Senior Psychometrician

​Overall Position Purpose:
This position exists as a leading contributor in psychometric analysis, psychometric-related technology development, research initiatives, and interpretation of data and results in support of Inteleos' and external clients' certification and other assessment programs.

Core Responsibilities
  
 Plan, coordinate and perform psychometric analyses for certification and assessment programs; this would
     include equating, linking and scaling of tests using classical test theory and/or item response theory (IRT);
    Apply advanced knowledge of psychometric methods and statistical procedures and their applications (e.g.,
     WINSTEPS, BILOG, R, SPSS, SAS);
     Design and implement adequate quality control measures and ensure accuracy of deliverables;
    Design and develop new operational tools created to perform psychometric procedures; responsible for 
     testing, validating, and ensuring the quality control of new tools;
    Produce technical documentation related to item, test and program performance, including reports for 
     presentation to clients; produce periodic reports including tables and figures related to program performance;
     and monitor key psychometric indicators on all programs
    Provide oversight and guidance to psychometric interns, psychometricians, and statistical analysts
    Provide guidance, training and oversight to psychometric and statistical staff on technical aspects of their
     work and deliverables;
    Interact with internal and external clients for standard setting, job/task analysis, and psychometric services;
    Recommend, implement, and evaluate new strategies for addressing operational analytic procedures.
    Present psychometric and/or research papers at national conferences; provide orientation to clients and
     non-technical staff on psychometric interpretation of data and results; and   
   
Maintain processes, procedures and documentations as required for accreditation of the clients' programs.
    Maintain and follow processes/procedures as required for organizational ANSI accreditation

Required Education/Experience
    Ph.D. or Ed.D. In educational measurement, psychometrics, psychology, industrial organizational psychology or
     a closely related with an emphasis in quantitative analysis or psychometrics.
    A minimum of four years of increasingly responsible professional experience with at least two years in
     psychometrics and/or quantitative data analysis.

Required Qualifications/ Skills
    Demonstrated experience in classical test theory, item response theory (IRT), and statistical data analyses;
    Demonstrated experience in data management;
    High level computer literacy, with extensive skills in designing, running and interpreting SPSS and WINSTEPS
     software;
    Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to interact effectively, efficiently, and professionally with individuals
     at all levels of the organization as well as external contacts
    Demonstrated skill in writing concise, logical and grammatically correct letters and reports
    Consistent attention to detail
    Ability to work in a team environment
    Ability to maintain positive attitude under stressful conditions
    Strong collaboration and communications skills
    Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite

Supervisory Environment
    Works under general guidance with considerable latitude in determining work objectives.
    Makes decisions of considerable complexity regarding work design, projects, or business issues which are
     mostly ambiguous, which have a medium or short-term impact on a significant organizational function and
     may occasionally impact ARDMS as a whole.
    Work projects and products are subject to management review for content, quality and appropriateness.
    Incumbent may have some formal supervisory responsibility, or provide regular work direction and/or
     technical oversight to others.

Work Environment
The incumbent will work at a desk in an office environment. Travel and evening and weekend work will be required. There are minimal requirements to lift or move equipment. Inteleos headquarters are located in Rockville, Maryland. Inteleos employs approximately 70 people. Inteleos offers competitive salaries and a full benefits package which includes: health, dental, life, short and long term disability insurance, a generous PTO package, matching 401k and more. To be considered for this exciting new opportunity, please submit a cover letter, resume and salary requirement via ARDMSjobs@ARDMS.org.

This description is intended to provide an overview of the responsibilities of the position. It is not all-inclusive and an incumbent in the position will be expected to perform other duties as required. The responsibilities may change over time. This description is provided for informational purposes only and does not form the basis of a contract.