Statistical Support/Research Assistant
American Institutes for Research - Washington, DC

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Overview:

The American Institutes for Research (AIR) is one of the largest behavioral and social science research organizations in the world. The Assessment Program at AIR is a well regarded organization that is growing rapidly. We focus on providing our clients with customized assessments that not only measure student achievement against state standards, but also provide meaningful score reports that can help students, parents, and educators address any areas of student weakness. Our environment is fast-paced and requires people at all levels who are willing to roll up their sleeves to get the work done on time while maintaining high quality.

We are seeking a Statistical Support/Research Assistant to join the team in our Washington, DC office.

Responsibilities:

Statistical Support/Research Assistants in the Psychometrics group provide support and assistance to Assessment division Psychometricians and Statisticians, including generating and producing materials for item review and standard setting meetings, running data analysis programs, performing quality assurance checks on analysis outputs, preparation of technical reports and development, assist with validity studies and review of all field test and operational test forms.

Qualifications:

-Bachelor’s degree in a field related to statistics, social sciences, psychology, education, or public administration with quantitative emphasis.
-Self-motivated and willing to take initiative.
-Highly organized and detailed oriented
-Conscientious, high attention to detail and able to take responsibility for ensuring the successful completion of assigned tasks.
-Interest in education
-Strong written and oral communication skills.
-Knowledge of SAS

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