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Psychometrician

16 Mar 2022 10:14 AM | Michael McGraw

ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION

Global Skills X-Change (GSX), a veteran-owned small business, is a leading authority in delivering professional development and workforce management services and solutions to equip organizations with the tools and capabilities to adapt to rapid change. With a special expertise in designing, maintaining, and managing professional credentialing programs, nobody is better positioned to help employers deliver skilling, reskilling and upskilling solutions in an evolving workplace. Our culture is one of innovation rooted in diversity, equity, and inclusion. Our team of Ph.D.- and Masters-level researchers, Industrial/Organizational (I/O) psychologists, and talent development professionals tackle today's most complex human capital and learning and development problems with rigor and creativity - while maintaining some of the highest client satisfaction and reputation scores in the industry. Your work at GSX will provide a lasting impact as you ensure organizations are equipped to excel in the face of change.  

HOW TO APPLY

Interested candidates can submit resume to teitt@skillsdmo.com

DESCRIPTION

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct data analysis on assessments (i.e., pilot-tests, production versions, ongoing maintenance) and surveys (e.g., item-level, test-level, demographics, etc.)
  • Assist with the development and execution of certification assessments so all aspects are compliant with major third-party accreditation standards (e.g., NCCA)
  • Demonstrate sound judgment and decision making when providing solutions to clients considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions on certification implementation and maintenance
  • Build and maintain excellent client relationships
  • Apply active learning to understand the implications of new information when developing credential solutions to meet client needs, wants, and constraints (i.e., analyze client needs and requirements to create a viable solution while remaining in compliance with industry best practices and NCCA accreditation standards)
  • Conduct literature reviews and develop reports for research projects, including reviewing academic and business literature
  • Focus your written communication skills to develop visual representations of data analysis for client deliverables and presentations, to prepare technical reports, validation documents and official documentation in support of the defensibility of high stakes assessments
  • Your skillful ability to communicate will help to facilitate meetings with Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) and Thought Leaders to support project needs (e.g., test development, certification program development, certification reporting, etc.) and to make client presentations, coordinate examination review committees, and participate in professional organizations

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be well versed in measurement principles, test construction, and test validation.
  • Ten (10) years of experience in the development of skill standards.
  • Ten (10) years of experience in the development, administration and interpretation of psychometrically-sound tests and other assessment instruments.
  • Ten (10) years of experience developing technical/program documentation that meets standards for the accreditation of certification programs
  • Ten (10) years of experience generating, utilizing, and communicating item and test -level statistics (using CTT or IRT) within the context of high-stakes certification programs.
  • Seven (7) years of experience providing technical support within the DoD.
  • Seven (7) years of experience developing technical/program documentation that meets accreditation standards.
  • PhD from an accredited university with a focus on educational measurement, quantitative psychology, or industrial/organizational psychology.
  • Ability to obtain a TS/SCI security clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Three (3) years of experience in analyzing functions of DoD Intelligence and Security classified work and capability modeling, integrating DoD skill standards and competencies into workforce development strategies.
  • Active TS/SCI clearance.

 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

Required and Preferred Technical Skills:

Experience working with any statistical software package.

 

 

EOE STATEMENT

GSX is an equal opportunity employer and is dedicated to seeing all qualified applicants for our job vacancies. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to age, race, traits historically associated with race (including hairstyles), color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex (including sexual orientation, transgender status, and gender identity), pregnancy, marital status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, uniformed service member status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local laws.  


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