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Statistical Analyst

Reference
1806019
Contract Type
Permanent
Sector
Education, Media & Communications
Location
San Antonio, TX, 78284, USA
Expiry Date
30/04/2018
Statistical Analyst Description At Pearson, we’re committed to a world that’s always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. From bringing lectures vividly to life to turning textbooks into laptop lessons, we ar...

Job Description

Statistical Analyst

Description

At Pearson, we’re committed to a world that’s always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. From bringing lectures vividly to life to turning textbooks into laptop lessons, we are always re-examining the way people learn best, whether it’s one child in our own backyard or an education community across the globe. We are bold thinkers and standout innovators who motivate each other to explore new frontiers in an environment that supports and inspires us to always be better. By pushing the boundaries of technology — and each other to surpass these boundaries — we create seeds of learning that become the catalyst for the world’s innovations, personal and global, large and small.

The Statistical Analyst will assist psychometricain in conducting statistical analysis needed for the research and development of clinical instruments, such as intelligence tests, language ability tests, personality test, or achievement test.

Responsibilities

  • Assistant psychometricain in reviewing data entry specification, variable names,and table mockup, as well as in drafting data analysis specification.
  • Data clean-up, data preparation, computer scoring, identify and predict missing data, outlier checking.
  • Conduct data analysis, such as classic and IRT item analysis, bias analysis, distracter analysis, logistic regression, reliability and validity analysis, factor analysis, equating and vertical scaling, norms development, etc.
  • Prepare tables, graphs, or charts for test manual.
  • Conduct quality assurance for tables and data analysis results.
  • Write the SAS scoring code and create MTCF for Q-Global.
  • Archive data and handle data request from authors or customers.

Qualifications

  • Understand basic concepts and methods of statistics and research design.
  • Experience with data analysis in test development preferred Fluent with SAS. At least two years experience with data analysis using SAS.
  • Must have fluent SAS macro skills.
  • Familiar with other statistical or software packages, and programming languages such as: SPSS, Excel, Word, Power Point, etc.
  • Must speak English and have excellent communication (oral and writing) skills.

Education required:

B.A. or M.A. degree related to the following areas: Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, Psychological Assessment, Psychology, Educational Assessment or related field.

Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Primary Location: US-TX-San Antonio

Work Locations: US-TX-San Antonio-19500 Bulverde 19500 Bulverde Road San Antonio 78259

Job: Professional Development

Organization: Assessments Clinical

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Apr 13, 2018

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 1806019

Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.