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    Summary

    This position is located in the Standards & Survey Development Branch, located in Washington, DC. The incumbent serves as a senior survey methodologist in NASS applying statistical and survey methodology standards to develop or refine survey instruments, and data collection protocols, incorporating survey standardization and quality measures. The incumbent plans, directs, and coordinates qualitative and operational research related to large scale and complex data collection surveys. .

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    Responsibilities

    • Serves as a senior survey methodologist in NASS applying statistical and survey methodology standards to develop or refine survey instruments, and data collection protocols, incorporating survey standardization and quality measures.
    • Applies survey methodology principles to plan, direct, implement, and document projects to improve or test the efficacy of data collection instruments, data collection materials, and data collection methodologies.
    • Plans, directs, and coordinates qualitative and operational research related to large scale and complex data collection surveys.
    • Is responsible for formulating and recommending programs carried out by the Branch, Division, other State and Federal Agencies, universities, and private organizations.
    • Provides advice and consultation to internal and external stakeholders on the design of data collection instruments, materials, and methodology.
    • Initiates, tests, and evaluates new methods and procedures to improve survey methodology, quality standards, specifications, and presents recommendations for consideration by the Agency.
    • Works with internal and external stakeholders to ensure project alignment with both business and technical objectives.
    • Provides direction to those administering the survey specification process as it relates to survey methods.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional travel may be required in this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    14

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