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1/18/2020
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Psychometrician
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Reasoning Mind | Provo, UT
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Job Description

Want to have a positive impact on the world? At Imagine Learning, we change the lives of K-12 students and open doors of opportunity by serving students with the industry's best language, literacy and math software. We're an ed-tech industry leader and growing fast.

This position provides leadership for the validation of the effectiveness of Imagine Learning programs, the validation of assessments in and outside of the program, and the development of recommendations for program changes in content and assessment.

The Psychometrician will analyze current assessments and provide technical expertise in meetings, presentations, and documentation.

What you will do

* Oversees all research team assessment and research projects.
* Reports appropriate study findings to internal and external customers.
* Approves research plans and designs.
* Oversees research team FERPA compliance.
* Analyzes data scoring for reports.
* Oversees the development of recommendations to improve program impact on student learning.
* Oversees the development of recommendations to improve the validity of internal assessments.
* Oversees the development of recommendations to improve program reporting and reports
* Advises the design & redesign of educational reporting.
* Oversees the development of recommendations related to the interface between assessment and curriculum.
* Assists training and documentation on assessment issues.

What you need

* Qualitative Educational Research
* Quantitative Educational Research
* Classical Test Theory Analysis
* Item Response Theory Analysis
* Factor Analysis
* Understanding of measurement principles
* Understanding of educational research principles
* Intermediate or Advanced Excel skills
* Teaching or related experience within education preferred
* Strong presentation skills (oral and written)
* Well-organized, ability to manage many tasks simultaneously

Perks of the job

* Purpose - do something more than just make money -- here, we impact the lives of millions of kids through education.
* Company security and growth - We're privately owned by Weld North and Silver Lake Partners - a private equity group specializing in scaling companies, which has $39 billion in combined assets under management and committed capital. Their current investment portfolio includes large, high-profile companies like Alibaba Group, Tesla, Ancestry, SoFi, Dell Technologies, GoDaddy, SolarWinds, Symantec, and us!
* Benefits - World-class health, retirement savings, and wellness benefits for you and dependents.
* Recovery time - Paid vacations and a yearly schedule built around educators.
* Culture - Quarterly team activities, and the most genuine and fun coworkers you'll ever have.

For Candidates in the European Union: As part of any recruitment process, Imagine Learning collects and processes personal data relating to job applicants. We are committed to being transparent about how we collect and use that data and to meeting our data protection obligations. For a copy of our Job Applicant Privacy Notice, please contact info@imaginelearning.com.

About Reasoning Mind

Reasoning Mind is a non-profit company whose goal is the improvement of K-12 education in the United States. As a means to this end we develop highly innovative web-based learning environments. Founded in 2000, Reasoning Mind has since implemented a successful pilot project and is now carrying out development activities in preparation for the next project. The Reasoning Mind team is a group of dedicated individuals - managers, programmers, tutors, teachers, philanthropists, parents - striving to solve the educational crisis for the benefit of the children of the nation. Reasoning Mind believes that through a joint effort of teachers, parents, legislators and philanthropic foundations, the dream of a better educational system can become a reality.