Project Associate
Development Dimensions International, Inc. - Pittsburgh, PA

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The Project Associate (PA) will administer surveys in support of DDI's organizational survey offerings (e.g., E3), administer performance questionnaires as part of test/assessment validation studies, support the processing of test and assessment data, and own the DDI SharePoint Testing site.

  • DDI Surveys (e.g., E3):
    • Set-up in multiple languages, distribute, provide ongoing administrative support, export data, analyze data, and create reports.
    • Provide survey best practice process information/coaching to delivery consultants.
    • Gain expert-level expertise in DDI’s survey technologies (e.g., Qualtrics). Provide “Center of Excellence/Shared Services” support to DDI groups that leverage this technology.
  • Test validation support:
    • Set-up test predictor and criterion questionnaire in multiple languages - distribute, provide ongoing administrative/technical support, and export/clean data.
    • Provide validation best practice process information/coaching to delivery consultants.
  • Automated Production Simulation (APS) and Paper Testing
    • Disentangle APS data, score via SPSS, distribute results, and track activity
    • Score paper-based scanned data, distribute or upload results, and track activity
    • Provide client end-user support for Express Evaluation’s (third party) automated paper test scoring system.
    • Create paper-based test booklets
  • Testing SharePoint Ownership
    • Work with KMG to make site enhancement requested by SSG/TSG.
    • Upload/organize documents, write document descriptions, etc.
  • Provide limited admin support:
    • Process expense reports
    • Capture meeting notes
    • Order office supplies
    • Data entry
  • Perform other tasks as needed
Relevant Qualifications
  • High School diploma or equivalent (GED).
  • Minimum of 2 years of administrative support or related business experience.
  • High level of proficiency in Microsoft Office programs (i.e. Word and Excel ) - Office 2010 strongly preferred
  • Demonstrated competence in the areas of:
  • Initiative
    • Works independently
  • Applied Learning
    • Acquires job knowledge at an above average rate
  • Work Quality
    • Performs work accurately and implements/follows quality assurance protocols
    • Maintains vigilance while performing highly-detailed work
  • Problem solving, particularly problem assessment
    • Identifies and resolves hidden problems/issues
  • Customer Service
    • Provides exceptional customer service to clients and internal customers
  • Building Strategic Working Relationships
    • Establishes positive working relationships with DDI colleagues from various parts of the organization
  • Preferred Qualifications
    • Bachelor’s degree
    • Experience working with survey software or similar web-based applications
    • Experience with data manipulation and reporting
    • Experience with Microsoft SharePoint
    • Background in basic statistics and experience with SPSS, a plus