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Psychometrician / Simulations Specialist

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Schuler Consultants Inc
Posting ID:
3777p5943
Location:
Philadelphia, Pa
Telephone:
215-925-6459
Tags:
 psychometrician   performance   measurement   assessments   statistics 
Category:Other
Listing Type:Job
Employment:Full Time
Company:Schuler Consultants, Inc.

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POSITION SUMMARY:

This position is primarily involved in research and development activities, designed to enhance the psychometric quality and integrity of our client’s computer-based performance assessment products. This position provides expertise in development of new performance assessments and enhancements to current products such as the addition of multimedia. A core value is to assure that new or enhanced assessments maintain the highest possible validity. The position reports to the Director of Psychometric Operations Research.

PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Lead projects developing new assessment products that may include multimedia, medical case simulation, and high-fidelity simulations
• Coordinate work with expert physicians and staff from other departments to design new assessments
• Provide mentoring support to staff on psychometric issues, particularly new assessment methodology
• Maintain currency with developments in the psychometric field, especially other large scale testing programs.
• Collaborate on research and development projects within and across departments as well as with external organizations
• Prepare internal technical reports and background/discussion papers related to assigned projects
• Author manuscripts in peer-reviewed journals; present scholarly research at professional meetings and to those outside the testing community

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

• Strong foundation in psychometrics, including latent trait models
• Understanding of test development, including cognitive aspects
• Strong background in research design, methodologies, and analytical procedures/statistical analysis
• High level of proficiency with statistical software packages (e.g., SAS)
• Strong understanding of innovative assessments (e.g., simulations, multimedia)
• Strong understanding of classification testing
• Excellent verbal and written communication, planning, analytical, and problem-solving skills
• Ability to prioritize tasks, meet deadlines and work both independently and as part of a team.
• Ability to lead group processes
• Excellent interpersonal skills
• Willing to travel as needed to perform job functions

TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
Ph.D. in measurement or a related field
Two years professional experience in performance assessment

Excellent salary and benefits

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