The National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners (NBOME) is seeking a dynamic Data Analyst participate in psychometric operations including data preparation, data validation, data review, test form assembly, test form assignment, item and test analysis, key validation, scoring, score reporting, standard setting, and blueprinting, for the NBOME examinations.

 

LOCATION: CHICAGO                                                                                                       DEPARTMENT: MULTIPLE

Responsibilities:

Assist psychometric operational work for the NBOME Examinations:

·         Extract, clean, manage, and parse data from the NBOME databases

·         Develop computer programs for scoring and reporting

·         Score, review and release score reports

·         Generate and validate score reports

·         Assign examination forms

·         Provide statistics for key validation of operational items

·         Conduct quality control, and replicate analyses to examination results are accurate

·         Provide analytic support for organization-wide operational work and research projects

·         Other duties as requested by supervisor or senior leadership staff

Qualifications:

·         Bachelor’s degree in Quantitative Psychology, Educational Measurement, Psychometrics, Statistics, Mathematics or Computer Science required; Master’s degree preferred.

·         2 – 3 years of experience conducting statistical or psychometric analyses.

·         Experience with large-scale, complex examination programs preferred.

·         3+ years’ experience as an analyst related to psychological and/or educational testing a plus.

·         Knowledge and experience of using SAS or R to retrieve, clean, manage and parse data; run routine and non-routine analyses for scoring and statistical reporting; generate reports, tables, and figures.

·         Background in applying Classical Test Theory and Item Response Theory to large scale testing programs.

·         Foundational knowledge of statistics and experience of basic psychometric analysis required.

·         Proven ability to analyze and solve measurement problems in testing operations.

·         Experience in designing, conducting, summarizing and presenting psychometric studies a plus.

·         Superior attention to detail.

·         Strong written and verbal communication skills.

·         Strong analytic and programming skill e.g., SAS and R, and Psychometrics package, WINSTEPS.

·         Knowledge and experience with SQL is plus.

POSITION STATUS: FULL-TIME REGULAR EXEMPT

 

                  

To Apply:

Please submit a resume summarizing your qualifications to Human Resources by email at HRadmin@nbome.org. NBOME is an E-Verify participant. The NBOME is an Equal Opportunity Employer that complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the organization has facilities. Applicants must be legally eligible to work in the United States.