Feb 25, 2020
Westat is seeking an Education Data Processor to join our data processing team. We are seeking an energetic, self-motivated professional who is dependable, has good attention to detail, is able to adapt quickly to changing requirements and is deadline driven. The Education Data Processor will work as a coder on an education research study that investigates high school course-taking patterns across the United States. As part of the study, course offerings from a variety of schools and districts in the United States have been collected. The documents range from simple lists of course titles to catalogs containing detailed course descriptions. The Education Data Processor will examine, analyze, and research all available information about these courses and use a common course classification system to apply a classification code to each course. The Education Data Processor will subsequently match courses from students' transcripts to the course offerings that were previously analyzed. This is a full-time temporary job. Basic Qualifications: ·Must have a high school diploma and some post high school education to apply ·Experience using PC-based software packages and searching the Web for course-related information ·Knowledge and/or experience with school curricula, especially high school coursework ·Ability to communicate effectively in writing and verbally ·Strong attention to detail Preferred Qualifications: ·Bachelor degree in education and/or teaching experience ·Experience with data entry ·Experience using Microsoft Excel Any offer of employment may be contingent upon receipt of acceptable results from a post-offer background screening, if required for the position, based on the specific position which may include, for example, identity verification, employment history, or criminal records history. Westat is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, or any other classification protected by Federal, state, or local law.
Westat Rockville, MD, USA Full-time