Education Research & Evaluation Specialist
RESEARCH STATISTICIAN IV
|Department||MSDE - Division of Early Childhood Development|
|Date Opened||7/19/2022 12:00:00 PM|
|Filing Deadline||9/30/2022 11:59:00 PM|
|Salary||$54,992.00 - $71,488/year (with growth potential to $88,315.00)|
|HR Analyst||Marcia Cooper-Stokes|
The Maryland State Department of Education is dedicated to supporting a world-class educational system that prepares all students for college and career success in the 21st century. With excellent stewardship from our divisions, we oversee State and federal programs that support the needs of a diverse population – students, teachers, principals, and other educators throughout Maryland.
LOCATION OF POSITION
Main Purpose of Job
Education: A Doctorate degree from an accredited college or university including fifteen credit hours in research methodology, theoretical or applied statistics and measurement theory.
Experience: Three years of experience in statistical research after the possession of the Doctorate degree.
Education: A Master’s degree from an accredited college or university including nine credit hours in research methodology, theoretical or applied statistics and measurement theory.
Experience: Six years of experience in statistical research after the possession of the Master’s degree.
Note: Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in Statistician classifications or Statistician and Intelligence Officer specialty codes in the Statistics field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required education and experience.
DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
- Knowledge and understanding of research methodology, principles and techniques of descriptive and inferential statistics, sampling theory and measurement theory and procedures of the principals involved in designing and executing statistical research studies in education or public administration;
- Ability to design and direct research projects of considerable scope and complexity;
- Ability to administer statistical divisions including selection;
- Orientation, training and supervision of sizeable numbers of subordinate professional and nonprofessional employees;
- Ability to interpret and present statistical findings clearly and concisely, to professional colleagues, administrators, program directors, public officials and the general public;
Contractual employees who work for an agency covered under the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program, have a current employment contract and work 30 or more hours a week (or on average 130 hours per month) may be eligible for subsidized health benefits coverage for themselves and their dependents. As a contractual employee, you will be responsible for paying 25% of the premiums for your medical and prescription coverage, including any eligible dependents you have enrolled. The State of Maryland will subsidize the remaining 75% of the cost for these benefits. You can also elect to enroll in dental coverage, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, and life insurance, but will be responsible to pay the full premium for these benefits.
Leave may be granted to a contractual employee who has worked 120 days in a 12 month period. This leave accrues at a rate of one hour for every 30 hours worked, not to exceed 40 hours per calendar year.
It is preferred that applicants complete the MD State Government online application for employment. The application must clearly demonstrate that the applicant meets the minimum qualifications for the position. If the
applicant is unable to apply online, paper applications can be obtained from the link below and be emailed to email@example.com or mailed to MSDE Office of Human Resources, 200 W. Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD 21201. If there is a supplemental questionnaire, this must be completed and sent in with your paper application, if you are unable to apply online.
All application materials must be received in our office by the closing date. Postmarks will not be accepted. Applications must be complete to be considered including all related job duties, even if those are also listed on an attached resume. Additional required materials may be uploaded with the online application, submitted to the fax number, or mailed to the address listed.
Inquiries can be made to 410-767-0013, TDD 410-333-3045. Appropriate accommodations can be made for individuals with disabilities.
If you have difficulty with your user account or have general questions about this online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division at 410-767-4850. TTY Users: Call via Maryland Relay.
Proof of eligibility to work is required in compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act. Any misrepresentation of academic or experience requirements for this position may result in non-selection or termination of employment.
As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity. People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.
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