Research Associate

Reports to: Director of Psychometrics
Location: Olathe, KS

Objective:

PSI Services is 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.

Responsibilities include:

  • 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

Qualifications:

  • 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

Benefits

PSI offers a competitive and comprehensive benefits package inclusive of:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, and Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • 401k plan with company match
  • Generous PTO and Holiday Pay

Interested candidates may send a resume and cover letter in strict confidence to: recruiting@psionline.com; please reference job code RESEARCH ASSOC in the subject line.

 

 

 

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