BASIC FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Under supervision, perform operational work for assigned testing programs with straightforward operations. Assemble and process data for routine statistical operations. Monitor the completion of tasks identified in the context of the processing schedule, including the receipt of critical information from other areas.
Review results, draft procedure memos, and maintain program files. Suggest to higher-level staff the areas in which greater efficiencies might be obtained.
Arrange for and perform routine statistical analysis and data-processing tasks using GENASYS, user-oriented computer packages, and statistical software packages. Create datasets, enter computer job control information, code parameters, and submit programs for execution.
Draft standard statistical reports and assist in the preparation of complex reports.
Prepare and check critical information for score reporting, tables, and figures for statistical procedures, documentation, and reports. Update textual material for such documents.
Draft routine statistical procedures and other documents for assigned testing programs and projects, working from model formats and using planning information from staff in program direction, data processing, and content.
Update and run routine statistical analyses using SAS.
Perform a wide variety of statistical calculations (e.g., mean, percentiles, standard error of measurement, and reliability estimates).
Assist in preparing program documentation, update and maintain statistical files and operational data file for assigned programs and projects.
A Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Statistics, Mathematics or a closely related field is required.
Experience in using statistical computing environments and tools (e.g., SAS) is required. Coursework in statistics and computer sciences, knowledge of current information technologies, and experience in using computers to perform data analysis are highly desirable.
Keyword: statistics, data analysis, computer science, mathematics, psychology
From: Educational Testing Service
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