Sr. Selection Research Analyst

08/29/2019 8:25 AM | Anonymous

Association of American Medical Colleges

Location: Washington, D.C.

Who we are:
The Association of American Medical Colleges is a not-for-profit association dedicated to transforming health care by supporting the entire spectrum of medical education, medical research, and patient care conducted by our member institutions. We are dedicated to the communities we serve and steadfast in our goal to improve the health of all. The AAMC strives to make a positive impact not only in your career, but in your life. We offer a comprehensive benefits package which features:

• Significant employer 403(b) contribution
• Public transportation subsidy
• Generous paid time off program
• Tuition reimbursement
• Wellness program that includes: discounted gym membership, onsite yoga and sponsored sports teams

How Will You Make an Impact?

The Senior Selection Research Analyst will join the admissions and selection research program and be responsible for planning and executing on research, development, and implementation of new tools for use in medical school admissions and residency selection. You will evaluate the psychometric properties, benefits, and risks of these new tools in order to aid admissions and selections. Specific tools and methods might include: SJTs, video interviews, and biodata, big data analyses, validation studies, conducting job and needs analyses, and evaluating current processes.

  • Contribute to decisions about research methodology, psychometrics, and analytic approaches.
  • Contribute to a broad range of work and build a variety of partnerships to accomplish goals.
  • Collaborations with medical schools, residency programs, AAMC staff from multiple clusters, AAMC researchers, vendors, constituent partners, and members of the Technical Advisory Committee.
  • Responsible for pulling, cleaning, and managing data from AAMC’s data warehouse. Using complex statistical approaches, efficiently and accurately analyze data and create reports and data displays describing study results for medical schools and residency programs. 

What Will You Bring to this Role?

  • Master’s degree in the field of Industrial-Organizational Psychology or a related field with an emphasis on personnel selection, psychometrics, and validation is required; Doctoral degree is preferred.
  • A minimum of 5-7 years of relevant work experience is required.
  • You have intermediate knowledge of personnel selection, validation research, research design, statistics, and psychometrics.
  • You have advanced skills in Microsoft office suite, Windows, and database environments; Advanced SPSS or SAS or R experience.
  • You have experience leading large projects, complex business processes, and managing vendors
  • You have a proven ability to manage project timelines, escalate issues appropriately, and identify sources of problems and recommend solutions.
  • You can work in a consensus-based decision-making environment.
  • Your verbal and written communication abilities are exceptional.
  • You have a shown ability to foster relationships with a wide variety of internal and external stakeholders; able to demonstrate maturity, tact, and sound judgment in dealing with AAMC staff and constituents.
  • You can prioritize multiple, critical tasks while maintaining a high level of service, attention to detail, and a strict schedule.

If a bachelor’s degree is required, related work experience may be substituted in some positions.  One year of college course work at an accredited institution is equivalent to one year of related work experience.

The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative​​ Action Employer.  The AAMC is committed to the policy of an equal employment opportunity in recruitment, hiring, career advancement, and all other personnel practices. The AAMC will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, genetic information, disability, past or current military service, or any other legally protected characteristic.

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