The George Mason University Center for Evidence-Based Crime Policy (CEBCP), housed within the Department of Criminology, Law and Society, invites applications for an Intelligence Analyst to work in the Washington/Baltimore High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (W/B HIDTA) program. The CEBCP, founded in 2008, seeks to make scientific research a key component in decisions about crime and justice policies. The CEBCP carries out this mission by advancing rigorous studies in criminal justice and criminology through research-practice collaborations, and proactively serving as an informational and translational link to practitioners and the policy community.CEBCP
George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason s academic and culturally inclusive environment.
High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) programs across the country focus on reducing drug trafficking and its harmful consequences, particularly drug abuse and drug-related crime. HIDTA programs invest in federal, state, and local partnerships to build safe and healthy communities. Each HIDTA serves as a force-multiplier in their region, leveraging resources and joining agencies toward a common goal. The Overdose Response Strategy (ORS) is a strategy funded by the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) to address the nation s overdose threat. Communication and data sharing are an integral component in this battle, and the ORS strategy is designed to leverage the overall value of the HIDTA program by placing a Drug Intelligence Officers (DIOs) and Public Health Analysts (PHAs) in each participating state. The posted PHA position will be supervised by Washington/Baltimore (W/B) HIDTA. The PHA will gather, analyze, and distribute drug-related health and safety data, develop and support data-driven policy and programming initiatives, and facilitate interagency, public health-public safety collaboration in the region. Funding is guaranteed for a one-year contract. Future funding for this position will be explicitly contingent on funding for the ORS made available through ONDCP.PHA THE
THE WORK SITE FOR THIS POSITION IS LOCATED IN GREENBELT, MD.Responsibilities:
The individual hired for this position will require a full field background investigation to be conducted by the W/B HIDTA and must be able to secure a Secret level clearance from the US Department of Homeland Security.
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