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Psychometrician at Scantron

Posted in Science 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Morrisville, North Carolina





Job Description:

BUILD your career with a global, diversified company that provides market leading assessment capabilities and technology services to help clients around the world achieve their goals.

LIVE your passion through a culture that actively supports community involvement and embraces a "whole person" company benefits philosophy including a compensation package designed for your total well-being.

CREATE our future by empowering organizations of all sizes to monitor, measure, and understand information in order to improve effectiveness.  For more than four decades, we have been recognized as the trusted source for reliable data capture, assessment, and analysis.

We are the iconic brand in assessment and technology services.  We are Scantron professionals.

Scantron is a global, diversified company that provides market leading assessment capabilities and technology services to help learners, educators, business owners, and professionals around the world achieve their goals.  We empower organizations of all sizes to monitor, measure, and understand information in order to improve effectiveness.  For more than four decades, the Scantron brand has been recognized as the trusted source for assessments, analytics, technology services, managed print, and data capture solutions.  Scantron is headquartered in Eagan, MN, with offices in Omaha, NE, Columbia, PA, and in the Research Triangle of NC.  Scantron is a subsidiary of Harland Clarke Holdings Corporation.  www.Scantron.com

Rewards

·  Take charge of your future with our generous 401K savings plan with company match, which is vested from day one.

·  Participate in our company wide well-being program that also serves to lower your annual health insurance premiums.

·  Explore new education opportunities with our Tuition Reimbursement Plan which covers up to $5,250.

·  We offer work-life flexibility, meeting personal obligations along with professional success.

Position Summary

The Psychometrician is expected to provide assessment and psychometric support in the areas of assessment design, measurement, administration, psychometric analysis, scoring, maintenance, and archive/documentation to both internal and external customers (as needed). Continue fostering Scantron as a national leader in the area of assessment, general measurement support through customer service, superior quality product and service, and contribution to the measurement field. The Psychometrician position can be filled in either the Morrisville, North Carolina or Eagan, Minnesota office. 

Key Duties / Responsibilities


  • Psychometric and assessment activities that impact the validity of the Scantron Off-the-Shelf (OTS) products and custom products and services, including

  • Statistical analysis of item and test data (including both Classical Test Theory and Item Response Theory methodologies)

  • Field testing activities

  • Norming studies

  • DIF analysis

  • Standard setting workshop facilitation

  • Contributing to the development of technical reports and other assessment-related documents related to Scantron products and assessment services

  • Quality control processes employed with the overall Assessment Development and Psychometric department to ensure quality of products

  • Research projects and activities that support Scantron products

  • Assessment industry representation for Scantron through paper publication, conference attendance, and association participation

  • May also serve on relevant R&D and cross-divisional teams, task forces, and other special groups.

Education & Experience Required


  • Master’s degree and 5 or more years of experience in a similar role or Doctorate degree in educational measurement and statistics, psychometrics, or a similar field from a nationally recognized institution.





All employees are responsible for demonstrating the company's Core Values at all times and for using Performance Excellence principles to continuously improve effectiveness, efficiency, products, and services.  This includes, but is not limited to, participating on improvement teams, recommending and implementing improvement ideas, and participating in training and other activities to keep up to date on processes, information, etc.






All employees are responsible for supporting and complying with internal and external  audits, to include providing information, performing assigned tasks to ensure compliance, and preparing and maintaining evidence that key duties identified as internal controls have been performed.

All employees are responsible for supporting and complying with safety and security policies to promote a healthy working environment.

Scantron is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Applicants who have disabilities may request that accommodations be made in order to complete the selection process by contacting our Recruiting Coordinator, Wendy Hinson at  .

EEO is the law. To review your rights under Equal Employment Opportunity please visit: www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf.