Educational Testing Service

Junior To Mid-Level Measurement Statistician Positions

Educational Testing Service, an international leader in the field of educational testing, has challenging opportunities available for measurement professionals. The positions of Measurement Statistician in the Statistics and Research Division involve directing, planning, and conducting statistical activities for large-scale paper and computer-based testing programs. This includes developing score interpretation materials and testing program publications, score equating, item analysis, differential item functioning analysis, and research in innovative assessment techniques. Measurement Statisticians also provide statistical programming in support of special analyses related to testing program work.

REQUIREMENTS FOR A JUNIOR LEVEL POSITION A doctoral degree in educational or psychological measurement and statistics, educational psychology, or a closely related field is required, or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities can be acquired. Flexible or part-time arrangements will be considered for advanced graduate students. Advanced knowledge of psychometric methods, statistical procedures, and their applications is necessary. Candidates should be familiar with classical test theory and item response theory. A high level of quantitative reasoning and analytic ability plus technical writing, consulting, and oral presentation skills is essential. Knowledge of current information technology and experience in using computers to perform data analysis, especially expertise with the SAS programming language, is highly desirable.

REQUIREMENTS FOR A MID-LEVEL POSITION A doctoral degree in educational or psychological measurement and statistics, educational psychology, or a closely related field is required, or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which advanced knowledge of statistical procedures, psychometric methods and their applications can be acquired. At least three years of experience in an applied measurement or statistical analysis environment is desirable. Advanced knowledge of psychometric methods, statistical procedures, and their applications is necessary. Candidates should be familiar with classical test theory and item response theory. A high level of quantitative reasoning and analytic ability plus technical writing, consulting, and oral presentation skills is essential. Knowledge of current information technology and experience in using computers to perform data analysis, especially expertise with the SAS programming language, is highly desirable.

ETS offers competitive salaries, outstanding benefits, a stimulating work environment, and attractive growth potential. ETS is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer.

Please send resume including salary requirements to:

Marie E. Wagner
Educational Testing Service
Rosedale Road, MS 19-T
Princeton, NJ 08541
Email: mewagner@ets.org
Fax: 609-734-5010