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Ministry of Health

Ministry of Health

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Position: Psychometrician
Job Time: Full-Time
Job Type: Permanent
Place of Work: Addis Ababa - Ethiopia
Posted date: 4 years ago
Deadline: Submition date is over

Job Description - Establishes evidence-based assessment procedures, rules, and standards for test design, development, administration, scoring, reporting, interpretation, and revision - Ensures the validity, reliability, and fairness of the HPLE - Coordinates task studies and exam blueprinting for the HPLE - Facilitates item development and review workshops for the HPLE - Maintains HPLE item bank with efficient filling and tracking systems - Assembles exam forms according to the HPLE test specification or blueprint - Determines appropriate standard-setting method and cut-score for the HPLE - Scores the licensure exam and review the scoring, statistical outputs, and summary reports for completeness and accuracy - Interprets licensing exam results based on cut scores - Ensures comparability of HPLE Scores across multiple exams administrations - Perform post-exam psychometric analysis using quantitative and qualitative methods - Prepares detailed exam analysis report including appropriate interpretations and feedback to difference audiences, such as students, higher education institutions, exam developers and policymakers - Maintains the security of the HPLE throughout the process - Monitors and quality assure assessment procedures, standards, and outcomes - Provides targeted capacity-building support on assessment and testing - Prepares quality and timely report to the directorate - Designs a research study to improve validity of the HPLE Job Requirement - Master's Degree in Statics, Quantitative Psychology, Psychometrics, Educational Assessment, Health professions or Medical Education - Advanced training in student assessment or psychometrics - At least two years of experience related to educational testing - Language requirements: Fluency in English and Amharic Competencies - Solid Knowledge and experience in educational assessment and testing - Excellent computer skills - Proficient in statistical data analysis - Ability to conduct psychometric analysis - Strong written and verbal communication skills - Problem-solving and analytical skills - Attention to details in the pursuit of Accuracy - Ability to work under pressure and in a demanding environment - Ability to adapt to current and future demands of the Ministry in providing excellent service to all systems users - Ability to define tasks and milestones to achieve objectives, while ensuring the optimal use of resources - Ability to work in a team or collaboratively with staff and external stakeholders in order to achieve desired goals Duty Station: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia How to Apply Interested applicants are invited to submit their application indicating for which duty station they are applying for, non-returnable CVs and copies of all documents together with original documents to Ministry of Health Human Resource Administration Directorate within 10 consecutive days. Federal Ministry of Health Human Resource Administration Directorate Tel: 0115 15 99 88 Block 1, First Floor Addis Ababa