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Job Summary

Organization

PI Worldwide

Location

Wellesley, MA, United States

Education Level

MA/MS

Work Experience

1-3 Years

Availability

Immediate

Job Category

Industry, Gov., Consulting

Psychometrician

About the Organization

About PI Worldwide

Trusted advisors to a global client base, PI Worldwide and the 400 experienced consultants at our 45 member firms change the way clients find the right people, develop leaders at all levels, and achieve growth goals. Founded in 1955, PI Worldwide pioneered a new approach, based on the Predictive Index® assessment, for optimizing the performance and potential of individuals, teams and organizations. The company offers a unique combination of behavior and skill assessments based on a proven methodology incorporating data, technology, knowledge, and business expertise. More than 8,000 clients drive dramatically better business results by leveraging our data-driven solutions in 142 countries. Learn more at www.piworldwide.com.

 Visit our website:  www.piworldwide.com

 To apply, send CV to: opportunities@piworldwide.com

 

About the Job

 Job Title:                  Psychometrician   

Reports to:               Director of Research

Department:             Research Department

I.  JOB PURPOSE

Members of the Research Department work collaboratively with the executive team to set and execute the Company’s scientific agenda. The Department is responsible for the scientific validity and efficacy of all PI Worldwide products and services.

II.   KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES AND JOB FUNCTIONS

  1. Proactively conduct on-going statistical research as necessary to maintain, increase, and protect the scientific validity of all PI Worldwide products and services. Identify and suggest enhancements to any PI Worldwide product or service that will further this outcome. Contribute to new product development as requested.
  1. Maintain SME status regarding the measurement and evaluation of psychological and skill-based assessments.
  1. Conduct criterion-related Predictive Index® Validity Studies for Clients, working collaboratively with Consultants as needed. This includes, but is not limited to, probing for and gathering data, data analysis, writing and presentation of final conclusions, and guiding stakeholders in how to interpret and take action from the results.
  1. Maintain SME status as to the scientific approach and validity of the products and related services of major competitors.
  1. Contribute as needed and when appropriate as a SME regarding the science behind all PI Worldwide products and services.
  1. Collaborate as needed with other Departments:
  1. to participate in Consultant professional development,
  2. to contribute subject matter expertise to marketing and company positioning messages, and
  3. to guide product extensions

Additional projects and duties as may be reasonably assigned.

III. JOB SCOPE

Decision Making and Judgment:

  • This position requires high-level decision making abilities and sound business judgment.

Job Complexity:

  • Ability to handle problems of a complex nature required.

Supervisory Responsibility:

  • None

Contacts/Interaction:

This position requires frequent high-level interaction with the Company’s corporate team, Consultants, Clients, consulting psychologists, and others.

 

 

Job Requirements

IV. JOB REQUIREMENTS

Educational background:

  • M.A. required, but Ph.D. preferred in Assessment and Measurement, Quantitative Psychology, Statistics, or similar.

Previous work experience:

  • 1-2 years of professional experience in research or working for a publisher of psychological assessments. We will consider internship experience.

Additional skills and abilities:

  • High level of computer literacy, with extensive skills in designing, running, reporting and interpreting SPSS and Mplus statistical software analyses. Experience with IRT preferred.
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills.
  • Strong writing skills.
  • Highly detail oriented.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment that requires flexibility in moving from one task to another.

 

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