Applications accepted until filled.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree plus five years of work experience in program auditing or operations analysis, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience, provided that the minimum degree requirement is met.


  • Advanced degree in a social science, public policy, public administration, or related field, and a background in conducting policy reviews for a government or non-profit organization
  • Knowledge of, and demonstrated interest in, law enforcement, criminal justice, and/or civil rights issues
  • Excellent judgment and confidence to discuss police and police accountability policies and procedures with internal and external stakeholders
  • Familiarity with Chicago government, Chicago Police Department, and Chicago police accountability system
  • Experience developing data collection instruments such as surveys, direct and participatory observation, interviews, focus groups, and literature searches
  • Excellent leadership, management, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills


  • This position performs as a working supervisor
  • Under the guidance of the Deputy Inspector General for Public Safety, supervises Performance Analysts and helps oversee the day-to-day operations of the OIG police and police accountability oversight analysis unit, while coordinating with the Public Safety investigative unit and other OIG sections where appropriate
  • Conducts and leads reviews of selected police and police accountability operations, policies, programs and practices
  • Collects, analyzes, and interprets data to identify areas of concern and where improvements are needed
  • Develops recommendations for police and police accountability reforms based on best practices and other research
  • Conducts site visits to observe operations and interviews City staff and other stakeholders
  • Drafts, reviews, and edits reports containing qualitative and quantitative police and police accountability information
  • Assigns projects and actively monitors and guides their progress


TRAVEL AND SCHEDULE: Travel outside Chicago is not required.

RESIDENCY REQUIREMENT: Employees must be a resident of the City of Chicago and proof of residency is required at the commencement of employment, per Section 2-152-340 of the Municipal Code of Chicago.

OWING OF CITY DEBT: Municipal Code of Chicago 2-152-150 prohibits the hiring of anyone who owes any debt to the City of Chicago.

INSTRUCTIONS: To apply for this job title do NOT use the City of Chicago online application.

Complete, the “Inspector General Employment Application,” by clicking here;

NOTE: To be considered for this position you must provide all the information listed above. If you fail to provide this information at the time you submit your application, your submission will be incomplete and you will not be considered for an interview. Application materials will only be accepted by submitting your application by clicking here. If there is more than one open position in which you are interested, you may apply for more than one title by submitting an individual application for each title.

The City of Chicago is an Equal Opportunity and Military Friendly Employer