Senior Survey Methodologist

Washington, District Of Columbia
Sep 12, 2022
Oct 17, 2022
Full Time
Senior Survey Methodologist

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Company Job Title: Senior Survey Methodologist

Clearance: Background check with the ability to obtain a public trust

Location: Washington, DC


TheSenior Survey Methodologistis responsible for ensuring every research study and proposal benefits from high quality methodological input to ensure and maximize effectiveness.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Consult on statistical matters and ensure that OMB and NCES' statistical standards are met throughout all work on the task order.
  • Study/survey design, item development and instrumentation sampling, weighting, imputation, the measurement of nonresponse and nonresponse bias, and the analysis of complex sample survey data.
  • Assist other staff in planning statistical analyses and interpreting their results and shall oversee quality control procedures that ensure that the statistical work in all products produced under the task order meet the established standards.
  • Assist in all aspects of survey design, including but not limited to sample design, questionnaire development, survey procedures, interviewer training, data collection methods, data editing, data imputation, data weighting, and data file development.
  • Direct projects for statistical methodology research or survey design and implementation.
  • Other duties as assigned

    Minimum Qualifications: (To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)
  • Must have completed a doctoral or other terminal degree and shall have been working in the discipline at least 6+ years.
  • Must be expert with a track record of solid accomplishments in statistics, social science research or survey methodology.
  • 3+ years of demonstrated experience using or contributing to the development, implementation, or analysis of data from the National Household Education Survey, Early Childhood Longitudinal Survey, or Education Supplement of the Current Population Survey
  • Successful completion of DoE background check and ability to obtain a public trust
  • The position requires a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Working knowledge of the following: Microsoft Office, specifically Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Ability to provide excellent customer service internally and externally
  • Ability to respond to COR/Task Leader and customers' changing priorities with established deadlines
  • Ability to work as a functional part of a core team with ED staff and its other contractors
  • Exceptional ability to communicate clearly, courteously, and effectively
  • Exceptional ability to communicate orally and in writing
  • Ability to deliver quality products and services that meet and/or exceed customer needs/requirements.
  • Ability to travel for up to 25%
  • Ability to occasionally work after hours, including nights, weekends, and holidays as required

Chenega Corporation and family of companies is an EOE.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

Native preference under PL 93-638.

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