanding and acceptance of audit findings and recommendations; develops and conducts staff training programs applicable to particular areas of expertise; reviews audits completed by other units/entities; assigns work, trains, and supervises assigned staff; and performs other related duties as required.

Skills and responsibilities

  • Conduct impartial and objective audits of performance measures submitted to the City Council by the Oakland Police Department; evaluate actual versus predicted outcomes; recommend functional and operational changes needed in order to meet or exceed performance measures.
  • Define the objectives and scope of an audit or subsection thereof; analyze policy compliance criteria and design audit matrices and instruments.
  • Collect the necessary data through interviews, observations, and other appropriate research methods; analyze and evaluate data.
  • Conduct operational and functional audits of programs and projects; perform preliminary surveys and fieldwork; and analyze efficiency and effectiveness measures.
  • Develop, update and implement standards and procedures for conducting performance audits.
  • Prepare comprehensive verbal and written reports; recommend short and long-term actions necessary to achieve objectives and goals; and evaluate departmental controls.
  • Prepare various charts, flow diagrams and graphic presentations for oral and written reports.
  • Develop and maintain positive and collaborative relationships with departmental representatives, City Manager and City Council members and their staffs.
  • Maintain written documentation of all findings; assist departmental staff in implementing recommendations.
  • Conduct statistical analyses of all OPD personnel to determine outliers for risk assessments; normalize performance activities by arrested statistics to demonstrate increases and decreases in risk; identify personnel that meet predetermined numerical thresholds and single event thresholds.
  • Track the progress of all personnel in the Performance Reporting Information Matrix Environment (PRIME) program and monitor compliance with all tasks associated with personnel assessments.


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    , monthly; plus excellent benefits
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Minimum qualifications

Education:   A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Business Administration, Public Policy, Public Administration or a related field.  A Master's Degree is highly desirable.

Experience:  Four years of progressively responsible relevant experience in public or business administration analyzing programs and projects and preparing written recommendations and reports on efficiency and effectiveness measures, including one year of experience in a lead or supervisory role. 

Preferred qualifications

The ideal candidate will have the experience and ability to understand and analyze data to identify areas of risk or exemplary behaviors, train supervisors and managers to use data to make informed decisions, conduct quality program and assurance audits, effectively prepare reports, and supervise the work of staff.