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Job Summary

Organization

PSI Services

Location

Olathe, KS, United States

Education Level

MA/MS

Work Experience

0-1 Year

Availability

Immediate

Job Category

Industry, Gov., Consulting

Research Associate - Psychometrics

About the Organization

PSI Services has 70 years of experience with providing solutions to federal and state agencies, corporations, professional associations and certifying bodies worldwide. We offer a comprehensive solutions approach from test development to delivery to results processing which includes pre-hire employment selection, managerial assessments, licensing and certification tests, license management services and professional services.

PSI, a leader in the assessment industry, provides various solutions through its multiple business channels including talent assessments (of job-seeking candidates as well as employee development programs), licensure testing services (for government regulatory agencies), certification credentialing services (for professional associations), license management services and biometric identification authentication services. PSI offers clients various solutions to measure, assess and identify the skills, abilities, traits and identities of individuals seeking jobs, licensure, or certification credentials.

About the Job

We are seeking a Research Associate to join our Psychometric team! This person will play a key role helping to ensure the psychometric integrity of PSI's examination programs through a variety of responsibilities.

Job Duties

  • Conducting Job Analyses and other applied research studies
  • Developing examination specifications
  • Training and developing item writers
  • Participating in examination review meetings
  • Conducting and reviewing item analyses
  • Conducting standard setting studies

Job Requirements

  • Masters Degree in I/O Psychology, Quantitative Psychology, Measurement, or Education
  • One year of experience in testing/measurement preferred
  • Strong quantitative skills required, including experience with SPSS, SAS, or other statistical packages
  • Knowledge of basic statistics and testing/measurement issues required (e.g., mean, SD, SEM, correlation, reliability, validity)
  • Advanced statistical knowledge (e.g., IRT, multivariate statistical methods) preferred
  • Skilled in word processing and spreadsheet programs (e.g., WORD, Excel)
  • Strong oral and written communication skills - ability to communicate effectively and competently with clients and committees
  • Ability to meet multiple demands and deadlines
  • Ability to assist in the coordination, planning and monitoring of all phases of examination programs
  • Flexibility in using diverse approaches to meet various project requirements

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