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Assoc. Dir of Institutional Research-Testing & Psychometrics

Application Procedure:

Please follow this link to apply:

https://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/178507

Job Duties

Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey – School of Nursing is seeking an Associate Director of Institutional Research, Testing, and Psychometrics. This position reports directly to the Executive Director of Institutional Research and Sponsored Programs.

Among the key duties of this position are:
  • Work directly with faculty to design, administer, and evaluate quantitative assessments and instructional resources.
  • Conduct basic item and test analyses, latent variable modeling, scaling, and equating.
  • Collaborate with faculty to initiate, plan, and select, appropriate statistical and psychometric methodologies involved in the accurate scoring, analysis, and reporting of quantitative assessments.
  • Collaborate with faculty to construct exam/quiz questions utilizing scientific methods/approaches based on comprehensive statistical analyses.
  • Develop content / exam-specific test banks and evaluate item pools for suitability and assessment purposes.
  • Contribute to course improvement and faculty development plans/programs that utilize evaluation data and best practices in instructional design and pedagogy to enhance faculty teaching and improve student learning outcomes.
  • Analyze and interpret assessment data to identify longitudinal trends and cross-sectional patterns in student learning outcomes and/or programmatic data.
  • Conduct faculty workshops/professional development on each of the aforementioned topics for faculty and SON leadership.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.

Job Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Applied Statistics, Data Science, Quantitative Psychology or related field plus three years of related experience.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills for a variety of audiences
  • Experience in psychometric analyses
  • Experience with statistical software and willingness to learn additional systems/platforms
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, specifically Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint

Institution Description

The School of Nursing is one of eight schools that comprise the Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS). As part of the RBHS, the School of Nursing offers unique opportunities in education, research, and practice at a leading national research university which is the state’s premier, comprehensive, public institution of higher learning. Innovative academic offerings include bachelor’s, master’s, post-master’s, DNP and PhD programs that are preparing nurse leaders of today and tomorrow at campuses located in Newark, New Brunswick, and Blackwood, NJ.

Benefits

The university recognizes the importance of maintaining a comprehensive benefit program. The following is an overview of the benefits that are available to our employees. The particular plans available to individual members will vary depending upon one's employment status.

Benefits include: 
Medical/Dental
Vacation/Sick Time
Personal Time Off
Retirement Plans
Application Due Date: 2022-10-14
Job Start Date: 2022-11-15
Salary: Dependent on qualifications and experience.
City: Newark
State/Province/Region: NJ
Institution: Rutgers University School of Nursing
Reports To: Steven Glogocheski
Staff # Reporting to Position: 1
Reports In Office: Institutional Research-Testing &Psychometrics

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