Survey Methodologist
American Institutes for Research - Washington, DC

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The American Institutes for Research (AIR) is one of the largest behavioral and social science research organizations in the world. AIR is a collaborative organization that works with clients to examine a wide range of projects from early childhood development to adult education as well as individual and organizational performance. We pride ourselves in conducting high-impact, high-stakes projects for significant federal, state, and private organizations. AIR's vision is that research-based problem solving can improve the lives of all people. We are currently seeking a Survey Methodologist to join our Center for Survey Methods in the Washington, DC office.

Responsibilities:
The Survey Methodologist will work with all aspects of survey operations, quality improvement, and data analysis.

Responsibilities may include:
− Managing complex survey research project(s) which may include tasks such as; developing and monitoring project's schedule and budget, projecting resource needs, resolving technical and management problems, planning and executing data collection and delivery, and reporting costs and progress
− Providing technical advice on statistical and methodological issues to clients, project directors, and other staff
− Consulting on questionnaire design and instrument development, including organizing and conducting cognitive interviews, focus groups, and other questionnaire pretests
− Providing technical advice on sample design and overseeing sample selection
− Data management, including developing data files, conducting quality reviews , data editing, documentation, weighting, and imputation
− Training and overseeing others in survey development, administration, data analysis, and report writing
− Analysis of survey data
− Authoring sections of technical proposals, presenting research papers at professional conferences, authoring reports, and submitting articles for publication in journals

Qualifications:
Required Qualifications:
− Advanced degree in Survey Methodology is required.
− Experience managing day-to-day activities of survey projects and/or operations in various modes of data collection
− Experience with and advanced knowledge of survey methodology and survey operations, such as questionnaire design, cognitive interviews, sampling, survey administration, and data analysis
− Programming experience with statistical software, such as SAS, Stata, or SPSS
− Ability to communicate effectively about survey methods and findings to non-technical audiences
− Ability to work as part of a team, oversee multiple tasks, and supervise staff at varying levels
− Excellent oral and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:
− Experience working with large-scale national datasets
− Knowledge and experience with a range of data collection approaches, including institutional, address- and internet-based surveys on a survey task or component

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