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    The Associate Commissioner for Survey Methods Research is responsible for effectively managing the Office of Survey Methods Research, including both the Mathematical Statistics Research Center and the Behavioral Science Research Center, as well as the American Statistical Association/National Science Foundation Fellow Program; and providing leadership to the BLS statistical and behavioral science research programs. 

    The Associate Commissioner evaluates difficult and complex BLS program problems and analytical techniques employed, and advises the Commissioner and others on the applicability of advanced survey techniques for improving BLS output, increasing quality and user relevance and/reducing cost.

    The Associate Commissioner participates in the development of policy, long-range plans and programs of BLS and in the formulation of statistical standards regarding the survey design, data collection, coding statistical computing data analysis, and data presentation for BLS data systems.

    Serves as the primary consultant to BLS programs in the fields of mathematical statistics, survey design and methodology, statistical methodology and cognitive psychology and sociology as related to the design of questionnaires, data collection procedures, and user-friendly compute systems for date collection dissemination.

    The Associate Commissioner for Survey Methods Research serves as the chief advisor to the Commissioner of Labor Statistics in the areas of survey methodology and statistical methods.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Travel by any means of government or public transportation may be required.

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