Augusta University

Augusta, GA

Job posting number: #7193575 (Ref:ej-4778435)

Posted: November 9, 2023

Job Description


Job ID: 265301
Location: Augusta University
Full/Part Time: Full Time


About Us

Augusta University is Georgia's innovation center for education and health care, training the next generation of innovators, leaders, and healthcare providers in classrooms and clinics on four campuses in Augusta and locations across the state. More than 9,000 students choose Augusta for educational opportunities at the center of Georgia's cybersecurity hub and experiential learning that blends arts and application, humanities, and the health sciences. Augusta is home to Georgia's only public academic health center, where groundbreaking research is creating a healthier, more prosperous Georgia, and world-class clinicians are bringing the medicine of tomorrow to patient care today.


Augusta University

Our Health Sciences Campus:

1120 15th Street, Augusta, GA 30912

Our Summerville Campus:

2500 Walton Way, Augusta, GA 30904

College/Department Information

The Medical College of Georgia is one of the nation's largest medical schools by class size, with 260 students per class. The educational experience is anchored by the main campus in Augusta, regional clinical campuses for third- and fourth-year students across the state and a second four-year campus in Athens in partnership with the University of Georgia. MCG's expanding partnerships with physicians and hospitals across Georgia currently provides about 350 sites where students can experience the full spectrum of medicine, from complex care hospitals to small-town solo practices. MCG and its teaching hospitals also provide postgraduate education to more than 500 residents and fellows in 50 different Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education-approved programs. Our researchers and clinicians focus on what most impacts the health of Georgia's and America's children and adults, including cardiovascular biology and disease, cancer, neurosciences and behavioral sciences, public and preventive health, regenerative and reparative medicine, personalized medicine and genomics. Our physician faculty also share their expertise with physicians and patients at about 100 clinics and hospitals statewide.

Job Summary

A Psychometrician is necessary to gather and evaluate evidence of content, construct, and criterion validity for each assessment instrument, as well as to collect and analyze data to establish acceptable levels of inter-rater, internal, and test-retest reliability. A trained Psychometrician will help to inform and operationalize new standard operating procedures in the assessment and evaluation of student performance data to align with the new learning objectives of the MCG 3+ Curriculum.


The duties include, but are not limited to:

Recommend methodologies

Recommend methodologies and analyses, perform effective and efficient data analysis, interpret results, and communicate findings.

Perform psychometric analyses

Perform psychometric analyses to support best practices in reliability and validity for new and existing assessment instruments.

Assist in the design, development, and documentation

Assist in the design, development, and documentation of technical and operational procedures and psychometric guidelines to support the application and continuous improvement of rigorous assessment and evaluation.

Document technical requirements

Document technical requirements, clean and maintain data for analysis , and create and run custom analyses, interpret statistical results, and write reports.

Maintain Data Privacy

Create and protect secure databases and maintain data privacy, ensure data integrity, and model best practices in data privacy laws and policies.

Demonstrate strong data entry and computer skills

Demonstrate strong data entry and computer skills, including proficiency in SPSS and MS Office with an emphasis in Excel for the performance of analytics and pivot tables.

Other duties

Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

Educational Requirements

Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Psychology, Psychometrics or a related field with five years of specialized training and experience in the areas of psychometrics and assessment procedures


Master's degree from an accredited college or university in psychology from an accredited college or university in Psychology, Psychometrics or a related field with a minimum of two years of specialized training and experience in the areas of psychometrics and assessment procedures.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Educational Qualifications

Certification as a psychometrist.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities


Ability to maintain confidentiality

Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills

Proficient in Microsoft Office and other computer software/databases

Detail-oriented with strong organizational, prioritization and multi-tasking skills


Shift: Days/M-F (work outside of the normal business hours will likely be required of an employee in an exempt level position)

Pay Grade: 22

Salary: Minimum $64,533.00/Annually - $82,000/Annually

Salary to be commensurate with qualifications of the selected candidate within the established range (generally minimum-midpoint) of the position

Recruitment Period: 11/8/23 - Until Filled

Augusta University offers a variety of benefits to full-time benefits-eligible employees and some of our half-time (or more) employees.

Benefits that may be elected could include health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, Teachers Retirement System (or Optional Retirement Plan), as well as earned vacation time, sick leave, and 13 paid holidays.

Also, our full-time employees who have been employed with us successfully for more than 6 months can be considered for the Tuition Assistance Program. Consider applying with us today!

Conditions of Employment

All selected candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review prior to starting with Augusta University.

All employees are responsible for ensuring the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of sensitive [patient, student, employee, financial, business, etc.] information by exercising sound judgment and adhering to cybersecurity and privacy policies during their employment and beyond.

Other Information

This position is also responsible for promoting a customer-friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner every day with patients and families for success."

Augusta University is a tobacco-free environment, and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.

How To Apply

Consider applying with us today!

Select University Faculty & Staff > External Applicants if you are a candidate from outside the university

Select University Faculty & Staff > Internal Applicants if you are a current university employee

If you need further assistance, please contact us at 706-721-9365

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Job posting number:#7193575 (Ref:ej-4778435)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Augusta University
United States
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