Educational Testing Service

 Measurement Statistician Positions
 
 Headquartered in Princeton, NJ, Educational Testing Service (ETS) is the
 world's premier educational measurement institution and a leader in
 educational research.  As an innovator in developing achievement and
 occupational tests for clients in business, education, and government, we
 are determined to advance educational excellence for the communities we
 serve.
 
 The positions of Measurement Statistician in the Research & Development
 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 through the application of statistical methods and indices.
 Measurement Statisticians provide statistical programming in support of
 special analyses related to testing program work and are responsible for
 score equating using classical test theory or item response theory;
 performing and interpreting data analyses (e.g., item analyses,
 reliability analyses, and differential item functioning analyses); and for
 other statistical and psychometric routines.  Individuals also perform
 research in innovative assessment techniques and run data analysis
 routines using statistical software packages.
 
 REQUIREMENTS FOR A JUNIOR LEVEL POSITION
 A doctorate (or A.B.D. but must anticipate receiving doctoral degree
 within 6 months of hire) in educational or psychological measurement and
 statistics, educational psychology or a closely related field. Candidates
 must have at least one year of experience in educational measurement,
 applied statistics, or teaching.  Experience may be gained through
 doctoral studies.  In lieu of a doctoral degree, a master's degree with at
 least three years of experience is also acceptable.
 
 REQUIREMENTS FOR A MID-LEVEL POSITION
 A doctoral degree in educational or psychological measurement and
 statistics, educational psychology, or a closely related field with at
 least three years of experience in an applied measurement or statistical
 analysis environment is required.  In lieu of a doctoral degree, a
 master's degree with at least six years of experience is also acceptable.
 
 
 Experience or education for both junior and mid-level positions must
 include applying and interpreting psychometric methods in at least two of
 the following areas:  item analysis, factor analysis, scaling, equating,
 standard setting and/or item calibration.  Candidates must also have
 experience in applying statistical procedures, and their applications;
 application of classical test theory and item response theory; and use of
 statistical software packages.
 
 Send resume including salary requirements to:
 
                                          Eric Waxman
                                    Educational Testing Service
                                     Rosedale Road, MS 05-D
                                       Princeton, NJ 08541
                                       Email:  job6@ets.org
                                       Fax:  (609) 497-6022
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Analysis Group Leader

Headquartered in Princeton, NJ, Educational Testing Service (ETS) is the
world's premier educational measurement institution and a leader in
educational research.  As an innovator in developing achievement and
occupational tests for clients in business, education, and government, we
are determined to advance educational excellence for the communities we
serve.

ETS is seeking an outstanding individual for the Analysis Group Leader
position in the Center for Statistical Analysis, part of the Research &
Development Division.

The responsibilities of the Analysis Group Leader are as follows:

Provides overall direction and leadership for an Analysis Group. Has full
knowledge and expertise in conducting statistical analyses for a variety of
testing programs. Acts as advisor on measurement-related issues or
statistical systems and data analysis issues. Conducts statistical systems
and data analysis planning work required for score reporting and data
interpretation for complex testing programs. Also provides overall direction
to group of professionals conducting similar work as well as to support
staff. Assigns personnel to various projects and directs their activities.
Reviews and evaluates their work and prepares performance evaluations. Makes
decisions on personnel activities for the group (hiring, terminations, and
promotions). Confers with and advises group staff on administrative policies
and procedures and on problems, procedures, and methods related to
statistical systems and data analysis. Establishes group goals and action
plans in conjunction with division planning. Reports to Center Director.
Supervision exercised over a number of professional and support staff.
 

REQUIREMENTS
A Ph.D. in educational or psychological measurements and statistics,
educational psychology, or a closely related field.

Six years of increasingly professional experience, three of which must be in
educational measurement or applied statistics.

Send resume including salary requirements to:

                                        Sandy DeAngelo
                                   Educational Testing Service
                                    Rosedale Road, MS 02-D
                                       Princeton, NJ 08541
                                      Email:  job1@ets.org
                                       Fax:  (609) 497-6022

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