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JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Executive Assistant (requisition #100859)
The Executive Assistant will provide administrative support to the Executive Director and leadership team at the Consortium. S/he will assist with departmental administration including scheduling meetings, managing calendars and routine correspondence, and making travel arrangements. S/he will also provide administrative support for database and spreadsheet management related to management of grant obligations. During specific periods of the year, s/he may also provide team support for administrative organization of materials and documents for grant proposal submissions.  S/he will need to be able to manage multiple tasks and prioritize work as necessary and handle confidential or sensitive issues with discretion and professionalism.

Psychometrician (requisition #100537)
The Psychometrician will be responsible for leading Consortium work on the measurement of phenomena related to student learning and school improvement, using data such as surveys, administrative data, and standardized tests. S/he will lead efforts to create, monitor, and validate scales based on item responses to large-scale surveys of administrators, teachers, and students using Rasch analytic methods. The Psychometrician will also participate in research studies, providing psychometric and methodological expertise.

Senior Survey Researcher (requisition #099019)
The Senior Survey Researcher will work with other researchers at the Consortium to develop new survey items, help conceptually define constructs to be measured by putting items into scales (or measures) and monitor the statistical properties of old items and measures over time. S/he will report on the quality of the data collected by CPS surveys and prepare survey documentation on an annual basis. S/he will explain technical details about survey statistics to multiple audiences, including researchers and school and district leaders. S/he will work closely with Impact to coordinate all phases of CPS survey administration? from logistical planning, to analysis of survey data, to checking the accuracy of data and the individual school reports. The Senior Survey Researcher will become knowledgeable about Impact's data storage system and will be able to extract files and individual data points. The person in this position will be seen as the survey expert by both the Consortium and Impact, and will have the opportunity to develop skills in survey methodology; statistics, including Rasch measurement; and educational content. S/he will serve as a bridge between both organizations.

To learn more about open positions, please visit the University of Chicago HRService website.  You can search for open positions by their requisition numbers.

UNDERGRADUATE AND GRADUATE STUDENT OPPORTUNITIES

To learn about opportunities available for undergraduate and graduate students, please visit the University of Chicago Student Employment website.

If there are no postings that match your skill set, but you would like UChicago Consortium to keep your resume on file, you may submit a resume/CV (indicating dates of availability) independently to Lynne Bryant at lbryantg@uchicago.edu.